Wayzata is a premier suburb located 11 miles west of downtown Minneapolis. With a population of 4,500 people, Wayzata is a tight-knit community which is known for its vibrant downtown and picturesque setting on Lake Minnetonka. A popular destination for visitors, Wayzata’s downtown is home to a number of specialty shops, boutiques, professional services, and restaurants.

Thursday, September 08, 2011

James J. Hill Days remember 9-11

Along the shores of Lake Minntonka, the Wayzata area community will gather to celebrate the 37th annual James J. Hill Days, presented by The Greater Wayzata Area Chamber of Commerce.

James J. Hill Days is held on Lake Street in downtown Wayzata, on September 9th, 10th and 11th. It is a great opportunity to bring the community together to have fun with family, friends,neighbors and the local businesses.

The festival combines community tradition with fun filled activities and events sure to provide something for the whole family, including a dunk tank and a parade expressing local Wayzata activities.

In honor of the 10th anniversary for 9-11, the theme for the festival this year is "Stars N' Stripes: The All-American Get Together"!

Stay tuned to, your James J. Hill Days leader.

Schedule for this years James J. Hill Days festival...

Sunday, 1:00 p.m.

Health & Wellness Expo
Sat: 10 - 6 & Sun: 10 - 4

Home & Garden Expo
Sat: 10 - 6 & Sun: 10 - 4

Business & Non-Profit Expo
Sat: 10 - 6 & Sun: 10 - 4

Kids Activity Corner
Sat: 10 - 6 & Sun: 10 - 4

James J. Hill Days Classic Car Show
Sun: 10 - 4

Rain or Shine. Located on Mill Street downtown Wayzata.
Hosted and organized by Wayzata Rotary

Coaster Cart Derby
Sat: 10am - 12pm

Dachshund Races
Sat: 1 - 3 pm

Arts Bazaar
Sat: 10 - 6 & Sun: 10 - 4

Wayzata Remembers Ceremony
Sun: 2:00 p.m. in the Wayzata Bar & Grill parking lot on Mill Street

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