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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, December 20, 2018

Wazata Police Memorial update with Eric Kvam


Design Assistant Eric Kvam of Outdoor Excapes takes a moment out of his busy day to discuss the Wayzata Police Memorial currently under construction at Wayzata City Hall with Dan Gustafson.

Members of the community, the Wayzata Police Department, and Elected Officials have been working on honoring the 2 fallen Wayzata Police officers for a number of years after resident Gayle Wilson raised concerns about the previous memorial.

Stay tuned to Wayzata.com, your Wayzata Police Memorial news leader.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Shop with a Purpose Day Aims to  Raise Funds to Prevent Homelessness

Interfaith Outreach & Community Partners’ 23rd annual Sleep Out campaign will hold its final public event, Shop with a Purpose (SWAP), on Friday, Dec. 14. This annual tradition was started by amazing local business leaders as a way to support the annual Sleep Out campaign. As a one-day retail and dining extravaganza, it has raised $40,734 for Interfaith Outreach over the years to help break down barriers to jobs, child care, education and more for local families and kids.

IOCP Shop with a Purpose Day Aims to Raise Funds to Prevent Homelessness. Submitted photo.
Local businesses participate by donating a portion of their one-day sales. To maximize the impact of customer purchases – new this year Real Estate Nation and RE/MAX Results will donate $5 for every Facebook check-in on Shop with a Purpose Day. Customers simply check in at the participating business on Facebook when they arrive and then tag Interfaith Outreach (@interfaithoutreachcp). That’s it – $5 will be donated to Interfaith for every Facebook check-in tallied. See list of businesses and offers at iocp.org/swap.

Ways to help:

Participate in Shop with a Purpose: Friday,Dec. 14, local businesses all over town. Generous local businesses donate a portion of their one-day sales to the Sleep Out.Learn more at iocp.org/swap.

Donate: Online at iocp.org/donate or send checks payable to Interfaith Outreach to 1605 County Road 101 N in Plymouth. Learn how donations make a difference.

Sleep Out (or in): Host a Sleep Out outside or Bedless Night inside. Learn more.

Sunday, December 09, 2018

Wayzata Blu progress continues

Cement work ramping up




A number of concrete trucks lined Lake Street to deliver product to Wayzata Blu on Friday, December 7, 2018. Developer David Carlson indicated in an email this week that 9 units have been sold and 9 units are available including unit 303 which is 2,781 square feet and listed for sale at $3,000,000.

Saturday, December 08, 2018

Video of Wayzata Sailing School Demolition

The Wayzata Sailing School has been fundraising to build a new clubhouse, and the demolition of the old structure occurred recently.

The Mike Plant Community Boathouse is expected to open during the summer of 2019. The building is located at 456 Arlington Circle South.

For more information about the Wayzata Community Sailing Center visit WayzataSailing.org