Spirit of the Lakes

Friday, July 20 & Saturday July 21, 2018

Surfside Park & Beach - Mound, MN

 

Schedule of Events

Kick-Off Event! Wednesday July 19 Guns vs Hoses (Police vs Firefighters) Charity Baseball game at WRA Park in Minnetrista. Game time 6:30. Come early for the Kiddie Parade at 6:00 (registration at 5:30). Note – kiddie parade moved to the baseball field on Wednesday, normally at Music in the Park.

FRIDAY     5pm to 12am

3-7pm           MN Wakesurf Nautique Demo Day –  See www.mnwsc.com for details

5pm               Pulled Pork Dinner & Bingo at The Gillespie Center in Mound. Prizes for the winners!

Pulled Pork, Buns/Hot Bread, Baked Beans, Coleslaw, Dessert, Coffee & Lemonade

$10 Members, $12 Non-Members, $6 Kids Hot Dog Meal (8 yrs & under)

5pm-8pm      Fun Kid Activities in the park – face painting, crazy hair, henna tattoos, caricature artist, more!

5pm-11pm     Fantastic Food Court and Beach Bar

5pm-11pm     MN Craft Beers feature in the food court

6pm-9pm      Special Event: Meet Your Maker Minnesota Craft Beverage Fest

 Featuring many Minnesota breweries, distilleries and wineries

                        Purchase advance tickets at Harbor Wine & Spirits in Mound for $20; $25 at the event

Friday Stage Entertainment:

Free Outdoor bands along the shores of Lake Minnetonka

5pm-8pm      Greg DJ

8pm-12am    Uncle Chunk

9:40-10pm    Fire Dancers

SATURDAY          9AM TO 12 PM

7am-11am     Pre Event breakfast at Masonic Lodge in Mound

10am-7pm    MN Wakesurf Competition

Watch competitors of all abilities from shore on the JumboTron or on the water from your boat.

10am             Grand Parade along Bartlett & Commerce

9:15am and  Lake Minnetonka Historic Boat Tour (note new morning times!)

10:15am        Provided by Al & Alma’s Charter Cruises with purchase of wristband at visitor booth.

Please allow time to walk from your parking spot to the festival in time for the boat as the road will be closed for the parade during this time.

11am-6pm    Arts & Crafts Festival

11am-6pm    Mini Putt by the Bay – Visit our sponsors while trying your luck at the course along Lake Minnetonka

11am-9pm    Fun Kid Activities in the park

 Face painting, crazy hair, henna tattoos, caricature artist, coloring contest. Glow necklaces from 7-10pm

11am-11pm   Fantastic Food Court and Beach Bar

11am-9pm    MN Craft Beers feature in the food court

11:30am        Money Mound sponsored by M/I Homes – Kids dig for coins in the beach! Fun for them, fun to watch!

1:00pm         Square Dance ABC at The Gillespie Center, Mound. Beginners welcome. Free. Learn to Square Dance!

2:15 & 4:15   Special Wine Tasting Events with complimentary appetizers and souvenir glass

California sampling at 2:15 and Italian sampling at 4:15; both with a variety of reds and whites

                       Purchase $20 advance tickets at Harbor Wine & Spirits in Mound

 Dusk (10pm)   Best Fireworks on Lake Minnetonka!

Saturday Stage Entertainment:

Free Outdoor bands and family entertainment along the shores of Lake Minnetonka

11am               DoJo Karate Performance (note: this is a change from originally scheduled Quantum Martial Arts)

11:30am         Family Magic Show

12:15pm         The Gray Beard Band

12:45pm         Minnesota Zoo Stage Show with Live Animals

1:45, 4 & 6pm Bad Companions Band

3pm                 The Low Expectations Band

5pm                 The Magic Maniac Show – Comedy, Magic, Illusions and so much more

7pm                 All New Illusion Magic Show with knives and fire

8-9:40pm        Rhino  – back by popular demand, a crowd favorite!

9:40-10pm      Fire Dancers

10:20-12am    Rhino