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