Start your Independence Day off with a patriotic breakfast! Bring your family and friends to the 13th annual Revolutionary “Flying Pancake” Breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon at the Depot Park. Join this festive celebration for all ages as guests try to catch pancakes tossed from the griddle and watch revolutionary soldiers perform. The event is sponsored by the Lake Minnetonka Chapter of the Children of the American Revolution. Cost is $7. Veterans eat free.
The 58th annual Broadway Kiddie Parade will take place at 10 a.m. on July 4th on the corner of Park Street and Broadway Avenue. Every year the Kiddie Parade kicks off with the Wayzata Fire Department driving the “Grandmother of the Year” in the WFD’s vintage fire truck. Free balloons, lemonade and popsicles will be available. Kids need to be
accompanied by parent or guardian in order to participate. Please do not bring any battery operated or motorized vehicles to the event.
The Wayzata Fire Department will once again sponsor the 46th annual Mini Olympics for kids at the Wayzata West Middle School football field at 12:30 p.m. on July 4th. The events for youth ages 5-12 include a softball throw, running races and the running broad jump. Events for children four and under include running races and penny hunting.
The 2nd annual Boat Parade will be held July 4th at 2:30 p.m. on Wayzata Bay, organized by the Parks and Trails Board. Led by the Wayzata Fire Department’s Fire Boat, the parade will be held on the west side of Wayzata Bay, starting north of Spirit Island. Those who want to watch the parade can view the parade route as it proceeds
north along the west shoreline of the bay, passes in front of the Wayzata Beach and Depot and concludes at the Broadway docks. Enter your boat online at www.wayzata.org/boatparade by June 27.