Lake Minnetonka Conservation District

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Calendar of Events

The following are events occurring on Lake Minnetonka with permits issued in cooperation with Hennepin County Water Patrol. Events are subject to change.

Jan
30
Thu
Fat Tire Thursday Bike Race @ Lord Fletcher's Waterway
Jan 30 @ 7:00 pm

On-ice Bike Races – Every Thursday, January 9 through February 13, 2020.

Event sponsored by Freewheel Bike.

Feb
2
Sun
Wayzata Yacht Club Ice Kiting – Private Event @ Wayzata Bay, Main Lower Lake East of Big Island
Feb 2 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Private Event – Wayzata Yacht Club

Organized races of snow kites on Sundays, 10:00am to 5:00pm, January 1 – March 31. More details at Wyc.org/snowkiting

Feb
6
Thu
GetWireless, LLC Ice Fishing Extravaganza @ Wayzata Bay
Feb 6 @ 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm

An ice fishing tournament will be held on Wayzata Bay on February 6, 2020 from 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm.

Fat Tire Thursday Bike Race @ Lord Fletcher's Waterway
Feb 6 @ 7:00 pm

On-ice Bike Races – Every Thursday, January 9 through February 13, 2020.

Event sponsored by Freewheel Bike.

Feb
7
Fri
Wayzata Chilly Open @ Wayzata Bay
Feb 7 @ 6:00 pm – Feb 8 @ 4:00 pm

February 7, 2020 6:00 – 9:00 pm & February 8, 2020 9:00 am – 4:00 pm.

More details about the golf tournament, chili cook-off, and other activities can be found at https://wayzatachillyopen.com/

Feb
8
Sat
Big Island and Back Winter Event @ Excelsior Beach
Feb 8 @ 2:00 pm

Events start and finish at Excelsior Beach. An 8.5km trail will go around Big Island and back. Skiers start at 2 PM, followed by snowshoers and bikers.

Refreshments from Joey Nova’s, music, awards, and door prizes will follow the event at Excelsior Brewing. Proceeds from this event will be donated to the ICA Food Shelf and Freshwater.

Register at https://freshwater.org/biab/

Feb
9
Sun
The Lake Minnetonka Klondike Dog Derby
Feb 9 @ 6:00 am – 10:00 pm

Sunday, February 9, 2020 – Beginning at 8:00am

The 8-dog, 40-mile race will run along the beautiful shores of Lower Lake Minnetonka but will start and finish on Water Street in the heart of historic Excelsior, Minnesota. More details can be found at https://www.klondikedogderby.com/race-weekend-schedule.

Wayzata Yacht Club Ice Kiting – Private Event @ Wayzata Bay, Main Lower Lake East of Big Island
Feb 9 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Private Event – Wayzata Yacht Club

Organized races of snow kites on Sundays, 10:00am to 5:00pm, January 1 – March 31. More details at Wyc.org/snowkiting

Feb
13
Thu
Fat Tire Thursday Bike Race @ Lord Fletcher's Waterway
Feb 13 @ 7:00 pm

On-ice Bike Races – Every Thursday, January 9 through February 13, 2020.

Event sponsored by Freewheel Bike.

Feb
23
Sun
Wayzata Yacht Club Ice Kiting – Private Event @ Wayzata Bay, Main Lower Lake East of Big Island
Feb 23 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Private Event – Wayzata Yacht Club

Organized races of snow kites on Sundays, 10:00am to 5:00pm, January 1 – March 31. More details at Wyc.org/snowkiting

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