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Apr 02 ALL ABOARD! Planning is under way for the BIG 4-0!

Your entire JJHD Committee gathered on Tuesday April 1st at Wayzata City Hall to discuss Lake Minnetonka's award-winning community celebration.  We are excited to make the 40th Annual James J Hill Days a celebration worthy of the 'Empire Builder' himself!  Follow along here and our Facebook page... Learn more »

Sep 12 And the Winners of the 2013 James J. Hill Days Parade are… (drum roll please)

Congratulations to all the participants and thank you for making this year's event a success!   2013 Winners:  The Depot Award – St. Bartholomew’s Parish & School James J. Hill Days Award – AFAB Scanlon Tree Service The Conductor’s Award – Wayzata High School... Learn more »

Sep 07 Parking & Shuttle Options

How to Get to James J. Hill Days Shuttle_for_JJ_Hill_Days - Saturday Only Park and Ride Map On Friday and Sunday, parking will be available in the public ramps downtown, as well as Redeemer Lutheran Church, Wayzata Community Church and Wayzata West Middle School. These lots will be the... Learn more »

Aug 31 PRESS RELEASE…All Aboard!


All Aboard!  Don't let your Caboose get left behind! Click here to download a PDF of the 2013 JJHD Press Release   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Great Wayzata Area Chamber of Commerce P: 952.473.9595 - bbeyer@wayzatachamber.com Wayzata, MN – September 6, 7, 8,... Learn more »

Aug 29 “Women’s Health Next Fitness Star” to instruct a FREE session at James J. Hill Days!


Stacie Clark, Winner of the "Women's Health Next Fitness Star" competition will be doing a special TIGER-FIT session Saturday, Sept. 7 at the 39th Annual James J. Hill Days!  300 Block of Lake Street | 3 p.m.   Be Tiger Fit with Tiger Athletics @ James J. Hill Days featuring... Learn more »

Aug 15 And the “BIG” Announcement is- (Drum roll please) …


James J Hill became BIG and RICH with the help of his friends. OUR friends at RBA, Inc. are excited to announce that Country Music Stars, Big & Rich,  are performing at the Boatworks stage on Saturday, September 7th. Details and where to buy tickets to... Learn more »

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Jul 29 Have you ‘LIKED’ James J. Hill Days on Facebook?


What are you waiting for?!  For the most up to date info and announcements, join Wayzata's James J. Hill Days Facebook page!  Share with your family and friends!

Jul 25 Street Market: Call for Vendors!

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Looking for a wonderful way to promote your business?  Register online for the James J. Hill Street Market, September 7 & 8. This year's market consists of a Business Expo, Non-Profit Expo, Arts & Crafts Bazaar, Health & Wellness Expo and Home & Garden Expo.  More information and... Learn more »

Jul 24 Calling all Dachshunds!

REGISTRATION for the 2013 Dachshund Races is now available.  Please click on the "Dachshund Races" Registration page to register online. See you September 7!

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