Mark Your Calendars: Exciting New City Showcase Event Coming on October 9

Get ready for an exciting community event that promises fun, engagement with public safety personel, and a chance to connect with elected officials.

The highly-anticipated New City Showcase Event is just around the corner, set to take place on October 9 from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. right outside Wayzata City Hall, located a 600 Rice Street.

Wayzata Fire Department. File photo.

Formerly known as Public Safety Day, this event has been revamped and expanded to offer an even more diverse range of activities and experiences for attendees of all ages. Whether you’re a long-time resident or new to the community, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

Time-Honored Favorites Return

As always, the New City Showcase Event promises to deliver the kind of family-friendly entertainment that has made it a beloved tradition in Wayzata. Expect thrilling fire demonstrations that showcase the bravery of our local heroes, as well as the chance to bounce around in a fun-filled bounce house.

For those craving delicious treats, hot dogs will be sizzling on the grill, and talented artists will be on hand for face painting, adding a dash of color and whimsy to the event. Plus, don’t miss the captivating K9 police dog demonstrations, where you can witness the incredible skills of our four-legged protectors.

Exciting New Additions

This year, the New City Showcase Event is stepping up its game with several exciting additions that are sure to pique your interest:

1. Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth: Indulge in scrumptious cookies and refreshing cider provided by Wayzata Bar & Grill. It’s the perfect way to savor the flavors of our community.

2. Score Cool Prizes: Get your hands on fantastic giveaways, offering you a chance to take home some special goodies and souvenirs.

3. Thrilling Raffle: Here’s your golden ticket to adventure! Enter the raffle for a chance to ride in a fire truck or squad car, experiencing firsthand the excitement of our first responders’ world.

4. Touch-a-Truck Extravaganza: Ever wondered what it’s like behind the wheel of a fire truck or squad car? Curious about the machinery used by our public works team? This year’s event includes a “Touch-a-Truck” experience, where you can explore fire trucks, squad cars, public works equipment, and more up close.

5. State of the City Address: Gain insights into the future of our great city. Mayor Mouton will deliver the State of the City Address, shedding light on our community’s progress and future endeavors.

The New City Showcase Event is an ideal opportunity to celebrate the spirit of Wayzata, connect with your fellow residents, and learn more about the services and people that make our community thrive.

Mark your calendars for October 9, and make your way to Wayzata City Hall from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. for an unforgettable afternoon of entertainment, education, and community spirit. We look forward to seeing you there!

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