Even when it’s raining, snowing or cloudy—you’ll find good cheer, warmth and happy days in Waconia. Something special happens every week thoroughout the year. We’re home to many annual events. Be on the lookout for A Taste of Minnesota, The Carver County Fair, The PRCA Rodeo, Art Wander and Nickle Dickle Day.
TH5 and Infrasctucture Projects
Use marked detours to travel on HWY 5 through Waconia. Businesses open during roadways improvements.
Waconia, home to the second largest lake in the Twin Cities metro, offers a wonderful mix of laketown life, vibrant retail, lush orchards, wineries, parks, bike trails, lakeside dining, coffee houses, nightlife and more. Stretch out on the beach or run a marathon. Fish on the lake or shop with your friends. Waconia is an oasis—a release from the crazy, whether your release is to “relax... or Not!”
Waconia was voted best city in Minnesota for young families. NerdWallet's criteria: great schools, affordability and prosperity. Check it out!
The Waconia Chamber is your go-to for events, happenings and opportunities in Waconia. If you have questions about Waconia, a local business or an upcoming chamber or tourism event, we’re here to help! 952-442-5812