The "Revolutionary" Flying Pancake Breakfast at the Historic Wayzata Depot!

Returning for its 16th year in Wayzata, the Flying Pancake Breakfast invites hungry guests to the Wayzata Depot, 402 Lake St. E., Wayzata, MN 55391, on July 4th, 2022 from 8 am -12 noon.  The lakeside celebration, which usually draws over 1,200 visitors, is hosted by the Lake Minnetonka Society of the Children of the American Revolution.

“It’s become a great tradition in the Wayzata and Lake Minnetonka community,” said CAR co-President Angus Muldoon, "and we are so happy to celebrate July 4th with the community."

For the “flying” part of the breakfast, guests will use their plates to catch airborne pancakes flung by the cooks stationed behind the griddle. Walk-up service is also available. The breakfast also includes sausage, coffee, and cold drinks.  

The event run 8 a.m.-noon, with a 10 a.m. program featuring a flag raising and rifle salute. The breakfast is $9, and USA Veterans and active duty service members eat free of charge.  Guests may mingle around the miniature railroad in the Depot Garden, enjoy the lakeside views, and learn about the history of the Revolution - all while enjoying a fun, flying meal. 

The patriotic event is a service project by the young members of the Lake Minnetonka Children of the American Revolution as a way to present an educational, historical and fun event that honors veterans.

The 7th Pennsylvania Regiment of Revolutionary actors, the Sons of the American Revolution Color Guard and the Daughters of the American Revolution will return to join the celebration. Period-costumed actors will their muskets, talk about their uniforms and educate visitors on the history of Independence Day and the men and women who helped found the nation.

Event proceeds traditionally are granted to support veterans charities. For example, in 2021 funds supported Pets for Vets, and the Fisher House of MN.

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We hope to see you at the Breakfast every year!