Parley Lake Winery
After you’re greeted by The Goddess of Grapes—a seven-foot bronze statue made by co-owner Deb Zeller—enter Parley Lake Winery for a feast of the senses. Sample from whites, reds and limited editions, and observe other pieces of Zeller’s artwork—or have your portrait drawn as you sip. You will often…
Super cool old farm has tasting room in hay loft of old dairy barn. Home to a summer art fair and many live music events. Very fun way to spend an afternoon. Local owners are heavily involved in community and art scene.
Spectacular place located on Parley Lake in Waconia. Fun tours and wine tasting. Food on grounds through food trucks. Also live music
“Great Winery, great surrounding, it is a 35 mile drive out of the city but its a great way to get a feel for the country that is nearby. ”
“Beautiful facility, expansive grounds and top notch events. Buy tickets for a Friday night sunset jazz concert 5-9pm or after check out head over to Sunday’s at Sovereign for live music 1-5pm. Rain or shine in the Marquette Pavillion, a gorgeous venue with views of the vineyard and Lake Waconia. Check out their website for dates, details and to purchase tickets. ”
“You can find anything you need here in the way of shoes, clothing or gifts.”
“Boasting the most trails in the west metro, Carver Park is a great place to spend an afternoon. If you go at dusk, you’ll no doubt be joined by local swallows and perhaps even a bald eagle or two. Take in Minnesota’s diverse swampland from Carver Park’s boardwalk—a 1,700 foot floating boardwalk that will transport you in the eerie tamarack swamps.”