DANE COUNTY PARKS TO EXTEND TENNEY LOCK HOURS FOR LABOR DAY WEEKEND and “ LIGHTS ON THE LAKE”
August 30, 2012
Darren Marsh, Parks Director 608-224-3766
Land & Water Resources
Labor Day Weekend is traditionally a busy weekend on the Yahara Chain of Lakes as the summer vacation season unofficially comes to an end. The Tenney Lock will have extended hours starting Friday August 31st through Monday September 3rd. The hours will be extended to midnight on Sunday September 2nd for the “Lights on the Lake Festival” - a Venetian Night Boat Parade and Fireworks on Lake Mendota.
Friday 8/31 9 AM to 11 PM
Saturday 9/1 9 AM to 11 PM
Sunday 9/2 9 AM to 12 midnight ** Open until midnight for Lights on the Lake
Monday 9/3 9 AM to 9 PM
Lights on the Lake- Approximate Event Times:
Boat Parade: 7:35 (Starting at Maple Bluff Beach and traveling to the UW-Memorial Union)
Fireworks: 9:15 (Between the Edgewater Hotel and UW - Memorial Union)
For information on the Dane County Parks and facilities, please visit our website at:
www.co.dane.wi.us/lwrd/parks or call the Parks office at 608-224-3730.
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