Wide variety of events offered at 19th annual Breezy Point Ice Fest
Web posted December 31, 2013
The 19th annual Ice Fest will be Jan. 3-4 in Breezy Point. The annual event, which promises “hard water fun” on Pelican Lake, is free to the public.
The festivities kick off on Jan. 3 with a bonfire on Pelican Lake Bay at 7 p.m., followed by live music at Dockside and the Commander at 8.
Jan. 4 begins with a pancake breakfast at the Pelican Lake Conservation Club from 7:30 to 11 a.m.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Saturday, January 4
• Blinkie button specials and bonfire on shore of Pelican Lake
• Wolf Moon Kennel dogsled rides ($5/person)
• Concession stand
• Ice slide (shore of Pelican Lake)
• New product display
7:30 to 11 a.m.
Pancake breakfast (Pelican Lake Conservation Club; 1 mile south CR 4)
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Pond Hockey 4 on 4 Tournament (register by January 2)
9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Vendor craft fair (Lakeside Room of Marina II)
9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Kids’ fishing program, kids’ fishing Olympics by Simply Outdoor Experiences
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Horse-drawn trolley rides by Action Entertainment
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Snowmobile radar runs
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Snow golf (Pelican Lake)
Noon to 2 p.m.
Power Ice Auger World Championships Competition (Pelican Lake) (Registration 11 a.m.)
2 to 4 p.m.
Figure skating exhibitions and lessons by Breezy Point Figure Skating Club (Pelican Lake)
Presentation of the colors by American Legion Post 49 Pequot Lakes (Pelican Lake)
6:30 p.m. Fireworks
Live entertainment at local establishments: Commander Bar (Red Dot Garage, bikini contest), JJ’s (bar bingo), Dockside (Tammy and The Bachelor)
Blinkie button specials are available both days at participating businesses’ regular hours. The buttons are $5. For a full list of 2014 participants, visit www.pequotlakes.com .
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