Frozen Fest

Jimmy the Groundhog with Sun Prairie residents


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Frozen Fest

City of Sun Prairie
1 Cannery Square - Sun Prairie, WI 53590
Information: 608-837-3449
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As the weather gets colder and the ground gets covered in snow, the City of Sun Prairie Parks, Recreation & Forestry Department is getting ready for the best part of winter- Frozen Fest! Join us in an annual celebration of all things snowy and cold... and Jimmy the Groundhog! This year we have tons of fun events- some new, and some annual tradition, ending in the 76th annual Groundhog Day Prognostication!! Mark your calendars, and be ready for EIGHT WHOLE DAYS of events at the BEST Frozen Fest Yet!

Friday, January 26

Free Spirit Sled Dog Demo, 2:00-5:00 PM, Sheehan Park

Candle Lit Snowshoe Hike 5:00-7:30 PM, Sheehan Park

Saturday, January 27

Ice Carving Contest 9:00 AM-3:00 PM, Cannery Square

Hibernation Hustle 11:00 AM, Cannery Square (Register online by visiting our website at )

Groundhog Open 12:00-4:00 PM, Downtown Sun Prairie

Night at the Ice Rink 3:00-7:00 PM, Stoneridge Estates Park

Sunday, January 28

Cardboard Sled Classic 12:00-2:00 PM, Carriage Hills Park (Register online at !

Monday, January 29

Winter Puzzle Contest 6:30-8:30 PM, Westside Community Services Building (Register your team on our website at !) 

Tuesday, January 30

Make n’ Take Craft Pop Up 4:00 PM, Westside Community Services Building

Wednesday, January 31

National Hot Cocoa Day Celebration with David Landau 4:30-6:30 PM, Westside Community Services Building

Thursday, February 1

Night at the Museum with Jimmy the Groundhog 5:00-7:00 PM, Sun Prairie Historical Museum

Friday, February 2

Groundhog Day Prognostication 6:50 AM, Cannery Square