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Bayfield Winter Festival

Release your cabin fever and wander in winter in Bayfield! Take the plunge into Lake Superior at the end of Rittenhouse Avenue, candlelight ski/snowshoe/hike at Howl Adventure Center, and finish the weekend with a Bloody Mary at Copper Crow. Activities are scheduled all weekend long to provide a variety of ways for people of all ages to participate in this exciting winter event!

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The schedule of events includes:

Friday, March 4

  • 1-3 p.m. Winter Botany Hike at Big Ravine Trailhead, Preregistration Required (FULL!)
  • 2:30-5 p.m. Bonfire at Bayfield Winery and Blue Ox Cider
  • 3:30-6:30 p.m. Open Swim, Bayfield Recreation and Fitness Resources
  • 4-9 p.m. Friday Youth “Glow” Night at Mount Ashwabay
  • 4-6 p.m. Happy Hour at the Creamery with $1 off any drink
  • 5-8 p.m. Fish Fry Special at the Bayfield Inn Lakeside Dining Room
  • 6-9 p.m. Candlelight Ski/Hike/Snowshoe at Howl Adventure Center
  • 6 p.m. – Close: Bonfire and Beer at Adventure Club Brewery

Saturday, March 5

  • 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Bayfield City Wide Winter Fest Sales at local businesses
  • 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Children’s Sensory Activities at Sweet Sailing, hosted by Kiddiwink Kids
  • 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Pet Adoption Event at Bayfield Lakeside Pavilion, Chequamegon Humane Association
  • Noon – 7 p.m. Open Swim, Bayfield Recreation and Fitness Resources
  • Noon- 1 p.m. Polar Plunge Sign In, Bayfield Lakeside Pavilion CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP!
  • NOON – 1 p.m. Penguin Egg Hunt – Eggs will be hidden in the snow by the pavilion and polar plunge area.
  • Noon – 3 p.m. “Shiver your Liver” serving whitefish livers, hot food and beverages at Pier Plaza Ice Cream Window
  • Noon- 2 p.m. Family Activities – Tug of war, snowball races and more by the pavilion
  • 1 p.m. Jim’s Racey’s Rescue Dog Sled Team Demo on Ice Road (weather permitting)
  • 1:30 -2 p.m. United States Coast Guard Ice Rescue Demo, Bayfield Lakeside Pavilion
  • 2-3 p.m. Polar Plunge, Bayfield Lakeside Pavilion
  • 3-4:30 p.m. Hug a Husky Meet and Greet with Jim’s Racey’s Rescue Dog Sled Team
  • 4 p.m. Sherps Demo with Beyond the Catch at Copper Crow
  • 4:30-6 p.m. Flick and Float (Cool Runnings), Bayfield Recreation and Fitness Resources
  • 5 p.m.  Legendary Waters Resort and Casino, Prime Rib Dinner Special
  • 5 – 8 p.m. Prime Rib Special at the Bayfield Inn Lakeside Dining room
  • 6 p.m. – Midnight. Legendary Waters Resort & Casino, Ten times Dice & and Golden Ticket Drawings.
  • 8 p.m. 11 p.m. – Live Music at Legendary Waters Resort & Casino Shantily Clad and Low Hanging Fruit

Sunday, March 6

  • 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Bloody Mary Sunday at Copper Crow Distillery
  • Noon – 4:30 pm. Bayfield School Band Bingo Fundraiser at Legendary Waters
  • 4-6 p.m. Bonfire Fundraiser for Bayfield Playgrounds, Seagull Bay Motel: Food, hot/cold beverages, snow sculpture contest, prizes and more!

All events are subject to change and weather dependent.