Events / Winterfest 2019

St. Peter Winterfest takes place annually in late January and early February and is coordinated by the St. Peter Area Chamber of Commerce.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS (will be updated as events are finalized).

Fri., February 1      Winterfest Opening Ceremony Party (free and open to all ages)
                                 - 5:01 p.m. in Levee Park/St. Peter Area Chamber of Commerce
                                 - Free hot chocolate and s'mores making
                                 - Reading of first Medallion clue at 6:01 p.m.
                                 - Free Medallion Medals to the first 100 participants
                                 - Mini-Medallion Hunt; prizes awarded 
                                 - Levee Luminary Loppet (Bring skis. Ski among luminaries)
                                 - Medallion hunting in Levee Park
Fri., February 1       Medallion Hunt Starts
                                    - First clue will be posted on this website at 6:01 p.m. February 1
                                    - Prize for finding the medallion is $1,000 in Chamber Bucks
                                    - Special thanks to the St. Peter Tourism & Visitors Bureau
                                      for sponsoring the event
Sat., February 2     Polar Plunge
                                   - Hallett's Pond   1 p.m.
                                   - Fundraiser for Minnesota Special Olympics; sponsored by law enforcement
                                   - For more information, see
                            Polar Plunge Post Party
                                    - Patrick's     4-7 p.m.
                                    - Music by Lost Walleye Trio
                               Snow Day in the Park
                                   - Sponsored by St. Peter Recreation and Leisure Services
                                   - Veteran's Park
                                   - 1-4 p.m.
                                   - Ice skating, boot skating, snowshoeing, snow painting
                                   - S'mores making with hot cocoa and cider
Sun., February 3     Lions Breakfast -- Dad's Belgian Waffles
                                   - 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Community Center
                                   - $7 in advance or $7.50 at the door; Ages 5 and under free
                                   - Proceeds help Back to School Backpack Project
                                   - St. Peter Lions
Thurs., February 7 St. Peter Reads - POSTPONED
                                  -  St. Peter Community Center Room 219
                                  - 7 p.m.
                                  - Local author Jill Kalz will discuss her recently published book,
                                    The Winter Bees, and sign books.  FREE event.
Fri., February 8       A Night at the Museum
                                    -  "Ice Age" movie                                
                                    - Treaty Site History Center
                                    - 7 p.m.
                                    - FREE event
                                    - Sponsored by Nicollet County Historical Society and
                                       St. Peter Community & Family Education
Sat., February 9     Napa Auto Parts Winter-Slam
                                   - Nicollet County Fairgrounds  2 p.m.
                                   - Winter demolition derby
                                    - Tickets available only at the gate

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                               Rock, Paper, Scissors Competition
                                 - Patrick's   7 p.m.   
                                 -  All ages
                               Hairy Legs Competition
                                 -  Patrick's    10 p.m.
                                 -  Age 21+
                                 - Music from DJ Request 10:30 p.m.
Sat., February 16   City Wide Poker Walk
                                  - 1-4 p.m.
                                  - Registration noon at Red Men Club
                                  - Turn in your hand to Patrick's by 4 p.m.
                                  - Live Entertainment by Acrobelly Jam  9 p.m.
                                    variety show featuring aerial art, belly dancing and live music
                               Commander's Chilifest
                                  - 4-6 p.m. at American Legion Post #37






Throughout Winterfest and for the whole winter season

Ice skating at Veterans Park is free 

Shoeshoes can be rented at the recreation office or at the Treaty Site History Center