Cheap Chilly Fun!

• Ice Skate Rentals available

• Snowshoe Rentals available

• Hot Chocolate, Tea, Coffee available

If it gets TOO cold
(or warm):

Any given week's events could be cancelled if temperatures dip too low or rise too high.

Visit for updates!

Ice Skating

Meander Boyd Park's new curvy ice loop. Bring your own skates or rent some on-site.


Great for first-timers! Visit the pavilion to rent some snowshoes from Beaver Creek Reserve, then follow a torch lit path next to Boyd Park. Bring a flashlight!

Snow Sculptures

Watch Eau Claire's international award-winning snow carvers in action. Led by Jason Anhorn and Steve Bateman.

Winter Kubb

In the center of it all try Eau Claire's hottest yard game, Kubb, winter style!

Giant Firepit

Gather round the over-sized firepit for some mid-winter warmth.


Enjoy the ambient sounds of an excellent winter playlist.

Hot Drinks

Partake in some hot liquid goodness from local tea and coffee houses.

Warming House / Restrooms

Getting too cold? Step into the warming house for a bit and grab a seat.


New this year! Eau Claire's Davis Dogs will be on hand selling hot food.

A Look at Winter After Hours

A quick montage of frosty fun at Winter After Hours – Volume One and the City of Eau Claire's weekly winter social in Boyd Park, overlooking the Eau Claire River. A contributed video shot and edited by Walter Mueller, in conjunction with Volume One.

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Winter After Hours - February, 2016

photos by Timothy Mather

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On Thursday, February 18 Winter After Hours took place at Eau Claire's Boyd Park (as it does every Thursday in January and February). Activities included ice skating, snow sculptures, fire pit gazing, food truck grazing, hot beverages, and more.

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