Every Thursday until Feb. 28, 6-8pm;

Winter After Hours 2019

Pinehurst Park - Eau Claire

There will be ice skating, snow shoeing, winter kubb, a firepit, music, and hot drinks. Snowshoe and skate rentals will be available during the special event only. The warming house and restrooms will be open and supervised. Hundreds of people enjoy this unique social gathering each season. We hope you can join in on the family fun at Pinehurst this season!

Every Saturday, Sunday until Feb. 24, 11am-4pm;

Come and Slide With Us

Pinehurst Park - Eau Claire

Enjoy an afternoon of supervised sledding, accompanied with a roaring fire, music, and a cup of hot chocolate. For more information call Eau Claire Parks and Recreation.

Thu. Feb. 14 9:30-11:30am

Snowshoe Hike for Experienced Explorers

Beaver Creek Reserve - Fall Creek

Instead of staring out the window wishing it were spring, join a Beaver Creek Naturalist for a snowshoe hike this winter. Explore the winter woods and get some exercise. This program is intended for older, but active, nature lovers. Registration required 2 days prior to event.

Fri. Jan. 25 6-9pm

Annual Candlelight Ski and Hike at Red Cedar

Riverside Park - Red Cedar Trail Depot - Menomonie

Cross-Country Ski the candlelit Red Cedar State Trail. Snowshoe the candlelit trail in Riverside Park. Hike the candlelit Junction City Trail. All activities tart at the Trail Depot. Enjoy free hot chocolate and a bonfire. Skies are required for the Red Cedar trail. Bring your own or rent from Stout Adventures. Bring your snowshoes, or use those available.

Sat. Jan. 26 9am-4pm

Timber Wolf Ecology Workshop

Wise Nature Center, Beaver Creek Reserve - Fall Creek

The Timber Wolf Information Network (TWIN) members discuss wolf ecology, population biology, management issues and field study techniques including a winter tracking field trip into wolf territory. Bring your own Saturday lunch and beverage, and clothing and footwear for winter weather.

Sat. Feb. 2 11am-3pm

Jack Frost Fest

Near Tony's Riverside, on the Yellow River Flowage - Spooner,

Enjoy a winter day with family at the Jack Frost Festival held at Spooner City Park and Downtown Spooner. Frosty fun includes a Hockey Tournament, Fat Bike Demonstrations, Turkey Bowling, Rib & Chili Contest, Bonfires & S'mores Bar, Minnow Races and many other great family events.

Sat. Feb. 9 7am-4pm

6th Annual Jig's Up Blugold's Ice Fishing Contest

Prizes Awarded at the View on Lake Wissota - Chippewa Falls

Over $80,000 in cash and prizes including a 2-year lease on a 2019 Ford F150 Truck drawn from all registered Fish Tickets. Prizes awarded to the top 25 fish and every 5th place thereafter by weight to 300th place so even a small fish can win big. Prizes awarded 3pm.

Sat. Feb. 9 noon-6pm

2019 Menomonie Polar Plunge

Wakanda Park - Menomonie

Support Special Olympics Wisconsin and athletes and jump into iced cold water to celebrate. Join hundreds as they put on wacky costumes, jump in a lake and earn prizes all while supporting Special Olympics WI athletes including those in Dunn County.

Sun. Feb. 10 1-3pm

Family Snowshoe Hike at the Chippewa Moraine

Obey Interpretive Center at the Chippewa Moraine Ice Age Unit - New Auburn

Bundle your family for a winter wonderland hike. Warm up afterward with a light snack and hot beverage. A limited number of free snowshoes are available. In partnership with Chippewa Moraine Chapter of the Ice Age Trail Alliance, Girl Scouts of the Northwestern Great Lakes, and Mayo Clinic Health System.

Fri. Feb. 15 6-7:30pm

Candlelight Snowshoe Hike

Beaver Creek Reserve - Fall Creek

Candles and moonlight will illuminate the way as you explore the trails on snowshoes. A warm campfire awaits you as you finish the trail. Snowshoes will be available to rent, but rental equipment is limited and may sell out. Registration/payment due by February 13.

Sat. Feb. 23

Chetek Winter Fest

Lake Chetek - Chetek,

Pancake breakfast, beer tent, bikini run, fun run, sleds, ATVs, motorcycles, NSSR sanctioned radar runs,

Sun. Feb. 24 noon-6pm

2019 Eau Claire Polar Plunge

Half Moon Beach - Eau Claire

Support Special Olympics Wisconsin and athletes and jump into iced cold water to celebrate. Join hundreds as they put on wacky costumes, jump in a lake and earn prizes all while supporting Special Olympics WI athletes including those in Eau Claire County.

Sat. Mar. 2 10am

18th Annual Chilly Chippewa 1m/5k

Chippewa Falls Senior High School - Chippewa Falls

A fundraiser for the Chippewa Falls High School Cross Country team as well as an opportunity to get outside and begin the racing year. Besides all the normal benefits of a fun run (t-shirts, awards), they offer participants a free post-race meal of homemade chili provided by our cross country team families.

Every Day from Mar. 8 to Mar. 9;

Eau Claire Figure Skating Competition

Hobbs Ice Arena - Eau Claire

Individual events including long and short programs to music, spins , jumps, compulsory and artistic events are included. Scheduled events vary throughout each day. Visit online for details.

Sat. Mar. 16 8am-noon

Shamrock Shuffle 5k

UWEC McPhee Strength & Performance Center - Eau Claire

This 5k+ fun run/walk is hosted and sponsored by UW-Eau Claire’s University Recreation and Sport Operations department. The route starts on UW-Eau Claire’s upper campus, down the infamous Garfield Avenue hill, over the scenic university footbridge and follows the river up the beautiful Chippewa Valley River trail.

Sat. Jun. 22 8am-11pm

Lake Menomin WaterX

Wakanda Park - Menomonie

Two days of exciting, high speed snowmobiles racing on open water. Come see the IWA battle it out in both drag races and oval races. Food and beverages on site (no carry-ons), Music Saturday night 7-11 by Rafflefoot free with racing armband or $3 at the gate for music only.

Chippewa Valley Winter Fun is sponsored by: