Polar-palooza Winter Festival

Date: Saturday, February 5, 2022

Time: 12:00 PM

Location: Hopkins Park, 1403 Sycamore Road

Join us for family-oriented winter activities from noon - 3 pm at the 7th annual Polar-Palooza Winter Festival!
(FREE) No registration is required. 

Activities Include:

  • Bonfires
  • Hayrides 
  • Hot Chocolate and S’mores Roasting
  • Rubber Duck Race with Kishwaukee Special Recreation Association
  • Sled Dog Demonstrations & Dog Meet'n'Greets with Free Spirit Siberian Husky Rescue
  • Snowman Head Building Contest*
  • Ice Skating* (Free Open Skate from Noon - 1 pm and 2-3 pm**; Hockey Stick Broomball 2-3 pm; no skates required for broomball!)
  • NIU Outdoor Adventures*
  • Winter Crafts
  • Book Walk with BASICS DeKalb County 
  • Sports Demonstrations
  • Sledding*
  • And more!

    *Some activities are weather-dependent! ** Select ice skate sizes will be available to rent for FREE, however, you are encouraged to bring your own skates. 
    Thank you to our event sponsor: