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January 8-10, 2021 - 33rd Annual

Gather your friends and family and experience the joys of Winter in Sioux Falls! This annual event is perfect for all ages, with fun like ice skating, bean bag tournament, ice fishing, snowshoeing, and so much more!

All items on schedule are FREE, unless noted.

Friday, January 8

4 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.


$5 today! Helmets available for $10 to rent. Great Bear Ski Valley recommends that for safety reasons, children under the age of 4 or under 42” tall do not tube. All tubers must purchase a tube ticket and only 1 person is allowed per tube. The use of helmets is recommended, but not required. Rental helmets are available for $10.00 at Guest Services


6:30 p.m.


Bean Bag Tournament

Take part in our Frosty Frolics Bean Bag Tournament! This will be a 16-team bean bag tournament that will take place at Levitt Shell so dress appropriately! This will be a one-night tournament, with check in at 6 P.M. and games starting at 6:30 P.M. Grab a partner and see if you have what it takes to walk away with the prize! Register online at


Saturday, January 9

9 a.m.


5K and 10K Walk/Run

Join the fun and competition of this frosty morning run. Races will be 5,000 and 10,000 meters. Runners will follow the path along the Big Sioux River. Turn around points will be noted along the route. Runners that are registered before December 17 will receive a T-shirt. Runner check in and day of registration will be available starting at 8 a.m. Cost is $5 per person. Register online at

SPENCER PARK, Southwest side of South Cliff Avenue by I-229 

9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Bookwalk and Take-home activity

It’s cold outside, come in for fun! Bookwalk at 9:30 a.m. Craft activity to take home and enjoy. (While supplies last).

PRAIRIE WEST LIBRARY, 7630 West 26th Street 

10 a.m. to 12 noon


Ice Fishing Frenzy

In partnership with The Outdoor Campus, this event offers fun-filled outdoor family time. Ice fishing poles will be available on a first-come, first-served basis; you are welcome to bring your own. All ages welcome. Free. Registration required. Register online at

FAMILY PARK, Near West 12th Street and Tea-Ellis Road 

12:30 p.m.


“I-Kid-A-Rod” Race

Bring your family sled to Spencer Park for this afternoon of fun based off of Alaska’s annual Iditarod Race. Race around Spencer Park while competing at activities including snowball toss, Iceberg jump, seal sneak, and others. Team check-in and day of registration will be available starting at 12 noon. Enjoy hot cocoa and a small treat at the end of the race. Free. Register online at

SPENCER PARK, Southwest side of South Cliff Avenue by I-229 

1 p.m. to 4 p.m.


Snowshoe Stroll

Sioux Falls Parks Recreation is partnering with the Outdoor Campus to offer a snowshoeing activity that will teach you the fundamentals of the sport and allow you to spend time outdoors in the winter at the beautiful Mary Jo Wegner Arboretum. The number of snowshoes available is limited so please sign up early for these limited space tours. Group walks will leave every hour starting at 1p.m. with the last group departing at 4 p.m. Registration is highly recommended. Register online at

MARY JO WEGNER ARBORETUM, North side of Arrowhead Parkway near Arrowhead Park 

1 p.m.

Fatbike Ride

Partnering with Falls Area Singletrack (FAST) and Falls Area Bicyclists (FAB).Bring your bike out and meet at the Tomar Park parking lot. We will ride to Falls Park weather permitting. FAST and FAB will provide a frosty frozen treat at the end of the ride. Free. No registration required.

TOMAR PARK, 100 West Twin Oaks Road 

9 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Lazer Tubing

Helmets available for $10 to rent. Space is limited and tickets are available only online at


Sunday, January 10

1 p.m. to 5 p.m.


City Broomball Showdown

If you can swing a stick and hit a ball, you can play broomball! Gather at least six teammates for our 1st Annual City Broomball Showdown. Teams will face off in two ten-minute periods with a guarantee of three games! This is a perfect opportunity to bring out the competitive side of your family, friends, or even your coworkers. Tournament will take place in the Memorial Hockey Pen with the first face off starting at 1 p.m. sharp. Join us to see if you have what it takes to obtain the first-ever crown! Registration deadline is December 30 by 5 p.m. $25 per team. Register online at

MEMORIAL PARK, West 26th Street and South Sertoma Avenue

2 p.m.

Flick and Float Event

Featuring the movie Abominable.

Looking for a fun afternoon? Come join us at the Midco® Aquatic Center for a floating good time watching a movie. Whoever thought an afternoon watching a favorite movie could be so fun! Inner tubes will be provided. Participants will need to have an active swim pass or pay daily admission rates.

MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER, 1601 South Western Avenue