Polar Fest in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota

Welcome to the lakes area where Winter is Cool!

Detroit Lakes, Minnesota is home to Polar Fest – a celebration embracing the winter season each February. From outdoor activities to warm dinners, there is something for everyone! 

One of the events to kick off Polar Fest is the Poles ‘N Holes Fishing Derby! Register online to save your spot to fish for big prizes on the north side of Little Detroit Lake. The gates open at 9 am and fishing begins at Noon on Saturday, February 6.

Although crowds cannot gather for the Polar Fest Plunge, huge excitement is building in pledges to send JOSH DUHAMEL leaping into icy lake waters! The event helps area youth through the Boys & Girls Club.

Look to the skies on Sunday, February 14 for a colorful show on LIttle Detroit Lake near the Pavilion when the Kool Kites on the Lake make their debut at noon!

See the schedule of events poster above for all the fun activities you can wrap your mittens around this February! Check out the Polar Fest video and for more information, www.polarfestdl.com.

Detroit Lakes, where you can embrace winter and have a blast at Polar Fest! You’ll have so much fun you may want to extend your stay.


Feb. 04, 2021

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