Skaneateles Winterfest

Skaneateles Winterfest (7:00 pm)
Winterfest is a service project of  the Skaneateles Sunrise Rotary Club. This three day event has something for everyone. Winterfest kickoff takes place on Friday evening in Clift Park. A one of a kind, chimney is carved from Ice around a hot fire that illuminates the evening sky while keeping those in attendance warm on a winters night. Other events takes place at various locations throughout the Village.  Some of this years’ events are: Taste of Skaneateles (local restaurants line the streets of Genesee, Fennell and Jordan Street) serving restaurant specialties,  Scavenger hunt throughout the Village Retail Shops,  Annual Polar Bear Plunge (visit in Clift Park, Brew Fest, Ice Walk and demonstration, Winter Blast at the YMCA! On Facebook, you can find us at

Contact Info : Skaneateles Sunrise Rotary Club P.O. Box 871 Skaneateles, NY,13152



Friday January 24th

Winterfest 2014 Kickoff (7:00 pm – 8:30 pm)
Winterfest organized by the Skaneateles Sunrise Rotary Club kicks off at 7 PM with the lighting of an Ice Chimney in Clift Park (weather permitting). “Enjoy a weekend full of great activities including the annual Kick off (free), Polar Bear Plunge (, Tast of Skaneateles (Tickets $15 individual, $25 couple, $30.00 family) Ice Walk & Demonstrations (free), Scavenger hunt (free and great prizes) and Winter Blast 4 person team relay. (

Saturday January 25th

Winterfest 2014 Ice Walk (11:00 am – 2:00 pm)
Ice Sculptures will be on display in the Village of Skaneateles on Saturday, January 25 (weather permitting). Stroll through the village to see these beautiful works of art. Like us on Facebook, Skaneateles Winterfest.

Contact Info : (315) 685-0552

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Wintefest 2014 5th Annual Polar Bear Plunge (11:30 am – 1:00 pm)

Take the plunge into the crystal clear waters of Skaneateles Lake and support your local Community Education Foundation, SAVES, & Skaneateles Fire Department.   If you missed last year, you have another chance to join in the fun! A warm welcome to all of the Individuals, teams  (sports, organizations, businesses, etc) that would like to participate.  Don’t forget to ask your friends and family to sponsor your plunge!   Visit for the icy details!

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Winterfest 2014 Taste Of Skaneateles (11:30 am – 3:00 pm)

Enjoy a winter day in Skaneateles at the Taste of Skaneateles to be held at various locations throughout the Village of Skaneateles on Genesse, Jordan & Fennell Streets.  Sample a variety of restaurant and retail store specialties. Like us on Facebook, Skaneateles Winterfest. Tickets: Individual $15.00; Single student $10.00; Couple $25.00; Family $30.00.

Contact Info : Skaneateles Area Chamber of Commerce (315) 685-0552 

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Sunday January 26th

Winterfest 2014 1st Annual Winter Blast 4 Person Team Relay (All Day)
1st Annual Winter Blast at the Skaneateles YMCA. 4 person team relay (600 yd swim, 50 lap skate, 3 mile run & 3.6 mile cross country ski). $100.00 per team on or befor 1/12/14; $120 late registration after 1/12/14. T-shirts guaranteed for teams registered by 1/12/14. Race sponosred by: The Great Race, Westside Podiatry Center, Tessy Plastics and reflections Medical & Cosmetic Dermatology, Skaneateles YMCA & Auburn YMCA. Registration available online, or at the Skaneateles YMCA

Contact Info : Skaneateles YMCA & Community Center 97 State Street Skaneateles, NY 13152