For a small town of a little more than 1,000 people, there certainly is plenty to do throughout the year in Spicer, Minnesota. This is especially true during the winter months, as we gather together to celebrate the cold winter months, and get outside to enjoy the many winter activities that we enjoy here. Whether your idea of a winter getaway includes getting outside to take part in our favorite winter activities, such as snowmobiling and cross country skiing, or whether your ideal getaway is better spent indoors relaxing to your hearts content, Spicer Castle on Green Lake is the perfect place for you. January is a great time to plan a winter getaway to the Spicer Castle, when the ever-popular Winterfest celebration comes to town. Book your room at our romantic Minnesota Bed and Breakfast today.
Winter Activities in Minnesota
Spicer’s annual Winterfest celebration is your chance to get the most fun out of these cold winter months. Winterfest starts the weekend of January 23rd, and runs through mid-February. During these exciting weekends in Spicer, you’ll enjoy a tremendous variety of winter activities. The highlights of these fun weekends include snowmobile runs, ice fishing tournaments, a hockey tournament, cross country skiing, medallion hunting, and so much more. Special events happening throughout Winterfest include the 12th annual Polar Plunge on January 30th, a Frozen 5K run on January 23rd, Fireworks on the kick-off weekend, the Sno-Skippers Speed/Radar Run on January 30th and February 20th, and more. Not only is Winterfest packed with a variety of winter-themed fun, it also features a breathtaking ice structure and slide, which is visible day and night. We look forward to your stay at the Spicer Castle during these exciting winter months!
Whether you make it into town for Winterfest or not, there are still plenty of other wonderful winter activities to enjoy in Spicer over the coming months. Snowmobilers, snowshoers and cross-country skiers won’t want to miss the trails at Sibley State Park, once they have enough snow and are groomed. There are also trails at the Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center groomed for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. Equipment can be rented their as needed, also. Once the cold weather sets in in earnest for the season, you’ll start to see communities of ice-fish houses pop up on Green Lake. No matter what it is you’re looking for this winter, Spicer is sure to have it. Book your stay at our romantic Bed and Breakfast today, and enjoy the best of Minnesota’s winter activities with us!