Culver Winterfest 2018! | Visit Marshall County

Culver Winterfest 2018!

Culver Winterfest 2018!

The Culver Winterfest is this weekend and we are super excited to see what all this years annual Winterfest has to offer! There are always so many fun events going on all weekend long and we hope to see you out and about in Culver. This takes place every year in February and overlooks the beautiful Lake Maxinkuckee! We hope this information is exciting but feel free to take a look at the Culver Winterfest Facebook page for all the event information and specific details.

To kick off the spectacular weekend, on Friday Feb. 9th, starting at 6pm is the Ice Sculpture tour! You’re welcome to come out and see all the Culver Merchant-sponsored ice sculptures illuminated and on display throughout the town! Then from 8pm to 9pm Friday night, The Lakehouse Grille will host their ugly snowsuit competition. You can’t miss it!

There will be events going on all day long on both Saturday, Feb. 10th and Sunday, Feb. 11th! On both days feel free to go to the sledding hill, build igloos, and simply have some fun in the snow! These three events you will be able to find in Culvers Town Park! Also happening on Saturday, you can head on over and start your day off will the Lion’s Club Pancake Breakfast at the Train Depot! There is no better way to start off your day than to have some great pancakes for a good cause.

At the same time, starting at 8am you can head on over to the Beach Lodge and either watch, or participate in the Cupid’s Dart 5k & 2.5k Fun Run! Get your friends and family out to support or get a nice work out in for fun! That same day at 9am, there will be a Survivor Car Giveaway in the Town Park! This is sponsored by Shephard’s Chevrolet & Brockey Insurance, contestants must register between 8am and 8:30am to take part in this event!

Continuing on with the events on Saturday, you can head over from 12pm to 2pm for the different outdoor kids activities. These activities will take place by Mainstreet Studios in the Town Park. From 3pm till 8pm, get all the girls together and head over to shop around for the Cupid’s Crawling Shopping Event with the Town Merchants. A new event this year that is going to be the main event, sponsored by Marshall County Tourism, will take place on Saturday from 3pm to 7pm! This will be the first ever ice fight event and we are super excited to see what kind of crowd it brings into the Culver Winterfest 2018! Come watch amazing ice sculptures come to life right before your eyes, as talented artists compete head-to-head for the top prize. From 7pm to 9pm on Saturday, you can end your day with the “Light Up The Park” event in the Town Park! Please come join us for a winter wonderland, with music, campfires, s’mores, hot chocolate, lights, luminaries, and ice sculptures!  There is no better way to end your day than celebrating and enjoying a night out!

On Sunday, at 11:30am the first event that will take place will be the “Culver” Sign Ribbon Cutting in the Town Park! This is an exciting event for all of Culver and the surrounding areas so we hope you can make it out to support them! From 12pm to 3pm there will be a Chili Cook-Off located at the Culver Beach Lodge. The last event on Sunday will be the Culver Beard Club’s Polar Plunge also located at the Beach Lodge.

If you are looking for more information, please check out the following website: or their Facebook page:! The 2018 Culver Winterfest is sponsored by Sellers (Landscaping, Lawn, & Irrigation), The Garden by Elizabeth, The Lakehouse Grille, Culver Chamber of Commerce, Marshall County Tourism (Time To Unwind), and Find Culver (Visit. Discover. Unwind). Special thank you to these sponsors for helping make this a successful event! We are excited for what this weekend’s annual Culver Winterfest brings and we hope to see everyone there supporting your community!