When the air gets cold, Owatonna heats things up. Our 4th Annual Bold & Cold Festival is a perfect way to warm up and forget the cold winter!
Throughout the entire month of January, Owatonna will WOW you with Bold & Cold awesomeness you’ve come to expect like, wow worthy snow sculptures, cardboard sledding for the entire family and a soup supper that will warm your heart and soul.
Plan your winter weekend to coincide with these BOLD and COLD events and activites:
Bold & COld FESTIVITES
The 4th Annual Bold & Cold Festival has plenty of winter events to suit everyone’s favorite cold weather activites.
Owatonna Park & Recreation is back again with their Winter Weekend Out that features fun winter activities spread out over the months of January! You’re not going to miss these fan favorites, such as Cardboard Sled Races, Family Log Rolling, Rock on Ice and Family Fishing at Lake Kohlmier.
Warm up your heart and soul with a hot bowl of soup for only $5 at the Steele County Historical Society on Friday, Jan 28th from 4-7pm. Call to reserve your bowl at 507-451-1420.
ROCK ON ICE
Lace up your skates and glide over to Morehouse Park to ice skate. Don’t worry if you don’t own your own skates, you can rent them from the Warsinksi Chalet at Morehouse Park near downtown Owatonna. The Warsinksi rinks are the only supervised rinks in Owatonna. After an afternoon of skating, take your family to Central Park Coffee for a hot chocolate or their signature waffles.
On January 28th there will be Music, lights, fun...and everyone will be Rockin on Ice! Bring the whole family down, warm up by the bonfire and enjoy a night skating to the music!
WHEN IN DOUBT, throttle out
If your family is looking for a little more adventure and speed, consider snowmobiling. Rice Lake State Park and Steele County Trail System are popular locations for snowmobiling. Steele County Trail System is a 175-mile route of groomed snowmobile trails that connects five adjoining counties. Gain a new perspective and appreciation for the beauty of Minnesota’s winter wonderland on the seat of a snowmobile. Check out the Snow depth and groomed trail conditions across the entire state of Minnesota.
SHOP THE BOLD DEALS
Shop locally ALL WINTER! Bundle up for a brisk stroll through our unique retailers, gift shops, boutiques, salons, and more by exploring our small businesses. Local stores like Little Professor Book Store are offering 20% off storewide, CLICK HERE to view all the great sales and promotions!
Sample the tastes of the cool restaurants and breweries like the new OTB Cafe and Foremost Brewing Coop. Book a evening in one of Mineral Springs Breweries igloos and order Nick’s Pizza for a fun evening with friends.