Escape from the city and enjoy a Bold & Cold winter weekend getaway full of adventures in Owatonna! Your family will find an unique experience waiting just 1 hour south of the Twin Cities.
Bold & COld
Attend events and activities that are designed to highlight the Minnesota psyche of “cold noses and warm hearts!” Owatonna’s Winter Festival, Bold & Cold is a weekend celebration January 29-31. The festival features activities for the young and the young-at-heart. Activities include a medallion hunt, Snowman Building Contest, Cardboard Sled Races, Ice Fishing Contest and a Snow sculpture contest.
Glide INTO 2021
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.
Turn on the tap & turn up the grill
YAY! Restaurants are resuming indoor dining at the previously set 50% capacity limit! This is great news for Minnesota’s first cooperatively owned brewpub – Foremost Brewery Cooperative! This new upscale, casual, beer-centric dining experience features locally-produced craft beers paired with fresh, gourmet pub food. But, if you’re still looking for a true winter experience you’ll find it at Mineral Springs Brewery while staying toasty in an outdoor igloo. Bundle up, grab your friends and book your Igloo here today.
RIDE INTO A WINTER WONDERLAND
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.