It’s almost time for the 5th Annual Rockton Yeti Fest! This four day festival of family-fun runs from January 29 – February 1, 2020. All events during Yeti Fest are low-cost or free!

Be sure to save the dates for this year’s Yeti Fest! Here’s a list of the events happening at Yeti Fest 2020!

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Snow Fort Yeti Fest Rockton IL
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Giant Community Snow Fort at Settlers Park
200 Hawick St, Rockton, IL

When: Wednesday, January 29 at 12 pm – Saturday, February 1 at 12 pm

Cost: Free

Head over to Settlers Park to build a huge snow fort with the community! There will be a limited amount of brick forms available so please bring your own tools and supplies. The snow fort will be there the entire weekend to expand and play in.

Yeti Fest Rockton IL Snow Sculptures
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Snow Sculpture Carving at Settlers Park
200 Hawick St, Rockton, IL

When: Wednesday, January 29 – Saturday, February 1

Cost: Free

Throughout the weekend, you can watch snow sculptures being carved at Settlers Park. Visit on Friday and Saturday to vote for your favorite sculpture.

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Yeti Scavenger Hunt in Downtown Rockton

When: Wednesday, January 29 – Saturday, February 1

Cost: Free

Head to downtown Rockton to search for plush Yetis in downtown businesses!

Friday, January 31, 2020

Free Spirit Sled Demo Yeti Fest Rockton IL
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Free Spirit Sled Demo Team at Settlers Park
200 Hawick St, Rockton, IL

When: 6 – 8 pm
Mushing demos at 6:30 pm and 7:30 pm

Cost: Free

Head to Settlers Park to see the Spirit Sled Demo Team (dog sled team) do mushing demos. Meet the dogs and trainers.

Rockton Yeti Fest Yeti Hunt
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Yeti Hunt at Settlers Park
200 Hawick St, Rockton, IL

When: 7 – 8 pm

Cost: Free

Head to Settlers Park to try to catch the Rockton Yeti! Meet at the flagpole and follow the luminary path to hunt for him. Get a picture with him and post it to the Rockton Yeti Fest Facebook page to be entered into a drawing for prizes!

Onesie Pub Crawl Rockton IL
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*Adults only* Onesie Pub Crawl in Downtown Rockton

When: 7:00 pm – 12:00 am

Cost: Free to participate, cost of drinks and food

After you have fun with the family, get a babysitter and head back out for the Onesie Pub Crawl. Put on some onesie pajamas and pick up a stamp card at one of the participating locations. The crawl starts at 7 pm and has seven stops – Rookie’s, Fibs, Ye Olde Pub, Rockton Inn, Pokie’s, The American Legion, and the heated tent at Settler’s Park. You can start and finish anywhere.

Saturday, February 1, 2020

Hot Chocolate Crawl in Downtown Rockton

When: 1 – 4 pm

Cost: $10 per cup, get tickets here

Take a stroll through Rockton and try a wide variety of hot chocolates! Enjoy hot cocoa from local vendors in a special Yeti themed mug. Though this event sold out, you can still stop by local businesses and get cocoa for free or a minimal charge.

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/981806102202704

Will you be attending Yeti Fest this year?

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