Beloit Winterfest is a family-friendly weekend of outdoor and indoor winter fun located twenty minutes from Rockford.

Beloit Winterfest runs Friday, January 24 – Sunday, January 26, 2020.

There will be indoor and outdoor activities happening throughout Beloit. These events include ice skating, luminary walks, horse-drawn carriage rides, open swim, and more. Most Winterfest events are free or low-cost.

Here’s a list of the events at Winterfest 2020!

Friday, January 24

Winter Wonderland at Grinnell Hall
631 Bluff Street

When: 1 – 3 pm

Cost: Free

Play Winter Wonderland themed games and activities and enjoy light refreshments.

Luminary Riverside Walk at Riverside Lagoon

When: Begins at 6 pm

Cost: Free

Enjoy an illuminated evening stroll with friends and family around the lagoon walking path. The path will be illuminated throughout the evening. the concession stand will be open with hot chocolate and snacks available for purchase.

Ice Skating Edwards Beloit WI
Image credit: City of Beloit

Open Skate with DJ at Edwards Ice Arena
2101 Cranston Road

When: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Cost: $5/kids 17 years old and under, $6/adult, $17/family of 4
Skate rentals – $3 per person

Skate while listening to music from a DJ.


Saturday, January 25

Snow Volleyball at The Rock
101 Maple Ave.

When: 10 am

Cost: $100 per team of 4-8 players

Play a game of snow volleyball on the sand courts. Winners will receive a Winterfest sweatshirt. Call 608-364-2890 to register.

Winterfest Fun at Beloit Public Library
605 Eclipse Blvd.

When: 10 am – 12 pm

Cost: Free

Participate in fun crafts and other winter activities. Kids of all ages are welcome.

Family Gymnastics at Stateline Family YMCA Gymnastics Center
1239 Huebbe Pkwy

When: 1 – 2 pm

Cost: $3 per person or $10 per family of four

Balance on the high beam, climb a rope, jump in the above-ground foam block pit.

“Frozen” Themed Open Skate at Edwards Ice Arena
2101 Cranston Road

When: 2 – 4 pm

Cost: $5/kids 17 years old and under, $6/adult, $17/family of 4
Skate rental – $3 per person

Enjoy ice skating as well as Frozen themed activities and crafts in the lobby.


Sunday, January 26

Horse Drawn Sleigh Rides Beloit WI
Image credit: City of Beloit

Horse Drawn Sleigh Rides at Big Hill Park
1101 Big Hill Rd

When: 11 am – 1 pm

Cost: Free

Take a horse-drawn sleigh ride around beautiful Big Hill Park. Dress warmly! Enjoy hot chocolate and crafts afterward.

Pickleball Tournament at Beloit Memorial High School
1225 4th St.

When: 12:30 pm

Cost: $20, includes a t-shirt

Players will change partners each game. Medals for 1st and 2nd place. Register in advance here.

Euchre Tournament at Krueger Haskell Golf Club
1611 Hackett Street

When: 12:45 pm

Cost: $5 per entry and quarter bumps

Pre-register by calling 608-364-2890.

Open Skate with DJ at Edwards Ice Arena
2101 Cranston Road

When: 2 – 4 pm

Cost: $5/kids 17 years old and under, $6/adult, $17/family of 4
Skate rentals – $3 per person

Skate while listening to music from a DJ.

Open Swim at Beloit YMCA
Image credit: City of Beloit

Open Swim at YMCA
501 3rd Street

When: 1 – 3 pm

Cost: $3 per person or $10 per family of 4, free for YMCA members

Enjoy an open swim. Kids must be accompanied by an adult.

Do you plan on going to Winterfest this year?

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