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There’s no time for the Winter Blues in the Alpine Village! The Gaylord community is bustling with frosty fun this February at the 8th Annual Alpenfrost Festival. This winter celebration combines anchor events such as the Craft Beer and Wine Festival at Treetops Resort with a flurry of downtown activities, games and special merchant sales.
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1
5–7 p.m. Frosty 5K Registration at the Visitor’s Center, 319 W. Main St.
6 p.m. Frosty Pub Crawl
7 p.m. Family Movie Night at Life Church, 115 E. Main St.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 2
8 a.m.–5 p.m. Alpenfrost Welcome Trailer located in front of the courthouse on Main Street. Visit us here to purchase Alpenfrost pins, pick up schedules, and enjoy a cup of hot cocoa!
8 a.m.–5 p.m. Snow Slide and Swiss Alps Excavation on the courthouse lawn. Pick up your excavating tools at the Welcome Trailer.
8 a.m. Frosty 5K Registration at the Visitor’s Center, 319 W. Main St.
9 a.m. Frosty 5K under the pavilion. Awards and refreshments following in the Visitor’s Center, 319 W. Main St.
9 a.m.–5 p.m. Craft Show & Alpenfrost Merchandise Sales on the upper level of the Community Center, 315 S Center Ave.
11 a.m.–1 p.m. Soup Cook-Off located in downtown businesses
12–3 p.m. Horse Carriage Ridges transporting people from the Community Center to downtown under the pavilion.
2 p.m. Alpenfrost Queen & Little Miss Pageant in the Community Center, 315 S Center Ave.
3 p.m. Guided Snowshoe Hike at Otsego Resort, 696 E M-32
4 p.m. GHS Drama Downhill Duck Race at Treetops Resort, 3962 Wilkinson Rd.
6–10 p.m. Michigan Beer & Wine Festival at Treetops Resort, 3962 Wilkinson Rd.