Winter Fest Returns to Phillips

By: WSAW Staff Email
By: WSAW Staff Email

The 14th Annual Winter Fest is returning to Phillips this weekend with dozens of events both Saturday and Sunday.

Winter Fest is Saturday, Jan. 25 11 a.m. to 9 p.m and Sunday, Jan. 26 6 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Saturday - 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. - Radar Runs at Birch Island Resort on Wilson Flowage for snowmobiles, ATVs, and lawn mowers; all entries are eligible for cash prizes. 1 p.m. - Tug of War and Barrel Toss; 6 p.m. - Candlelight Walk, Ski or Snowshoe on Lake Duroy to Squaw Island and back, plus at 7 p.m. the snowmobile parade will leave Birch Island for Lake Duroy with Fireworks to follow on the lake.

Sunday - Ice Fishing Contest on the Phillips Chain of Lakes (Duroy, Elk, Long & Wilson) from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. Pre-Register at the Phillips Area Chamber, Ross's Sport Shop, Bader's Store, Elk River Custom Rods or Harbor View. Registration on tournament day begins at 6 a.m. at Harbor View. Entry fee is $10 for adults; cash prizes for largest walleye, northern & panfish will be awarded at Harbor View at 5 p.m. or as soon as scores are tallied. The Children's Division entry fee is $5 and special prizes will be awarded. The Winter Fest raffle drawing will take place following the fishing tournament awards.

Locations and contact information:

Birch Island Resort, Bar & Grill, N8221 E. Wilson Flowage Road, Phillips, 715-339-3151

Harbor View Pub & Eatery, 1094 N. Lake Ave./ Hwy. 13, Phillips, 715-339-2626

715-339-4100 / 888-408-4800 (Phillips Area Chamber)

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