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Downtown Petoskey Winter Wonderland Weekend

February 2025

Celebrate the winter at Winter Wonderland Weekend in downtown Petoskey. As of 2020, this event is in partnership with the long-running Winter Sports Park Winter Carnival.

Here's what happened last year:

All Weekend

  • Bumpjumper Scavenger Hunt – Look for photos throughout downtown shops and restaurants for a chance to win $200, $300, and $500 in Downtown Dollars. When you spot the photo, scan the QR code and complete the quick entry form.  For more detailed information, visit
  • Downtown Dollars Contest – Enter to be awarded $500 in Downtown Dollars. Fill out the form and upload up to 5 receipts to prove you’ve shopped Downtown Petoskey during the event weekend. No specific dollar value has to be spent—one entry is allowed per person. 
  • Epic Ice Sculpture Hunt – Find all the sculptures hidden throughout Downtown Petoskey and fill out this form to share where you discovered them. Three lucky winners will be randomly selected to receive $500 in Downtown Dollars, and winners will be notified via email during the week of February 20, 2024. Please note: only one entry per person/email address.


  • 10am – Live Ice Carving
  • 2-4pm – Downtown Petoskey Chili Trail. Visit each participating store for chili samples and fun. Find a map of the trail here.
  • 2-4pm – Glitter Party at the Petoskey District Library- 500 E. Mitchell St., Petoskey.

Stay tuned for information on the 2025 Petoskey Winter Wonderland Weekend!

Experience Petoskey

Find beauty and relaxation in Petoskey. This 6,000 person community nestled on the shores of Lake Michigan’s Little Traverse Bay is a destination for visitors because it has so much to offer. Read the stories below or go to the Petoskey destination page.

For more information on the Downtown Petoskey Winter Wonderland Weekend, please contact the event organizer:

Downtown Petoskey

216 Park Avenue
Petoskey, MI 49770

(231) 622-8501

Winter Wonderland Official Info

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