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Downtown Petoskey Winter Wonderland Weekend

February, 2024

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 the typical schedule for the event:

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. Three lucky winners will randomly be selected and contacted on 2/21/23. 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. One lucky winner will be randomly selected on 2/21/23.



  • 3-7pm – Chocoholic Frolic. Tour the downtown stores, and be treated to chocolate treats wherever you go! If you visit all of the participating stores, you can enter into the drawing for the Chocoholic Gift Basket. To participate, simply pick up a Stamp Book at the Downtown Office or at any participating store and start your chocolate tour!


  • 12-3pm  – Book signing of Eve’s Covering by local author Elsie McKenney at Lost Village Pierogi- 307 Petoskey St., Petoskey
  • 2-4pm – Downtown Petoskey Chili Trail. Visit each participating store for chili samples and fun. Find a map of the trail here.
  • 6:30-11pm – 6 Year Anniversary Party with live music featuring The John Archambault Band from 8-11pm, food by Spring & Porter from 6:30-8pm. Tickets are $35/person.
  • TBA – Live Ice Carving
Winter Sports Park
  • 10am – International Bumpjump Competition
  • 6pm – Cardboard Classic

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.

Stay tuned for updated information on the 2024 Downtown Petoskey Winter Wonderland Weekend!

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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