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Winterfest in Indian River

February 2025

Winter will be celebrated with a variety of activities in Indian River during Winterfest. The weekend is packed with fun things to do for this annual event including a poker run, bonfires, music, food, kid’s events, and more.

Winterfest is easily accessible by both snowmobile from the rails to trails and by vehicle.

Here's what happened last year:

  • Intergenerational Fishing Tournament – Teams of at least one mentor and mentee compete by fishing within the “Love of Fishing Indian River” Map through Saturday at 3pm. Registration is required by visiting
  • Where’s Indi Scavenger Hunt – Clues to find Indi will be shared on facebook. The first to follow the find Indi wins $250.
  • Entertainment Tent – Live music by Charlie Reager, Lee Fayssoux, The Darwin Project, and The Blitz. Northland Brewing Co.- 3798 S. Straits Hwy., Indian River.
  • Chilimania Cook-Off – Includes entertainment.  Free to spectators. Indian River Chamber of Commerce parking lot- 3435 S. Straits Hwy., Indian River.
  • Cornhole Tournament
  • Poker Run
  • Kids Activities
  • Awards Ceremonies for fishing competition, chili cook-off and scavenger hunt. Indian River Chamber of Commerce parking lot.

Stay tuned for more information on the 2025 Indian River Winterfest!

For more information on Indian River Winterfest, please contact the event organizer:

Indian River Chamber of Commerce

3435 S. Straits Hwy, Indian River, MI 49749

(231) 238-9325

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