Special Events

  1. Winterfest
  2. Winter Pop Up Events
  3. Environmental Fun Fair
  4. Summer Concert Series
  5. Wet N Wild
  6. Nickel Jamboree
  7. Pumpkin Night in the Park
  8. Winter lights

Winterfest 2022 Banner

Winterfest 2023: Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023 11 a.m. - 2 p.m 

Springbrook Nature Center, 100 85th Avenue NE 

Bring on winter! Enjoy an exciting winter day in nature with the entire family!  We have a variety of fun outdoor winter activities, and you can warm inside with our community partners, storytime and crafts!  Winter gear collected during our gear drive will be available at no charge during the event as supplies last. 

2023 Winterfest Map

Winterfest 2023 Map
Activities will include:

Medallion Hunt ($100 prize!)
Storytime with Anoka County Library (inside)
Ice Bowling Campfires & S'mores
KicksledsCrafts (inside) with NSCA and ECFE
Snowshoeing Candy Cane Hunt
Fat Tire Biking Donated winter gear available for free!
Snow Painting Zumba in the snow!
Snowball Launcher 
Explore a Fridley Fire Truck!
Hot ChocolateMicro Sledding Hill


Community partners that will be present include:  Fridley Lions, Boy Scout Troop #167, North Suburban Center for the Arts, Fridley ECFE, Coon Creek Watershed District, Anoka County Library, and Fridley Recycling. Fridley Fire Dept. will be present with a fire engine to explore, fun giveaways, and a presentation on Winter Fire Safety! We are thankful for our community partnerships and support! 

Scheduled Activities: 
11:30 a.m.:  Warm up inside with Storytime presented by Anoka County Library
11:30 a.m.:  Zumba in the snow, outside amphitheater
12:15 p.m.: Zumba in the snow, outside amphitheater 
12:30 p.m.: Warm up inside with Storytime presented by Anoka County Library 
1:15 p.m.:  Winter Fire Safety Presentation inside with Fridley Fire Dept.

Moore Lake Ice Fishing Events: 
Join us on January 16 at Moore Lake for some ice fishing fun as we get ready for Winterfest! Instructor and Fishing for All owner, Evan Griggs, will teach basic ice safety and ice fishing skills for the whole family. All equipment is provided. Dress for the weather. Registration required for this one-hour session costs $5. Parent/guardian must be present. No fishing license required. Follow this link to register for ice fishing.

Boy in snowsuit and mask doing snow painting

People dancing to zumba music

IMG_0547People roasting marshmallows around bonfire

Family walking on snowy trail