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Winter Blast at Staring Lake Park

January 8 @ 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM CST

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Embrace and celebrate winter with the city of Eden Prairie at Winter Blast.
Ice Skating | Kicksledding | Snowshoeing | Art Activities | And more!
*Most activities will be outside, but a few activities may be in the Staring Lake park shelter/warming house. During this event, masks are required for all indoor activities. Single use masks available on-site.*
Take part in a variety of fun outdoor activities for all ages! This year’s event features:
▪️ A scavenger hunt, games and sledding
▪️ Free winter recreation equipment rental: snowshoes, ice skates, kicksleds
▪️ Ice skating around the oval to music by Kidsdance
▪️ Art projects led by instructors from the Eden Prairie Art Center
▪️ An opportunity to learn about winter in Minnesota from instructors from the Outdoor Center
▪️ An outdoor bonfire to warm up by
▪️ A photo opp with Frozen princesses Anna and Elsa (3:15–4:15 p.m.)
▪️ Food available for purchase from Youniverse Foodie Waffles food truck


Eden Prairie – City Government
(952) 949-8300


Staring Lake Park
14800 Pioneer Trail
Eden Prairie, MN 55347
+ Google Map
(952) 934-9845

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