Frozen Tozen Winter Fest

Fish, snowshoe, bowl and other activities in Boulder Junction.  Enjoy them all at Frozen Tozen.

The 7th Annual Boulder Junction Frozen Tozen Winter Fest, will be held on Saturday, February 21st. Bring family and friends to Boulder Junction for Frozen Tozen featuring an ice fishing tournament on Allequash Lake as well as a 1-mile timed snowshoe race, turkey bowling, shuffle board, warm food and drink, sledding, bonfire and ice-skating at Boulder Junction's Winter Park. Best of all, these fun activities support community projects. All ice fishing tournament proceeds support the Boulder Junction Boat Landing Improvement Fund and Winter Park activities will benefit, in part, the Community Food Pantry.

Tournament registration begins at 10:00am at the Allequash Lake landing located on Allequash Lake Road off Highway M South, with walk-in registrations welcome throughout the day. The tournament runs from 11am-5pm. At only $20 for adults and $10 for kids 14 and under, the tournament is fun and affordable for everyone. Your individual registration also includes registration in the team tournament. Teams can include 2 – 6 individuals, so bring your friends. Awards will be presented to top anglers and an overall team award.

New this year is the Frozen Tozen Snowshoe Run, a 1-mile snowshoe race around the Winter Park loop. Cost is $20.00 per person or $18.00 with a donation to the Community Food Pantry. Registration includes a t-shirt, bowl of chili and complimentary warm beverages. 1st and 2nd place winners in junior (ages 15 & under), adult (ages 16 to 45) and adult (ages 46 & over) divisions will be awarded. Pre-registration is encouraged, however, walk in registration will take place from 11am to 11:45am. Snowshoes are not provided but can be rented at Coontail in Boulder Junction. The race begins at 12noon, with awards being presented that evening at Headwaters Restaurant & Tavern. Boulder Junction's Winter Park is 1/4 mile east of Main Street on Old K Road.

Family activities at the Winter Park take place any time between 11am-2pm. Enjoy our wintry take on classic sports. 5 frames of turkey bowling will be featured. A non-perishable donation to the Community Food Pantry is your fee to participate. Prizes will be awarded at Headwaters to both adult and junior bowlers Open ice-skating, shuffleboard, a couple holes of disc golf and sledding will take place all day. Chili, hot dogs and hot beverages will be served and adding to the atmosphere is music with Barb Boston as DJ.

At 5:30pm, join us at Headwaters Restaurant and Tavern on Hwy M, just north of downtown Boulder Junction, for the awards ceremony. In addition to the Frozen Tozen Award for the largest catch  of the day, 1st, 2nd and 3rd place awards will be presented to individuals with the most total accumulated inches caught throughout the day and the team catching the most total inches will receive the top Team Award.

After the awards, stick around for the raffle drawing! Tickets for the raffle will be available at the Boulder Junction Chamber, Boulder Beer Bar, Gooch’s A-1 Bar & Grill, The Granary Family Restaurant, Headwaters Restaurant & Tavern and Northern Highland Sports. Grand prize is $200.00 in Boulder Bucks. Boulder Bucks are gift certificates that can be used at any Boulder Junction business. Many other prizes, which are donations from local businesses, will also be raffled off.  Tickets are just $1.00 each or six for $5.00.  As with the tournament proceeds, the raffle will also benefit the Boulder Junction Boat Landing Improvement Fund.

There’s something for everyone at the 7th Annual Boulder Junction Frozen Tozen Winter Fest! We look forward to seeing you on February 21st in Boulder Junction!

Frozen Tozen is supported by: Achilles Foot & Ankle Clinic, Bob’s Manitowish Guide Service, Boulder Bear Motor Lodge, Boulder Junction Community Foundation, Boulder Marine Center, Coontail, DeKalb Blower Inc., FYI Northwoods News, Island City Lanes, Gene & Carol Klisnick, Lake View Lodge, Lee and Associates, Moondeer & Friends Gallery, Peeplelures and Stormy Kromer.

For more information, ice fishing and snowshoe registration forms, visit www.boulderjct.org or call the Boulder Junction Chamber at (715) 385-2400.

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