Skaneateles is never better than in wintertime!  Join the Skaneateles Sunrise Rotary Club as they welcome you to their annual Winterfest Celebration. Beginning on Friday, January 23,  fun, entertainment, food and community service can be found for the entire family.

Here is a sampling of what you will find at Winterfest:


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Friday, January 23

Winterfest Kickoff

Lighting of the Ice Chimney, 7 pm at Clift Park by the Gazebo. 

Saturday, January 24:

-12:30 p.m. Polar Bear Plunge The annual Skaneateles Polar Bear Plunge is scheduled at 12:30 p.m. with same day registration beginning at 11:30 a.m. Minimum donation $50.00 individual, $40.00 per team member.  visit, www.skanpolarbear.com 

11:30AM - 3PM: Taste of Skaneateles, restaurants and retail shops will feature tastes. Tickets are available that day  in the Sherwood Inn Lobby or at one of our outside locations. Cost: Family $30.00; couple $25.00 and Individual $15.00.

On Saturday, also enjoy:

-Scavenger Hunt: Pick up your game sheet from any ticket location or the Sherwood Inn lobby.  Visit local shops to find letters to spell out a phrase then drop it off at a participating store to be entered into a drawing for fantastic prizes.

Sunday, January 25

SKANEATELES YMCA and Community Center host run, swim, skate, and snow shoe!  315-685-2266 or register online at www.auburnymca.org

For further information and details as the date draws near, visit "Skaneateles WinterFest" on Facebook, or contact a Sunrise Rotarian, Candy Searing (685-0552 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ) or Tom Seeley (685-3416 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ).