The fest kicks off today with the Ullr Skating Party at the Stephen C. West Ice Arena; you can also enjoy restaurant and bar specials through Friday, January 15. Other highlights include tomorrow's Nordic party and bonfire; Tuesday's Ullr Dating Game; Wednesday's Ullympics (featuring such events as the frying-pan toss and group ski racing); Thursday's parade down Main Street; Friday's comedy night; and Saturday's Chilly Chili Cook-Off, which will wrap up the week-long festivities.
Bring your Viking helmet, your skis or snowboard and your party-hearty attitude. "If you can only make one event, the parade is the one to come for," Grimes says. "It's really fun, and definitely different from anything else you've ever seen before." Visit www.gobreck.com or call 1-877-593-5260 for information.
Jan. 10-16, 2010