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Polar Fest set for Feb. 6-14

Detroit Lakes is gearing up for its annual celebration of winter.

"Polar Fest" is set for Feb. 6-14, 2010, and will include a wide variety of cold weather events, as well as indoor events to warm you up.

Now is the perfect time to mark your calendar and plan a winter getaway to join in the fun!

The events this year will include a winter fireworks display, the Polar Plunge, the Freeze Your Buns 5K, the Ice Tee Golf Tournament on the lake, Turkey Bowling, a kids' fishing tournament, vintage snowmobile races, the "Welcome to Polaritaville Dance" at Zorbaz, the "Great Polar Race" scavenger hunt, a father/daughter "Daddy's Little Sweetheart Dance," a comedy show by C. Willi Myles, a bonspiel, racquetball tournament, old timers' hockey tournament and much more!

Polar Fest is supported by the Detroit Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce and is run by a group of volunteers and organizations from the community. Log on to for lodging specials, information and to see a Polar Fest video.

A complete schedule of events is coming soon. For more information, contact the Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce at 800-542-3992.

Updates will also be provided through Polar Pete's Facebook page.