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Kickapoo Valley Reserve Winter Festival

has been cancelled for 2021. 

We plan to be back in January 2022! 

Bundle up and join us!


 Winter Festival - 22nd Annual

January 8, 2022

Watch for 2022 Schedule of Activities!


Winter Festival is a wonderful family event that highlights fun winter activities.  Activities may include sledding, skiing, archery, snow sculpture, ice cave hikes, chain saw carving, wildlife talks & hikes, face painting, horse-drawn bobsled rides, snowshoe exhibit, Tri-state Malamute Club Sled Dog Race and weight pull.  Bring your child and your dog and try out the Dog Sled Mutt Fun Run.  Snow mountain & snow tunnel, Snow Snake Competition, Fat Tire Bike Demonstrations and more.  La Farge Lions Club hosts an annual chili and bread contest for the public. Our neighbors at Wildcat Mountain State Park host a candlelight ski/hike/snowshoe and winter star gazing that night. 

Activities subject to change due to weather conditions.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Winter Festival is an annual event.  Mark your calendars and join us January 07, 2023 too!

Visit our Facebook page for more details.

Want to volunteer?  Click here or call the Visitor Center @ 608-625-2960

Watch for information about the 5k Resolution Run!







Visit our Sponsors! 

Thank you to 2020 Winter Festival Sponsors!

Lodging Sponsors

Nature Nooks Retreat 
Kickapoo Valley Ranch Guest Cabins

General Sponsors

Citizens First Bank
Vernon Communications
Vernon Electric
Ewetopia Fiber Mill
Wildthings Fur Co.
Second Time Around
Zzip Stop
Portland Implement
Viroqua Public Market
Ho-Chunk Nation
Animal Tracks Veterinary Service
Ridge to Rivers Animal Clinic
The Shoe Box
Kickapoo Valley Acoustic Music Assoc.

Our Partners
Bluedog Cycles
Tri-State Alaskan Malamute Club
B & B Sound and Stage
Phil & Debs Town Tap
Ho-Chunk Nation
Village of La Farge
La Farge Police Dept
La Farge Schools
Town of Stark
Wildthings Fur Co
Organic Valley
Vernon Memorial Healthcare
Friends of the Kickapoo Valley Reserve
Kickapoo Valley Association
Midwest Llama Packing
Cassell Hollow Farms
WI DNR - Conservation Congress
Friends of Wildcat Mountain State Park
Wildcat Mountain State Park
La Farge Partners Association
La Farge Lions




Raffle Items

Chili Contest Rules

Bread Contest Rules

Winter Festival Map

Sled Dog Race Map 

Mutt Fun Run

Fat Tire Bike Ride 

5k Resolution Run Registration

Frozen Lights Parade

Become a Sponsor or Partner

Visit our Sponsors


KVR Friends Concessions Volunteering

Kickapoo Valley Reserve | S3661 State Highway 131 | La Farge, Wisconsin 54639 
Phone: 608-625-2960 | FAX: 608-625-2962

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