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17th Annual ShiverFest Set for February 18


DEVILS LAKE, ND. –  It’s time again to celebrate our annual winter event – ShiverFest! The dates this year will be February 18-19, 2017. Friday kicks off with Lakeside at the Cove rocking with Portland Junction, starting at 9:00 pm.

Saturday, Ackerman Acres will offer high flying, large kites from 11:00 am – 4:00 pm. Out on Creel Bay, you can find sleigh rides, bon fires, curling, frozen fanny 5K run/walk, Corn Hole/Bean Bag Toss and family skating. Starting at 1:00 pm is the annual Kids Ice Fishing Tournament. Again this year, there will be trophies for the largest fish, a drawing to win an ice fishing starter kit, Devils Lake Chamber Bucks prize awards for the top 8 finishers in the Northern, Walleye and Perch categories. The entry fee is $10 and you can purchase tickets at the fire station, the Devils Lake Chamber of Commerce or on the ice the day of the tournament. The North Dakota Pond Hockey Championship starts at 10:00.

Also going on around town is a Gun Show at the Memorial Building along with a wood carvers demonstration. The Winter Wonderland Vendor Show will be at the Peterson Arena on Highway 19 starting at 10:00 am.

Portland Junction is back again at Proz Lakeside at the Cove Saturday evening at 9:00 pm right after the fireworks display at Woodland Resort at 8:00 pm.

Rounding out the weekend on Sunday is a pancake and sausage feed at the KC Hall to benefit Fishing Has No Boundaries and more activities on the ice.

For any questions, please visit the Devils Lake Tourism’s website at www.tourism.devilslakend.com or call at 1-800-233-8048.

We hope to see you all in Devils Lake participating in the 17th Annual ShiverFest!

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