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Special events bring the community together. The Plymouth Parks and Recreation Department holds a variety of community events throughout the year, including concerts, theater, water ski shows, parades, performances and more. View the annual events brochure (PDF) for a list of reoccurring events.

Featured Events

After Hours at the Creek graphic featuring a photo of stage hypnotist Sami Dare
Adults-Only (21+): After Hours at the Creek | Jan. 18
Back by popular demand, After Hours at the Creek is set for Jan. 18. The adults-only event features inflatables, food, a cash bar, arcade games, music and a performance by stage hypnotist Sami Dare. Tickets and info: Read more.

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Fire & Ice | Feb. 2
Embrace winter at Fire & Ice Saturday, Feb. 2 on the frozen Parkers Lake. The annual event features a cardboard sled contest, recycling bin races, snow bowling and games, sledding, ice skating, a bonfire, fireworks and more. Get started on your cardboard sled today! Read more.

Belgian Waffle Breakfast in Plymouth

Belgian Waffle Breakfast | Jan. 27
Plymouth’s annual Belgian Waffle Breakfast is set for Jan. 27 at the Plymouth Creek Center. 

Enjoy all-you-can-eat, made-from-scratch waffles by Dad's Belgian Waffle Company. Waffles are served hot off the griddle with a host of toppings, sausage, coffee and juice. Cost is $7 for guests ages 6 and older, and $4 for guests ages 5 and younger. The event is a fundraiser for senior programming in Plymouth. Read more.

The Harbor Revue Variety Show in Plymouth

The Harbor Revue | Feb. 14
Comedy tailored for adult audiences, the Harbor Review is a new monthly variety show held at Plymouth Creek Center's Black Box Theatre.

A new episode of the Harbor Revue will be performed each month. The show includes new works and classics, presented with a mix of comedy, drama, stories, poems, short plays, sketches and music. Cost is $15 per ticket. Read more.


Calendar of Events

Fire & Ice

29th Annual Winter Festival

Fire and IceHead outdoors and embrace winter at Plymouth’s Fire & Ice Festival, set for 3-7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3 at Parkers Lake Park, off of County Road 6 and Niagara Lane.

Fire & Ice offers good, old-fashioned winter fun for the whole family. Activities include snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, recycling bin races, a youth ice fishing contest, hayrides, pony and sled-dog rides, miniature golf on the ice, snow bowling, box hockey and recreational skating – weather permitting.

If it gets chilly, attendees can warm up at a bonfire with s’mores and hot chocolate, while supplies last, sponsored by Step by Step Montessori. Food trucks will also be on site.

An interactive DJ will take the stage that evening, followed by fire dancers.

The finale of the event – fireworks sponsored by the Plymouth Civic League – will begin around 6:30 p.m.

Fire & Ice is free, aside from food trucks, and open to the public.

For weather concerns, call the weather line at 763-509-5205.

More Information

Fire & Ice Cardboard Sled Contest in Plymouth

New Feature: Cardboard Sled Contest

A new highlight this year, Fire & Ice will feature a children’s cardboard sled contest, set for 4 p.m. on the Showmobile Stage. Children are encouraged to create and decorate cardboard sleds and bring them to Fire & Ice to enter in the contest. Participants are asked to check-in at 3:45 p.m.

Rules
Children can design and build a person-powered cardboard sled to show off at Fire & Ice. The contest in not a race – sleds will be judged based on design and spirited participants.

Participants may enter the contest individually or as a team. Teams may include up to four children per sled, and each participant on the team must fall under the same age category. 

  • Only cardboard can be used, and must be held together with tape or glue
  • Due to limited space on the stage, finished sleds should be no larger than 6 feet long, 3 feet deep and 4 feet wide
  • Sleds must be free of sharp edges and pointy objects
  • Sleds should not be wrapped in plastic, tape, shrink wrap or anything else
  • For the safety of all contest participants, please do not use any nails, plastic, screws, staples or mechanical fasteners

Prizes
Prizes will be awarded for the best design and best spirited team. First- and second-place winners from multiple age categories will be selected to win prizes. Categories include: 

  • Preschool, ages 5 and younger
  • Youth, ages 6-8
  • Youth, ages 9-12
  • Teens, ages 13-18

Weather permitting, children can test out the sleds on the hill after the contest has concluded.

Medallion Hunt
Update: The 2018 Fire & Ice medallion has been found. The eighth-annual Fire & Ice Medallion Hunt begins Jan. 4, 2018. A $250 prize will be awarded to the first sleuth who finds the medallion. Read more.

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