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2018 Glen Lake Winter Fest + Chili Cook-Off

February 17, 2018 @ 7:00 am - 3:00 pm

ice fishing on glen lake

Join us for the annual Glen Lake Winterfest on Saturday, February 17, 2018! Festivities include a Perch Fishing/Contest + Chili Cook-Off.

Perch Fishing Contest

Festivities start at 7am with the beginning of the Perch Fishing Contest, with prizes for 1st through 4th place catchesAll participants will bring their biggest catches from Big and Little Glen Lake to the Sportsman Shop at 1pm, and winners will then be crowned. Entry fee for this event is $20, and all ages are welcome.

DOWNLOAD: Fishing Contest Entry Form.PDF  |  JPG file


Chili Cook-off

Administered by Glen Lake Schools, the Chili Cook-off, kicks off at 12 Noon at Boonedocks in Glen ArborEntrants will compete to earn chili bragging rights. 1st through 5th Place winners, as determined by popular vote, receive a plaque commemorating the Chili Cook-off. Get there early for a seat inside Boonedocks. Dress warm and join us out on the deck for a winter-time party! Plenty of heaters, drinks, music, family, friends and chili to keep you warm! 

2017 Glen Lake Winterfest results and photo gallery

There’s only one category: CHILI ! – however you define it!

Proceeds from this event go directly to the Glen Lake Schools Scholarship Fund. This is a family friendly event, just be sure to dress warmly! If you’d like to participate, the entry fee is $25 per chili. Winners will be crowned as the event wraps up around 3pm.

Admission is $10 per person, which includes unlimited chili samples. $5 Admission for Seniors, over 70, and kids, 12 and under.

DOWNLOAD: 2018 Chili Cook-off Entry Form.PDF  |  JPG file



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This is a community event sponsored by: 

Glen Lake Schools

Art’s Tavern


The Sportsman Shop

Glen Lake Chamber of Commerce


5858 Manitou Vw
Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States

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