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Plunge Town Festivities:

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We will have plenty of activities happening throughout the morning!

9:00 am - 11:30 am located by the Rotary Pavilion.

  • Free Coffee & Hot Chocolate provided by the Knights of Columbus
  • Free Donuts provided by Sheetz
  • Free Hot dogs & Kielbasa provided by Smith’s
  • Free Cold Beverages provided by Coca Cola


Pitch a tent, hang your team banner, play some corn hole and tailgate with your team, friends and fellow plungers. Join a few local mascots for a dance off and see who’s got better moves: The Seawolves, C. Wolf or our very own Bernard the Polar Bear!

Bring the party and have TONS of fun; but remember, no open container or open flames!

Live Entertainment:

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 amErie Ice Works will have a live ice carving demonstration! 
  • 9:30 am - 11:00 am – Face Painting From Taradoodles: Tara will join us to add some fun to our plunge with face painting. Appropriate for “children” of all ages, be sure to stop by her booth for your splash of color!  
  • 9:00 am - 11:30 am – We will have a DJ from Erie Encore Entertainment on hand to provide music and entertainment throughout the morning.
  • 9:00 am - 11:00 amBarbarian Saw Works will have a live chainsaw wood carving demonstration! Wood is the traditional 5th anniversary gift, after all! We will be auctioning off the completed sculpture. Bidding will start at the plunge.


It's our 5th anniversary, so we're having a special '5' themed 50/50 raffle! Bring cash to purchase tickets day-of (5 for $5) or pre-purchase your tickets online up until November 13th!

Official Erie Polar Plunge Swag is Available for Purchase:

Polar Plunge swag was so "hot" last year, we brought the tumblers back again!

Plus, this year, we'll have sweatshirts for $25 and towels for $30. Limited supplies available, so grab 'em while you can!