It's that time of year again. Yep, Rochester WinterFest officially kicks off.

Last week, we shared with you the mayor's official 2015 Rochester WinterFest proclamation, as well as a semi-familiar song from Olmsted County Sheriff Kevin Torgerson about all the events taking place over the next 18 days.

 

Now, here's the official list of events for this year's festival:

Thursday, January 29
Deuces Wild Dueling Pianos

Friday, January 30
ARTrivia

Saturday, January 31
Ice Skating on the Oval
Community Expo
Blizzard Bash

Wednesday, February 4
Community-Wide Volunteer Fair

Thursday, February 5
BaconFest

Friday, February 6
Friends of the Library Book Sale
Hiawathaland Figure Skating Competition
Mile of Mac and Cheese
Rochester Boogie Night

Saturday, February 7
Snoball Softball at the Eagles Club
Warm-up to the Polar Plunge
Frozen Goose Run/Walk
Hiawathaland Figure Skating Competition
Friends of the Library Book Sale
WinterFest Sleigh Rides
Mile of Mac and Cheese
WinterFest Snow Globes
Blizzard Ride
Hearts and Diamonds Spectacular

Sunday, February 8
Hiawathaland Figure Skating Competition
Friends of the Library Book Sale
Mile of Mac and Cheese
Cardboard Sled Race
Festival of Birds

Friday, February 13
Polar Bear Super Plunge
Valentines Candlelight Ski

Saturday, February 14
Youth Ice Fishing Contest

Sunday, February 15
Gospel Music Concert

For more information on these events, including times, fees and details, please visit the Rochester WinterFest website.