Events


Below is information from 2016’s Polaris Vikings Winterfest to be used as a point of reference. Info on 2017’s event will be posted this fall.


KFAN Live Broadcast w/ Paul Allen
9 am – Noon
Grandma’s Sports Garden – Canal Park

Paul Allen, the Vikings Radio voice will be broadcasting live from the large open area at Grandma’s Sport Garden with conversation filled with Vikings football, interviews with Vikings players, coaches, Vikings alumni with live VIP guests. No admission fee required.

Meet current Vikings players and check out all of the great Polaris vehicles that will be featured throughout the weekend.

3:30 to 4:30 pm

Current and former players scheduled to attend include:

Bud Grant
Bob Lurtsema
Doug Sutherland
Greg Coleman
Carl Lee
Robert Griffith
Pete Bercich
Henry Thomas
EJ Henderson
Chad Greenway
Adam Thielen
Jerick McKinnon
Cordarrelle Patterson
Stefon Diggs
Shamar Stephen
TJ Clemmings
 
Vikings Cheerleaders
 
Viktor

LIST IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Vikings

7:30 pm - Midnight

A celebration of Arena rock live music from Snake Oil will be featured in the Clyde entertainment area.

Kick-off your Winter Fest weekend in grand style and meet Current and Former Vikings players, Vikings Cheerleaders and VIP Guests at the spacious Clyde Iron Works in west Duluth. Vikings Radio voice Paul Allen form KFAN will be introducing all in attendance and recognizing our event partners as we celebrate our visit to Duluth in grand style.

A celebration of Arena rock live music from Snake Oil will be featured in the Clyde entertainment area.

Great food, discounted specials from MillerCoors will be available for purchase with a portion of the proceeds to benefit the Vikings Children’s Fund.

Space is limited and you must have a ticket.  Advance tickets are available by registering on-line at vikings.com   Only if available; tickets will be sold at the door Friday evening for $20 each.

Your advance tickets purchased can be picked up Friday night at the Duluth Heritage Center lobby which is located next door to Clyde Iron Works from 5:00 - 9:00.



Saturday Youth Football Clinic

Former Vikings Pro Bowl Linebacker EJ Henderson along with other Vikings will be hosting a free football skills clinic for youths on the indoor turf facility at the Heritage Sports Center. The clinic will focus on skills and drills instruction, fitness and agility, and character development. Participation is free but is limited to the first who check-in on Saturday. A parent or guardian must accompany the youth through the registration process.

Click here to view a PDF on the event.

120 S. 30th Ave. West
Duluth, MN 55806
218-464-1711

Session 1 (Youth ages 6-12)

Limited to the first 200 youths / Check in Opens at 8:30 am

• Clinic is from 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Session 2 (Youth ages 13-17)

Limited to the first 150 youths / Check in Opens at 10:30 am

• Clinic is from 11:45 – 1:15 pm

Open Skating

Open skating will be held on the ice surface of the Heritage Sports Center with greeting from the Vikings Cheerleaders skating from 10:45 am to 1:15 pm. The event is free and is open for youth and adults.

Polaris Industries will have product on display outside and will offer free demo rides on Polaris Indy 120 snowmobiles for children ages 6 to 10. The first 1,500 people to visit the Polaris display will receive a small gift. Also, Polaris owners who bring the key to their snowmobile, ATV, Ranger, RZR, Slingshot, Victory or Indian motorcycle will receive a Polaris-Vikings Winterfest beanie cap.

Presented by Special Olympics of Minnesota

Join in on the fun of the Polar Plunge in Canal Park. For more information visit www.plungemn.org/events/duluth/

Official Headquarter Warming House Locations

Saturday, February 20th

Visit these exclusive locations to meet current and former Vikings players, Vikings cheerleaders, team executives and mascot Viktor.   Thousands of dollars in prizes will be awarded along with music and fun filled games as we raise dollars for the Vikings Children’s Fund.  These Warming House locations are all within a couple miles of each other.  No snowmobile access is available.

Clyde Iron Works

10:30 AM – 2:45 PM

2920 West Michigan

Duluth, Minnesota 55806

218-727-1150

• Spacious Facility

Current and former players scheduled to attend include:

Bud Grant
Bob Lurtsema
Doug Sutherland
Greg Coleman
Carl Lee
Robert Griffith
Pete Bercich
Henry Thomas
EJ Henderson
Chad Greenway
Adam Thielen
Jerick McKinnon
Cordarrelle Patterson
Stefon Diggs
Shamar Stephen
TJ Clemmings
 
Vikings Cheerleaders
 
Viktor

LIST IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE

• Prizes

• Games

• Food and Beverage

• Music

Mr. D’s Bar and Grill

3:30 PM – 7:30 PM

5622 Grand Ave

Duluth, Minnesota 55807

218-624-4178

• Spacious Facility

Current and former players scheduled to attend include:

Bud Grant
Bob Lurtsema
Doug Sutherland
Greg Coleman
Carl Lee
Robert Griffith
Pete Bercich
Henry Thomas
EJ Henderson
Chad Greenway
Adam Thielen
Jerick McKinnon
Cordarrelle Patterson
Stefon Diggs
Shamar Stephen
TJ Clemmings
 
Vikings Cheerleaders
 
Viktor

LIST IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE

• Prizes

• Games

• Food and Beverage

• Music

• Very limited VIP Tables available in advance.  Call Mr. D's (218-624-4178) to reserve. Proceeds to the Vikings Children’s Fund.

• Live music later that evening

Pancake Breakfast
Clyde Iron Works
8:00 am – 10:30 am

Conveniently located next door to the $30,000 Prize Party, Clyde Iron Works will be serving pancakes with sausage, juice, milk and coffee.  The fee is $7.00 a plate for adults, $5 for kids age 10 and under with proceeds to benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Duluth and the Duluth Heritrage Sports Center and Foundation.

2920 West Michigan
Duluth, Minnesota 55806
218-727-1150

7:30 am - 10:30 am

Stop in for great breakfast prior to the Vikings Prize Party Sunday morning. It’s located just seconds away from the Sunday Prize Party location and has plenty of parking.

• Pancake Breakfast

• Sides

• Beverages

• Silent Auction

• Located seconds away from the Prize Party

Sunday Morning, February 21

Vikings greats #75 Benchwarmer Bob Lurtsema, Purple People Eater #69 Doug Sutherland and Pro Bowler #39 Carl Lee among others will host this fun filled event to close out our annual Polaris-Vikings Winterfest event. Over $30,000 in prizes will be awarded. Bring your prize ticket with you and you could go home with a 2016 Polaris Indy 120 Snowmobile, 2016 Vikings Tickets, Autographed Vikings gear, electronics and much more.

Prize Party Schedule
Doors Open: 10:00 am
Show Starts at: 11:00 am
Prizes From: 11:15 am – 12:30 pm