Winterfest - Kalkaska, Michigan

Always In January - www.kalkaskawinterfest.org

 

kalkaska winterfest kalkaska michiganKalkaska Winterfest is the largest sprint sled dog race in the continental United States. As many as 100 teams compete in a variety of events.  One very popular event is the skijorer race. This is an event where the dogs pull racers on cross country skis. Other events include a dog pull competition, and a Recliner Race, winter demolition derby.

 

The activities are organized at the Civic Center where there is also a craft show.  Each year, Kalkaska Winterfest hosts a slew of family-friendly attractions during the weekend-long event.  The Kalkaska Winterfest promotes in equal part,s artful musings, athletic competition and hometown pride.