Polar Plunge

Polar Fest celebrates Detroit Lakes’ 150th anniversary

The biggest Polar fest in the history is happening this year

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. (KVRR)- Polar Fest has been around since 1996 and this year organizers say it will be better than ever with bigger ice castles. This year they will celebrate Detroit Lakes’ 150th anniversary. The main attractions are the Polar Fest Plunge into the Little Detroit Lake and the frozen fireworks with thousands are expected to attend. Other events…

North Dakotans Dive in Icy Waters for Polar Plunge

"We're here at the Polar Plunge, where the community and law enforcement come together to raise money for Special Olympics."

FARGO, N.D. — It’s technically spring, but people are still braving the winter weather and plunging into ice-cold water. “3….2….1….Whoa,” says the announcer as a plunger jumps into the water. The polar plunge makes a splash again here in North Dakota. “Today’s event is really just showing we are back and out and active again. We’re here at the Polar…

Polar Plungers Support Special Olympics by “Freezin’ for a Reason”

Over three dozen brave plungers jumped into a tub of icy water

FARGO, N.D. — People are taking the plunge and “freezin’ for a reason” to raise money for Special Olympics North Dakota. Over three dozen brave plungers jumped into a tub of icy water. Prizes were awarded for whitest legs, youngest plunger, best costume, and most money raised. Leaders from multiple law enforcement agencies served as judges. Every plunger has to raise…

LIVE: Take The Polar Plunge For Special Olympics North Dakota

Polar Plunge Takes Place Saturday, February 16th

  Special Olympics athlete Jenni Hummel and organizer Erik Clemenson implore you to take the plunge. The Special Olympics Polar Plunge is Saturday, February 16th at the Delta Hotel in Fargo. All you have to do to plunge is raise 75 dollars. You can register starting at 11:30 a.m. the day of the event. The money helps support athletes like…

People in the Metro Are Freezin’ for a Reason

Glacial Peak Cryotherapy Is Offering A Week Long Polar Plunge To Benefit Special Olympics North Dakota

FARGO, ND — If you’ve always wanted to try the polar plunge, but don’t want to get wet, you may enjoy it cryo-style! Glacial Peak Cryotherapy in West Fargo is having a Polar Plunge to benefit Special Olympics North Dakota. You can register a team of three or more all this week for the plunge on February 17th. Groups are…