Frozen Assets Festival 2022
The Frozen Assets Festival is BACK
Join us for a week full of fun during the Frozen Assets Festival, January 31 – February 6 at The Edgewater. Every year, this event highlights the year-round value of our lakes, while raising money to protect our waters through lake improvement projects, educational programming and water quality monitoring.
Monday 1/31 – Women in Water & Sustainability Panel — A virtual event featuring three sustainability thought leaders who will share stories related to water. Presented by Doyenne and moderated by WKOW Meteorologist Katherine Noël, this event is free to to the public.
Tuesday 2/1 – Lake Conversations – Join Clean Lakes Alliance board members from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. for a networking event outside on our Grand Plaza. Grab a complimentary hot beverage inside the warming tent and take to the rink for free ice-skating and equipment rentals. Meet and socialize with our Community Board and members of the Yahara CLEAN Compact.
Wednesday 2/2 – Clean Lakes 101 Science Café & Date Night – Start off the day with a virtual science talk that will highlight the reproductive strategies of several species important to Madison’s lakes. End the day with a 2-for-1 ice skate admission and burger at The Edgewater.
Thursday 2/3 – DMI’s New Faces, New Places – From 4 — 5 p.m., hear a panel of community leaders engage in conversation about the importance of the lakes to the health of the downtown and economy of the city. Register and stay from 5 — 6 p.m. for a networking event following the presentation.
Friday 2/4 – Night ICE – Chill out with us on our Grand Plaza and Ice Rink for this evening, outdoor party. Night Ice 2022 transforms our lakefront property into a winter oasis with an outdoor cocktail bar, DJ and twinkle lights.
Saturday 2/5 – Frozen Assets Festival!
Jump start your morning with a walk or jog on a frozen Lake Mendota for the Frozen Assets 5K! Then, head to The Edgewater’s Grand Plaza for FREE, family-friendly activities on Saturday, February 5th including:
- Free skating & skate rental
- Ice Science Lab run by the UW Center for Limnology
- Kites on Mendota featuring large show kites flown by the Wisconsin Kiters Club
- Skydivers landing on the ice from the Seven Hills Skydiving Club
- Demonstration from the Madison Speedskating Club
- Free snowshoeing
- Free pond hockey rink
- Bucky Badger appearance
- Chalkboard snowperson art
- Free hot chocolate