Watch ice carving artists turn blocks of ice into winter masterpieces! Professional ice carvers will be working on their creations in Cannery Square starting at 9 AM. Vote for your favorite! A judges panel will also evaluate the sculptures at 2 PM. Hosted by the Sun Prairie Parks, Recreation, and Forestry Department and Beans N Cream Coffeehouse.
Frozen Fest: Night at the Museum - Meet & Greet with Jimmy the Groundhog
Wednesday, February 1, 5:00 - 7:00 PM
On Groundhog Day Eve, join us at the Sun Prairie Historical Museum to meet Jimmy the Groundhog and learn about the history of Groundhog Day in Sun Prairie! Meet in Cannery Square the next morning at 6:50 AM for Sun Prairie's 75th Annual Groundhog Prognostication to see if Jimmy says we will have a long winter or early spring!
The City of Sun Prairie is celebrating the 75th annual Sun Prairie Groundhog Day Prognostication ceremony on Thursday, February 2, 2022 in Downtown Sun Prairie’s Cannery Square. The ceremony will begin at 6:50AM with the Prognostication taking place at sunrise (7:11AM). Young and old alike will gather to welcome Jimmy the Groundhog to Sun Prairie and hear his Groundhog Day prediction!
Join us for a fun morning filled with surprises to hear Jimmy’s prediction live! Jimmy the Groundhog has an extremely high accuracy rate on his annual predictions, making him an outstanding leader in meteorological circles.