Some folks just don’t have good sense! But they do have good hearts! Watch fearless contenders take the Plunge. The Polar Plunge in Chetola Lake is one of the highlights at WinterFest. Chetola starts cutting through the layer of ice well in advance so Plungers can feel the full impact! Agonize with your favorite “Plunger”, most in costume, while enjoying the antics and one liners of our new plunge emcee, John Carter! Judges will award the famous “Golden Plunge” award to the best costumes. Plungers begin jumping at 10:00 am but get there early for good viewing! Proceeds will benefit local charities Western Youth Network and Hospitality House!
POLAR PLUNGE BRUNCH 10am – noon in Timbers Room
Featuring a live feed of the Polar Plunge, drink specials and a special menu:
Eggs Benedict / Biscuits and Gravy / Shrimp and Grits / Hickory Smoked Bacon / Sausage / Smoked Salmon and Accompaniments / Quiche /Sliced Pork Loin with Maple-Bourbon Glaze / Tomato Bisque / House Salad with Assorted Toppings and Dressings
$22 adults, $16 children 12 and younger (Gratuity and drinks not included)
Limited Seating Available for Live Feed Viewing ~ Reservations Accepted (Regular breakfast will be served from 7:30-10am)
Any wannabe plungers will still be able to sign up the morning of the Polar Plunge at the Highlands Recreation and Sports Center at Chetola. Registration is $35 each and begins at 9:00am. First 75 plungers to register will receive a
“Freezin’ for a Reason WinterFest Cup”. Plunge begins at 10:00am.
Click here for the Polar Plunge Registration Form & Waiver: Polar Plunge Entry Form and Waiver 2017
**Absolutely no one under the influence of drugs or alcohol will be allowed to participate in the plunge.
Location: Chetola Resort at Blowing Rock 185 Chetola Lake Drive, Blowing Rock 800.243.8652 www.chetola.com
Click below to see video of last year’s Polar Plunge!