Calendar of Events - Balsam Lake Area Chamber of Commerce
Balsam Lake Ice Fishing Contest
Balsam Lake Ice Fishing Contest January 28, 2017 8am - 3pm âNorthern, Bass, Walleye, Bluegill, Crappie & Perch âDrawing Grand Prize $250 Each Category 1st $100; 2nd $50; 3rd $25 âTickets $5 each; 5 for $20 âChildren are encouraged to participate âFish must be weighed by 3pm at tounament weigh- in station located at the Balsam Lake Beach. Awards and Raffle Drawing at 3:15pm. Special awards for our young anglers 14 and under. âFood and drinks will be available for purchase.
We look forward to seeing you on the ice!
âSponsored by and tickets available at: Faith Lutheran Church, Lindus Construction, Hardware Hank, State Farm, Life's Journey Day Spa, Basically Balsam and other area businesses. more info...
Come to the Main Street Cafe and enjoy the best breakfast in town. Open from 5am-noon. Full breakfast menu, breakfast specials, and of course all you care to eat pancakes only $2.99 more info...
5:00am to 12:00pm
Balsam Lake WI Snowshoe Walk/Run 5K
Join us for the 2017 Balsam Lake Snowshoe Race! The Balsam Lake Snowshoe Race is a fun 5K trail race for all who love the outdoors and enjoy winter hikes! Registration will begin at 9:00am on February 4th at the American Legion in Pine Park. The registration fee for both walkers and runners is $20. All proceeds will go toward the improvement of Pine Park. The race will begin at 10:00am in Pine Park and will end on the Mill Pond. The race will follow a designated route of trails through beautiful wooded areas surrounding Balsam Lake. Each participant will receive a goodie bag, available for pick-up between 9:00-10:00am before the race. Water will be provided before and after the race. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners in both men's and women's divisions will receive a prize. Door prizes will also be given away at the finish line. We hope to see you there! more info...
Lake Superior Helicopters will be offering rides at WinterFest on Saturday, February 4th and Sunday Feburary 5th from 9am to sunset. The helicopter experience will be 3-5 miles in length and $45.00 per seat.
See our video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aksUxRvP4pA
Starting at 10 am the Chamber will post the first clue in the Chamber Hospitality Tent located in Town Bay. Every hour after that a new clue will be posted (up to 6 clues). When the medallion is found, please bring it to the Chamber Hospitality Tent and winner will be announce on the main stage.
Grab your Cornhole partner and get to the Chamber Hospitality Tent located at Town Bay. 2-person teams with a maximum of 20 teams. Double Elimination, Must be present throughout the tourney $20 team Payout based on # of teams more info...
Come to the heated Chamber Hospitality Tent at Town Bay and show your mad cribbage skills... 2-person teams with a maximum of 24 teams Entry fee is $10 a team Payout based on # of teams, awarding the top 5 teams High hand $2 buy in winner takes all
Put your creative skills to work! This event is for kids Age groups: Under 5 5-9 10-14 15-17 Some snowman accessories will be available. Judging will be at 1:00 pm and winners will be announced in the Chamber Hospitality Tent on the main stage.
We will have a plunge at the Balsam Lake beach. Donations welcome. If you want to plunge please fill out our donation form and release. We ask a minimum of $50 for adults and $25 for students. We will also have door prizes and a meat raffle. Come out and enjoy the day with us. more info...