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Come experience all that Otter Tail County has to offer-ON ICE!

Join us as we kick off 150 years of Otter Tail County in a big way! The celebration will be held Saturday, Feb. 3 and Sunday, Feb. 4 on Otter Tail Lake.

What is Otter Tail Co.-ON ICE?

OTC-ON ICE! is a celebration of being Minnesotan. There will be food vendors and outdoor recreation starting the morning of Saturday, Feb. 3. Live music under the “BIG TENT” will begin at 6:00 pm that evening.

On Sunday, Feb 4th, join us for the world’s largest Super Bowl Party-ON ICE! There will be food, fun & plenty of cheer.  

Is this a fishing contest?

No. While attendees are encouraged to bring their fish houses & set up camp for the weekend, there is no organized fishing tournament or derby. Fishing is allowed, but no prizes will be awarded. Still want a trophy? Check out these local fishing derbies:

  • Date: TBD – Henning Rod & Gun Club (Middle Leaf Lake)
How many bands will be there?

Three bands have been contracted for Saturday, Feb 3rd.  Music will start at 6:00 pm. Stay tuned for band announcements.

Do I have to stay on the ice?

No. Area hotels/resorts will be happy to host you. Arrangements are currently being made to coordinate transportation onto the ice.

Is this family friendly?

YES!  While adult beverages will be served, this is an event the whole family can enjoy.

What if the ice isn’t thick enough?

If the ice isn’t thick enough, the event will be held in the Thumper Pond parking lot.

How can I get involved?
  1. Volunteer! If you want to help during the event, contact Mark Bjerke (contact info below).
  2. Become a sponsor or a vendor.
  3. Buy tickets.
  4. Show up! With the eyes of the world on Minnesota that weekend, considerable state and national press are anticipated. Let’s show the world that Otter Tail County knows how to celebrate winter!
  5. Spread the word! Invite your friends and relatives! Start a new tradition!
  6. Follow and share us on social media.

Sponsorships & Sales:


Mark Bjerke

Event Manager
Mark Bjerke is the go-to contact for OTC-On Ice! For all questions, concerns, sponsorship & vendor inquiries call 612-210-5525 or email [email protected]
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