Snowflake Days Community Event


Family fun and community tradition! Snowflake Days is an annual event in January & February.


Snowflake Days is Jan. 22-Feb. 6, 2022. Find a complete schedule of events at the Snowflake Days website managed by the Snowflake Days volunteer committee.

The following events are sponsored by the City of Coon Rapids in partnership with the volunteer committee as part of the 2022 Snowflake Days festivities:


Snow Structures

Snow Sculpture Contest

January 22-February 3, 2022



Create your own snow or ice sculpture in your front yard. All sculptures must be complete by 11:59 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 3, 2022. A map of all sculptures will be available on the City website on Thursday, Feb. 3.  

To participate, you must fill out the online registration form by Jan. 22, 2022 to pre-register your household and be included in the judging.

Prizes: 1st Place - $200, 2nd Place - $150, 3rd Place - $100

Judging to take place Feb. 4. Sculptures will be judged on originality, quality of work, design and general effect. 

Community ParadeCommunity Parades

February 1 & 3, 2022


You have two nights to catch our Community Parade! Each night will feature a different route through the city. The parade includes fire trucks, police vehicles, a City float, lights and music. We will also collect donations for ACBC Food Shelf.

Join us each night at 6 p.m.   Feb. 1 Route Map  |  Feb. 3 Route Map

Food donations can be handed to volunteers (in bags or boxes) as they travel along the parade route, or deliver your donations to designated food drop off locations (indicated on the route maps).

Ice Skating at Sand Creek


Family Fun Day at CRIC

February 6, 2022


Cap off two weeks of Snowflake Days fun! Join us for an afternoon of FREE family activities at the Coon Rapids Ice Center, 11000 Crooked Lk. Blvd.

3-5 p.m.Cookies & Canvas (CRIC Conference Rooms A & B)
Complete a family-friendly art project… with treats!
Pre-register here.

4:30-5:30 p.m.

Outdoor Skating & Games
Family activities on CRIC's outdoor rink, including skating and games like ice bowling, dice games and more.

5:30-7:30 p.m.

Free Public Skate
Free public skating on the indoor rink. Skate rentals available for purchase.

Family Fun Day takes place annually on the final day of the Snowflake Days festivities!


Check out the history of Snowflake Days and more on the Coon Rapids Snowflake Days website.

Special thanks to the Snowflake Days Committee, Coon Rapids Community Strength Foundation, Coon Rapids Women of Today and volunteers who are organizing these events and making it all come together! 

Sponsored by:

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Coon Rapids Community Strength Foundation

Sponsor an Event:

The City of Coon Rapids Recreation Division invites businesses to get involved and participate in these events and activities by showing their support through sponsorship.  

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