Over $4000 in prizes!

January 25-26, 2019

What is going on???

The Bear Lake Monster Winterfest is Bear Lake’s biggest annual winter event. The next time this family friendly event is being held is on January 25-26, 2019. Most activities take place in the Utah Bear Lake State Park Marina. The state parks entrance fee at the Marina will be waived for those attending the event, with a hope that you’ll donate to the Common Ground charity that the event is fundraising for. The event is put on by the Bear Lake Rendezvous Chamber of Commerce, Bear Lake Valley Convention & Visitors Bureau, Garden City Fire District, and Bear Lake State Park.

Monster Plunge

Costume judging at 2pm and plunge after

“Go jump in a lake!” and help raise funds for the Common Ground Outdoor Adventures (CGOA) organization based in Logan, UT. CGOA provides “life-enhancing outdoor recreational opportunities for youth and adults with disabilities.”

Costumes highly encouraged as there will be various prizes for groups and individuals. $30 per jumper includes an event sweater for pre-plunge online registration.  Day of event registration is $35 between 11-1:30pm. Early registration is encouraged if you want to get a sweater that is your size. Learn more.

Monster Chili Cook-off

Judging at noon followed by public taste-testing

Judges will determine who has the best chili. Great prizes will then follow.  Cook registration is $5.  Spectator taste-testing available at 12:30. Learn more.

Monster Raffle

Great door prizes just for coming!

Every person entering the marina will get a raffle ticket. Must be present to win.

Raffle at the following times:
12:30pm
1:30pm
2:30pm

Monster Winterfest Kick-off Party

Friday, Jan 25 at The Sunrise Resort

Free family-friendly fun! Games for ALL ages, children’s movie, karaoke, hot chocolate bar, donuts, & auction. Learn more.

Auction items include:

• Coming soon!

Monster Indoor & Outdoor Expo

10am to 3pm on Friday & Saturday

A wide variety of products available.
Vendor information & registration here

Monster Cisco Disco

Best time is at sunrise

Dip net for Cisco fish on the east side of Bear Lake at dawn. Traditionally “Cisco Beach” is the best place to go. State Park entrance fee applies but is well worth. You’ll also need to have a Utah fishing license.  Learn more.

Monster Cisco Tournament

Fish must be entered at the marina between 11-12pm

Bring your BIGGEST little Cisco fish to the Utah State Park Marina. Winners announced at 12pm.  Great prizes for several different categories.
Tournament Rules

Get information as it becomes available…




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Monster Sponsors

2019 Bear Lake Monster Winterfest presented by

Bear Lake Memorial Hospital
164 S 5th Steet
Montpelier, ID 83254
(208) 847-1630
“The most caring hospital on earth”