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WINTERFEST Applications, registration & tickets

If you're looking to be a part of Winterfest as musician in our Battle of the Bands, joining in the parade, ice carving, chili contest, golf, dodgeball or any of the other events, you'll find all you need here.  Click on the appropriate link to register for your event at Winterfest 2023.


Winter Festival Vendor & Artist Applications


Thank you for your interest in applying as a vendor for Winterfest.  The deadline for applying has ended.  If you did apply you will be notified of acceptance or rejection via email by January 20, 2023.

Please consider applying for our other festivals in 2023.  Simply, click artist or vendor in the top navigation bar to fine the applications.  

Winterfest 2023 Parade Participation

 "A Wild West Winter"​

The A Wild Wild West WinterFest parade will begin promptly at 1pm on Saturday, February 18, 2023 at the corner of Cleveland and Washington.  The parade route will begin on Cleveland, North on Washington, East on Bridge and North on Riveredge Dr.  


There is no participation fee for this event.

*Please no political candidates*


Deadline to register is February 3, 2023. 

“Hoedown Showdown”- Battle of the Bands

 FEBRUARY 18, 2023


Cedarburg Winter Festival is excited to present Hoedown Showdown, a Battle of the Bands Competition, intended to showcase and recognize vocal and instrumental talent in Cedarburg and surrounding communities.


Hoedown Showdown, a Battle of the Bands Competition, invites musical groups to participate in the event on Saturday, February 18, 2023 at the Cedarburg Community Gym from 6pm-9pm during the Cedarburg Winter Festival. Winner will be determined by crowd vote. 


Prize package:

1st place   $200.00 and Main stage time during the Cedarburg Strawberry Festival 2023

Runners up will receive Chamber of Commerce gift certificates.

If you are accepted into the show, you will receive a contract by email sent to the same email address you provide on the jury application.  The application must be completed in its entirety.  

Deadline to apply is February 3, 2023.  

“Hoedown Showdown” - Battle of the bands

FEBRUARY 18, 2023 - 6PM - 9PM


Four bands & one winner decided by YOU!

Food trucks, beverages, dancing, competition and prizes.  

Tickets are the door will be $15. 







Ice Carving Contest

FEBRUARY 18, 2023 - 8am - 2:30pm



Adult Division (16 yrs. and older, maximum 2 adult carvers)                                                           

Family/Youth or Group Division (family must include at least 1 child under age 16 and 1 adult; group must include at least 1 adult)


Judging begins at 2:00 p.m.  Ice sculptures will be judged on a point system for originality, artistic merit, and adherence to the theme.

Theme: The Wild West​

Ice Block Specs:   Each ice block is 10” x 20” x 40” weighing 270 pounds.​

Ice Block Location:  Pick up your ice block location and carving tools beginning at 8:30 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 18 in The Community Center, Area merchants sponsor the ice blocks. 


Best of Show - $250

Adult Division:  1st Prize - $100; 2nd Prize - $75; 3rd Prize - $50.

Family/Youth or Group Division:  1st Prize - $100; 2nd Prize - $75; 3rd Prize - $50.

Winners will be announced on Saturday in the Community Center immediately following the  judging, which should at approximately 4:00 p.m.  Prizes will be mailed to those not present.

Chili Cook-off Contest

FEBRUARY 18, 2023 - 11am

Due to an overwhelming response, the chili registration is closed!

What:  Chili tasting contest judged by local "celebrities"

Who:   10 Randomly selected "Chuckwagon Cooks"

When:  Saturday February 18th. Entrants must check-in between 10am-10:45am. 

              Contest judging begins at 11:00am. 

Where: Cedarburg Community Center, W63 N6411 Washington Ave

Bed RaceS

​​Saturday, February 18 @ 1:30pm​


Race Location:  Race will take place on ice on Mill Pond, Boy Scout Park, behind the Cedar Creek Settlement (if no ice, race will take place on street)​

Team Requirements:  Five members to race:  4 to push and 1 to ride on bed​

Divisions:  Powder Puff (based on costume only) and Speed


Powder Puff Prize: $250.00 for best costume                                      

Speed Prizes:          $150.00 for 1st Place Team

                                     $100.00 for 2nd Place Team                                                                       

                                     $50.00 for 3rd Place Team            


Entry Fee:  $10 per team​

Entry Deadline:  February 3, 2023​


​​Sunday, February 19, 12pm-6pm

Proceeds:  All proceeds will go to CCCF to sponsor a scholarship for CHS Graduates

Team Requirements:  Up to 10 players (6 v. 6 with subs), single elimination, 5-minute games, Best of 3 wins match​

Divisions: 12 & Under Division, 13 & Over Division

Prizes: Prizes will be awarded for winners and best Team Outfits              

Team Entry Fee:  $50/Team 12 and under, $100/Team 13 and older

Entry Deadline:  January 28, 2023

Concessions: $5 Burgers, $4 Brats, $2 Soda/Water, $1 Chips 

cedar ice burg open
Saturday, February 18, 9am

36TH annual cedarburg lions

cedar ice burg open@ cedar creek



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FLAP Jack Breakfast

​​Sunday, February 19, 8:30am-11am

All you can eat flap jack breakfast hosted by Boy Scout Troop 830. 

Includes 2 sausages, fruit, butter, syrup and milk, coffee, water or orange juice.

Adults $6 | Child (4-10) $4 | 3 and under Free

Proceeds benefit Cedarburg Boy Scout Troop 830

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Thank you to our 2022 sponsors

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