⛄ Wintertime in Greater Lafayette equals slippery slope sledding, crazy candy cane creations, and ice skating spins and swirls! Embrace the season and enjoy all of these winter activities. Specialty treats, experiences, shopping, art, and outdoor adventure await.

Specialty treats

  1. Skate, ski or slide by the Igloo for a dish or cone of peppermint stick frozen custard.
  2. Make your own candy cane at McCord Candies.
  3. Warm up at home with a wine cocktail from Wildcat Creek Winery.
  4. Made from scratch Baklava from the Parthenon.
  5. Beef Manhattan madness at Nine Irish Brothers.
  6. A blast of flavor: eggnog ice cream from Silver Dipper.
  7. Taste joy in a holiday cookie box from Scones & Doilies.
  8. Unlock your inner chef with a Arni's Pizza Kit.


  1. Pet kittens at Lazy Cat Lounge.
  2. Golf in winter? What? Grab a club and enjoy a round of golf at Net Par, offering an indoor golf simulator experience.
  3. Find joy at the Living Nativity.
  4. 60 minutes: Mission: Breakout Lafayette.
  5. Golf in winter? Monster Mini Golf.
  6. Make a strike at 3 bowling centers.
  7. How many clues to escape Rugged Xscape.
  8. Soar to great heights at Elite Air and Get Air Trampoline Parks.
  9. Cheer on our Boilers at a Purdue Basketball Game.
  10. Learn the rich history of the Haan Musem while exploring one of the best collections of Indiana art.
  11. Glitz and glamour abound at the Purdue Christmas Show.

Winter Adventures List

Shopping & Art

  1. Shop at over 70 unique storefronts.
  2. Messy is necessary at Flourish Studio and Classroom.
  3. Holiday gifts: intricately designed Christmas ornaments from Artists’ Own & Inspired Fire.
  4. Paint your own pottery at All Fired Up & Creative Clayground.
  5. Throw pottery at a local art studio class.
  6. Master art at Painting with a Twist

Outdoor Adventure

  1. Cross country ski at Prophetstown State Park.
  2. Slippery slope sledding at Slayter Center.
  3. Skating fever at Great United Skates.
  4. Ice skate in the great outdoors at Riverside Skating Center.
  5. Build a snowman at one of 50+ parks.
  6. Enjoy 100+ snow covered public art pieces.
  7. Cut down your own Christmas tree at one of six tree farms!
  8. Howl with the wolves at Wolf Park.
  9. Sledding adventures await at Murdock Park.
  10. Have a snow ball fight at Purdue University .

Challenge yourself to check off all these winter activities!

Winter Adventures List

Good luck!

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