Winter Bucket List

It’s a winterful life in Greater Lafayette! Embrace the season and enjoy all of these winter activities. 

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. Cheers to Ho Ho Holiday Hooch Winter Ale at Teay’s River Brewing & Public House
  4. Warm up at home with a wine cocktail from Wildcat Creek Winery
  5. Made from scratch Baklava from the Parthenon
  6. Beef Manhattan madness at Nine Irish Brothers
  7. A blast of flavor: eggnog ice cream from Silver Dipper
  8. Warm up with some carry out soup from Jane’s Gourmet
  9. Taste joy in a holiday cookie box from Scones & Doilies


  1. Pet kittens at Lazy Cat Lounge
  2. Find joy at the Living Nativity
  3. Games galore at Merlin’s Beard
  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. Imagination Station's virtual Hands on Transportation

Shopping & Art

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

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 seven 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!

Good luck!

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