If you’re looking for a different kind of adventure to bring in the 2020 New Year, then look no further than the 6th annual Hanging Rock Polar Plunge scheduled for Wednesday, January 1 at Hanging Rock State Park Lake.
Participants brave enough to “take the plunge” will enjoy endless food and beverage consisting of hot dogs, chili, chicken stew, coffee and hot chocolate, as well as a refreshing dip into the spring fed lake with a plunge time temperature between 40 and 45 degrees. Participants are also encouraged to dress in costume with prize categories including best youth, best individual, and best group awards. Concessions will also be available for purchase for non-participant spectators.
“The Polar Plunge has been a fabulous event the first four years and one that we now receive phone calls about year round” said Stokes Arts Director Eddy McGee. “We like to think of it as a big costume party with food, music and a cold bath at Stokes County’s number one destination.” “It’s the most exhilarating way to celebrate the New Year” he added. Proceeds from this year’s event will support public art programs of the Stokes County Arts Council, as well as special projects at Hanging Rock State Park.
Polar Plunge Details:
New Year’s Day – 2-4:00 pm
Hanging Rock State Park Lake 1790 Hanging Rock Park Rd., Danbury, NC