Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Polarpalooza Fest for Special Olympics

Special Olympics Mississippi is hosting Polarpalooza Fest on February 14, 2015, at Madison Landing.  From the website:

Get freezin' for a reason at the festival with a cause!
The First Polarpalooza Featuring the Polar Plunge is coming! Thousands of Mississippians will make a pledge and take a frosty dip in the Ross Barnett Reservoir on Saturday, February 14, 2015, in honor of their favorite charity, Special Olympics Mississippi.
But this isn’t just another fundraising event. This is the premier event of the winter and the only major music festival in Central Mississippi. Featuring two-time Grammy® nominee headliners North Mississippi Allstars, rising blues star Jarekus Singleton and more, Polarpalooza is also an all-day concert with fun for the family, including a chili cookoff and much more right on Reservoir Landing in Ridgeland.

Event Info
What: Polarpalooza Featuring the Polar Bear Plunge
Bands: North Mississippi Allstars, Jarekus Singleton, Mustache The Band, Stogdaddy & the Good Time Band
When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, February 14, 2015
Where: Madison Landing on the Barnett Reservoir, Ridgeland, MS 
How to Buy Tickets
  • Spectator: Buy a General Admission ticket, sample chili and see the show for $40
  • Plunger: Take the Plunge, See the Show, Get the Shirt for just $75
  • Too Chicken to Plunge but want to donate? Get two admissions and one chicken hat for $150
  • Lovers' Leap: Take the Plunge with Your One, Get Two Shirts & Two Robes for $250
  • Chili Cookoff: Build a four-person Chilli Cookoff team for $400
  • Children Admission: We have special rates for kids 15 and under, including the Plunge!
Build a Team
Don't plunge alone! Challenge your friends, co-workers and family to take the plunge with you! When you register, create a team and get it started. You'll all take the plunge for Special Olympics Mississippi together. 
How to Fundraise
Plungers can hold their place for just $10, and pledge to raise the remaining $65 or more through outreach to friends, family, co-workers and more. See you at Polarpalooza! 
There is also a Facebook Page.

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