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Winter in Eau Claire

Eau Claire is a city that champions winter recreation. With an average of 30 degrees Fahrenheit in the cooler months, Eau Claire is the perfect destination for your next winter vacation. Unique winter experiences are around every corner including the annual Silver Mine Ski Invitational featuring the top ski jumpers from around the world, a dedicated recreational winter path showcasing our revitalized downtown, and weekly community winter programming throughout January and February in the premiere winter Pinehurst Park. Capture each winter moment with photos including #CaptureEC and #EauWinter to spread the booming winter culture of Eau Claire.  Whether you’re native to the Chippewa Valley or simply passing through the city, there is a little something for everyone to enjoy!

Common Winter Recreational Activities include:

Cross-Country Skiing, Ice Fishing, Ice Skating, Hiking, Hockey, Kubb, Running, Sledding, Snowshoeing, Snowmobiling and Walking. Find a full list of the places you can join the winter fun.  

Become a winter advocate:

I * Winter Facebook Profile Frame

Use this Facebook profile picture frame to show your winter pride and embrace the winter months. 

By downloading the profile frame, this means: 

  • You aren’t complaining about the winter months.
  • You invite your family and friends to winter events and activities to avoid social isolation. 
  • You participate in recreational activities such as snowshoeing, cross country skiing or sledding.
  • You use #EauWinter!


Want to make sure winter continues to be great in our region?

>> Become a Winter Ambassador

Experience Winter in Eau Claire With Us!

Share Your Winter Events

If you have a winter event that we should know about, submit it here on and make sure to tag the event category as "Winter". Please note: Your event submission will first go through an approval process to make sure that it contains all the information needed to be added. You will be notified when your event is approved.

Winter Fun in Eau Claire