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Glenwood & Beyond

PO Box 434

Glenwood, MN 56334

Glenwood & Beyond is dedicated to promoting a shared vision for our community that enhances its natural beauty and personality, enriches the lives of its residents and visitors, and ensures growth and prosperity for future generations. 



WINTERAMA was held on Feb. 9, and was a big success! Thanks to all those who came out to support it (despite the cold weather)! One event, Sweati Yeti, has been rescheduled for Sunday, Feb. 24. Registration will start at 12 p.m. and the event will take place at 1 p.m. We will also serve a $5 hot dog lunch during registration. Registration is $12 before the event, or $15 the day of the event. Registration forms can be picked up and dropped off at Palmer Creations and Glenwood State Bank in Glenwood. CLICK HERE to download a registration form.

Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019

7:30am - 8:30am         Sweati Yeti Registration at Barsness Park (POSTPONED)
                                      (Download the Sweati Yeti registration form here!)

8:30am - 10:00am       Sweati Yeti Begins at Barsness Park (POSTPONED)

9:30am - 4:00 p.m.      Minnewaska FFA Fishing Tournament

9:00am - 3:00pm         Shop Hop specials at local Retailers


11:00am - 1:00pm       Lunch specials at Lakeside


12:00pm - 3:00pm       Kids Games on Lake Minnewaska (CANCELLED)

                                        Sled Dog Rides on Lake Minnewaska - Pending proper ice conditions (CANCELLED)


                                        Kids Art Class at Lakeside (suggested $3 donation/person)


3:00pm - 4:00pm         Waterama Polar Plunge (check out their event here!)


4:00pm - 6:30pm         Chili Cook-off at Lakeside Ballroom
                                       (Download the Chili Cook-off registration form here!)

                                       Wii Dance Party

                                       Vendor Booths at Lakeside


6:30pm - 7:00pm         Chili Cook-off Award Ceremony

                                       Prizes Drawn for Bobber Raffle  - SEE BELOW FOR MORE INFO!


7:00pm - 7:30pm         Fireworks over Lake Minnewaska

7:00pm - 9:00pm         Pool Party at GrandStay Hotel (suggested $2.00 donation/person)

We have several sponsorship opportunities for this year’s Winterama! All of our generous sponsors will be recognized on our Facebook event page and at the corresponding event at Winterama.



  • Sweati Yeti Mile Marker Sponsor ($50) 8 sponsors needed

  • Sled Dog Ride Sponsor ($250) 2 sponsors needed

  • Fireworks Sponsor ($400) 4 sponsors needed

If you’re interested in a sponsorship, please email Jim Palmer at jim@palmercreations.net.


Boat cruise Lake Minnewaska from Captain’s Bar & Grill
Two tickets to Minnesota Wild Hockey Game
Two tickets to Chanhassen’s “Mamma Mia” from Sr. Perspective
Bowling and Pizza for 4 at Garden Center Lanes
Six Movie Passes at CEC Cinema 9 from Studio E
Six Passes Plus Pizza/Pop to Skatin’ Place, St. Cloud
Two Show Tickets for Central Square
Four Show Vouchers from Andria Theatre
Two Minnewaska Meats Meat Bundles
Two Lift Tickets at Andes Tower Hills from Rustin/Appy Mikel
Ski Pass to Powder Ridge
$50 Gift Certificate at Minnewaska House
6 Inch Cheesecake from Honeypot Cheesecake Co.
Two Folding Camp Chairs/$25 Gift Card from Eagle Bank
$50 Gift Card from Eagle Bank
Four $25 Gift Certificates to A&W
Four $25 Gift Certificates to Glacial Ridge Growers
Five $5 Gift Certificates to Coffee Studio
$50 in Mechanical Services at Brownie’s Tire Service
One Round of Golf for 4 at Minnewaska Golf Club
Green Fees and Golf Cart at Pezhekee Golf Club
$25 Gift Certificate at Screen Prints Plus
Gift Package from MECO 7/The Valley Troll
Licensed Radon Measuring Test from Cent. MN Radon
AP24 Teeth Whitening Toothpaste from Shannon Foss
Electric Grill from Agralite Electric Cooperative
Paint Supplies from Sherwin Williams Paint Co.
Wild Caught Alaskan Halibut/Salmon Pack - Kelp Bay Fish Co.
Gift Basket from Cullen’s Home Center
Salon Panache Spa Package
    Gift Certificate and Free Products from Shear Indulgence
Dozen Cupcakes from Flour & Petal from Country Insurance/Johnny Thill

$10 in Glenwood Dairy Queen gift certificates


Bobber tickets can be purchased for $2/each from a Glenwood & Beyond board member, or on the day of the event!  You do not need to be present to win!