The tradition continues on January 22, 2022 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 pm at Springbrook Nature Center. Join us for a day of fun with the Medallion Hunt, FREE snowshoeing, campfires, snowball launching, and more!
2021 City of Fridley Winter Lights Contest
The Fridley Winter Lights Contest is back!
Thank you so much to all the participants for entering and brightening the holiday season in Fridley. Our judges have gone out and winners have been crowned, now it’s time for you to get out and see the lights yourself! The winter lights tour can be enjoyed in may different ways but we encourage you to take the full tour which will take you approximately 1.5 – 2 hours depending on how long you stop and admire the lights.
There three different ways for you to navigate your way around Fridley to admire the lights:
Option 1: We have added all of the houses on our tour to a Google map route. This is an excellent option for those who are looking to do the entire Winter Lights Tour. Start at house 1 (260 Rice Creek BLVD NE) and continue your route from there. The most direct route has been selected for you. Avoid taking alternative routes google proposes if you wish to stay on the most efficient route. Link to Google Maps
Option 2: Esri Webapp has all addresses marked with directions attached for you to follow, once you click on a house number. This is a good way to make your own route or see the closest houses to where you live. Link to Esri Webmap
Option 3: All addresses are on the physical/digital copy of the winter lights map. You can visit all category winners and bright spots through the city!
Winners By Category
Best & Brightest: 7356 Hayes Street NE
Brightest Neighborhood: 5 - 8
Most Unique: 260 Rice Creek Blvd NE
Largest Inflatable: 6866 Madison St NE
*Bright Spots: 1, 6, 10, 11, 16, 21, 23
*Bright Spots: These are houses with light displays that went above and beyond but didn’t win a category. If you are short on time or only want to see the what judges declared a bright spot in Fridley, make sure you are able to check these out!
Winter Lights Bingo Card
For those of you looking for a way to keep the light tour extra exciting, we have some winter light bingo cards! Bring these with you out on your light tour and mark a box when you see certain winter light displays. Hard copies are available at Fridley City Hall!
Game options for bingo:
- 5 in a row
- 4 corners
- Postage Stamp
Welcome the New Year with a Digital Time Capsule!
The New Year is a time to be hopeful and dream into the future. It is also a time to reflect on the past year to see how much you have grown and learned.
Fridley Parks and Recreation is creating a public digital time capsule that will be opened in 5 years. The purpose of this is to give insight to our future selves about our current experiences, knowledge, and hopes.
Complete our form to contribute to Fridley's 2021 digital time capsule, to be opened in 5 years!!!