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TIP-UP TOWN USA 2019

TIP-UP TOWN USA 2019
  • TIP-UP TOWN USA 2019

  • Friday,  January 19 - Sunday,  January 28

  • Daily times may vary

  • DNR Boat Launch

  • 100 Town Line Road, north of M-55

Friday,  January 19 to Sunday,  January 28

“Out of This World” 2019

January 19-20

January 26-27

70th Annual Ice Festival on two weekends (link)

Organized by Houghton Lake Chamber of Commerce

FREE Parking and Shuttle Service to the TUT site (from Houghton Lake High School)

ENTRY: $10 badge includes access to most events listed below:

Chance at TUT Grand Drawing $3000 prize, Ice fishing contest – Shanty contest – 5k run/walk – Grand Parade  on Jan. 19 – Polar Bear Dip Jan 26 – Petting Zoo –  Wood Carving demo – Vendors – Family Fun Tent – Outdoor stage entertainment – Adult Beverage Tent with live bands – Freestyle Snowmobile Tricks on Jan 19-20 only –  Ice Drag Races Jan 26 only – Vintage Snowmobiles – “Tip” the polar bear mascot – Carnival Rides both weekends – Giant Ice Slide – Kids Games – Pony Rides – Spicers Boat City Poker Run – Saturday Fireworks on Jan. 19th – Warming Tents – Chili Cookoff – Dog Sleds – Snowmobile Grudge Races Jan 27 only –  TUT Jail – Kids Medallion Hunt, IWPA Sanctioned Dog Sled weight pulls and more chilly fun!  Park at HL High School, with free shuttle to TUT site!

98.5 WUPS and 92.1 WTWS The Twister are the OFFICIAL RADIO STATIONS of Tip-Up Town USA and the Polar Bear Dip!

Stop by and join all our DJ’s: Tammy Thompson, Steve Claussen, Ted Shumaker, Carmi, NASCAR Steve, and Nikki T. for some winter fun!  Our jocks will also be stage hosts in the Beverage Tent on Friday nights 6-10p and Saturdays 12-6p

 

Links to Pre TUT Events & Applications:

2019 KICK OFF on January 5th

2019 FUNDRAISER @SHENANIGAN’S  Jan. 12th

Mayor & Marshall Application

Tip Up Town USA Queen & Court

2019 Medallion Hunt Rules – begins Jan.17th

2019 Shanty Contest

2019 Ice Fishing Contest

Weekend 1 – Jan. 19 / Jan. 20

2019 Schedule of Events

2019 5K Run & Walk Sat. 19th

2019 TUT Grand Parade Sat. 19th

2019 Craft & Vintage Market  Sat. 19th

2019 Ice Sculptor Challenge Sat. 19th

2019 Carnival Rides & Vendors  Sat & Sun

LIVE MUSIC STAGE in Beverage Tent 

  • Featuring Uncle Groovy Friday 6p-10p & Saturday 12p-6p

2019 Ice Fish Contest Weigh-In  Sat 10a-2p & Sun 10a-1p

2019 Freestyle Snowmobile Tricks  Sat & Sun 1:00p

FIREWORKS Saturday January 19 at dusk

 

Weekend 2 – Jan. 26 / Jan. 27

2019 Schedule of Events

2019 Ice Fish Contest Weigh-In  Sat 10a-2p & Sun 10a-1p

2019 Carnival Rides & Vendors  Sat & Sun

LIVE MUSIC STAGE in Beverage Tent 

  • Featuring Frontmen Friday 6p-11p & Saturday 12p-5p

2019 Spicers Boat City Poker Run  Sat. 26th

ENTER 985UPS Cosmic Casting Contest- Qualifiers Compete Sat 26th Noon

2019 POLAR BEAR DIP    Sat 26th 1:00pm

  • 98.5UPS Contest – prior to Dip begins at NOON
  • Requires registration/waiver/$10 dip fee 
  • Note:  The Queens’ jump will benefit Lions Club of Houghton Lake, please donate! 
  • Registration of $10 Dip Fee will benefit TUT Committee.

2019 Ice Drag Races   Sat. 26th

  • One day event – King of the Trail

2019 Ice Grudge Races  Sun 27th

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

$10.00

Admission: AVAILABLE UPON ENTRY

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