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Frosty Fest

Join us for this magical celebration!

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Embrace the winter wonderland and join us for a jolly jamboree at Frosty Fest, a whimsical winter celebration that will sprinkle your day with holiday magic and joy! Get ready to don your coziest mittens and scarves, as we invite you to revel in the enchanting spirit of the season.

Get your hands on the limited-edition 2023 Frosty Fest Mug!* Make a qualifying transaction at participating Family & MWR Facilities to get your mug, and a $1 off coupon to use at the MWR Beverage Tent at Frosty Fest! Participating locations and qualifying purchases include:

  • Making a purchase at Java Café and Broadway Java Café
  • Registering for a class at Army Community Service (ACS)
  • Bowling or bowling-related purchases at the Galaxy Bowling & Ent. Center (ShaWINGz not included)
  • Purchase or renting equipment at Outdoor Recreation
  • Staying at the Panzer Hotel 
  • Signing up for a trip at MWR Tours 
  • Purchasing VAT forms at the VAT Office
  • Purchase items or register for a class at Patch Arts & Crafts
  • Registering for fitness classes or the Ugly Sweater Run at all Fitness Centers
  • Parents with children registered with CYS are able to pick up 1 mug at Parent Central Services, all CDCs or all SACs.

*While supplies last.

At Frosty Fest, you'll be in for a frost-tacular treat! Immerse yourself in the twinkling lights and merriment while sipping on steaming cups of Gluhwein and Kinderpunch – the perfect elixirs to warm your spirit and infuse your heart with that holiday glow. And let's not forget about cosmic bowling, set to the sounds of festive music that will have you rocking around the Christmas tree all night long.

Indulge your taste buds in a winter wonderland of delectable delights. Savor special seasonal drinks like "The Grinch" and "Cranberry Kiss," each sip a symphony of holiday flavors.

Feeling crafty? Join our Ugly Sweater creation station and let your imagination run wild – fashion your very own masterpiece.

Our food trucks will be dishing out a smorgasbord of delights. Warm up with savory soups, indulge in sweet and savory crepes, satisfy your sweet tooth with candy galore, or embark on a culinary journey with authentic Indian cuisine that will make your taste buds dance a merry jig.

Winter sports enthusiasts, we've got you covered! Make sure to visit Outdoor Recreation on site for Ski & Board fittings – get ready to carve through the snow in style.

But that's not all! Test your skiing prowess on the ski simulator, or take aim in penalty shot challenges that will keep the competitive spirit alive. Grab some special photos with family and friends in the life-sized snow globe. Fun awaits with a carousel, sled rides, and cookie decorating.

And, of course, what's a winter celebration without a visit from the man in red himself? Santa Claus will be spreading his holiday cheer and listening to your wishes, so make sure to be on the nice list. Make sure to bring your phone or your camera to take a pic with St. Nick. 

Visit Santa:

  • 3 - 4:30 p.m. & 6 - 8 p.m. inside the Galaxy Bowling & Entertainment Center

Don't forget to gather around the twinkling Christmas tree at 5 p.m. for the Garrison Tree Lighting Ceremony just down the street from the Frosty Fest at the Garrison HQ Building.

Lastly, we've got a special treat for all the sports fans out there. Catch the Army Navy Flag Football Game at 5:30 p.m., a thrilling matchup that will have you on the edge of your seat as you sip your favorite holiday beverage just across the street on the Panzer Fitness Center Turf Field.

Frosty Fest is a day of pure winter joy that you simply can't afford to miss. So, mark your calendars, bundle up in your coziest Christmas sweaters, and join us for a day of merriment, laughter, and festive memories that will warm your heart and create unforgettable moments in this winter wonderland. See you there!

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