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Eau Claire's premier winter event is back! Join us on February 23, 2020 as Special Olympics Wisconsin fans raise funds for Special Olympics Wisconsin athletes.

Eau Claire Plunge

The 2020 Eau Claire Polar Plunge is gonna be Cooler than ever! So round up your best team, put on your silliest costume, and come out to enjoy a festive day of plunging to support our athletes! Come celebrate a winter’s wonderland in our heated tents by the lake. We will have plenty of delicious food, a costume contest, fabulous prizes, and a “Chill” after-party. Chilly Bear awaits your company on February 23!


Half Moon Beach
615 Randall St.
Eau Claire, WI 54701

Event Highlights

Super Plunge
Cool Schools Plunge
Toss Your Boss Plunge
Too Chicken to Plunge
Law Enforcement & Corrections Plunge
50-50 raffles
Wacky tacky costume contest for individual plungers
Best team costume contest for teams

Event Schedule

February 22nd

1:30 pm – 3:30 pm: Check-in at the Brickhouse Pub & Grub ( 2233 Birch St, Eau Claire, WI 54703)

February 23rd

8:30 am: Plunge Breakfast at Brickhouse Pub & Grub (2233 Birch St, Eau Claire, WI 54703)
11 am – 2pm: FREE Shuttles by Pulse Party Bus. Shuttle will run a constant loop between the Brickhouse Pub & Grub & Half Moon Beach. Route will start at the Brickhouse Pub & Grub, then drop off at Half Moon Beach.
10:30 am: Check-In Begins
11 am: Hang with Chilly Bear & enjoy live music, concessions and souvenirs
12 pm: Opening Ceremony starts at noon with Plunging to follow
1 pm: Post-Plunge Party, The Alibi Lounge (2112 Esmond Road, Eau Claire, WI 54701)

Eau Claire Plunge

Thank you to our 2020 Eau Claire Plunge Sponsors!

2020 Leaderboard

Top Fundraisers
John Folstad $2,776
Paul "Plunger" Solyntjes $1,220
Carin Marsolek $1,165
Patrick Chrusciel $1,023
Jason Goike $940
Top Teams
Northwoods Therapy $6,547
Security Financial Bank $4,600
Eleva-Strum Cardinals $1,464
The Fast and the Frozen $1,420
Top Schools
Elk Mound National Honor Society $771
Cadott National Honor Society $456
Cadott NHS $0

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