2013 Madison Winter Festival kicks off today - WKOW 27: Madison, WI Breaking News, Weather and Sports

2013 Madison Winter Festival kicks off today


MADISON (WKOW) -- Every year, Madison Winter Festival attracts more than 20,000 spectators, winter enthusiasts and athletes.

Over 90 truck loads of snow will transform the Capitol Square in downtown Madison. The Madison Winter Festival runs Saturday and Sunday.

The inside lanes of the Square will be closed off for the family oriented activities such as snow and ice sculpting, sled hill rides, snowshoeing, winter-themed museum tours, adaptive sit ski programming, and many other events to participate in.

Other fan favorites scheduled throughout the weekend include the SuperTour Pro Cross Country Ski Races, Frosty 5K Run & Walk, Cyclo Frost Cyclocross Race, Frosty 1 Mile Dog Jog and other fun and festive outdoor activities.

The event is free and kicks off 9:00 a.m. on Saturday.

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