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Cooperstown Winter Carnival
Hot Cocoa Kick-Off

Sponsored by Bassett Healthcare Network, Leatherstocking Credit Union,
Lions Club of Cooperstown and Optum

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The Otesaga Resort Hotel - Fenimore Room
60 Lake Street, Cooperstown
Thursday, February 1, 2024
4:30 p.m - 6 p.m. 

Join us as we start off the 56th Winter Carnival with a fun night out featuring Hot cocoa with all the fixings, some words from Cooperstown Mayor Ellen Tillapaugh, and much more. Stick around for the fireworks at dusk, and visit with Princess Cinderella and Princess Rapunzel. Adult beverages will be available.

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Warm Up With Hot Cocoa

Sip, savor, and celebrate as we kick off the Cooperstown Winter Carnival with a steaming cup of hot chocolate! It's the perfect way to start the winter fun – join us for a toasty treat that'll leave you smiling!"

All that Glitters is Snow and Sparks 

From the beautiful Otesaga, watch as we “Color the Night” with a spectacular fireworks display, going off at 6:00pm.  Get there early to grab your drinks!

Be on your toes! 

Princess Cinderella and Rapunzel will be visiting this weekend! Find them at the hot cocoa bar and watching the fireworks!  They will be at other venues during the weekend!  

Enjoy Some Music

Cooperstown's Shadowfax (featuring Paul Weber and Douglas Parry Davidson) will be providing the soundtrack for this spectacular evening with a special live performance.

Grab You Winter Carnival Pin & Sticker

Purchase your collector’s Winter Carnival pin at the Otesaga. You can also enter the J. Gorman Fine Jewelry raffle with purchase of commemorative pin. You can also stop by one the locations below before they’re all gone!  Proceeds go toward future Winter Carnivals.

Stick Around For Dinner

If you're looking to have dinner after the fireworks... the Hawkeye Bar & Grill will be exploring world cuisine with their popular Hawkeye International Nights.  This evening will feature the delicious cuisine of Korea.  They are also doing a special Cooperstown Winter Carnival Dinner for the whole weekend.  Be sure to book those reservations soon!

Looking For The After Party?

Come by J&D’s Wagon Wheel for a special Bingo Night!  The event starts at 7 PM and there will be prizes.  Also...Cooperstown Beverage Exchange is the official Warm Up Spot for Winter Carnival and will be open to 10 PM.

Sponsored by Bassett Healthcare Network, Leatherstocking Credit Union,
Lions Club of Cooperstown and Optum

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