Our annual Winter Blast has transformed into Winter Fest Family Week! Bundle up and head to the Club for a week full of ice skating, bonfires, delicious food, beer and wine tastings, live DJs, cozy igloos, a petting zoo and more! This event is fun for the whole family.
This event is free to GPYC members, with food and drinks available for purchase. The Winter Beer Tasting, Italian Wine Tasting, and igloo rentals all require a reservation. Please make your reservations by calling the Front Desk at (313) 884-2500.

Sunday, January 24
9 a.m. - 6 p.m.: Igloo Reservations
East Lawn

Lounge next to the ice skating rink in style by renting out one of our igloos! Our cozy igloos will be filled with comfy seating, blankets, space heaters, board games and tableside hot cocoa. Available for 1.5 hour time slots for 6 people at a time, with extensive cleaning in between groups. 

Price: $100
Reservations: Please call the Front Desk to make your reservation at (313) 884-2500



9 a.m. - 12 p.m.: Fishing rodeo
Guest Dock

May the best fisher win! To enter the rodeo, meet at the guest wall dock at 9 a.m. to register and to buy raffle tickets for prizes. 
Price: Free
Reservations: On-site
10 a.m - 4 p.m.: Grog Shop pop up
Fo'csle

The Grog Shop will be set up for you to purchase all your winter clothing needs!

12 - 6 p.m.: Open skating + GPYC's signature hot cocoa
East Lawn

Bring your skates and enjoy our outdoor ice rink with beautiful views of the Harbor and Lake St. Clair! Our complimentary signature hot cocoa will be available all afternoon with chocolate shavings, whipped cream and fun flavor additions. 
Price: Free
Reservations: Not required

12 - 2 p.m.: Food available from GPYC culinary team

East Lawn
Chef Colby and his team will be smoking chicken wings and serving pulled pork sliders. Drinks will also be available by subscription in the Fo'c'sle.
Price: Food will be charged to your GPYC member account
Reservations: Not required


12 - 3 p.m.: Petting Zoo provided by Chamberlin Pony Rides
East Lawn
Bring the little ones out for a fun petting zoo with baby animals! There will be goats, sheep, ducks, chickens, bunnies and more!
Price: Free
Reservations: Not required

Wednesday, January 27
12 - 4 p.m.: 
Open skating + GPYC's signature hot cocoa
East Lawn

Bring your skates and enjoy our outdoor ice rink with beautiful views of the Harbor and Lake St. Clair! Our complimentary signature hot cocoa will be available all afternoon. 
Price: Free
Reservations: Not required


5 p.m - 7 p.m.: Grog Shop pop up
Fo'csle

The Grog Shop will be set up for you to purchase all your winter clothing needs!

5 - 8:30 p.m.: Winter Beer Tasting
East Lawn
21+ only event

Reserve an igloo with family or friends and taste our selection of winter beers, served with brats and sauerkraut. 
Our cozy igloos will be filled with couches, blankets, space heaters and board games.
With admission, guests will be given three drink tickets. Each ticket can be redeemed for a flight of three 4 oz. beers or one 12 oz. beer. Additional drinks can be purchased.
Igloos can be reserved for six guests. Skating will also be available at this time as well as complimentary hot cocoa. Guest must bring their own ice skates. 
Price: $50 ++
Time Slots: 5 - 6:30 p.m. or 7 - 8:30 p.m.
Admission includes: 3 drink tickets for beer selection, space in a heated igloo, complimentary food
Reservations: Please call the Front Desk to make your reservation at (313) 884-2500


Thursday, January 28
12 - 4 p.m.: 
Open skating + GPYC's signature hot cocoa
East Lawn

Bring your skates and enjoy our outdoor ice rink with beautiful views of the Harbor and Lake St. Clair! Our complimentary signature hot cocoa will be available all afternoon. 
Price: Free
Reservations: Not required


5 p.m - 7 p.m.: Grog Shop pop up
Fo'csle

The Grog Shop will be set up for you to purchase all your winter clothing needs!

5 - 8:30 p.m.: Wine Tasting with Italian Wine & Bites 
East Lawn
21+ only event

Reserve an igloo with family or friends and taste our selection of Italian wines, served with tasty Italian-inspired foods. Our cozy igloos will be filled with couches, blankets, space heaters and board games. 
With admission, guests will be given three drink tickets. Each ticket can be redeemed for a flight of four wine tastings or one full glass of wine. Additional drinks can be purchased.
Igloos can be reserved for six guests. Skating will also be available at this time as well as complimentary hot cocoa. Guests must bring their own ice skates.
Price: $50 ++
Time Slots: 5 - 6:30 p.m. or 7 - 8:30 p.m.
Admission includes: 3 drink tickets for wine selection, space in a heated igloo, complimentary food
Reservations: Please call the Front Desk to make your reservation at (313) 884-2500



Friday, January 29
12 - 9 p.m.: Igloo Reservations
East Lawn

Lounge next to the ice skating rink in style by renting out one of our igloos! Our cozy igloos will be filled with comfy seating, blankets, space heaters, board games and tableside hot cocoa. Available for 1.5 hour time slots for 6 people at a time, with extensive cleaning in between groups. 

Price: $100
Reservations: Please call the Front Desk to make your reservation at (313) 884-2500


12 - 3 p.m.: Open skating + GPYC's signature hot cocoa
East Lawn

Bring your skates and enjoy our outdoor ice rink with beautiful views of the Harbor and Lake St. Clair! Our complimentary signature hot cocoa will be available all afternoon. 
Price: Free
Reservations: Not required

12 - 7 p.m.: Cosmic Burrito food truck
The Cosmic Burrito food truck will be set up outside the Club to serve their delicious menu of specialty burritos, sides and more. Believe us, you'll be going back for seconds.
Price: Pay per purchase
Reservations: Not required



4 - 6 p.m.: GPYC Hockey Tournament
East Lawn 

Teams will go head-to-head to become Winter Fest champions! Teams will be three players each, and all ages are welcome. There will be a prize for the winning team! For more information or to sign up, email General Manager Aaron Wagner at awagner@gpyc.org.


5 p.m - 9 p.m.: Grog Shop pop up
Fo'csle

The Grog Shop will be set up for you to purchase all your winter clothing needs!

6 - 9 p.m.: Open Skating with live DJ
East Lawn

Ice skate beneath the stars with fun music and disco lights! Our complimentary signature hot cocoa will be available all afternoon with chocolate shavings, whipped cream and fun flavor additions. 
Price: Free
Reservations: Not required



Saturday, January 30
12 - 9 p.m.: Igloo Reservations
East Lawn

Lounge next to the ice skating rink in style by renting out one of our igloos! Our cozy igloos will be filled with comfy seating, blankets, space heaters, board games and tableside hot cocoa. Available for 1.5 hour time slots for 6 people at a time, with extensive cleaning in between groups. 

Price: $100
Reservations: Please call the Front Desk to make your reservation at (313) 884-2500


12 - 6 p.m.: Open skating + GPYC's signature hot cocoa
East Lawn

Bring your skates and enjoy our outdoor ice rink with beautiful views of the Harbor and Lake St. Clair! Our complimentary signature hot cocoa will be available all afternoon. 
Price: Free
Reservations: Not required

12 - 7 p.m.: Full Rack Barbecue food truck 
The Detroit Taco Factory food truck will be set up outside the Club to serve their delicious menu of BBQ sandwiches, sliders, sides and more. It's comfort food at its finest!
Price: Pay per purchase
Reservations: Not required



2 p.m - 6 p.m.: Grog Shop pop up
Fo'csle

The Grog Shop will be set up for you to purchase all your winter clothing needs!

6 - 9 p.m.: Open Skating with live DJ
East Lawn

Ice skate beneath the stars with fun music and disco lights! Our complimentary signature hot cocoa will be available all afternoon with chocolate shavings, whipped cream and fun flavor additions. 
Price: Free
Reservations: Not required