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Kiwanis Polar Bear Dip in Gulf Shores, AL
January 1 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
9th Annual Kiwanis Polar Bear Dip in Gulf Shores, AL
Take the plunge into the Gulf of Mexico for this coastal, family-friendly event presented by Kiwanis Club in partnership with The Hangout, City of Gulf Shores and Law Enforcement Torch Run.
Dress up in a wacky outfit or just show up to participate! The party starts at 11 AM with a live DJ, beach bonfire, games and entertainment as we countdown to take the DIP at noon.
After the plunge is a New Year’s Day party at The Hangout with a live band, free chili & hot chocolate for all who take the plunge, and all the college football games.
The event is totally free. Polar Bear Dip souvenir T-shirts are available for purchase ($15) and 100% of the proceeds benefit the Gulf Shores Kiwanis Club and Alabama Special Olympics.
Check out The Hangout One Stop Fun Shop for towels and hoodies to stay warm after the dip!