2024 Sturgeon Specials

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Get the Official Beer of Sturgeon Spectacular on special at one of these locations

Check out the 2024 dining, retail and more specials below to get a taste for what’s in store February 9th – 11th, 2024!

Hotel Retlaw is proud to be the Official Hotel of the Wisconsin State Snow Sculpting Competitors.

Hotel Retlaw –  – 1 N. Main Street, Downtown Fond du Lac  (920-204-0400)
Special Downtown Room Rate. $139.00 + tax/fees per night. Available February 9th, 10th & 11th. No minimum stay required. Check for availability and call (Ask for special $139.00 rate) or book online by clicking here

Dining & Retail Specials

18 Hands Ale Haus & Biergarten*NEW IN 2024* Check out the the snow sculptures at Thelma Center for the Arts and then walk a block for a bowl of hot chili with cheese-stuffed breadsticks. Add a $2 pint of draft beer and make it a meal. Offer good all weekend long (February 9th – 11th – check link for hours).

Beauty Republic*NEW IN 2024* Fish for a sturgeon to find your eal on manicures and pedicures all weekend long (Offer good February 9th – 11th – click link for hours).

Blue Culture Tees*NEW IN 2024* Come in Friday or Saturday and fish for savings on sweatshirts/hoodies, bags/totes, action figures, tees and more! (Friday, February 9th and Saturday, February 10th only – check Facebook or website for more info).

Brick House*NEW IN 2024*  Come try the “Bottom Dweller” cocktail, our Big Fish Sandwich, or Calamari Alfredo, or one of our special appetizers.  (Specials available Friday, February 9th from 4 – 9pm, or Saturday, February 10th from 11am – 9pm).

C.C.’s Chocolates Cafe*NEW IN 2024* Stop in at C.C.’s on Macy Street for the Shanty Warm-up Latte and enter to win one of three prizes during Sturgeon Spectacular Weekend. (Available February 9th & 10th. Click link for website for store hours and information).

Cujak’s Wine & Spirits*NEW IN 2024* Wine Spear Special. Get four 2oz. pours of wine for only $18. Get a flight, and find your new favorite wine. (February 9th & 10th only – check link for hours).

Fond du Lac Cyclery*NEW IN 2024* February Service Special! 

For the entire month of February, receive an accessory credit when you have your bike serviced with one of our regular packages. $10 credit for a “Lighthouse,” $25 credit for a “Loop,” and a $40 credit for a “Ledge”. Accessory credit must be used at time of service.

See https://fdlcyclery.com/bicycle-maintenance-and-repair/ for more information on our service packages. 

Fat Joe’s Burgers & Brews*NEW IN 2024* Come in Sturgeon Spectacular Sunday for the Super Bowl Buffet – Sunday, February 11th only.

Gallery & Frame Shop – *NEW IN 2024* – Check out our brand new inventory of sturgeon-themed stickers and decals. Buy one, get one free! (Available while supplies last).  Check link for hours of operation.

Hang 10 Poke*NEW in 2024* A new way to enjoy lunch” Try our onigiri Special! 2 Onigiri, a dipping sauce, and a boba tea all for $10 plus tax! (Click link for more info. See website for hours).

Hopper’s Screen Printing & Embroidery*NEW in 2024* – Get all your new Sturgeon Spectacular merchandise & apparel Standard sizes available, starting Monday, January 15th.

Knitty Gritty Shop*NEW in 2024* Catch a deal in our sturgeon fish bowl. Specials include anything from 10 – 20% off merchandise, free project bags, and more! (February 9th & 10th only – check link for hours).

La Clare Creamery*NEW in 2024* Get breakfast before you hit the ice with LaClare’s Opening Weekend Breakfast Burrito! Available for dine-in or takeout at 6:00 am. New sturgeon merch and Sturgeon Survival Kits available in store. (Special available Saturday, February 10th from 6am – 4pm and Sunday, February 11th from 6am – 3pm).

Lillians of Fond du Lac – *NEW in 2024* We are gearing up for a great time at the shoppe during Sturgeon Spectacular. Lillians will be hosting Fond du Lac native Austin Scott for a permanent jewelry pop up along with having deals and giveaways! Follow the link below to this event so that you can get it marked on your calendar. We don’t want you to miss out on the fun! CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO!

Main Street Fashion*NEW in 2024* Come in and “spear” some savings. Get 10%, 15%, or 20% off all merchandise (February 9th & 10th). Check link for hours and more.

Mix it Up Bakery*NEW in 2024* Fresh donuts all weekend long! If you’re heading out on the ice or needing to feed a group back home, come take advantage of these delicious treats. (February 9th – 11th). Check hours of operation.

THELMA Sadoff Center for the Arts*NEW in 2024* Stop in the first floor gallery for a hot cocoa or Irish Coffee bar with all the fixings. Try one of THELMA’s specialty cocktails or mocktails or buy a round of Lore of the Lake shots to embrace the sturgeon spearing tradition while in the comfort of THELMA. All drinks pair well with live music, comedy, or family-friendly fun. (Available as supplies last – check link for hours).

Throwback Pockets – 5 for $12 beer buckets special or try our “Lake Winne-septic” shot for only $2 all weekend long (February 9th – 11th) Check link for hours.

Top Shelf Sports Bar & Grille*NEW in 2024* Live entertainment all weekend long and come check out ice sculpting on Saturday and food specials all weekend long.

Wonder – *NEW in 2024* Make a splash at Wonder Play Cafe with our Frosty Fin Fizz! This enchanting drink features a mix of refreshing blueberry lemonade and bubbly sparkling water, creating a fizzy sensation. To add a touch of winter magic, we’ve included a splash of cream for a velvety finish. Garnished with adorable fish-shaped gummy candies, the Frosty Fin Fizz is a playful and delightful sip to celebrate the Sturgeon Spectacular event! (Offer good all February – click link for hours & more)

Official Spearing & Beering Partners of Sturgeon Spectacular 

*Purchase a commemorative Sturgeon Spectacular Stoneware Stein ($25/mug) at Thelma Sadoff Center for the Arts during event days (February 9th – 11th) or Lakeside Park Pavilion (February 10th) or at Hopper’s Silk Screening & All-star Trophy (January 12th – February 29th) – while supplies last.

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