WOOT! WOOT! Papa’s Polar Patch Is Open!!

It’s Friday, Jan. 3. It’s supposed to hit 40 degrees today. And Papa’s Polar Patch is (finally) open! There is a blizzard warning starting at 6 pm tonight so if there’s any chance to have some fun at the polar patch, it’s this afternoon. The warming house will be toasty; the horse-drawn sleigh rides will…

Closed Thursday; Gearing Up for Final Friday!

Papa’s Polar Patch is closed Thursday, Jan. 2 due to frigid temperatures that will change drastically overnight. Only in North Dakota can we go from -20 below one morning (today) to 20 degrees above zero 24 hours later! That’s right. The forecast is for 40 degrees above zero by Friday afternoon, and then it looks…

Papa’s Polar Patch Is Closed New Year’s Day

It’s a cold stretch, that’s for sure, and Papa’s Polar Patch will be closed Wednesday, Jan. 1 due to low temperatures. According to the forecast, we won’t get to zero today. Looking ahead, the forecast isn’t good for Thursday but get a load of Friday: it could be a repeat of last Friday with temps…

WOOT! WOOT! Papa’s Polar Patch Is Open Dec. 26!

That’s right. Papa’s Polar Patch is open Thursday, Dec. 26 from 12-5 pm! The forecast says high 20s or low 30s; it’s going to be an awesome day to dress for winter and get outside and play. Papa and his crew will have the warming house warm; the bonfire stoked; single and triple sleds ready…

It’s Take Your Breathe Away Weather!

OMGosh! Papa’s horses are sure glad they have heavy winter coats because it’s been more than brisk these last couple of days. It’s Take Your Breathe Away Weather! The good news is that opening day for Papa’s Polar Patch — Thursday, Dec. 26 — looks like it will be in the high teens and it…