January

JANUARY

bbPolarBear200Birch Bay Polar Bear Swim – January 1
Registration: 10:00 a.m.
Costume Judging: 11:30 a.m.
THE PLUNGE: Noon
The Annual Birch Bay Polar Bear Plunge drew approximately 600 participants that took the plunge in to the bays icy waters. This event also draws about 1,500 on-shore onlookers/cheerleaders watching as hundreds of shivering brave souls plunge in to the icy waters of Birch Bay as a kind-of ritual celebrating the start to a new year. Sponsored by the Birch Bay Chamber of Commerce. Prizes are given for:
1. Best Individual Costume
2. Best Group Costume
3. Best Kid