20 Memphis Events & Happenings: February 2017

February events in Memphis have us falling in love with our city all over again! From music, plays and ballets to fundraisers and athletic events, there is no shortage of things to do this month. Check out these 20 Memphis events taking place this February!

February 4, 2017: Bluff City Fire and Ice Polar Bear Plunge & Chili Cook-Off

Take an icy dive into the Mighty Mississippi at the Special Olympics of Greater Memphis’ largest annual fundraiser, the Bluff City Fire and Ice Polar Bear Plunge & Chili Cook-Off at Mud Island River Park. After taking the polar bear plunge, warm yourself with a piping hot, savory bowl of chili from a plethora of chili-cooking teams. And if ice-cold swimming or chili aren’t your thing, get dressed up for the costume contest for the “Golden Plunger Award”! The event is from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. With just $50 in pledges, “plungers” automatically get an official Polar Bear Plunge t-shirt and bragging rights over all the people who couldn’t bear it. specialolympicsmem.org

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