Downtown Houghton and KBear 102.3 present

The Yooper Luge!

The annual Yooper Luge will be held in downtown Houghton at 1:00 on Saturday, February 16th. Isle Royale Street will be filled with snow, and you’re invited to build a sled and compete.

Registration opens at 12:30. There is no charge, but contestants must register. The competition starts at 1:00 p.m. Prizes will be given out for distance, best decorated, most creative design, most spectacular wipeout, and other categories we see fit to make up along the way.

Sleds may be made out of the following materials: plastic, cardboard, duct tape, glue, tin foil, shower curtains, garbage bags, etc. Materials NOT permitted include: wood, metal, glass and hard fiberglass. Judges may inspect any and all entries. Helmets are required for participants 17 and under. Helmets are recommended for participants 18 and older.

The snow course will be available for open sledding before and after the Luge. 

Our promotional partners for the Yooper Luge include:
The City of Houghton
The Frank A. Douglass Insurance Agency
RE/MAX Douglass Real Estate
Pepsi of Houghton
Swift True Value Hardware

Watch for other downtown Houghton events in 2019, including Sidewalk Sales and the Downtown Concert Series in August, Treat Street near Halloween, Ladies’ Night in November, and the Victorian Inspired Christmas.