Best of January

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Kick Off the New Year in the Land of Big Fun

RiverSouth is your year-round entertainment destination, and January is just the beginning! Check out our top picks for fun this month.

Championship snocross racing returns to Canterbury Park January 6 – 8. Canterbury Park’s Pirtek Snocross National presented by Jimmy John’s brings the best extreme snowmobile riders in the country to RiverSouth for three days of big air and fast racing. Don’t miss your chance to see this extreme winter action from the warmth and comfort of the Canterbury grandstand! General admission tickets start at just $15.

Relax after the hustle and bustle of the holiday season with a romantic steak dinner for two at Mystic Steakhouse inside Mystic Lake. Savor a 32-oz. top sirloin with your choice of two salads, two sides and two desserts for just $80. Mystic Steakhouse is open Sundays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 5 – 10 pm and Fridays and Saturdays from 5 – 11 pm. Be sure to take advantage of Mystic Lake’s free valet parking—available all day every day.

Looking to get fit in the new year? Dakotah! Sport and Fitness is offering a fantastic new member offer of a $20.17 initiation fee. That’s nearly $180 in savings! At Dakotah! Sport and Fitness, you’ll be able to keep your New Year’s resolution with facilities like the aquatics center, cardio room, gymnasiums and more. If you’re looking for motivation, Dakotah! Sport and Fitness has in-house personal trainers and free group fitness classes. Sign up by January 16 to take advantage of these great savings.

The Road to Kentucky handicapping tournament kicks off at Canterbury Park January 21 and runs Saturdays through May 6 with $25,000 in prizes. Every Saturday features a new slate of races and a new chance to win. This free-to-enter contest features the best three-year-old horses in the country on the road to the 143rd Kentucky Derby.

Celebrate snow at the Playworks Winter Wonderland Party on Sunday, January 22. The Playworks Atrium will be filled with kids making the most of winter. From a snowball toss competition to pin the carrot on the snowman, the Winter Wonderland Party is sure to be a hot event during one of our chilliest months. Kids ages 4 – 12 may be dropped off; children of other ages are welcome but must be accompanied by an adult. Standard rates apply.

There’s no limit to the fun your child can have with unlimited FREE visits to Valleyfair in 2017! Valleyfair offers kids ages 3 – 5 a free Pre-K pass. The pass grants complimentary admission to Valleyfair and Soak City for the entire 2017 season, including Dinosaurs Alive and the Great Pumpkin Fest at ValleySCARE. Registration is now available online.

Mystic Lake is the perfect place to play inside this winter with indoor concerts and events during the coldest months of the year. Singer-songwriter Rachel Platten will take the Mystic Showroom stage Friday, January 27. Don’t miss an evening of pop megahits like “Fight Song,” “Stand by You” and “Better Place.” Tickets start at just $39.

Bookmark the RiverSouth event calendar to stay entertained every month this year.

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