Saturday, February 17, 2024 - 11 a.m. ET

Appropriate for: All Audiences
Main Campus FREE, no tickets required

This event is a live-only experience. Please view our upcoming schedule of broadcasted events.

Shake off the winter blues and join the students, faculty, and staff of Interlochen Arts Academy for our annual winter festival, Winterlochen! Bundle up for outdoor fun such as sledding and s’mores, then head inside for a variety of family-friendly arts exploration activities. Try out some musical instruments, learn the basics of acting, dance to live jazz, conduct the Arts Academy Orchestra, and so much more!

The festivities culminate in a campus-wide parade to Corson Auditorium for a free kid-friendly performance showcasing the different art forms represented at Interlochen.

For more information and a full schedule of activities, visit>

To better serve our community, we are committed to creating a welcoming and comfortable environment for all to experience the arts.

The accommodations available at this event include:

  • Physical map with symbols notating which events have accessible accommodations and locations of accessible bathrooms
  • Sensory/fidget devices*
  • Noise sensitivity accommodations*
  • Light sensitivity accommodations*
  • Barrier Free Entrances
  • Ability to enter/exit the event as needed
  • Social Story
  • Safe Space to enter and continuously watch/listen to the show with monitor and speaker access, sensory toys, and activities

*Requests for sensory/fidget devices are available upon request by contacting the Box Office at Corson Auditorium or asking a member of the event staff.