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2022 Event Schedule

Saturday, March 19th 2022

*Event Schedule Subject To Change

Registration & Wristband Pick-up 9 am – noon

Teen Center, 151 East St. (East end of 1st St.)

11 am – 8 pm • Grandpa’s Mall Crawl
Downtown Nederland (1st St. east of the Visitor Center)
  • Nederland’s 1st. St. transforms into a pedestrian mall so revelers can enjoy street performers and participate in brain freezing and frozen t-shirt contests, icy turkey bowling and more!

11 am – 10 pm • ReAnimate Yourself Tent Open

Guercio Field

  • Bredo’s Brew and other craft beers / cocktails at the Ice Bar
  • Live Music (see music schedule)
  • Grandpa’s Gift Shop

11 am – 10 pm • Not Yet Dead in Ned Tent Open

1st St.

  • Featuring all-Nederland local artists and musicians
  • Craft Beer and Spirited Cocktails
  • Live Music (see music schedule)
  • Grandpa’s Gift Shop

11 am – 10 pm • Bacon Bourbon & Brews Tent Open

Guercio Field

11 am • “Call Me Ned” Musical Performance
Backdoor Theatre  (750 Hwy. 72N.)

What would happen if the frozen dead guy thawed out and came back to life? Could he convince anyone he was the real Grandpa Bredo during the festival? This tongue-in-cheek musical provides an enjoyable event with it’s toe-tapping songs and hilarious situations.

12 noon • Parade of Coffin Racers & Hearses

The parade starts at the Teen Center, 151 East St. (East end of 1st St.) and goes up (west on) 1st St.

  • Parade Participants check-in and line up at the Teen Center
12 noon – 4 pm • Snowy Human Foosball
100 East 1st St.
  • It’s like Foosball with real people (6 per team)
  • $5/Player (walk-up registration—just show up!)
  • Spectacular Prizes
  • Waiver on site.
  • All proceeds benefit Nederland High Sophomore class.

REGISTER AT THE EVENT

12 noon – 3 pm • Live Vultures & Other Scavengers
Wild Bear Nature Center
Caribou Shopping Center, 20 Lakeview Dr., Unit 107
1:30 pm – 2 pm • Costumed Polar Plunge
Guercio Field
FDGD Polar Plunge
  • Check-in poolside 30 minutes prior to plunging (onsite registration will be available; pay with $10 cash)
  • Prizes awarded for best costume, runner-up costume, youth spirit, and best team plunge (of 2-4 people)
  • All Polar Plungers are automatically entered to win an Eldora midweek season’s pass for next season!
  • First 50 Polar Plungers receive a free FDGD towel
  • Warm up in a sauna post-plunge
  • POLAR PLUNGE REGISTRATION CLOSED
2 pm – 3:30 • pm Coffin Races
Guercio Field

FDGD Coffin Race

  • Teams of six pallbearers and one corpse race head to head, through a course full of obstacles, mud, snow, and drills.  All team members must cross the finish line to qualify for advancement. Coffins are required to have three sides.
  • Prizes awarded for the teams with the best time, most creative costume, and most notable course performance.
    COFFIN RACE REGISTRATION CLOSED
2 pm – 4 pm • Ice Carving Competition with Bongo Love and Friends
Ice Carving at FDGD100 East 1st St.
  • View some of Colorado’s most talented ice carvers create works of art right before your eyes and vote for your favorite before it melts.
2 pm & 5 pm • Frozen Dead Showings
Backdoor Theatre
243 W 4th St, Nederland
2 pm & 5 pm
  • A local independent TV pilot series.
3:30 pm • Viewing of “Grandpa’s Still in the Tuff Shed” documentary
VIEWING OF “GRANDPA’S IN THE TUFF SHED” DOCUMENTARY
3:30PM
BACKDOOR THEATRE
243 W 4th STREET

Watch the award-winning “Grandpa’s Still in the Tuff Shed” short film.

3 pm – 4 pm • Frozen T-shirt Contest
1ST STREET IN FRONT OF THE COVERED WAGON
  • Try and slip into something frozen… faster than everyone else
  • $10 entry fee; register onsite at Guercio Field (between the two tents)
  • Waiver onsite.

REGISTER AT THE EVENT

3 pm – 4 pm • Brain Freeze Contest
On 1st St.
  • Contestants race against each other downing frozen slushies for fabulous prizes
  • $5 entry fee; register at the event proceed go to the Nederland Food Pantry
  • Waiver onsite.

REGISTER AT THE EVENT

3 pm – 5 pm • Frozen Turkey Bowling
On 1st St.
Icy Turkey Bowling at FDGD
  • Test your poultry bowling skills in the Frozen Turkey Bowling Contest… you’re welcome to BYOFF (bring your own frozen fowl)
  • $5 entry fee; register at the event
  • Waiver onsite.

REGISTER AT THE EVENT

4 pm – 5 pm • Frozen Fix-A-Flat Contest
On the Clock Tower Patio at 112 E 2nd St. (by Tin Shed Sports & Salto Coffee Works)
JOIN US for this fun (and cold) part of Frozen Dead Guy Days in Nederland! Our Built to Last trio features special guests Julian Michael and Luke Hahn Zollo. We’ll be jamming out the tunes outdoors and keeping the festival’s wacky spirit alive.
This is FDGD’s 3rd Annual Frozen-Fix-A-Flat Contest (Day 1 of 2) — Head to Tin Shed Sports, find a place on the patio, and enter to win!
Dunk your hands in a cooler of ice for 1 minute and see how quickly you can fix a flat tire on a bike wheel. Multiple rounds will take place between 4 and 5pm. Prizes will be awarded by NedGravel.
Free to enter.

REGISTER AT THE EVENT

5 pm – 6 pm • Frozen T-shirt Contest
1ST STREET IN FRONT OF THE COVERED WAGON
  • Try and slip into something frozen… faster than everyone else
  • $10 entry fee; register at the event
  • Waiver onsite.

REGISTER AT THE EVENT

5 pm – 6 pm • Frozen Dead Poet Slam

On a soapbox on 1st St. across from the Not Yet Dead in Ned tent

  • Bring your poems, musings and odes to Grandpa

Sunday, March 20th 2022

*Event Schedule Subject To Change.

Registration & Wristband Pick-up

9am – Noon

Teen Center, 151 East St. (East end of 1st St.)

12 noon – 3 pm • Live Vultures & Other Scavengers
Wild Bear Nature Center
Caribou Shopping Center, 20 Lakeview Dr., Unit 107
12 noon – 6 pm • Grandpa’s Mall Crawl
Downtown Nederland (on 1st St. east of the Visitor Center)
  • Nederland’s 1st. St. transforms into a pedestrian mall so revelers can enjoy street performers and participate in brain freezing, frozen t-shirt contests, icy turkey bowling, fix a frozen flat, and more!

12 noon – 8 pm • ReAnimate Yourself Tent Open

Guercio Field
  • Bredo’s Brew and other craft beers / cocktails at the Ice Bar
  • Live Music (see music schedule)
  • Grandpa’s Gift Shop

12 noon – 8 pm • Not Yet Dead in Ned Tent Open

1st St.
  • Featuring all-Nederland local artists and musicians
  • Craft Beer and Spirited Cocktails
  • Live Music (see music schedule)
  • Grandpa’s Gift Shop

12 noon – 8 pm • Bacon, Bourbon & Brews Tent Open

Guercio Field
12 noon • Hot Wings Eating Challenge
Busey Brews
70 East 1st Street

“Satan’s Blood” Hot Wings Eating Challenge. Waiver required to participate.

12:30 pm • The Newly Dead Game
Very Nice Brewery
20 Lakeview Dr #112
  • Everyone in the audience can play along
1 pm – 2 pm • Frozen T-shirt Contest
1ST STREET IN FRONT OF THE COVERED WAGON
  • Try and slip into something frozen… faster than everyone else
  • $10 entry fee.
  • Waiver onsite.

REGISTER AT THE EVENT

1 pm – 3 pm • Snowy Human Foosball
100 East 1st St.
  • It’s like Foosball with real people (6 per team)
  • $5/Player (walk-up registration—just show up!)
  • Spectacular Prizes
  • Waiver onsite.
  • Proceed benefit Nederland High School Sophomore class.

REGISTER AT THE EVENT

1 pm – 3 pm • Ice Carving Competition with Bongo Love and Friends
100 East 1st St.
  • View some of Colorado’s most talented ice carvers create works of art right before your eyes and vote for your favorite before it melts
1 pm – 3 pm • Frozen Turkey Bowling
On 1st St.
  • Test your poultry bowling skills in the Frozen Turkey Bowling Contest…
  • $5 entry fee; register at the event
  • Waiver onsite.

REGISTER AT THE EVENT

1 pm – 2 pm • Frozen Fix-A-Flat Contest
On the Clock Tower Patio at 112 E 2nd St. (by Tin Shed Sports & Salto Coffee Works)

JOIN US Sunday of Frozen Dead Guy Days means more (cold) events and live music. PJ plays for two hours, and the contest takes place between 1 & 2pm.

Head to Tin Shed Sports, find a place on the patio, and enter to win FDGD’s 3rd Annual Frozen-Fix-A-Flat Contest (Day 2 of 2)!

Dunk your hands in a cooler of ice for 1 minute and see how quickly you can fix a flat tire on a bike wheel. Multiple 1 against 1 rounds to take place. Prizes will be awarded by NedGravel. Free to enter.

Along with being the founder of Denver based band PJ Moon & The Swappers, PJ Moon has been performing his solo act since 2014 playing venues like The Acme in Nashville TN, Sylvana in New York City, The Hard Rock Cafe in Boston MA and back to the Rockies at Number 38 in Denver.

https://frozendeadguydays.com/
https://www.nedgravel.com
https://www.pjmoonandtheswappers.com

REGISTER AT THE EVENT

2 pm – 3 pm • Brain Freeze Contest
1st St.
  • Contestants race against each other downing ice cold treats for fabulous prizes
  • $5 entry fee; register at the event
  • Waiver onsite.

REGISTER AT THE EVENT

2 pm – 5 pm • Frozen Dead Poet Slam
On a soap box on 1st St. across from the Not Yet Dead in Ned (formerly Brain Freeze) tent
  • Bring your poems, musings and odes to Grandpa
4 pm • The Newly Dead Game / Couples Edition
Very Nice Brewing
20 Lakeview Dr #112
  • Buried or cremated?
  • How well do you know your partner?
  • Find out at the Newly Dead Game.