Friday, March 8, 2013

Behold the Frozen at the 12th Annual Frozen Dead Guy Days, March 8th -10th, 2013 in Nederland, Colorado

Frozen Dead Guy Days!!

For three days in the month of March, the small town of Nederland, Colorado will become the focal point for celebrating the dead.

It's become quite the tradition.  Head up to our little Rocky Mountain town of Nederland, CO, and rage for 3 days of one of the craziest festivals around!  Coffin races, ice turkey bowling, the brain freeze competition, the polar plunge, and too many other wild events to count.  Join us this weekend!

What is there to do?

-       Amazing FREE Live Music all Weekend  (two tents)
-       Coffin Racing
-       Costume Polar Plunging
-       Frozen T-shirt Contests
-       Ice Turkey Bowling
-       The Blue Ball (live band)
-       Brain Freeze Contests
-       Parade of Hearses
-       Frozen Salmon Toss
-       Snowy Beach Volleyball

Festival Information (from the website:

Frozen Dead Guy Days is a pretty off the wall festival but it doesn’t mean you have to be. Please be mindful of the people around you and respectful of the good people of Nederland who are kind enough to allow this unique event to go on in their lovely mountain community.
Festival Hours

Friday – 3:00pm – 8:00pm
Saturday 8:00am – 8:30pm
Sunday 8:00am – 6:00pm


FROM BOULDER: Take Hwy. 119 (Canyon Boulevard) 17 miles West (up) to Nederland. Follow signs to parking and events.

FROM WESTBOUND I-70: Take I-25 North to Hwy. 36 (Boulder Turnpike) and follow it into Boulder. Turn Left on Hwy. 119 (Canyon Boulevard) and follow signs to parking and events.

FROM EASTBOUND I-70: Take Exit 244 (Route 6) to Hwy. 119 and turn Left (North). Follow that through Blackhawk/Central City, down past Rollinsville and on into Nederland. Follow signs to parking and events.
Parking and Transportation

Nederland is a small town, please visit our parking and transportation page for more details. If you are driving be sure to follow parking signs and guides and stay out of residential areas.

Frozen Dead Guy Days is a very crowded, loud and chaotic festival. Please leave your dog at home. If you must bring your pooch remember:

Dogs are NOT ALLOWED in the tents or tent area.
Dogs must be on leash AT ALL TIMES.
Dogs tied up outside tent areas, shops and restaurants without their owner are considered “at large” and you could be ticketed.
You must pick up after your dog, please some prepared.


Open containers of alcohol are not allowed anywhere within town limits. Open alcohol containers are absolutely not allowed inside the Re-Animate or Brain Freezer tents where alcohol is served.  NO BYOB please.

You must be 21 and show proof of age in order to receive a 21+ wristband and purchase tickets good for beer and specialty drinks in the tents where alcohol is served. Beer tickets will be sold outside the tent areas, servers will not take cash for beer.

You may be asked by Festival Security or by local police to dump or dispose of alcohol when it is being consumed in public areas, INCLUDING streets and neighborhoods.

It may be sunny and 60 degrees or windy and 30 degrees and it may be both in the same day. Please come prepared for the worst albeit hoping for the best.  Wear comfortable, weatherproof shoes and a genuine smile whenever possible.

Oops I forgot it!  or I need more of it!

There is an Ace Hardware store located off 119 if you find yourself in need of anything as well as the B&F Grocery store.  ATM’s are at several locations around town as well as at the tents.



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