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Groundhog Day Prognostication

02 February 2023 7:00 am

Will he see his shadow or won’t he? Will we have 6 more weeks of winter, or is spring right around the corner? Gather in the park in the town square for Woodstock Willie’s Prognostication. Come for all the festivities with our own Groundhog Day polka band. It’s all free but don’t forget your booties ‘cuz it’s cold out there.

The main event for Groundhog Day is the annual prognostication at 7 am, February 2nd.Hundreds will brave the weather and gather on the Woodstock Square to see Woodstock Willie emerge from his tree trunk home. If he sees his shadow, it means there will be 6 more weeks of winter and if he doesn’t see his shadow, it means we will have an early Spring. To wake Woodstock Willie from his winter nap, there will be a Polka band playing in the bandstand on the Square .This is our re-enactment of the Groundhog Day ceremony that as a weatherman, Bill Murray reported on; over and over again. That scene from the movie was filmed right here on the Woodstock Square. This event is free but be sure to wear your booties ‘cuz it’s cold out there!

There is plenty of free parking on the Square plus free public lots off each side of the Square. Click here for a map of available parking.

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Date:
February 2
Time:
7:00 am
Cost:
Free
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