What does popular Papa's Pumpkin Patch become in the winter? Well, the Polar Patch of course!

If you're looking for outdoor winter fun that's family friendly, pack up your boots and trek to Papa's Polar Patch of Bismarck. Here you'll find sledding, zip lines, s'mores, snow caves, sleigh rides and more. The Polar Patch will be open December 26-January 5. Check the website for more information. Or follow them on Facebook, where they also post last-minute updates about weather and openings/closings.

Looking for more holiday break and winter activities around North Dakota? Check out the events calendar at NDtourism.com.