Deep Creek Dunk Quick Guide

Deep Creek Dunk weekend is fast approaching! I’ll give you all the info you need to thoroughly enjoy this favorite winter event. The 2020 date for the dunk is Saturday, February 22.

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About the Deep Creek Dunk

The MSP/NRP Deep Creek Dunk started in 1998.¬†Dunkers plunge into Deep Creek Lake’s frigid water to benefit the athletes of Special Olympics Maryland (SOMD). Individuals and teams raise money to benefit this worthy cause. Prizes are awarded for the most money raised as well as for the wild costumes that help to make the event so much fun!

Goosebumps, Grapes & Growlers

The 2020 Deep Creek Dunk festivities kick-off Friday, February 21 at the Honi-Honi Bar. This wine and beer tasting is held in the heated tent on the deck. A $20 donation benefits Maryland Special Olympics.

The main event

On Saturday, February 22, head to the Honi-Honi Bar for the main event. Dunking starts at 2PM, but there is plenty of fun before that. Music, crazy costumes and general revelry rule the day!

the official after party

The Black Bear Tavern & Restaurant hosts the official Deep Creek Dunk after party. A $5 cover charge at the door will be donated to the event to benefit SOMD. 

Don’t Miss out!

Come out for a fun time that supports a truly great cause! The Deep Creek Dunk is an area tradition that you don’t want to miss!

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