Looking for a different way to celebrate the New Year?
Start your New Year with a splash at the annual Penguin Plunge! Each year, hundreds of participants start their New Year off with a splash, bounding into the icy Atlantic Ocean to raise money for local charities.
The 2020 Penguin Plunge featured charity will be the The Salvation Army of Carteret County. Risk the chilly waters for a rewarding cause at the Penguin Plunge!
Where does the Penguin Plunge take place?
The Penguin Plunge takes place each year at Alfred B. Cooper Memorial Park in Atlantic Beach, North Carolina.
How do I register for the Penguin Plunge?
Pre-registration for the Penguin Plunge begins online November 1st, but you can also register on site the day of the event.
On-site registration for the Penguin Plunge begins at 10am on Wednesday, January 1st in front of The Crabs Claw Restaurant.
How much does it cost to enter the Penguin Plunge?
The minimum donation for participants 12 and older is $10. For participants under the age of 12, the cost is $5.
Penguin Plunge t-shirts and hooded sweatshirts can also be purchased:
2020 Penguin Plunge T-Shirt: $20 donation
2020 Penguin Plunge Hooded Sweatshirt: $35 donation
For more information on the Penguin Plunge event, visit the official website at www.penguin-plunge.org.