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February 5, 2024
9:00 AM
Mendota Heights, MN 55118
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Frozen Fun Fest Medallion Hunt

Monday, February 5, 2024

Get excited! The annual Frozen Fun Fest Medallion Hunt is back for its third year and starting Monday, Feb. 5. Clues will be posted each day at 9 a.m. and the hunt will continue through Feb. 13, or until the medallion is found. The lucky winner will receive this awesome Minnesota-themed gift basket...and bragging rights of course.

To check out the rules and to get notified when clues are posted, RSVP on the event page:

For more Frozen Fun Fest events and activities, visit


In this event, you can find clues posted daily at 9 a.m. starting Feb. 5. Clues will continue until the medallion is found, or through Feb. 13 when location will be revealed at 9 a.m. Medallion Hunt winner receives a Minnesota-themed gift basket!

The medallion has been found!

We want to thank you all for participating in the 2024 Mendota Heights Frozen Fun Fest Medallion Hunt. As we know everyone is curious, the medallion this year was hidden at Kensington Park, specifically, secured on the soccer fencing on the second pole in. 

More information about the medallion hunt can be found on the Mendota Heights Parks and Recreation Facebook page.

Medallion Hunt Rules


Daily clues will be posted at 9a.m. starting February 5, 2024 on Mendota Heights Parks and Recreation’s Facebook page and the City’s website at


  • The Mendota Heights Frozen Fun Fest Medallion is hidden in one of the following Mendota Heights City-owned public parks: 
    1. Civic Center Park
    2. Copperfield Ponds
    3. Friendly Hills Park
    4. Hagstrom-King Park
    5. Ivy Hills Park
    6. Kensington Park
    7. Market Square Park
    8. Marie Park
    9. Mendakota Park
    10. Rogers Lake Park
    11. Valley Park
    12. Valley View Heights Park
    13. Victoria Highlands Park
    14. Wentworth Park
  • The medallion is not hidden in the following areas; do not search at the following:
    1. Any natural, unmanicured areas
    2. Mendota Heights Par 3 Community Golf Course
    3. Ohéyawahe/Historic Pilot Knob Preservation
    4. The off-leash Dog Park on Acacia Boulevard
    5. The Sibley Athletic Complex
    6. Any City buildings/building properties including Public Works, the Fire Department, and City Hall/Police Department. 
    7. Near any body of water or embankment
    8. At a height where climbing might be involved, such as in a tree or on top of recreation equipment, light posts, etc. 
    9. More than five feet off any trail or within any natural areas (forestland, prairie, tall vegetation, etc.)
    10. Under the ground/soil
  • Please preserve the City’s park amenities and natural resources while searching. 
    1. The City is working hard to restore its natural areas and rid them of invasive species. Help to prevent the spread of Invasive Species while searching by:
      • Before leaving home, check your clothing and gear to make sure you don’t have mud, seeds, or other debris on your boots, clothing, shovel/tools, or other gear. If you are bringing a pet, check their fur as well.
      • While searching, avoid leaving the trail, muddy areas, or tall vegetation. If moving from one park or natural area to another, clean all clothing, footwear, and tools before moving on to the next park or area. Do not dig into the soil.
      • Before going home, check yourself and pets for seeds, soil, or other debris. Clean and brush off all clothing gear, and pets.
      • For more information on how you can prevent the spread of invasive species, please visit:


  1. Stick to maintained park and trail areas.
  2. The medallion is not located under any surface that requires picking at or destroying, such as ice rink skating surfaces. 
  3. The medallion is not located in any park buildings, such as warming houses.
  4. While careful snow shoveling is allowed, do not disturb habitat or wildlife. 
  • Searchers must not damage public property or otherwise violate laws or ordinances. Do not disassemble items such as irrigation heads, light fixtures, and other equipment; the medallion is not hidden in these items. The use of tobacco or electronic cigarettes is not permitted in City parks; dogs must be kept on leashes of six feet or less per City Code, and pet waste must be picked up.   
  • Searchers must adhere to City park hours: parks are open daily 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • City of Mendota Heights employees or family members of said employees are not eligible to win. Family members are defined as parents, children, or siblings.
  • Discovery of the medallion must be reported immediately by calling 952-495-7909.
  • Searchers assume all risk for personal injury.
  • The winner may be asked to sign a photo release form for publicity or promotional purposes. 
  • If the medallion is not found by February 13 at 9 a.m. the hunt will terminate.


If the medallion is found, staff will announce the medallion hunt has ended by posting on the City’s website and on the Mendota Heights Parks and Recreation Facebook Page upon verification of the medallion being found.


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