This year's Polar Bear Plunge will be tinted with purple, thanks to the participation of the Baltimore Ravens caravan, which includes official Ravens cheerleaders and band members, according to a press release.
The Maryland State Police-hosted fundraiser is showing its true color is purple with the involvement of Baltimore Ravens staff at this Saturday's 17th annual Plungefest.
"To celebrate the amazing Baltimore Ravens, a founding sports partner of the Maryland State Police Polar Bear Plunge, this Saturday’s 17th annual Plunge is being turned into the world’s largest and most unique Purple Passion Pep-Party," the release read.
Plungefest planners have arranged for a visit from the Ravens caravan at the Plunge, who will be giving away prizes and purple pom-poms.
There will be a purple Ravens tent on the beach serving as the pep rally's headquarters. Inside, fans can to enter to win a 60-inch color television, and tickets to the Ravens first home game next season, according to the release.
The 17th-annual Plungefest kicks off Saturday afternoon at Sandy Point State Park in Broadneck.
Money raised from the plunge goes to support Special Olympics Maryland.