Ice Competitions- Friday & Saturday
Watch carvers magically turn frozen blocks into works of art! Friday evening the Professional Individual Competition will run from 5:30pm-7:30pm along Pleasant Street. On Saturday, the Professional Team Competition will run from 8am-4pm along State Street.
Fire & Ice Tower- Friday at 7:30pm
Join us at the official kickoff to our 15th Annual Magical Ice Fest weekend. Guests will view a breathtaking display of fire and ice. Location will be at State and Pleasant Streets.
Fire & Ice Party at Shadowland- Friday from 8pm-midnight
Cover $10 at the door, ages 18 and up
Cash bar, Tropical Martini Luge
Live Entertainment: 27 Productions
Fire Performers: TBA
ICE WARS! Sponsored by the Southwestern Michigan Tourist Council- Saturday fron 4:30pm-6pm
Locared at State and Pleasant Streets, watch pro carvers duel it out in 15 minute bouts of ice-carving chaos! The crowd is the judge for this event as the carvers go head to head to see who can creat the best sculpture the fastest.
SnowBiz Scavenger Hunt-All Weekend
Hunt all of our logo sculptures in and around downtown and be entered to win a St. Josph Today gift certificate (good at more than 40 locations)! Stop in the Welcome Center to get a copy of the scavenger hung form and learn the fun details.
Frozen Fish Toss sponsored by the Livery Microbrewery-Saturday TBA
Located on State Street outside the Welcome Center.
Magical Ice Throne
Take a magical photo on the throne of ice located on the corner of Pleasant and State Streets.
Join local magician John Dudley as he visits serveral downtown locations and performs a variety of magic. He is sure to be entertaining for all ages.
Locations & Times - TBA
Waikiki Weekend-Satureday & Sunday
Hang Ten at Silver Beach Center during the Ice Fest. The Silver Beach Carousel will be turned into a tropical paradise with island fun for the whole family all weekend long. Plus enjoy Hawaiian Luau Performances in the Shadowland on Silver Beach ballroom at 2pm and 3pm on Saturday. Aloha!
2019 Ice Fest Sponsors
Special thank you to our sponsors for their continued support and enthusiam for this event. This event would not be possible without them!