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11th Annual Magical Ice Fest


Join us in downtown St. Joseph February 6-8 for our 11th Annual Ice Carving Festival!

We've got frosty fun planned all weekend long, book your stay today

Ice Competitions - All Weekend
Professional Ice Carving Competitions on Friday evening and on Saturday from 8am-4pm. Friday's Individual Competition will begin at 5:30-7:30pm all along State St - watch the carvers magically turn frozen blocks into works of art!

Fire & Ice Kickoff Display - Friday at 8 p.m.
Join us at the official kickoff to our 11th Annual Magical Ice Fest weekend. Guests will view a breathtaking display of fire and ice. Location will be at State and Pleasant Streets.

Block Party presented by Bud Distributing - Friday Night
Details TBA

Fire & Ice Reception - Friday Night
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First Annual 5K Race - Saturday
Presented by the Sunset Coast Striders
Details TBA

Third Annual ICE WARS! - Saturday
Watch pro carvers duel it out in 15 minute bouts of ice-carving chaos! Details TBA

Snow Biz Scavenger Hunt - All Weekend
Hunt all of our logo sculptures in and around downtown and be entered to win a prize! Stop in the Welcome Center to get a copy of the scavenger hunt form and learn the fun details. The hunt is available Friday - Sunday of the Ice Festival.

Magical Fun - Saturday
Join local magician John Dudley as he visits several downtown attractions and performs a variety of magic. He is sure to be entertaining for all ages. 
Magical Schedule TBA

Waikiki Weekend - Saturday and Sunday
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This event would not be possible without our sponsors. Thank you for the continued support and enthusiasm for this event.