14th Annual Magical Ice Fest
Published by St. Joseph Today
Friday 2nd of February 2018 - Sunday 4th of February 2018
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Join us in downtown St. Joseph February 2-4 for our 14th Annual Magical Ice Fest presented by Silver Beach Pizza!
We've got frosty fun planned all weekend long, book your stay today stjoetoday.com/sleep.
Inn at Harbor Shores
"Magical Ice Fest Pakcage"
Valid February 2-4, 2018
- A Harborview guest room
- $30 dining credit to Plank's Tavern
- Two complimentary specialty coffee's from Rise & Vine
- $20 Gift Certificate to The Spa at Harbor Shores
- Transportation to the Ice Fest
The Boulevard Inn
"14th Annual Magical Ice Fest Package"
Valid February 2-4, 2018
-Overnight accommodations in a spacious suite
- $50 dinner credit for the Bistro on the Boulevard
- A bottle of pinot grigio or pinot noir wine
- Two keepsake mugs filled with Kilwin's confections
- A package of six French macarons
- Admission to the Fire & Ice Party (held at Shadowland Ballroom on Friday night)
- Bistro Breakfast Buffet for two
- Two Mimosas or Bloody Marys served in the Bistro
- Late check-out of 2:00pm
Ice Competitions - Friday & Saturday
Watch carvers magically turn frozen blocks into works of art! Friday evening the Professional Individual Competition will run from 5:30-7:30pm along Pleasant Street. On Saturday, the Professional Team Competition will run from 8am-4pm along State Street.
Fire & Ice Tower Display sponsored by Fairfield Inn & Suites - Friday at 7:30pm
Join us at the offical kickoff to our 14th Annual Magical Ice Fest weekend. Guests will view a breathtaking display of fire and ice. Location will be at State and Pleasant Streets.
Fire and Ice Party at Shadowland - Friday from 8pm-Midnight
Cover $10 at the door, ages 18 and up
Cash bar, Tropical Martini Luge
Band: Joshua and Jeremy Sprague
Fire Performers: Aloha Chicago at 9:15pm and 10:30pm
Ice Fest 2018 5K Chocolate Walk/Run presented by the Sunset Coast Striders - Saturday
Join us for the chilliest timed run in St. Joseph. Along with chocolate filled yumminess, the race will be chip timed. Medals will be provided for the top three runners as well as the top walkers in each age group.
ICE WARS! sponsored by the Southwestern Michigan Tourist Council - Saturday from 4:30pm-6pm
Located 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 these carvers go head to head to see who can create 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. Joseph Today gift certificate (good at more than 40 locations)! Stop in the Welcome Center to get a copy of the scavenger hunt form and learn the fun details.
Frozen Fish Toss sponsored by The Livery Microbrewery - Saturday from 10am-4pm
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.
Magical Fun - Saturday
Join local magician John Dudley as he visits several downtown locations and performs a variety of magic. He is sure to be entertaining for all ages.
Magic Tour Schedule:
Noon - Maud Presenton Palenske Memorial Library
1:30pm - Downtown St. Joe (Corner of State and Pleasant)
4pm - Shadowland Ballroom
Waikiki Weekend - Saturday & 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 ballroom at 2pm and 3pm on Saturday. Aloha!
Aloha Moana! 4-8:30pm at the Carousel. Enjoy this family fun night with $1 carousel rides plus FREE (ages 3-13) hourly drawings for MOANA and MAUI keychains! A great way to kick off the Waikiki Weekend!
FREE Samples in the Welcome Center - Friday and Saturday
Stop by the Welcome Center, located at 301 State Street, for free hot chocolate from the Inn at Harbor Shores from 5-7pm on Friday and 12-4pm on Saturday. Also, featuring free Zoup! samples from 12-2pm on Saturday.
2018 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!
Special Thanks to: