15th Annual Magical Ice Fest

Published by St. Joseph Today

Friday 1st of February 2019 - Sunday 3rd of February 2019

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

St. Joseph, MI

2019-02-01 16:00:00 2019-02-03 18:00:00 America/Detroit 15th Annual Magical Ice Fest Join us February 1-3 for frosty fun all weekend long! Book your stay today stjoetoday.com/sleep. St. Joseph, MI St. Joseph Today

Join us in downtown St. Joseph February 1-3 for our 15th 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.


The Boulevard Inn
"15th Annual Magical Ice Festival" Package
Valid February 1-3, 2019

- Overnight accommodations in a spacious suite
- $50 dinner credit for the Bistro on the Boulevard
- A bottle of Pinot Grigio or Pinot Noir wine to enjoy in your suite
- Two keepsake mugs filled with Kilwins confections
- Admission to the Fire & Ice Party (held at Shadowland on FRIDAY only)
- Bistro Breakfast Buffet for two
- Two Mimosas or Bloody Mary's served in the Bistro
- Late check-out of 2:00pm

City View Suite - $239 + tax
Park View Suite - $269 + tax
Standard Two Bedroom Suite + tax
Upgrade to Jacuzzi Suite - $349 + tax
Deluxe 2 Bedroom or Family Suite - $359 + tax

Add a second night to your stay for just $109 + tax


The Inn at Harbor Shores
"Magical Ice Fest Package"
Valid February 1-3, 2019

- A Harbor View Guest Room
- $30 Credit to Plank's Tavern
- $10 Credit to Rise & Vine
- 20% off Spa Services at The Spa at Harbor Shores
- Transportation to the Ice Fest


Magical Ice-Bock - The Official Beer of Ice Fest
The official beer of the 15th Annual Magical Ice Fest is at The Livery! It's a smooth and flavorful German Eisbock with intense notes of caramel accentuated by notes of pecan and vanilla. Cheers!


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 sponsored by Shadowland on Silver Beach
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: Aloha Chicago at 9:15pm and 10:30pm

Ice Fest 2019 5K Chocolate Walk/Run presented by 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 the 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 10am-4pm
Located on State Street outside the Welcome Center.

Ice Bowling sponsored by the Berrien Community Foundation - Saturday 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.

Magic Tour - 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.

11:30am - Maud Preston Palenske Memorial Library
1:00pm - Downtown (Corner of State & Pleasant Street)
2:30pm - Curious Kids' Museum
4:00pm - Shadowland on Silver Beach

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 Shadowland on Silver Beach ballroom at 1:30pm and 3pm on Saturday. Aloha!

Special thank you to our sponsors for their continued support and enthusiasm for this event. This event would not be possible without them!


Silver Beach Pizza Logo    


Interactive Sponsors

Livery Logo    BCF Logo Blue


SnowBiz Sponsors

Y Country ColorLogo    98.3 the Coast 12 2012 flat    Beaudoin Logo  Boulevard.Inn  

Caffe Tosi 1      Cornerstone Chamber of Commerce     GreatLakesEyeCare

HonorLogo    The INN Badge Logo PMS 2189      Pier1000Marina    PowerInMotion

SchultzRoofing      SBCarousel new logo     southbendinternationallogo     

Whitcomb Logo      VaillRubber      News Talk 949 WSJM BLOCK Logo 2016 Soundcloud


Block Sponsors

Abonmarche    Brookview  BuckLogo  Caffe Tosi 1  CookPlant stacked 2color    DK Boutique

EDGEWATERBANKLOGO color    Edgewater Resources    GliksLogo   GM Variety    

holt bosse large  HGI C    John DeVries Agency        

3 Kilwins Choc Fudge IC logo 0     Silver Harbor Logo     SWMTC Color Logo 2        

Bud Distributing2   SH Lakeland cmyk                

WaterfrontFrame.LOGO.color resized     WPW      Tom Judy Gawlik


Sustaining Sponsors

 John DeVries Agency
Grins of St. Joseph
JLN Creative Art Studio
Pier 1000 Marina
The Whitcomb
Waterfront Framing and Fine Art