16th Annual Magical Ice Fest

Published by St. Joseph Today

Friday 31st of January 2020 - Sunday 2nd of February 2020

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

St. Joseph, MI

2020-01-31 16:00:00 2020-02-02 18:00:00 America/Detroit 16th Annual Magical Ice Fest Join us January 31 - February 2 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 Januray 31 - February 2 for our 16th 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 & Bistro
"Magical Ice Fest" Package - available January 31 through February 2, 2020
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The Inn at Harbor Shores
"Magical Ice Fest" Package - available January 31 through February 2, 2020
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Ice Competitions - Friday & Saturday
Watch carvers magically turn frozen blocks into works of art! Friday evening the Professional Individual Competition will run from 5:00pm-8:00pm along Pleasant Street. On Saturday, the Professional Team Competition will run from 7:30am-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 2020 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 Tru by Hilton - 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 - Saturday 11am-4pm
Located on State Street outside the Welcome Center.

Ice Bowling sponsored by Berrien Community Foundation - Saturday 11am-4pm
Located on State Street outside the Welcome Center.

Tic-Tac-Toe sponsored by SWMI Brew Tours - Saturday 11am-4pm
Located on State Street outside the Welcome Center.

Magical Ice Throne sponsored by Nathan Thomas Orthodontics
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 and Pleasant)
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    The INN Badge Logo PMS 2189   Southwest Michigan Regional Chamber

    Beaudoin Logo   honor logo 3x4 color w tagline     CookPlant stacked 2color


Interactive Sponsors

Livery Logo    SWMI Brew Tours   NathanThomasLogo BlackBkgrndMed

Shadowland LOGO CMYK  BCF Logo Blue    


SnowBiz Sponsors

Y Country ColorLogo   98.3 the Coast 12 2012 flat   Beaudoin Logo   Boulevard.Inn   Caffe Tosi 1

Great Lakes Eyecare Logo  HonorLogo   The INN Badge Logo PMS 2189   SchultzRoofing    

SBCarousel new logo    9.13SilverHarborLogoJPEG        SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN logotype blue green      

SHLakeland 4cSouthwest Michigan Regional Chamber      BuckLogo  

 Bud Distributing2  ToyCompany  Whitcomb Logo          

   VaillRubber   WSJM SPORTS 1061 Logo WhiteOutline Shadow


Block Sponsors

Abonmarche   Boulevard.Inn   Caffe Tosi 1  candlestick maker  CookPlant stacked 2color    

DK   GM Variety    holt bosse large  JimmyJohnsMedallion   KilwinsSign  

The INN Badge Logo PMS 2189    Pier1000Marina     SilverBeachPizza    southbendinternationallogo

   Tom Judy Gawlik  WanderlustLogo FULL Color  WPW FINALlogo 


Sustaining Sponsors

Grins of St. Joseph

HarborTown Interiors

Perennial Accents

Wanderlust Outfitters


Heritage Museum and Cultrual Center