14th Annual Magical Ice Fest

Join us February 2-4 for frosty fun all weekend long! Book your stay today stjoetoday.com/sleep.

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

St. Joseph, MI

2018-02-02 16:00:00 2018-02-04 18:00:00 America/Detroit 14th Annual Magical Ice Fest Join us February 2-4 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 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.

Hotel Packages

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


Certified 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

5th Annual Ice Fest 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. Trophies will be provided to the overall top female and male as well as medals for the top two age group finishers.

6th Annual ICE WARS! sponsored by the Southwestern Michigan Tourist Council - Saturday 
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
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)
3pm - Silver Beach Carousel

Waikiki Weekend - Saturday & Sunday


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


Presented by

Silver Beach Pizza Logo


Interactive Sponsors

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SnowBiz Sponsors

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Block Sponsors

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Olive Cart    Silver Harbor Logo    WaterfrontFrame.LOGO.color resized    WPW FINALlogo


Sustaining Sponsors

Biggby Coffee

Candlestick Maker

DK Boutique

Fusion Center for Dance

Glo Medical


North Pier Brewing Co.

Olive Cart

Silver Harbor Brewing Co.

Waterfront Framing

White Pine Winery

Zion UCC



Special Thanks to:

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