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Burlington Ice Festival
December 15, 2018
December 16, 2018
December 6, 2018
Wehmhoff Square Park
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355 N. Pine Street, Burlington, WI, 53105, United States
Burlington Ice Festival

The Burlington Ice Festival offers art, fun, and plenty of ice Saturday, December 8th, 2018! Admire at least 15 ice sculptures carved on-site before your very eyes.

Each sculpture is carved from a 300-pound block of ice that has been frozen in a special process to ensure that the blocks are crystal clear. Live sculpture carving, a favorite viewing attraction, showcases ice carvers using hand tools transforming massive blocks of ice into an array of giant masterpieces. Ice carving begins around 10am Saturday, with judging for prizes around 4:30pm. That gives you much of the day to watch them construct these masterpieces, and you can continue to admire them until – well – Mother Nature says you can’t! When you’re not viewing the artists in action, take a ride in a horse-drawn wagon, see a reindeer, or visit Santa Claus! There’s no cost to attend.

Burlington Ice Festival wagon rideWhile in Burlington, check out the Spinning Top & Yo-Yo Museum, the Burlington Farmers’ Market, the Burlington Historical Museum, the Malt House Theatre & the Haylofters, the Chocolate Experience Museum, or grab a burger at the legendary Fred’s, right on the downtown corner.

Burlington Ice Festival Address:

355 N. Pine Street
Burlington, WI 53105
(262) 342-1161

Burlington Ice Festival carving

Burlington Ice Festival Schedule of Events:

Saturday, December 15

• Ice carving competition: 10 am – 4 pm (Judge at 4 pm)
• Horse and wagon rides: 11 am – 3 pm
• Reindeer in the park: 11 am – 2 pm
• Cookie walk downtown: 12 pm – 4 pm
• Bonfires in the park & s’mores: 12 pm – 4 pm
• Carolers: 12 pm – 4 pm
• Santa in the Chalet: 2 pm – 4 pm
• Crafts for kids at the Library
• Carvings lit up at night!

Sunday, December 16

• State carving competition awards: 10:30 am
• Horse and wagon rides: 11 am – 2 pm
• Santa in the Chalet: 2 pm – 4 pm
• Hug a Husky at Mercantile Hall: 12:00 – 1:30 pm
• Bloody Marys & mimosas at Bubba’s Brickyard
• Carvings lit up at night!

Be sure to check out the Burlington Cookie Walk on Saturday, running at the same time!

Burlington Cookie Walk with Burlington Ice Festival

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