Plymouth Ice Festival

Jan. 10-12, 2014
P1200045.JPGThe 2014 Plymouth Ice Festival will be a presentation of fantastic ice sculptures! You will see some ice sculptures that are over 10 feet tall and see the carvers creating highly detailed pieces of art throughout the event. There will also be plenty of other activities going on, including the speed ice carving competition, college ice carving teams from local culinary schools, an art exhibit, the Plymouth Historical  Museum.
 
Events & Activities:
Opening ceremony and ribbon cutting-Friday 7:00pm
Please join us as we officially open the 2014 Plymouth Ice Festival.  State representative Kurt Heise along with City of Plymouth commission members will be in attendance to help cut the ribbon on the 2014 event.
 
 Ice Sculptures:
Available to be viewed all day and night during the festival.
 
Genisys Credit Union College Carving Competitions
Watch live carving by talented college student participants asP1240304.JPG they compete to win a place on the podium in their sculpture category. 
Saturday, January 11th - College Individual Carving Competition
Sunday, January 12th - College Team Carving Competition

 
Chainsaw Speed Ice Carving Competition
One of the highlights of the Ice festival is 7:00 Saturday night when you get to watch master carves wheel chainsaws to square off against each other to carve amazing ice sculptures within 15 minutes.
 
Interactive Ice Sculptures
There are a number of opportunities to take a “selfie” with some remarkable and unique ice sculptures, like the Ice Throne!

P1230241.JPGFire and Ice Towers
the spectacular Ice Towers are lit at approximately 7:30pm each evening and will burn for approximately 2 hours.

Blue Care Network of Michigan Sports Family Fun Zone presented by Sun and Snow Sports
Opportunity for young kids to try cross-country skiing on a track set up in Kellogg Park!
 
MVP Game Party Trailer on Penniman
Check out the newest and coolest video games in an enclosed (and WARM!) custom trailer with four 50" screens!  
 
Plymouth Community Arts Council Art Show
The Arts Council will have exhibit by outstanding local artists in Westchester Square on Forest Avenue from 1-4 on Saturday afternoon.
 
Penn Theatre: FrozenFrozen_movie_poster_202x300.jpg
Friday, January 10 at 7:00pm
Saturday, January 11 at 4:30 and 7:00pm
Sunday, January 12 at 4:30 and 7:00pm
All seats $3.00 
 
Shopping and Dining in Plymouth
Plymouth is known for their great dining establishments, bars and shops. When visiting Plymouth it is just a great time check out the stores, boutiques, candy shops and then dine in one of our many restaurants.  Along the way there will be many ice sculptures to see, plus larger carvings on Forest Avenue.
 
IMG_1783.JPGPlymouth Historical Museum-2 for 1 entry fee
“A Red Ryder Christmas Story” fun-filled exhibit is based on the beloved Christmas movie, A Christmas Story, The Museum is filled with vignettes of scenes from the movie, including the infamous leg lamp and Flick’s tongue getting stuck to the lamp pole. The Museum is a 26,000 square feet housing thousands of exhibits and treasures from the rich history of a city that was founded in 1832.
 Hours:
Friday, Saturday and Sunday 1-4 p.m.
Admission 2 for 1: Adults: $5, Children (6 to 17):$2 
 
DTE Hot Spot & Festival Food Favorites
Festival favorites like elephant ears, popcorn and hot chocolate will be available right next to Kellogg Park with all the carving competitions and many of the ice sculptures. You can also sit down and enjoy the food in the heated DTE Hot Spot warming tent.
 
Radio Disney
Radio Disney Detroit is calling all stuffed animals for a huge party at the Plymouth Ice Festival.  We’ll be there from 12:00pm until 3:00pm on Saturday along with our friends from Children’s Hospital of Michigan – part of the DMC making sure your special friends have a clean bill of health.  It’s the Radio Disney Junior Doc McStuffins Toy Clinic powered by Children’s Hospital of Michigan - a party totally stuffed…with fun!
 
 
Nighttime Entertainment

Party Lot at EG Nick's on Forest Ave. presented by Labatt Blue, Svedka Vodka
For the biggest party in downtown Plymouth, head over to the IMG_0133.JPGEG Nicks Party Lot for cold beer, drink specials and live music.  The front patio you can enjoy a drink the awesome ice bar and enjoy some Svedka Vodka specialties!
Party Lot - Hours of operation:
Friday, 7:00pm to 12:00am*  Live band from 8pm to midnight.
Saturday,  7:00pm to 12:00am*  Live band from 8pm to midnight.
 
Local Entertainment:
The following local bars/restaurants will have musical entertainment
Sean O’Callaghan’s Irish Pub
Friday:  Jeremy Sprague
Saturday:  Fresh Cut Grass Band
Ironwood Grill
Friday: AJ Lite Trio
Saturday: DJ Mike Jones at 10:30 pm
336 Main
Friday: DJ Chris French
Saturday: DJ Donovan
Fiamma Grille
Friday & Saturday: Jazzy Bobby & Vince
Sunday: Brunch-Ted Roberts Trio
Panache:
Fri & Sat: Entertainment
EG Nick’s (see Party Lot above)
Coffee Bean
Friday: Passage to India-8:00
Nico & Vali
Saturday: George Stryker-6:30
Station 885
Fri & Sat: Wally Gibson-7:30
 
Parking
Parking is available in parking lots and in the central parking deck around downtown Plymouth. Most parking will cost $5.
 
Festival Website
 
464.jpg
May 23 - Aug. 29, 2014, 7-9:30 p.m.
Music in the Air
445.jpg
6/18 - 8/20, noon to 1 p.mm.
Children's Concerts
468.jpg
July 11-13, 2014
Art in the Park

The Plymouth Ice Festival is in January.

Ice Fest_1.jpg