2013 Hamilton Ice FestJanuary 12, 2013 at 12:48 PM | Posted in Uncategorized | 3 Comments
Tags: Business, Cincinnati, Competition, Friday, Hamilton, Ice sculpture, Ohio, Sculpture, Visual Art
The winter season is approaching quickly and that can only mean one thing…the return of IceFest in Hamilton, Ohio! IceFest, whisks visitors away to a winter wonderland filled with ice sculptures, ice carving competitions, yummy hot chocolate and family-fun activities. The Hamilton-based organization, City of Sculpture, leads the way in the planning of the event.
An estimated 200 blocks and 40 tons of ice are needed for the event; then locally and nationally-based carvers will chisel and create to bring the works of art to life.
The event will kick off with its signature “Fire & Ice” gala, which will be held at the Courtyard by Marriott Hamilton, the host hotel of IceFest.
Hamilton’s IceFest is presented by the City of Sculpture. View ice sculptures great and small under the lights on Friday evening. See ice carving competitions, demonstrations and more. IceFest creates an exciting atmosphere and provides a schedule of activities for everyone including spectacular ice sculptures created by Olympic, International and local carvers.
IceFest, which will be on January 18 & 19, 2013, is a free and fun family-oriented winter celebration that attracts visitors young and old while also highlighting the many sculptures located in Hamilton, Ohio, also known as City of Sculpture. Located on High Street, beginning at the Government Services Center and ending just across the High-Main Street Bridge. Hundreds of ice sculptures and 40 tons of ice will be on display.
LOCATION: Hamilton, Ohio
WHEN: January 18 & 19, 2013
PHONE: (513) 895-3934
DIRECTIONS: Off I-75 between Dayton and Cincinnati. Take I-75 to Exit 24, which is State Route 129. At the end of the highway, continue straight onto High Street approximately 10 blocks.
Come join us and see ice carving competitions, ice sculptures of your favorite landmarks, many activities for all ages!