These NJ Ice Sculpture Festivals
Mean Frozen Fun For All
Looking for really “cool” things to do in New Jersey this winter? Check out some of these amazing NJ ice sculpture festivals and events! These New Jersey winter festivals and temporary art exhibits feature stunningly beautiful ice sculptures created by talented ice artists that will truly “wow” you. Here’s where to see ice sculptures in New Jersey this winter…
NJ Ice Sculpture Festivals and Events
Ice King’s Holiday In Ice in Tinton Falls
Ice King’s holiday event is great fun for the young and old. You’ll enjoy seeing intricate ice sculptures that tell the story of the Twelve Days of Christmas. The event runs select weekend days through December 30th (see website for schedule). Advanced ticket purchase required. www.icekingholiday.com
On January 18th, the Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton NJ will host a day of ice sculpture demonstrations. Watch as master carvers transform huge blocks of ice into art using power saws, chisels, brawn, and grit. Timed tickets are required.
Frozen In Ice at Skylands Stadium
Frozen in Ice at Skylands Stadium is an incredible month-long ice sculpture extravaganza that features more than 100 tons of ice transformed into breathtaking displays by the amazing ice artists at Sculpted Ice Works. This year’s theme is a Wild West theme! In addition to elaborate ice sculptures, this indoor/outdoor event will feature a 50-foot giant ice slide (as well as a smaller kids’ ice slide), a life-sized ice maze, cocktails and wine (additional charge) in the Ice Saloon, the ice candy store, ice games, hot food and beverages (including s’mores!), and more! Frozen In Ice begins on January 27th 2018 and continues on selected dates through February 25th. www.skylandsstadium.com
Ice Sculptures at the Lambertville New Hope Winter Festival
On January 27th, the Lambertville New Hope Winter Festival will feature live ice carving demonstrations by the artists at Ice Concepts as well as pre-carved ice sculpture installations at various locations throughout Lambertville NJ and New Hope PA. The day’s events also feature a self-guided art & antiques gallery crawl, a winter bird walk, puppet theatre, musical and dance performances, historic walking tours, and more. The ice sculpture display and most other activities of the 2018 Lambertville New Hope Winter Festival are free. www.winterfestival.net
Ice Sculptures at the Fire and Ice Festival in Mount Holly
Also on January 27th, Mount Holly will play host to over a dozen professional ice carvers from up and down the east coast, plus an equal number of professional chili chefs and a wide variety of interesting entertainment for young, old and everyone in between. The ice carvers will transform 300 pound blocks of ice into beautiful crystalline works of art beginning at 10am and continuing until 3pm. The 2018 Fire and Ice Festival in Mount Holly is a free event.
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