Plymouth Ice Festival 2012

As the weather drops a few more degrees, the Plymouth Ice Festival is just around the corner!  Join us in Downtown Plymouth January 20 through 22nd for the largest free ice sculpture display in the USA as well as the destination for wintertime fun!  

Admission to the festival is FREE     –  Festival Website

Ice sculptures available for viewing 24 hours a day – weather permitting

2012 Event Demonstration and Activity Dates and Times:

 

Friday, January 20

3:00 PM: Kellogg Park Arena

Festival opens for the day

Food vendors open and available

Green Hills School Hot Spot Tent opens

Street merchants and product displays open

Major ice sculptures being carved and completed throughout the day

Metro PCS Ice Throne (Times TBD)

3 – 5 PM: McDonald’s Winter Fun Zone presented by Sun and Snow Sports

4 – 8 PM: The Salvation Army is on site to collect clothes for the needy

6:30 – 8 PM: Meet the Plymouth Whalers at Sun and Snow Sports

7:00 PM:  Don Massey Cadillac Main Stage

(Intersection of Penniman and Union Street)

Opening ceremonies

Presentations by board of directors

Cutting of the ice ribbon

Super Grover of Sesame Street Live! makes an appearance

The Shawn Riley Band live in concert immediately following ceremony

8:00 PM: Kellogg Park

Lighting of the MGM Grand Detroit Fire & Ice Torch

9:00 PM: Festival closes for business for the day

Saturday, January 21

10:00 AM

Kellogg Park Area

Festival opens for the day

Food vendors open and available

Green Hills School Hot Spot Tent opens

Street merchants and product displays open

Major ice sculptures being carved and completed throughout the day

Metro PCS Ice Throne (Times TBD)

Forest Avenue Family Area

Businesses open with special sales

Ice carving activities along the street

10 AM – 11:30 PM:  Meet the Plymouth Whalers’ mascot, Shooter the Whale, at Sun and Snow Sports

10 AM – 5 PM:  McDonalds Winter Fun Zone presented by Sun and Snow Sports

10 AM – 5 PM:  The Renewal by Anderson Petting Farm

(near the intersection of Forest Avenue and Ann Arbor Trail)

12:00 PM: Kellogg Park Area

Genisys Credit Union College Individual Carving Competition begins

12 – 3 PM:  Don Massey Cadillac Main Stage

Radio Disney Live! On stage, presented by Michigan Education Trust

12 – 4 PM:  Green Hills Schools Hot Spot

Home Depot “Little Builders” kit construction project

The Salvation Army will collect clothes for the needy

3 – 4 PM:  Kellogg Park Area

Genisys Credit Union College Individual Carving Competition ends

Judging and scoring

4:30 PM: Don Massey Cadillac Main Stage

Genisys Credit Union College Individual Carving Competition Ceremony

7 – 8 PM: Don Massey Cadillac Main Stage

World-Famous Genisys Credit Union Dueling Chainsaws Speed Carving Show

8:00 PM: Kellogg Park Area

Lighting of the MGM Grand Detroit Fire & Ice Torch in Kellogg Park

9:00 PM: Festival closes for the day

Sunday, January 22

10:00 AM: Kellogg Park Area

Festival opens for the day

Food vendors open and available

Green Hills School Hot Spot Tent opens

Street merchants and product displays open

Major ice sculptures being carved and completed throughout the day

Metro PCS Ice Throne (Times TBD)

Forest Avenue Family Area

Businesses open with special sales

Ice carving activities along the street

10 AM – 5 PM:  Mc Donald’s Winter Fun Zone presented by Sun and Snow Sports

10 AM – 5 PM:  The Renewal by Anderson Petting Farm

(near the intersection of Forest Avenue and Ann Arbor Trail)

11:00 AM:  Kellogg Park Area

Genisys Credit Union College Individual Carving Competition begins

Green Hills Schools Hot Spot

12 – 3 PM:  Home Depot “Little Builders” kit construction project

12 – 4 PM: The Salvation Army will collect clothes for needy

3 – 4 PM: Kellogg Park Area

Genisys Credit Union College Individual Carving Competition ends

Judging and scoring

4:30 PM: Don Massey Cadillac Main Stage

Genisys Credit Union College Individual Carving Competition Ceremony

9:00 PM: Festival Closes

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