Downtown Easton, MD

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Join us at our inaugural festival to see over 30 unique ice sculptures

Click the links below for more info about the inaugural event coming to Easton, Maryland February 14-16, 2020! 

The festival will feature dozens of ice sculptures spread throughout Easton’s historic district. The Discover Easton Signature Event will kick off with a Friday night Ice Block Party on February 14. The celebration will feature free live music and fire performances, outdoor ice skating, and the unveiling of the weekend’s ice sculptures with a free self-guided tour and light display. A grand ice carving demonstration, sponsored by Preston Automotive Group and Safehouse, LLC, is the featured ice attraction during the Ice Block Party Friday evening. Watch as 3,000 pounds of ice will be carved into a spectacular work of art by the team of carvers from Ice Lab.

The festivities continue all weekend with opportunities to tour the ice sculptures and see additional live carvings on Saturday. Events will include family fun events, outdoor ice skating, Stews & Brews, entertainment, seasonal sales and shopping, restaurant specials, and more. Make brunch reservations for Sunday and join us in Thompson Park for the Ice Breaker event as the ice sculptors end the festival weekend by smashing their ice sculptures! Plan your festival weekend by exploring the information below.

-Featured Events During the Festival-

-Ice Sculpture & Outdoor Schedule-

Highlights from the 2020 Chesapeake Fire & Ice festival. The 2021 Schedule and information will be coming soon. Stay Tuned!

Tour of Ice Sculptures

Fri. (4-9 p.m.) | Sat., Feb. 15 (all day) | Sun. (8 a.m. to noon)

Enjoy a free self-guided tour of the beautifully designed ice sculptures in downtown Easton. Each sculpture is sponsored by a local business or organization and offer great photo opportunities. You”ll also meet some of the the designers and sponsors of the ice sculptures. Grab a festival map from one of our downtown welcome stations so you’ll know exactly where to go and where to be during the Chesapeake Fire & Ice Festival!

Live Sculpture Demonstrations

Friday (4-9 p.m.) & Saturday (10 a.m.-3 p.m.)

The featured attraction of the Friday Night Ice Block Party is the on-site carving of the Grand Ice Sculpture, presented by Preston Automotive Group and Safehouse LLC. On Saturday, artists from Ice Lab return for more live carving demos. You’ll have a chance to see the artists work their magic as the sculptures takes shape from huge blocks of ice. There will be live music, entertainment, and other fun events during the demonstrations both days.

Outdoor Ice Skating

Fri. (4 to 8 p.m.)
Sat. (11 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
Sun. (11 a.m. to 3 p.m.)

Come and enjoy the opportunity to skate outside in Easton during the festival. The synthetic ice rink is sponsored by Anne Arundel Medical Center and is furnished by Fantasy World Entertainment. A $5 donation covers skate rental and rink time, and proceeds help fund future Signature Events organized by Discover Easton. 

Music & Entertainment

Friday & Saturday

Enjoy free outdoor music & entertainment during the festival weekend. Fire artists, light shows, and fire juggling will also be featured both days. A full schedule of performances will be available by the end of January. 

-FIRE & ICE EVENTs Schedule-

Click below to learn more about the events taking place during the festival weekend 

-Ice Sculptures & Self-Guided tour-

A look at the 2020 Chesapeake Fire & Ice festival map. The 2021 Schedule and information will be coming soon.

Ice sculptures are unveiled Friday evening during the Ice Block Party. It's your first chance to see the creative ice designs and watch the live carving demo in Thompson Park from 4:00-8:30 p.m. When the sun sets, each sculpture is illuminated with LED lights and offer great photo-ops for families and couples enjoying Valentine's Day.

The sculptures remain on view Saturday with a few new sculptures added and more live carving demos at the Family Fun Center (10 a.m.) and Thompson park (11 a.m.).

Sunday morning is your last chance to see the sculptures before the Ice Breaker event at noon. As the weather is unpredictable, please note that the ice sculptures will look their best Friday evening and Saturday morning.

A small sample of previous work done by our amazing team of carvers at ice lab

-Festival Sponsors-

We extend our sincere thanks and appreciation to our sponsors and partners, without whom our festival would not be possible. We invite you to visit the organizations that support our wonderful community.

Presenting Sponsors

(Multi-Block Sculpture)

Ice Rink Sponsor

(Multi-Block Sculpture)

Hospitality Sponsor

(Multi-Block Sculpture)

Media Sponsors

Event Partners