Schedule of 2019 Festival

2020 Ice Art Fest Schedule Coming Soon!

Please take a look at 2019 schedule of event for a glimpse of the types of activities to look forward to this February.

2019 Carlisle Ice Art Fest Events

Friday, February 8, 2019 4 PM – 9 PM

  • 4 PM – Ribbon Cutting – The Square beside the old Courthouse
  • 4 PM – 10 PM – Ice Sculptures available for viewing
  • 4 PM – 5 PM – Talk Coffee with Emilio Garcia, multigenerational Honduran coffee farmer and owner of Lenca Coffee – Earth Artisan & Outfitter 37 West Chapel Ave
  • 4 PM -7 PM Free Hot Cocoa & $10/10minute Chair Massages by Therapia Massage – Tutto Bambino 14 W Louther St.
  • 4 PM – 9 PM – Food Vendors Open – North  and South Court House Ave
  • 4 PM – 9 PM – Digital Scavenger Hunt
  • 4 PM – 9 PM – Penguin Craft – Carlisle Area Family Life Center 155 N. Hanover Street
  • 4 PM – 9 PM – Ice Art Fest Mug Painting Event- Create-A-Palooza 11 E High Street ($5-$10)
  • 4 PM – 10 PM – Ice Bar Opened – 1794 The Whiskey Rebellion 10 S Hanover Street
  • 4:30 PM – 9 PM – Wagon Rides ($3 Children 4-12; $5 – 13 and over) Carriage Rides– ($25 Private Rides) -S Courthouse Ave
  • 4:30 PM – 9 PM Drunken Smithy Blacksmith Demonstrations (Free) – CCHS Pocket Park
  • 4:30 PM – 9 PM DJ Music on the Square (Free)
  • 6 PM – 8 PM Quilting Demonstrations and ‘Snowing of the Quilt’ quilt show (Free) – Fabric Center 41 W Pomfret Street
  • 7:30 PM Shoplifters – Japanese Movie with English Subtitles (Adults $8  |  Seniors $7) – Carlisle Theatre 44 W High St.

Saturday, February 9, 2019 9 AM – 9 PM

  • 9 AM – 10 PM Ice Sculptures available for viewing
  • 9 AM – 9 PM  Digital Scavenger Hunt
  • 9 AM – 3 PM Penguin Craft – Carlisle Area Family Life Center 155 N. Hanover Street
  • 10 AM Live Ice Sculpture Carving – Dickinson Ave
  • 10 AM – 5 PM Snowing of the Quilts – Fabric Center 41 W Pomfret Street
  • 10 AM – 9 PM Food Vendors Open – North and South Court House Ave
  • 10 AM – 6 PM Drunken Smithy Blacksmith Demonstrations – CCHS Pocket Park
  • 11 AM – 2 PM Book Signing with local author Pat La Marche and artist Arlyn Pettingel – History on High 33 W High St
  • 11 AM – 2:45 PM Snow Sisters Meet & Greet ($5)  – The Carlisle Vault  1 N Hanover St
  • 11 AM – 3 PM Matthew Dodd Songs and Stories for the Ice Fest (Free) –   G.B. Stuart History Workshop 29 W High St
  • 11 AM – 3 PM  N and R Photos Instant Ice Fest Memories ($5) – No Common Scents 15 N Hanover St
  • 11 AM -4 PM – Cookie Decorating Workshop (Free) – Tutto Bambino 14 W Louther St.
  • 11 AM – 6 PM – Glass Blowing Workshops ($35) – 35 North Hanover St
  • 11 AM – 9 PM Wagon Rides ($3 Children 4-12 | $5 – 13 and over) Carriage Rides– ($25 Private Rides) -S Courthouse Ave
  • 11 AM – 10 PM – Ice Bar Opened – 1794 The Whiskey Rebellion
  • 11:30 AM – 3:30 PM – Penguin Toss ($1) – Create-A-Palooza
  • 12:30 PM – Snow Sisters Sing-Along (Free) – The Old Courthouse Steps (Free)
  • 1 PM – 4 PM Cornhole Tournament and Open House with Prizes -Simply Well 28 S Pitt Street
  • 1 PM – 3 PM Talk Peace Discussion with Amani Festival –  Earth Artisan & Outfitter 37 West Chapel Ave
  • 2 PM – Live Ice Sculpture Carving (Free) – Dickinson Ave
  • 3 PM – 5 PM – PNC Bank Chili Cook-Off and Beer Fest ($5-$10) – Health and Human Resources Parking Lot
  • 3 PM – 5 PM Musical artist Shine Delphi – (Free) No Common Scents 15 N Hanover St
  • 7:30 PM Shoplifters – Japanese Movie with English Subtitles (Adults $8  |  Seniors $7) – Carlisle Theatre 44 W High St.
  • 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM – Swing Dance –Beginner Lessons ($6) – Green Door 14 E North St
  • 8:30 PM – 11 PM Open Dancing ($6) – Green Door 14 E North St
  • 8:30 PM – 11:30 PM Jim Kleinklaus Duo (Free) –  Market Cross Pub – 113 N Hanover St

Sunday, February 10, 2019 9 AM – 5 PM

  • 10 AM – 5 PM- Ice Sculptures available for viewing
  • 10 AM – 12 PM – Digital Scavenger Hunt
  • 10 AM – 5 PM – Food Vendors Open – North and South Court House Ave
  • 10 AM – 5 PM – Wagon Rides ($3 Children 4-12; $5 – 13 and over) Carriage Rides– ($25 Private Rides) -S Courthouse Ave
  •  11 AM – 2 PM Talk Peace Discussion with Amani Festival –  Earth Artisan & Outfitter 37 West Chapel Ave
  • 11 AM – 3 PM – Ice Bar Opened – 1794 The Whiskey Rebellion 10 S Hanover St.
  • 11 AM – 5 PM – Drunken Smithy Blacksmith Demonstrations (Free) – CCHS Pocket Park
  • 12:30 PM – Snow Sisters Sing-Along (Free) – The Old Courthouse Steps
  • 12:45 PM – 1:45 PM Snow Sisters Meet & Greet ($5) – The Carlisle Vault  1 N Hanover St.
  • 1:30 PM – Free Movie – Happy Feet Sponsored by M&T Bank – The Carlisle Theatre 44 W High St.
  • 4 PM – Diamond Dig ($20) – Marjorie’s Gems