The Meltdown Winter Ice Festival
The Meltdown Winter Ice Festival is an exciting weekend event in Richmond, Indiana focused on a thrilling tour of custom ice sculptures, impressive ice fights, lively winter activities for all ages, and so much more!Jan 24 - 29, 2017
WHO: Everyone is invited to attend!
WHERE: Location will be revealed the week of the event to a team leader or group captain you select for your table.
WHY: Twilight in White is a fundraiser for the Meltdown Winter Ice Festival that takes place in January each year.
WHAT: Imagine the dinner table and the guests, both dressed in elegant white, enjoying a meal for the ages under the fading summer sun. Twilight in White is a flash feast, a spur-of-the-moment dinner in the refreshing, open air. Diners purchase tickets in advance without knowing the exact location, adding mystery and intrigue to this one-of-a-kind celebration. Enjoy an upscale atmosphere, live original music, and a live demonstration of world-class ice carving. Ullery’s Ice Cream and Fetcher’s Panache will be on site with desserts for sale and Roscoe’s will be there providing beverages of all sorts! Fellowship, FUNdraising, and Food make Twilight in White the most fun you’ll have at dinner all summer long!
Wayne Bank & Trust will have their Selfie Booth on location to add to the fun!
West End Bank is Sponsoring the following Contest Categories:
Prizes will be awarded for:
Best Dressed Male
Best Dressed Female
Best Tablescape (Table design / decoration)
Largest Group Assembled
Prizes are sponsored by the Wayne County Convention & Tourism Bureau
- Location will be announced the day of event – Richmond, IN 47374 - View Map
Check Out The Ice Fights!
Download the Richmond Meltdown app for all the latest updates
Enter the Meltdown Giveaway for a Champagne ¼ Carat Diamond Solitaire Pendant (retailed value $595)
We’re giving away a Champagne ¼ Carat Diamond Solitaire Pendant (retailed value $595) from Davis Jewelry!
- Must be 18 or older to win.
- Must show a driver’s license, passport, or some other picture ID to claim.
- Must fill out ticket on site at the Ice Fights. Table open Friday night (7:15 pm – until Ice Fights are over) and Saturday night (7:15 pm – until Round 1 is over).
- Must legibly write first and last name on ticket (if unreadable, we will have to draw a new name), and zip code.
- Must be present to win. If winner does not claim prize within 5 minutes of name drawing, a new name will be drawn.
- Winners will be drawn between Round 1 and 2 of the Ice Fights on Saturday Night. If the Winner does not claim the prize, another ticket will be drawn between Round 2 and 3 of the Ice Fights.
New for 2016: Vote on a Community Sculpture!
Vote for your favorite vision created by the carvers in order to help bring it to life during the 2016 Meltdown Winter Ice Festival! The proceeds from the “Community Funded Sculpture” goes directly towards the expenses for the festival.
Click here to vote on the Go Fund Me page (please scroll to the bottom of the page).
Be sure to write in the note what sculpture you want your votes to go towards! Thank you for helping to make this community event possible!
Click on any of the photos below to enlarge. Check out some of the work these guys do!
There are tons of interactive ways for people of all ages to get involved this winter, including kids activities, ice events, fun, food, games, and more!
The Meltdown Winter Ice Festival night life is booming with fun and exciting events such as ice fights, family oriented fun, and opportunities for the 21 and over crowd.
Throughout the day, Meltdown is home to some extremely unique and engaging activities for different age ranges. From Ice Ping Pong, to the Ice Sculpture Tour; from The Frozen Fun Run to the Chili Crawl, this festival is bound to keep you entertained for the weekend!