Meltdown Winter Ice Festival

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

The MELTDOWN THROWDOWN will be January 27 & 28, 2017 at Elstro Plaza!

 

The Meltdown Winter Ice Festival is back!  This HUGE, locally-loved event in Richmond, IN features activities for all ages throughout the entire week.  Experience all the fun, including coloring & photography contests, scavenger hunts & frozen fairy trails, warming stations & winter-themed crafts, and Chili for Charity!  The week-long festival culminates at Elstro Plaza with some amazing live events that draw thousands of people.  Come and enjoy the pub crawl, the food vendors and merchandise, and world-class ice carvers creating beautifully sculpted works of art!  Don’t miss the Stage One Youth Theatre performing live on stage.  And come experience the ultimate finale of the head-to-head ice carving competition, The Meltdown Throwdown!, complete with chainsaws, lights, music, pyrotechnics, and more!”

Watch this video from a previous year to get fired up!


 

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FAMILY FUN
FAMILY FUN

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!

NIGHT LIFE
NIGHT LIFE

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.

DAYTIME FESTIVITIES
DAYTIME FESTIVITIES

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!