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 26 - 31, 2016

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Enter the Meltdown Giveaway for a Champagne ¼ Carat Diamond Solitaire Pendant (retailed value $595)

Meltdown giveaway

We’re giving away a Champagne ¼ Carat Diamond Solitaire Pendant (retailed value $595) from Davis Jewelry!
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New for 2016: Vote on a Community Sculpture!

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!

Photo Gallery

Click on any of the photos below to enlarge. Check out some of the work these guys do!

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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!