Winter Ice Festival

January 25-29, 2022

Ice Sculpture Festival

The Meltdown Winter Ice Festival

The Meltdown Winter Ice Festival is your chance to enjoy a wintery weekend in Richmond, Indiana.

Professional ice carvers and artists transform over 20,000 pounds of ice into amazing ice sculptures throughout Richmond’s city center.

This free festival has activities for all ages!

Meltdown Throwdown

Watch as two teams of skilled ice carvers battle it out on stage and create sculptures right before your eyes!

These professional competitors with years of experience will transform literal tons of ice into an artistic masterpiece.

You don’t want miss this event and your chance to cheer on our artists!

Meltdown Events

January 2022
Jan 25
January 25, 2022
Meet a Carver
Jan 26
January 26, 2022
Chili for Charity
Jan 27
January 27, 2022
Magical Snowflakes on Main
Jan 28
January 28, 2022
Bales Fox Fire Performance
Jan 28
January 28, 2022
Outdoor Movie at the Meltdown
Jan 29
January 29, 2022
Hayes Hikes & Hot Chocolate
Jan 29
January 29, 2022
Meltdown Throwdown

Support the Meltdown

The Meltdown Winter Ice Festival wouldn’t exist without the support of the Richmond and Wayne County Community.

We are funded 100% by donation and grants from local businesses, foundations, and people like you.

Do your part to help the Meltdown and make a donation today!