Meltdown
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!

baby yoda made from ice at the meltdown winter ice festival

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.

Stephanie Harrison Photography Show

Enjoy memories of past Meltdowns during this photography exhibition by Stephanie Harrison.

As our official photographer, Stephanie has documented the Meltdown since the beginning. You can enjoy her best work during this art exhibition in the Grand Hall of the Depot Building. 

Location
Depot Building
900 North E Street
Richmond, IN 47374

Dates

  • Wednesday 8 am – 5 pm
  • Thursday 8 am – 5 pm
  • Friday 8 am – 6 pm
  •  Saturday 10 am – 2 pm

Meltdown Events

January 2022
Jan 27
January 27, 2022
Magical Snowflakes Scavenger Hunt
Jan 28
January 28, 2022
Movie Snack Handout
Jan 28
January 28, 2022
Cookies and Cocoa & Stephanie Harrison Photography Show
Jan 28
January 28, 2022
Friday Open Carving
Jan 29
January 29, 2022
Hayes Hikes & Hot Chocolate
Jan 29
January 29, 2022
Hot Cocoa & Face Painting
Jan 29
January 29, 2022
Meltdown Throwdown
richmond rising

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!

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