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.

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

Meltdown Coloring Contest

Calling all artists! Think you have what it takes to be this year’s Meltdown coloring contest winner?

Give it a go!

Download the coloring sheet and turn it in to the Richmond Parks Dept. or post your artwork on social media to be entered into the contest.

Full details on the Coloring Contest page.

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
Jan 28
January 28, 2022
Outdoor Movie at the Meltdown
Jan 29
January 29, 2022
Hayes Hikes & Hot Chocolate
Jan 29
January 29, 2022
Musical Performances at Reid Center
Jan 29
January 29, 2022
Musical Performances at St. Paul's
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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