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Ice Fest

February 9 - February 18

The Cripple Creek Ice Festival is a spectacular event. Come watch ice sculptors carve ice into beautiful works of art that will amaze you. 2018 marks the 11th year for this premier event.. Past themes have included a Mythological Wonderland, Story Time, Under the Sea, a Military Salute Carved in Ice, a Rocky Mountain Wonderland, the Old West and a Safari theme.

This year’s theme is RENAISSANCE IN ICE!  Come dressed in your best Renaissance attire and join the fun!

The Cripple Creek Ice Festival features numerous fun events to enjoy throughout the two event weekends. Interactive sculptures are available for event attendees to climb on and to have a Kodak moment. Several sculptures are made just for kids, with a fun ice slide and an ice maze that are all made of ice. Street vendors have just the perfect thing to bring home as a memento of your visit here, and an ice bar with a liquor luge ensures you always have a refreshing beverage to enjoy.
There will be additional FREE parking at the Heritage Center northeast of town on Highway 67, and the shuttle service to the event will be FREE on Saturday and Sunday from 11 am to 6 pm.

Also – Don’t miss the Ice & Art Fest at the Heritage Center from 10:00 am till 4:00 pm daily throughout Ice Fest.
Meet the Artists Saturday, February 10th from 4:00 pm till 7:00 pm
Hors d’oeuvres and wine will be served
Featured Artists include:
Tim Penland
Michelle Rozell
Jeff Kurka
Judy Cheyney
Jon Zimmer
Rod Sutton
Rita Randolph
Leon Drew

Ice Festival Vendor Application-2018


February 9
February 18
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City of Cripple Creek
Bennett Avenue
Cripple Creek, CO 80813 United States
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