Icestravaganza returns to the Quad Cities this Friday, Saturday & Sunday, Jan. 15-17, 2021
Friday at 5pm though Sunday at 10pm come check out the winter wonderland that is Icestravaganza 2021: A Chilling Winter. It's free at the Freighthouse in Downtown Davenport.
This fun, safe and family-friendly outdoor winter event includes beautiful ice carvings (more than 24,000 pounds' worth) on display.
This year it's the “Chilling winter at the Freight House” theme with Halloween-inspired sculptures, with witches, haunted houses, jack-o-lanterns and ghouls.
During the day it's cool...but at night they come alive because each sculpture is lit each night from dusk to 10 p.m.
You can check it out from the the boardwalk at the Freighthouse or from a vehicle.
They'll have a live ice carving competition in-person and on Facebook
from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1-2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 16.
If you get chillly the warming station offers free hot chocolate and a fire pit at the Freight House's outdoor patio during ice carving competition and from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday
They'll have Farmers' Market vendors (10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sunday) as well as local beer and food available for purchase from Front Street Brewery, Antonella's II and The Diner
Plus, here's a cool thing they're doing this year. A variety of sculptures will be placed outside of Davenport businesses. If you snap a photo and post on social media using the hashtag #IcestravaganzaQC you'll have a chance to win a $25 #KeepItQC gift card!
- City of Davenport | 226 W. 4th St.
- Crafted QC | 221 E. 2nd St.
- Endless Brews | 310 Main St.
- Rhythm City Casino Resort | 7077 Elmore Ave.
- RubberStamps.Net | 320 E. 2nd St.
- Sippi's American Grill & Craft Beer | 406 W. 2nd St.
- The Vault Beauty Lounge & Urban Retreat | 229 Brady St.
- YMCA of the Iowa Mississippi Valley | 630 E. 4th St.
Be sure keep this event fun and safe, please socially distance and wear a mask. For questions related to Icestravaganza, please contact Jason Gilliland, DDP Director of Events, at email@example.com or 563.823.2681.
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