Chainsaws! Blowtorches! The Medina Ice Festival is a dramatically artistic event

Each February in Medina, you can see artisans create amazing ice sculptures at the Medina Ice Festival

The Medina Ice Festival is a four-day weekend event that runs from February 15th to 18th. The first three days consist of different carving contests, with Monday being a final showcase for the iceworks. There are speed carving contests, where artists have twenty minutes to create works of frozen beauty, along with individual and team carving contests.

The event is free to all. Complimentary parking is available around the city.

Friday, February 15th
Speed Carving Contest, 5:30, 6:00, 6:30pm
Fire & Ice Tower, 7:00pm

Saturday, February 16th
Individual Competition, 1:00-4:00pm

Sunday, February 17th
Team Competition, 12:00-4:00pm

Monday, February 18th
All carvings on view

(VIDEO CREDIT: Chris Stabile)