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Join us in downtown Belfast February 24 – 26, 2023 for the weekend. A safe and fun way to get out of the house this winter and the State of Maine Ice Carving Championship.
Come take a walk and visit the ice sculptures that will be located throughout downtown Belfast. Take a break and have a drink at one of the ice bars or participate in one of the many outdoor activities Belfast has to offer throughout the winter. If you’re visiting from out of town, make it a weekend!
Downtown Belfast can be enjoyed year-round!
The Ice Festival is made possible by sponsor support and volunteers.
Kick off the weekend at the Taste of Belfast at the Waldo County Shrine Club from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. Friday, February, 24. Your ticket includes:
This event will benefit Our Town Belfast’s mission to grow and sustain our historic downtown by celebrating our unique cultural heritage.
Tickets are available at the door for $60.
Come see the competitors make a fantastic work of art by carving a crystal-clear block of ice during the ice carving competition.
Saturday, February 25 from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Judging will begin promptly at 3:00 p.m. with first, second, and third place winners announced when scores are tabulated.