Join us in downtown Belfast February 25 – 27, 2022 for the weekend. A safe and fun way to get out of the house this winter and the 1st 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!
All can safely be enjoyed while following COVID-19 guidelines.
Downtown Belfast can be enjoyed year-round!
The Ice Festival is made possible by sponsor support, volunteers and support from the Maine Office of Tourism.
This is a pre-sale ticketed event, no tickets will be sold at the door.
2022 Sculpture Locations:
Make a fantastic work of art by carving a crystal-clear block of ice during the ice carving competition. This year’s competition in limited to a maximum of 10 teams, pre-registration is required.
WHEN: Saturday, February 26 (11am – 3pm)
WHO: Amateurs’, Professionals. Solo carvers and teams of friends and family are welcome.
HOW: Ice is provided as is pedestal to carve on. Carvers provide their own tools. All ice carvings judged by a panel of guest judges and public participation. Winners receive ribbons and cash prizes!
WHY: To compete for bragging rights and the title of State of Maine Ice Carving Champion.
Other outdoor Belfast activities to be enjoyed during the winter:
A block of rooms is available at a discounted rate for Ice Festival goers at the Fireside Inn & Suite call directly and ask for the Ice Festival Rates.
Fireside Inn & Suites – 207-338-2090 – 159 Searsport Avenue
Thank you for considering supporting the 2022 Ice Festival.
Download and review the complete sponsorship package for more information. If you have questions please contact email@example.com or call 207-218-1158. After your sponsorship is confirmed we will reach out to work with you to select your desired location and sculpture type.