Bundle up Ohio! Time to get out and enjoy one of Ohio’s area Winter Festivals.
11th Annual Mohican Winter Fest
Dates: January 13-15, 2017
Place: Main Street, Loudonville, Ohio
For more information call 419-994-2519 or visit discovermohican.com
Award-winning Aaron Costic and his crew from Elegant Ice Creations is back to make some truly inspired creations from ice. Stroll along Main Street to see over 25 elegant sculptures. Additional ice carving around Central Park fountain, fire spinning, Train Expo, and entertainment.
Local Visitor Bureau
Dates: February 3-4, 2017
Place: Downtown Geneva
Winterfest Parade| Rummage Sale| Ice Carving | Pancake Breakfast | Chili Cook Off | Spaghetti Dinner| Craft Show
3rd Annual Ice Fest at North Coast Harbor
Date: January 16, 2017
Place: 10am – 5pm
Come join the City of Cleveland, Downtown Cleveland Alliance and North Coast Harbor for Ice Fest. A winter weekend activation that will take place between the Great Lakes Science Center and the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame + Museum. The outside activities are free to the public. So bundle up and bring the whole family to enjoy over 20 beautiful ice displays.
3rd Annual Winterfest
Date: January 14, 2017
Time: 1pm – 4pm
Place: Creek Bend Farm: Wilson Nature Center
Sandusky Park District
Hikes, Wintery Crafts, Snowy Activities.
Dress for the weather.
Date: February 4, 2017
Time: 11am – 7pm
Place: Downtown (Liberty Ave & Main St) Vermillion
A day-long winter event for the entire family filled with glittering sculptures and ice carving demos throughout historic downtown Vermilion. Tour the area by foot or via Lolly the Trolley ($2/person; $5/family); more than 20 shops and restaurants will be open to welcome visitors along with Jolly the Snowman and Pete the Penguin. Add a visit to Ritter Public Library to experience their popular Chocolate Festival and sample chocolate confections ($1/sample). Stop in at Main Street Vermilion to warm up with free hot chocolate, cider, and cookies and take a chance on an exciting array of raffle baskets. The event caps with a towering display of Fire & Ice, made possible with a grant from Erie County Community Foundation. You’re invited to the after party Meltdown at the Vermilion Boat Club for heavy hors d’oeurves around the fireplace and a great view of the river ($25/person). Please call Main Street Vermilion to make a reservation.
Date: Sunday, January 15, 2017
Time: Noon-4 PM
The West Woods, Nature Center
Join Geauga Park District for an exciting afternoon of FREE winter fun! Activities include live ice carving/sculptures, guest appearance by a winter snowman and ice princesses, snowshoeing, snow-themed crafts, face painting, refreshments and much more! Wheelchair/stroller accessible.
Geauga Park District
Toll Free (800) 536-4006
Farmpark Ice Festival
Dates: January 27-28, 2017
Times: Jan 27 – 5pm -9pm| Jan 27 5pm-9pm
Place: Lake Farmpark Metoparks
8800 Euclid Chardon Rd., Kirtland, OH
The new Farmpark Ice Festival will kick off Friday 1/27/17 night from 5 to 9 pm with the unveiling of a Farmpark-themed ice chair and an ice carving demonstration. The night will end with a battle between fire and ice!
On Saturday 1/28/17 from 9 am to 5 pm, the best ice carvers from around the country will take part in a speed carving competition. Then, come sit by one of our fire pits and warm up with hot cocoa and s’mores. Enjoy many other winter-themed family fun activities.
22nd Medina Ice Festival
Dates: February 17-20, 2017
Place: 32 Public Square, Medina, OH
Admission: FREE plus free parking
Enjoy four days of frozen fun as one of Medina’s favorite events returns to the historic Medina Square. Over 50 sponsored carvings will be on view starting Friday afternoon and through Monday afternoon.
Each day, more works of frozen art are added to the Square during the competitions. Visit during the day and see the carving take place. Visit during the night, and see each sculpture illuminated with multi-colored LED lights. It’s a magical time to walk through the Square.
Local Visitor Bureau
Medina County Convention and Visitors Bureau
Burning Snowman Fest 2017
Date: February 25, 2017
Time: Noon – 8pm
Place: Dock’s Beach House & Mr. Ed’s, 252 W. Lakeshore Dr. (SR 163), Port Clinton
Admission: $5 per person
Burn up Winter with lots of activities including bands, hot tubs, food and drink, and a GIANT Burning Snowman. Warm-up with Tap Takeovers on Friday night. Follow the Facebook page for event locations, entertainment line-up, and activities.