Dress in your favorite Medieval costume for the celebration at the 2018 Cripple Creek Ice Festival in Cripple Creek, Colorado, Friday-Sunday, February 9-18. This year’s theme is “Renaissance in Ice.”
Watch artists carve beautiful ice sculptures and climb some of the largest pieces for a photo opp. Stop at the ice bar to grab a beverage in a liquor luge that you can take home as a souvenir.
Kids will enjoy the ice slide and ice maze, and there are plenty of places to grab delicious food and shop.
All activities are free, except for food and drink.
Also stop by the Ice & Art Fest at the Heritage Center northeast of Cripple Creek on Highway 67 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. February 9-18 to see artwork by Tim Penland, Michelle Rozell, Jeff Kurka, Judy Cheyney, Jon Zimmer, Rod Sutton, Rita Randolph, and Leon Drew. Meet these artists during a reception at the Heritage Center on Saturday, February 10, 4-7 p.m. Hors d’oeuvres and wine will be served.
For more information, visit the Cripple Creek Ice Festival page.
Cripple Creek is 45 miles southwest of Colorado Springs and 115 miles south of Denver.