Greater Woodland Park Chamber. - Event Information
Cripple Creek Ice Festival
Community Event Calendar
The annual Cripple Creek Ice Festival is a must see for everyone in February. The ice carvers will slowly carve their designs in ice between February 8th and February 16th. This year carvers will be competing for a “People’s Choice” cash prize. Every visitors to the event will be able to vote for the carving that they think is the best. On Feb. 16th the winner will be announced. The carvers were given the option to pick whatever theme they wanted. There will be carvings of underwater creatures, mystical dragons, characters from Toy Story, and giant insects to name a few. A significant ice sculpture will be completed by Saturday, Feb. 8th, by each carver. They will add to the carving and/or complete another significant piece by Feb. 15th. Your vote counts each time you come to the event. Voting can be done at the Official Ice Festival Merchandise Area, or at select Player's Clubs inside Bronco Billy's, the Brass Ass, the Christmas Casino, JP McGills or the Midnight Rose. Each day those that vote will be entered into a new drawing for special prizes.
As always the popular children's slide will be ready to go on Feb. 8th. Food and retails vendors as well as music and a beer garden will be set up on Saturdays and Sundays, Feb. 8th & 9th, and Feb. 15th & 16th, from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. The carvings will be lit up at night and they can be viewed throughout the festival and until they start to melt. Official event merchandise will be available to purchase from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. daily, Feb. 8th-16th.
2/8/2020 - 2/16/2020
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Mountain
Downtown Cripple Creek 200-400 block of Bennett Avenue Cripple Creek, CO 80863
The Cripple Creek Ice Festival is free and open to the general public. Parts of Bennett Avenue will be closed Feb. 5th through at least the 16th, and longer if the weather is cold enough to keep the carvings frozen. Those visiting at night will see the carvings lighted. Voting for the "People's Choice Award" is also free and entitles each voter to win daily prizes.