MELTDOWN Winter Ice Festival
The Meltdown Winter Ice Festival is an exciting weekend event in Richmond, Indiana where the public can take in the beauty of custom ice sculpture, impressive ice fights, exciting winter activities and much more!
Occurring January 24 - 29th, 2017 the 4th year of the Meltdown festival is gearing up to be even more exciting! Last year, 12 Sculptures carved roughly 22 tons of ice including a 4,800 pound bass fish sculpture, an 8 foot tall ice fairy and other fantastic sculpture that brought in over 5,000 visitors to the area!
The Family Fun Zone, an interactive area with a slide and games made of ice, encouraged visitors to get outside and be active. This was a huge hit at last years event with a ping pong table made completely of ice, an ice slide, a giant frozen chair and more!The ever popular ice fights which geared around two ice carvers racing to complete beautiful sculptures and win over the crowds vote drew in about 1,200 people to watch as chainsaws buzzed sending ice shavings flying through the air.
This festival is bound to keep you entertained for the whole weekend with its fun and exciting activities! Bundle up and prepare to have your breath taken away by the pure beauty and artistic talent that awaits you at the MELTDOWN Winter Ice Festival!
To stay up to date on activities during the meltdown festival visit their website http://richmondmeltdown.com/
For more photos of the festival visit our flickr https://www.flickr.com/photos/easternindiana/sets/72157647466288303/