On Saturday, March 7, 2020, the City of Harrisburg will present the third annual Ice & Fire Festival in Downtown Harrisburg. Featuring dozens of illuminated ice sculptures, an ice skating rink, performances by local school and community groups, fire dancers, food trucks and more, the event is Harrisburg’s largest winter festival.
The third annual Ice & Fire Festival will be held on Saturday, March 7, 2020 from 11am-8pm in Downtown Harrisburg. This one-day event features dozens of illuminated ice sculptures, FREE ice skating in the street (skates provided), children’s activities, firepit and smores lounge, food trucks and more! Local school and community groups will perform throughout the day and fire dancers will perform at designated times.
Glass Icicle Workshops
Create your own glass icicle under the instruction of glass blowing artist Michael Peluso. The 45-minute workshops will be held on the hour from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. in front of the City Government Center. Space is limited to 8 participants per workshop. Register in advance at the link below or walk-up day of (space permitting). The registration fee is $30 and must be paid on-site at the event via cash or check.
Parking and Transit
Street parking is free after 5pm. You can get 4 hours of free street parking using the code “LUVHBG” on the Parkmobile app prior to 5pm. SP+ Parking is also offering $10 parking at the Market Square Garage from 10am-10pm.
There is a bus stop directly beside the festival at the intersection of Market and Second Street. The train station is a short 5 minute walk away.
The City of Harrisburg relies on community partners to produce the Ice & Fire Festival. Sponsors receive extensive media coverage, booth spaces at the event, promotional listings on billboards and marketing materials, guest speaker opportunities and much more. This event attracts an estimated 10,000 guests and will offer exposure to a diverse crowd of local residents and regional visitors alike. Please review the sponsorship packet and contact Megan Roby at 717-255-3169 or [email protected] for more information about sponsorship opportunities.
Thank you to Our Single Block Ice Sculpture Sponsors
Aroogas – https://aroogas.com/
Circus School of Lancaster – https://www.facebook.com/CircusLancaster/
Harrisburg Acadmy – https://www.harrisburgacademy.org/
The Lucky Penny Burger Company – https://luckypennyburger.com/?fbclid=IwAR2x5k1udPtdQh3y8JUlgEiMihQ3X3274UAFkXYrpNrPToJTgVFgLXxFPeU (https://luckypennyburger.com/?fbclid=IwAR2x5k1udPtdQh3y8JUlgEiMihQ3X3274UAFkXYrpNrPToJTgVFgLXxFPeU)
Food Truck Vendors – ALL SPACES HAVE BEEN FILLED. Please email [email protected] if you are interested in future opportunities.
Art Vendors – Submit your application by February 3. Acceptance notices will be sent starting on January 10, so we encourage you to apply early for best consideration.
Product Vendors – Submit your application by January 31. Please be specific regarding the products/services that you sell to ensure proper placement with potential competitors.
Non-Profit Vendors – Submit your application by January 31. Non-profit vendors must be a 501 (c) (3).