The Lake Superior Ice Festival is a family-friendly fun event coordinated by the community.  Our vision is to attract people of all ages and abilities to share in Superior’s passion for all things winter and come together to celebrate the coolest aspects of our City.

Friday, January 28th


Saturday, January 29th

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Lake Superior Ice Festival 2022 Map

The Lake Superior Ice Festival will feature 24 businesses and non-profits that have sponsored custom ice carvings by Krystal Kleer Ice Carvers.  Each custom carving will be displayed on a blue base.  Attached to every blue base will be a unique trivia question.  Beginning Friday, January 28th at 5 pm, visit every location to check out the carvings and read the trivia questions.  Come back to this website to enter your answers to the trivia.  For every correct answer, you will be entered into win a random drawing to win a number of prizes  - a total value over $500!

This Year’s Festival Features…


Superior Snōˌslīd – An extremely fun, interactive way to get out and experience first hand "the thrill of the ride" at the Lakes Superior Ice Festival!   Although this may not be the largest sledding hill in town, it is the largest constructed sledding hill that you’ll find in the City of Superior.  The sledding hill will be open for your enjoyment anytime after Friday, January 28th.  The Superior Snow Slide will be staffed with sleds avilable for your use, during Friday, January 28th from 5-8pm and Saturday, January 29th from10am – 8:00pm.  You are also welcome to bring your favorite sled to race your friends down the multiple tracks on the Superior Snow Slide.


Celebrate winter with a bang. Join us Saturday evening, January 29th, for fireworks at approximately 6:15 PM. The fireworks are best viewed from the KUBB area.

Kid’s Activities

There are a number of activities at the festival for kids of all ages, including a snowshoeing obstacle course, making crafts, hanging out at the fire pits while eating s'mores and drinking hot chocolate, watching ice carving demonstrations, getting your photo taken with many of your favorite characters and lots more!

Masks are strongly recommended for Kid Zone Activities. Some indoor elements will require a mask. Masks will be available for those who do not bring their own.


Watch the ice sculptors and take your picture on the ice throne or near the ice works of art.


Midwest Ice-Racing Association (MIRA) racing will be racing on the ice close to the SS Meteor Whaleback. You'll see motorcycles, dirt bikes, and ATVs from beginner to pro class of all ages. (New racers are always welcome)

We are adding new events regularly! Be sure to check out our event page for the most up-to-date information. All events are weather and covid-19 protocol dependent.

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It is the goal of the community partners who are hosting this festival to bring you the 2022 Lake Superior Ice Festival in a safe, entertaining, and positive manner.  We will be utilizing the CDC and Douglas County Health Department guidelines for every event held during the festival weekend.  We need your help to safely share and celebrate the "coolest aspects of our region." Please do your part to keep everyone safe by following social distancing guidelines. Although this is primarily an outdoor event, please bring a mask for those times when you are close to others, or if the indoor element requires it. Masks are strongly recommended for Kid Zone activities. Although we'd feel bad if you have to miss the festival, it's critical that you stay home if you are experiencing ANY COVID-19 symptoms.