Ice Fest 2024 at the Ice at Canalside presented by Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York spans two days: Saturday February 17th starting at 4PM we'll have an ice bar, live ice carving demonstration, ice sculptures and live DJ! Saturday February 18th will be our family day which will include snow and ice sculptures, free kids snacks and activities, and more!

We've got a full lineup of events for Buffalonian's to partake in over the weekend as we do what we do best, *embrace the chill*.


February 17th from 4pm-10pm

  • Ice Block Sculptures around site
  • Ice Carving Demo 4:30pm
  • Ice Bar opening at 5pm
  • Ice Luge 5-10pm
  • Live DJ Ready Robb 6-10pm
  • Live snow sculpture by Eric Jones
  • Merch tent - 40% off all items!
  • Open curling free to the public from 7-10PM with instruction from the Buffalo Curling Club!


February 18th 11am-2pm

  • Ice and Snow Sculptures
  • Free snack per child
  • Free kids toy / activity per child
  • Mimosa Ice Bar for parents!

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