Mark Your Calendars for Harrisburg's Ice and Fire Festival


The City of Harrisburg presents the M&T Bank Ice & Fire Festival on Saturday, March 5.

The event will feature 58 large and small ice sculptures throughout the City in locations such as City Island, Downtown, Midtown, Shipoke, Italian Lake and Reservoir Park. The sculptures will be illuminated from 7-9pm. There will also be a street festival along Front Street from Walnut to Liberty Streets from 11am-8pm featuring an ice slide, fire dancers, live ice carving, fire pits and smores, performances by local school and community groups, free kids activities, DIY glass icicle workshops, Urban Churn’s Frozen Inferno Spicy Ice Cream Challenge, food trucks, vendors and more. 

There will be City-wide cocktail, coffee and cocoa specials, horse-drawn carriage rides on City Island and family fun activities at participating businesses. Visit for a list of all activities as they are announced.

PARKING: there are several free, discounted and paid parking options available throughout the City. View more details at

SPONSORS: Visit Hershey & Harrisburg, Explore HBG, M&T Bank, UPMC, T-Mobile, Green Mountain Energy, AmeriHealth Caritas, Harrisburg Downtown Improvement District and Park Harrisburgt experience by reme

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