Enjoy festival favorites and come see what’s new at the 23rd Annual Fire & Ice Festival January 12-14! This year’s “Winter Games” theme will put an athletic twist on the event from the sculptures to the window decor uptown to the inspiration of new activities.
Festival highlights include
- Dazzling ice sculptures and live demonstrations by Mastro Gourmet Quality Ice;
- Fireworks on the Diamond, presented by Little Big Shots, at 7 p.m. January 12;
- The Ethan Jano Band at the American Legion January 12;
- Fire & Ice 5K Walk/Run at 10 a.m. January 13 starting at Somerset Area Junior High School;
- Diamond Star Halo at the Fraternal Order of the Eagles January 13;
- Local Beer, Wine, & Spirits Tent, showcasing local makers and hosting entertainment;
- Fire & Ice Children’s Area, presented by Community Action Partnership for Somerset County, starting at 10 a.m. January 13;
- Hot Stuff Chili and Soup Cook-off from 3 to 5 p.m. January 13 at the American Legion;
- Fire & Ice Headquarters and Marketplace offering souvenirs, information and an eclectic array of vendors and silent auction items;
- Laurel Highlands Model Railroad Club winter train display;
- Window & Interior Decorating Contest and Scavenger Hunt; and
- Fire & Ice Ice Rink all weekend long on East Main Street.