Winter Wonderland Week Ice Sculpture Festival

Join us, February 16 - February 19, 2024

Winter Wonderland Week

The winters in Northern Michigan can be brutal. Add some fun to your February by visiting Downtown Petoskey for the Winter Wonderland Week!

Winter Wonderland Weekend will feature ice carving demonstrations in the Park, Downtown shopping and restaurant specials, creative activities for children, a scavenger hunt through the Downtown shops, and a Downtown Dollars shopping contest, all held within the boundaries of the Downtown Petoskey Social District, as well as a special partnership with the City of Petoskey for their Winter Carnival events held at the Winter Sports Park – Bump Jumping and the Cardboard Sled Race. Downtown Petoskey is grateful for the sponsorship of the Petoskey Area Visitors Bureau to support this event that celebrates our heritage as the ice sculpture capital of the world and the State of Michigan’s traditional Winter Wonderland promotional theme. As we get closer to the date, think snow and ice…….

What do you get to do during the Downtown Petoskey Winter Wonderland Week?

  • You can enjoy a drink in our social district, a typical area where our visitors and locals can consume alcoholic beverages while walking around the downtown area.
  • Sip away while you walk through the streets, touring the ice sculptures along the way. Petoskey’s official website will list the locations of each ice sculpture on a map. You’ll find them in Pennsylvania Park and throughout the downtown area.
  • Visitors can enjoy the ice sculptures day or night, as they will be lit up for beautiful nighttime walks too.
  • Our downtown shops in the Gaslight district invite you to shop for President’s Day Deals and have dinner in one of Petoskey’s many fabulous restaurants.
  • As you stroll through downtown, experience our Winter Wonderland Window Walk, where you’ll see beautifully decorated retail windows throughout the downtown area
  • Join us for the Chili Trail and warm up with some homemade chili at our participating shops! More information is here.

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