COME TO DOWNTOWN DARTMOUTH FOR A CELEBRATION OF LOCAL LOVE!

THE DOWNTOWN DARTMOUTH ICE FESTIVAL IS BACK FOR 2022!

VIEW ALL NEW ICE SCULPTURES ALONG PORTLAND FROM ALDERNEY TO VICTORIA.

ENJOY LIVE CARVING, MUSIC AND ENTERTAINMENT!

On Saturday, March 5th, multiple sculptures will be carved for live viewing.

 BUT, the fun doesn't stop there.

Visit night or day - the sculptures stay until they melt away!

SATURDAY, MARCH 5

Downtown Dartmouth will be full of fun for friends and family to enjoy from  12noon - 4:00PM. There will be THREE sites with LIVE ICE CARVING, TWO stages with DJs playing tunes for entertainment, ONE giant inflatable goose, and business specials for everyone to enjoy!

Portland Street

Portland Street will be CAR FREE and filled with fun from Alderney Drive to Victoria Road. Along Portland Street, you will find over TWENTY ice carvings created by talented sculptors. The sculptures are  works of art that will remain for viewing until they melt away. 


Along Portland Street, there will be entertainment to keep the streets lively and fun for the whole family! On top of live ice carving, there will be 2 stages with music, giant inflatables and games! A map will be posted soon.


Alderney Landing

There will be a carving site at the waterfront on both sides of the main Alderney Landing Building. As they are completed, the sculptures will stay for viewing.


There will be a projection show  celebrating culture, community, winter and ice on the roof of Alderney Landing's events building - located on the far end of the parking lot, opposite the main Alderney Landing Building. The show plays on rotation every 10 minutes between 6:30pm - 9pm. If you choose, this projection show can be viewed safely from your vehicle.


East Coast Credit Union

There will be a carving site at the East Coast Credit Union located at 155 Ochterloney Street. Here you will be able to find three-four ice sculptures being created. The sculptures will remain for viewing until they melt away.

BUSINESS SPECIALS


Click here for a full list of participating businesses and their specials!

THANK YOU TO OUR ICE CARVERS!



Richard Chaisson

Chandana Kapila

Joel Palmer

Matt Nuqingaq

Claude Roussel

Rob Milner

Ada Denil
Noah Harrison

Neil Kehler

Suyun Jiang



THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS