Downtown Ferndale Holiday Ice Festival Dec. 9

Downtown Ferndale Holiday Ice Festival Dec. 9

Ferndale, MI – It’s the most wonderful time of the year, which means it’s time again for #DowntownFerndale’s annual Holiday Ice Festival, Saturday, December 9th from 10am to 4pm! Come for plenty of traditional holiday-time activities for the whole family to enjoy. Experience downtown as it transforms into a winter wonderland with nearly 50 magnificent ice creations lining streets! Watch the ice carvers as they chain-saw, chisel and shape blocks of ice into magical holiday masterpieces.

Tentative Holiday Ice Festival Schedule of Events
10 am – Santa arrives at Downtown Ferndale’s North Pole (Planavon parking lot)
10 am – Noon- FREE photos with Santa, by Arthur Mize
11 am – 4 pm- Live Reindeer at DF’s North Pole
11 am – 4:30 pm- Urban hayrides, departing from DF’s North Pole
Noon – 1:30 pm- Lunch with Santa location tbd
2 – 4 pm- FREE photos with Santa at North Pole, by Larry Mills

All Day/At Planavon lot
• Sweet Treats in the Warming Ten by Ferndale Arts & Cultural Commission
• Send a Card to a Solider in the Warming Tent and Warm a heart

Thank you to our sponsors, Cregger Plumbing, Ferndale Mobile, Giffels-Webster Engineering, Credit Union One and the 50+ downtown businesses who sponsor sculptures for their storefronts.

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Check out pictures from last year’s Ice Festival at


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