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Downtown Ferndale Holiday Ice Festival Dec. 8

November 27th 2018

Downtown Ferndale Holiday Ice Festival Dec. 8 Ring in the holidays with #DowntownFerndale’s annual Holiday Ice Festival, Saturday, December 8th 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 […]

Ice Sculptures Remain Through Downtown Ferndale

December 16th 2017

Ice Sculptures Remain Through Downtown Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 16, 2017) Ferndale, MI – While the Downtown Ferndale Holiday Ice Festival has passed, the spirit – and the sculptures – remain.  In years past warm weather melted the temporary artworks, but this year nature has cooperated, leaving the 9 Mile and Woodward area with […]

Downtown Ferndale Holiday Ice Festival Dec. 9

November 30th 2017

Downtown Ferndale Holiday Ice Festival Dec. 9 Ferndale, MI – It’s the most wonderful time of the year – time for the 17th Annual Downtown Ferndale Holiday Ice Festival! Kick-off to the holiday season in a most magical way on Saturday, December 9th from 10am to 4pm when Downtown Ferndale turns into its own version […]

Rochester Hosting Fire & Ice Festival Jan. 20-22

January 9th 2017

Rochester Hosting Fire & Ice Festival Jan. 20-22 (EVENT page) Rochester, MI – The Fire & Ice Festival in Rochester, sponsored by Oakland County Credit Union, returns for its 10th year Friday, Jan. 20 – Sunday, Jan. 22 in downtown Rochester. New this year: The Fire & Ice Committee has produced a 30-second promotional video […]

Smiles and Sculptures from Ferndale Holiday Ice Festival

December 11th 2016

Smiles and Sculptures from Ferndale Holiday Ice Festival (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 11, 2016) Ferndale, MI – Paige Ayer and her family came all the way from Amherstburg Canada to check out the ice sculptures and reindeer of the Ferndale Holiday Ice Festival.  “I like seeing the sculptures. They’re neat,” she said.  “I take pictures […]

Rochester Rocks Fire & Ice Festival 2016

January 23rd 2016

Rochester Rocks Fire & Ice Festival 2016 (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 23, 2016) Rochester, MI – The Rochester Fire & Ice Festival got off to a great start this weekend, with beautiful weather and fun events for the whole family.  Children loved climbing on the mountain of snow and sledding down Third Street.  People strolled […]

Ferndale Ice Festival Is On

December 10th 2011

The annual Ice Festival is on and the fun just keeps growing. Santa arrived this morning by firetruck, and was joined by two of his reindeer. There is a free ferris wheel, free train rides, a free hayride, ice carving demonstrations, concerts, shopping and more. Tons of fun for the whole family. Learn more at www.downtownferndale.com.

Cookie Challenge Brings Charities Some Dough

January 5th 2011

On Dec. 11, 2010 Downtown Ferndale was full of fun winter festivities for the annual Ice Festival. Businesses were decorated with holiday glitz and glam, accentuated with spectacular ice carvings in front of many local shops. Families enjoyed meeting Santa and his reindeer, ice skating in the Library parking lot, festive music, crafts and holiday sales. But one profitable tradition associated with Ice Festival is the Warm-Hearted Cookie Challenge…