Ice Fest at North Coast Harbor

North Coast Harbor Ice Fest 2018

Event Details

Come join the City of Cleveland, Downtown Cleveland Alliance and North Coast Harbor for Ice FEST.

A wintery activation that will take place between the Great Lakes Science Center and the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame + Museum. The one day event is free to the public, (Martin Lurther King, Jr Day) Monday, January 15, 2018. Almost 30 ice displays will be set up on the walk way between the Science Center and Rock Hall. In addition, the Great Lakes Science Center and the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame & Museum will host FREE admission for the day. So bundle up and bring the whole family to enjoy our beautiful North Coast Harbor, where the city meets the lake in Downtown Cleveland!

Don’t miss our day of outdoor fun…

  • Registering for two (2) round trip WOW air flights to Iceland 
  • Visit the Cleveland Monster’s activation 
  • Slide down the North Coast Harbor Ice Slide  
  • Meet & Greet “Snow Sisters” at the WKYC Channel 3 Ice Throne (10:30am-12:30pm)
  • 30 minute Carving Demonstrations 11am – 5pm
  • Free Face Painting  11am-1pm 
  • DJ Arctic & the fire and light LED performers  5:30pm
  • WOW air Fire & Ice Tower lighting 5:45PM
  • WOW air Iceland GIVEAWAY drawing 6:00pm
  • Swensons Food Truck  5:30pm-7pm

Event Map

2018 Ice Fest Event Map Download PDF

Ice Fest

Scavenger Hunt!

Here’s how you can join the quest for a North Coast Harbor winter beanie. Simply stop by our tent located near the Rock Hall and pick up a scavenger hunt card.Visit 5 of 7 locations on the card (receive a stamp), complete the survey on the back of the card and return to our tent. First 200 completed cards will get a North Coast Harbor winter beanie.

Social for Swag!

Check-in at North Coast Harbor add TAGs #IceFestCLE & #CityMeetsTheLake, then post along with a photo from the fest! Only photo submissions that have checked in and used both tags will be considered for a chance to win our randomized drawings throughout the day!

WOW air round trip to Iceland!

We are excited to announce WOW air, a new Cleveland hub with direct flights to Iceland,  is joining the winter festivities for Ice Fest 2018!  Don’t miss the chance to register! One winner will receive  two (2) round trip flights to the land of fire and ice.  Online registration opens Noon Monday, January 8th. The online entry will run thru 5:00PM Monday, January 15th with the winner announced at the WOW air Fire & Ice Tower burning at 6:00PM.  Enter Here!  Participants can also visit the WOW air tent at Ice Fest to register in person. 

WOW Iceland Sweepstakes RULES

Food & Drink

4 local food options to choose from:

  • Great Lakes Science Center Café (located on lower level); open 10am to 5pm
  • All Access Café (located on main level of Rock Hall); open 10am to 5pm
  • Nuevo Cleveland (short walk to E9th Street Pier next to Voinovich Park) open 11am to 9pm
  • Swensons Food Truck (serving from 5:30PM- 7PM at the WOW air Fire & Ice Tower burning)


$5 parking located behind FirstEnergy Stadium (#1 on map below) Leave the parking lot and head towards the steamship William G. Mather-  that is where you will find the Cleveland Monsters and the beginning of our nearly 30 ice displays! For additional parking and directions click the map.

North Coast Harbor District Map

Ice Fest at North Coast Harbor 2018 Presented by:

Event Presenters

North Coast Harbor | City of Cleveland | Downtown Cleveland Alliance 

Thank You to our 2018 Fire & Ice Tower Sponsor & Featured Activation:

Register for a chance to win two (2) round trip flights to Iceland! Details coming soon…


Thank You to our 2018 Supporting Sponsors:

Cleveland Triathlon | Kerr Events | SP+ | Cleveland Browns |Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Museum | Great Lakes Science Center | WKYC  | Cleveland Monsters

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