Ice Sculpture Festival

Annual Ice Sculpture Festival

Tecumseh's 6th Annual Ice Sculpture Festival

January 17-18, 2015
Downtown Tecumseh

Downtown Tecumseh welcomes you to enjoy the weekend winter festivities!

Click Here for a Weekend Schedule of Events

Saturday Events: 

9:30 am

  • Snowman Shuffle 1.5 Mile Fun Run
    Downtown Tecumseh - Beginning at the corner of Pearl and West Chicago Blvd. 
    Registration is $5 per person at the AJ Smith Recreation Center, 810 N. Evans St., or on race day.
    Contact Tecumseh Parks and Recreation at 517-423-5602 for details.

10 am – 5:00 pm

  • Ice Sculpture Carving Demonstrations
    Downtown Tecumseh - Chicago Blvd. and North & South Evans St.

  • Make-It Take-It Craft for Kids + Warming Station - Downtown
    Tecumseh Chamber Office at 132 West Chicago Blvd.
    Sponsored by Community Arts of Tecumseh

  • Winter Warm-Up Beverage Walk
    Visit 13 merchants to taste a yummy beverage and vote for your favorite.

  • Ice Hockey Table Interactive Activity
    Downtown Tecumseh - Sponsored by the Tecumseh Kiwanis Club

  • Putt-Putt Golf Interactive Activity
    Downtown Tecumseh - Sponsored by the Tecumseh Arbor of Gleaner Life Insurance Society

  • Bean Bag Toss Interactive Activity
    Downtown Tecumseh - Sponsored by Evans Street Station

  • Musical Performances:
    Bell Choir Performances at Carpet on Wheels
    119 W. Chicago Blvd.
    - 11:00 am to 11:45 am - Tecumseh United Methodist Church
    - Noon to 12:45 pm - Tecumseh First Presbyterian Church
    - 1:00 pm to 1:45 pm - Gloria Dei Lutheran Church

  • Live Music at Martins Home Center
    145 W. Chicago Blvd.
    - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm - Dale Chadderdon - Saxaphone
    - 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm - Jimmie Rice Band

  • Selfie's with "OLAF"
    Downtown
    - 11:00 am to Noon
    - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Early Afternoon

  • Dueling Ice Sculpture Carving Competitions
    Downtown Tecumseh (Three competitions throughout the afternoon)
    (Look for the crowds - time & location determined by the sculptors) 
    Sponsored by Republic Services

All Day

  • Enjoy shopping at area merchants and great food at local area restaurants.

  • Meander the Downtown area and enjoy the sculptures with family and friends.

Saturday Evening:

7:30 pm

  • Jeff Caldwell - Comedian
    Tecumseh Center for the Arts
    Late Night Comedy’s favorite comedian, Jeff is a house favorite on The Late Show with David Letterman and has made multiple appearances on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson.  Mark your calendar for a great night of comedy! 
    Contact Tecumseh Center for the Arts at 517-423-6617 for tickets. Adults $20.00 - Senior/Youth $18.00

Sunday Events:

Noon - 4:00 pm

  • Chocolate Walk
    Visit 17 various locations Downtown for chocolate themed activities or specials.

  • Make-It Take-It Fun for Kids + Warming Station - Downtown
    Tecumseh Chamber Office at 132 West Chicago Blvd.
    Sponsored by Community Arts of Tecumseh

  • “Man Cave” at Evans Street Station
    110 S. Evans Street - Noon - 6 pm
    Food & Drink Specials  |  Lunch Menu  |  Wide Screen TV  |  Games  |  And More!

  • Ice Hockey Table Interactive Activity
    Downtown Tecumseh - Sponsored by the Tecumseh Kiwanis Club

  • Putt-Putt Golf Interactive Activity
    Downtown Tecumseh - Sponsored by the Tecumseh Arbor of Gleaner Life Insurance Society

  • Bean Bag Toss Interactive Activity
    Downtown Tecumseh - Sponsored by Evans Street Station


  • Michigan Stilt Walker
    Downtown Tecumseh - 
    Sponsored by the Tecumseh Central Business Association
    Magic Tricks and Balloon Animals for Kids

  • Selfie's with "OLAF"
    - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

All Day

  • Enjoy shopping at area merchants and great food at local area restaurants.

  • Meander the Downtown area and enjoy the sculptures with family and friends.


Other Activities to enjoy BOTH Saturday & Sunday during the weekend:

  • Lost Arts Demonstrations
    At the Rooftop Cafe at the British Pantry - 112 E. Chicago Blvd. 
    Artisans will delight you with their old world talents! 
    Enjoy demonstrations by the following artisans:
    • 1880’s Antique sock knitting machine/sox - Beverly Larsen
    • Spinning wool/mittens, hats, scarves - Martie Lubinski (Saturday only)
    • Ukranian egg decorating - Debbie Hojnacki
    • Triangle loom/shawls, scarves - Doris Brzezicki
    • Stained glass/various size items - Richard Brzezicki
    • Loom weaving/towels, scarves - Danny Bowles
    • Goat milk soaps & lotions – Michele Olson
    • Quilting/table runners, pillow cases, totes – Debbie Rickelmann 
    Items will be available for purchase.

  • Pachinko Game: In front of the Depot
  • Sales & Specials: Downtown merchants
  • Great Food: Downtown restaurants and local restaurants

*Schedule and times are subject to change.
Please call 517-424-6003 for further information.

Sponsored by: Evans Street Station and Tecumseh’s Central Business Association

Dueling Carvers Sponsored by: Republic Services

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