Tecumseh's Annual Ice Sculpture Festival

Annual Ice Sculpture Festival

Tecumseh's 11th Annual Ice Sculpture Festival

January 18-19, 2020
Downtown Tecumseh

Downtown Tecumseh welcomes you to enjoy the weekend winter festivities!

Event Sponsors:  

GOLD SPONSOR: Visit Lenawee - Event & Dueling Carvers Sponsors

SILVER SPONSOR: TLC Community Credit Union and Tecumseh’s Central Business Association

Click here to print the Ice Sculpture Festival Map
* Schedule subject to change.

Click here to print the Ice Sculpture Festival Scavenger Hunt Clue Sheet 

2020 Event Schedule 

Saturday Events: 

10:00 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 - 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
    Clothespin snowman craft plus kids can also paint a small tile to be used in the
    sculpture park at the Tecumseh High School
    Tecumseh Chamber Office at 132 West Chicago Blvd.
    Sponsored by Community Arts of Tecumseh

  • Winter Warm-Up Beverage Walk
    Visit merchants to taste a yummy beverage.

  • Selfie's with "Elsa"
    At Martin's Home Center - Noon to 1:30 pm

  • 10¢ Flat Sax Quartet
    At Martin's Home Center - 2:00 to 3:00 pm
  • Selfie's with "OLAF"
    In front of Carpet on Wheels -  11:00 am to 12:00 pm / 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
  • Dueling Ice Sculpture Carving Competitions
    Downtown Tecumseh on South Evans St. (Two competitions throughout the afternoon)
    Sponsored by Visit Lenawee

  • The ‘Owl’ Encounter- 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Join us near the depot at the SE Block Downtown and meet a live Great Horned Owl from Michigan Avian Experience


  • Make a Paper Snowflake - 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
    While you're out enjoying the Tecumseh Ice Sculpture Festival, drop by the library to warm up by the fireplace and make some paper snowflakes at the Tecumseh District Library at 215 North Ottawa Street. Just a quick walk - one block north of downtown. 

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.

Sunday Events:

Noon - 4:00 pm

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

  • Michigan Stilt Walker
    Enjoy watching him make balloon animals for kids. Plus Fire Juggling!  Free, tips are welcome.
  • Make-It Take-It Fun for Kids + Warming Station - Noon to 4:00 pm 
    Clothespin snowman craft plus kids can also paint a small tile to be used in the 
    sculpture park at the Tecumseh High School
    Tecumseh Chamber Office at 132 West Chicago Blvd.
    Sponsored by Community Arts of Tecumseh

  • Selfie's with "OLAF"
    In front of Hopscotch Kids - 12:30 pm to 1:30 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:

  • Scavenger Hunt Activity - Downtown Tecumseh at participating merchants.
    Find all the hidden items and enter a drawing for 1 of 2 $25.00 Chamber checks to be used at any participating chamber member.

  • Ice Sculpture Festival Sweatshirts & T-shirt are available for purchase at Three Ravens Printing - Downtown Tecumseh
    at 112 S. Pearl St. (In the parking lot behind the Chamber Office)


  • 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:
    • Antique sock knitting machine - homemade sox 
    • Triangle Loom - shawls/felted hats/purses 
    • Lenawee Weavers - handwoven baskets
    • Inkle Loom - bookmarks/key chains
    • Spinning Demonstrations
    • Items will be available for purchase.
  • Sales & Specials: Downtown merchants

  • Great Food: Downtown restaurants and local restaurant

  • Interactive Sculptures:

  • Ice Hockey Table - SE Block - Sponsored by Visit Lenawee

  • Snowmen Selfie Sculptures - SE Block - Sponsored by TLC Community Credit Union and the Tecumseh Central Business Assoc.

  • Putt-Putt Golf - SE Block- Sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Tecumseh and the Tecumseh Central Business Assoc.

  • Corn Hole Game - SW Block - Sponsored by Tecumseh Parks & Recreation and the Tecumseh Central Business Assoc.

  • Bean Bag Toss - South Evans St.

  • Tic Tac Toe - South Evans St.

    *Schedule and times are subject to change.

Please call 517-424-6003 for further information.

 

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