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  • The 24th Annual IceBreaker Festival will be February 3-5, 2017!Ice Breaker 2016 Digital Brochure

    The cool streets of South Haven will be blazing during the HOTTEST winter festival around! February 3-5, 2017, sleepy South Haven will fill up with locals and visitors checking out the AMAZING ice sculptures, tasting DELICIOUS chili, enjoying SPECTACULAR food and drink specials featured in the pub slide, and having FUN ice skating, curling, taking a horse-drawn wagon ride, shopping favorite stores and reconnecting with friends! So mark your calendars!

     

    2016 Ice Breaker Festival was a BLAST! While 2017 will undoubtedly have a few changes, many of the staple events such as the Chili Cook-off, Ice Sculpture Carving Competition, and Break the Ice 5K will be returning! The information below relates to the 2016 Ice Breaker Fest- more details on 2017 coming soon!

    Check out the PDF of the 2016 Brochure HERE, or see the text version below!

    Ice Breaker 2016!

    Pre-festival
    January 30, 2016 12:30pm “Learn to Carve” Ice Carving class at Village Market- RSVP (269) 637-5171
    Village Market’s chili cook-off tasting in store

    Friday, February 5, 2016
    Break the Ice 5K late registration & packet pickup 5-7pm SH High School Cafeteria
    Glow Skate Party at Ice Rink 5-9pm- get a free glow item with purchase! $4 day pass, $4 skate rental
    NEW THIS YEAR! Carhartt/Snow Suit Fashion Contest! 7pm at Brix Corner Oven- show off your winter fashion statement on the runway and win prizes for your most outrageous, over-the-top outfit! Free to enter!
    Our Town Players presents: Peter Pan & Wendy 7:30pm at Listiak Auditorium 600 Elkenburg. $12 adults, $6 <11yrs, $10 students & seniors. Tickets available at the door, at Wolverine Hardware or online at www.ourtownplayers.org
    Pub Slides Begin! See Pub Slide Insert for details!

    Saturday, February 6, 2016
    Ice Carving Competition – Downtown 8am-12pm
    Relay for Life Rummage Sale 8am-3pm City Hall Council Chambers
    Learn to Curl at the Ice Rink 9am-12pm $15 per person
    "Warm Hearts for Cold Noses" 9am-2pm Fundraiser for Al-Van Humane Society at The Thirsty Perch - try a "barking Bloody Mary" or check out the ice luge specials!
    Break the Ice 5K late registration & packet pickup 8-9:45am Lower Level of Black River Tavern
    Break the Ice 5K Run/Walk 10am Corner of Kalamazoo & Eagle St.
    Kids Frosty Dash 11am Water St. by Municipal Marina
    5K and Frosty Dash Awards 11:30am Lower Level of Black River Tavern
    Heat the Streets S’mores 11am-4pm Center St- Boy Scouts tending fire pits for s'mores roasting!
    Complimentary Shuttle Bus Service with stops at American Legion, City Hall, Wolverine Hardware and Moose Family Center 11am-11pm Sponsored by American Legion & Moose Lodge
    Professional Chili Cook-off Downtown- Sample and Judge Chili entries from 26 restaurants- free! 12-3pm
    Snowy Tales and a Cool Craft 12-1pm South Haven Memorial Library Ages Preschool through 4th grade
    Sweetheart Charms- free, fun craft project for the whole family! 1-3pm South Haven Center for the Arts
    Horse-Drawn Wagon Rides 12-4pm Chemical Bank Drive-thru on Center St.
    Open Skate at the Ice Rink 12-5pm, Glow Party 5-9pm $4 day pass, $4 skate rental
    Ice Breaker Awards Ceremony 5:30pm at the Elks Club Chili Cook-off winners & Ice Carving Competition Winners Announced!
    Our Town Players presents: Peter Pan & Wendy 7:30pm at Listiak Auditorium 600 Elkenburg. $12 adults, $6 <11yrs, $10 students & seniors. Tickets available at the door, at Wolverine Hardware or online at www.ourtownplayers.org
    Pub Slides All Day!

    Sunday, February 7, 2016
    Pub Slides Continue!
    Euchre Tournament Fundraiser for 2016 National Blueberry Festival 12-4pm at Moose Lodge $10per person, $20 per team
    Our Town Players presents: Peter Pan & Wendy 3:00pm at Listiak Auditorium 600 Elkenburg. $12 adults, $6 <11yrs, $10 students & seniors. Tickets available at the door, at Wolverine Hardware or online at www.ourtownplayers.org
    Family Friendly Super Football Party at the Living Room 520 Phoenix. St. 6pm- watch the big game on the big TV! Snacks and soft drinks provided. Sponsored by LIfeBridge Church.
     

    Make plans now to join us for the HOTTEST festival in town!

     

  • Ice Breaker Brochure 2016 Page 1

     

  • Ice Breaker Brochure 2016 Page 2

  • Ice Breaker Festival Brochure 2016 Page 3

  • Ice Breaker Pub Slide Insert