Eighth Annual Loop Ice Carnival Is January 19
The Snow Ball at the Moonrise Hotel will proceed the carnival on Friday, Jan. 18.
The eighth annual Delmar Loop Ice Carnival is scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 19, on Delmar Blvd. You certainly don't have to live in U. City to enjoy the winter fest.
The event begins at 11 a.m.
There will be several events that run throughout the day. Participants can visit stores in the Loop to find ice cubes for the Ice Cube Give Away. There will be 1,000 cubes with dollar coins in them and 9,000 cubes with chocolate coins.
The schedule of events for the day is as follows:
|10 a.m.||Frozen Buns Run||5K and 10K race||Blueberry Hill|
|11 a.m.||Temporary Tattoo Scavenger Hunt||
Collect all 11 temporary tattoos from Loop businesses – then come claim your prize at the Pageant.
|11 a.m.||Ice Sculptures||Live Ice Carving demos with chainsaws by Ice Visions||Fitz's|
|11 a.m.||Coin Finder||
$1,000 in $1 coins and 9,000 chocolate coins in ice cubes from 11 a.m. ‘til they’re gone.
|11 a.m.||Ice Slides for Children||Family fun next to Blueberry Hill all day|
|Human Dog Sled Races||16 teams competing for prizes and bragging rights|
|Noon-5 p.m.||Putt Putt Pub Crawl||
Starts at Cicero’s or The Pageant. Free entry, 11 holes, great prizes, golf attire optional. Awards presented at Cicero’s at 6 p.m.
|1-4 p.m.||Cosmonauts on Ice||
Cosmonauts on Ice features two Moonrise Hotel Rooftop vodka sampling stations.
|1-3 p.m.||Synchronized yo-yo freestyles||Team MoYo performs synchronized yo-yo freestyles to music at Star Clipper.||Star Clipper|
|| DJ’s and video mixing.
The Snow Ball at the Moonrise Hotel will be held from 7-11 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 18. The Ice King and Queen will be crowned so guests are encourage to wear their brightest, whitest, and sparkliest icy white attire.
The Snow Ball is $30 per person and includes cocktails, creative cuisine.
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