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Valent-ICE – A World of Winter event

Friday, February 9 @ 5:00 pm - Sunday, February 11 @ 10:00 pm

Valent-ICE, one of the largest ice festivals in Michigan, is a part of the World of Winter festival celebrating why we choose to live in Michigan- because the ice and snow can be pretty spectacular.

This annual ice-themed event series spans Feb. 9-11th and showcases 50+ ice sculptures, walking and running tours, live ice carvings, giveaways, ice-skating and more!

All of the FREE activities begin and end at Rosa Parks Circle unless otherwise noted.

Voting for Community Sculpture Jan. 6-14 http://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SculptureVOTE

February 9-11: Check out all of the ice sculptures throughout the Downtown area, sign up for FREE World of Winter Walking Tours*, get a drink at the Ice Bar: Winter Games at the Downtown Market, and join in the daily event activities listed at downtowngr.org.
*Sign up for a running or walking tour at http://www.grandrapidsrunningtours.com

Ice Sculpture Sponsors:
– Beer City Barre
– Chinese Association of West Michigan
– Amway Grand Plaza Hotel
– Holiday Inn Grand Rapids Downtown
– Grand Rapids Public Museum
– Grand Rapids National Panhellenic Council
– Artists Creating Together
– Grandville Avenue Arts & Humanities
– Polish Heritage Society
– JW Marriott Grand Rapids
– Z’s Bar & Restaurant
– Old National Bank
– Mazzo Cucina D’Italia
– Mobile GR Parking Services
– McKay Tower
– Experience Pink
– Strive4U
– Homewood Suites by Hilton Grand Rapids
– Sundance Grill
– First National Bank of Michigan
– Start Garden
– Madcap Coffee
– Grand Rapids African American Museum and Archives
– Danielle Rowland – State Farm Agent
– Ali Nicole Bridal
– Boxed Water is Better
– MoDiv
– Grand Rapids Children’s Museum
– Apartment Lounge
– One Trick Pony Grill & Taproom
– Grand Rapids Brewing Company
– Buffalo Wild Wings
– J. Gardellas Tavern
– Craft Revival Jewelers
– Sears Architects
– HopCat
– Rockwell Republic
– Stella’s Lounge
– Douglas J Aveda Institute
– Moosejaw
– Downtown Market Grand Rapids
– Founders Brewing Co.
– Bistro Bella Vita
– Van Andel Arena Grand Rapids, Michigan
– The BOB
– Downtown Courtyard by Marriott

*This event may be photographed.

World of Winter – ValentICE is brought to you by Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. in partnership with The City of Grand Rapids, City of Grand Rapids Parks & Recreation Department, Mobile GR, Z’s Bar & Restaurant, Ice Brigade, Grand Rapids Running Tours, WOOD TV 8 and all the participating businesses and organizations for their sculptures.

Valent-ICE es parte del festival El Mundo del Invierno que celebra la razón por la que elegimos vivir en Michigan: lo espectacular que pueden resultar el hielo y la nieve en la ciudad. Esta serie anual de eventos temáticos relacionados el hielo se realizará del 9 al 16 de febrero. Se exhibirán más de 50 esculturas hechas en hielo y habrá tours para caminar y correr, esculpidas en vivo de figuras en hielo, sorteos, patinaje sobre hielo, ¡y mucho más!

Todos los eventos son gratuitos y abiertos al público. Todas las actividades comienzan y terminan en Rosa Parks Circle.


Friday, February 9 @ 5:00 pm
Sunday, February 11 @ 10:00 pm
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Rosa Parks Circle Ice Rink
135 Monroe Center St NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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