Visitors have enjoyed larger-than-life snow sculptures and beautifully detailed ice carvings each year. In addition, Zehnder's Snowfest will have entertainment for the entire family in the warming tent, a fireworks display, petting zoo and children's activities.
Featuring: World Class Double and Single Block Snow Sculpting Championships, State of Michigan Snow Sculpting Competition, High School Snow Sculpting Competition, 100-Block Ice Carving Exhibition, U.S. National Collegiate Ice Carving Competition and much more!
Professional Ice Exhibition
Greg Butauski, Award Winning Ice Sculptor and team finish the TV-5 News Desk and 100-block Dinosaur themed masterpiece. Located in Zehnder’s Parking Lot behind Rau’s Country Store
World Class Snow Carving Teams Continue to Work Throughout the Day on Double and Single Block Competitions, Public Voting Continues.
State of Michigan Snow Sculpting Continues Throughout the Day, Public Voting Begins
High School Snow Sculpting Competition Continues 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. at Frankenmuth River Place
Snowfest Wellspring Information Tent Open 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
The Collegiate Alumni Ice Carving Challenge 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
The first of a two-event team challenge. Double-block individual ice carving competition at Edwin L. Zehnder Park.
Zehnder’s Snowfest Warming Tent Open 10 a.m. - 12 midnight
Food, Refreshments, Vendor Booths and Entertainment
(5.00 Cover Charge after 6:30 p.m. - Children 12 and under free)
Music by the Swift Brothers
338th Army Country Band
Detroit Tigers Winter Caravan
6:30 p.m. WKCQ Karoake Contest Finals
8 p.m. - 12 midnight Allen Turner and the Steel Horse Band playing all your favorite country cover songs.
Children’s Play Area Open - Next to Frankenmuth Toy Company
Free Petting Zoo 4 - 7 p.m.
Children’s Pony Rides 4 - 7 p.m. ($2.00)
Carnival Area Open 3 - 8 p.m.
Everyone of all ages are welcome to ride the Carousel and Zoom and visit the Fun House for $2.00 each.. Children under 2 free when riding with an adult. Located in Zehnder’s Parking Lot next to the Large Ice Display Tent
Collegiate Ice Carving “Under the Stars” Competition begins between 6 and 7 p.m. at Edwin L. Zehnder Park.