Burlington Ice Festival - WI State Ice Carving Championship
The City is delighted to host the Wisconsin State Ice Carving Competition as part of the 2020 Ice Festival on Saturday, December 12!
Over a dozen ice blocks will be placed throughout Wehmhoff Square Park. Each sculpture will be carved from a 300-pound block of ice that has been frozen in a special process to ensure that the blocks are crystal clear. The blocks are ten inches thick, twenty inches wide and stand forty inches tall on a wooden stand. The live sculpture carving, a favorite viewing attraction, showcases ice carvers using hand tools as they transform the massive blocks of ice into an array of giant masterpieces.
Along with watching the carving competition, visitors can spend the day exploring our downtown Burlington, visiting Santa Claus in the Chalet, and more! There is no cost for visitors to attending this festival. This event is only made possible with the support of our community sponsors.