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Attractions

The Loveland Fire & Ice Festival brings family-friendly attractions and experiences to engage guests of all ages. We feature a variety of arts and know that you will discover fun things to do for the whole family to enjoy while in downtown Loveland. Take a romantic carriage ride to awaken your childlike wonder as you allow yourself to get lost in the artistry that surrounds you. Celebrating culinary arts, breweries, and wineries alike–It doesn’t stop there!

With musical performances and the creation of ice sculptures throughout the day, make sure to stay for the lighting of the fire sculptures and our one-of-a-kind fireworks show each night. All of these attractions have been handpicked to celebrate Loveland’s appreciation of art in all forms. Plan your visit for the 2018 Valentine’s Day weekend so that you don’t miss a single minute of the fun!

Share the Excitement

Brewing & Distilling Arts

Brewing and Distilling Arts beers
Brewing and Distilling Arts drinking with friends

Come enjoy the featured flavors and crafts of our local breweries, distilleries, and wineries. With a wide range of flavors from award winning, hand crafted beers, sangria and spirits you’re sure to find a new favorite! ENJOY a full pour or a cocktail for 3 tokens and a tasting for 1 token.

Tokens: $15 for a “Half Tour” of 5 tokens OR $30 for a “Full Tour” of 10 tokens.

Sizes – Full Pour & Cocktails (3 tokens), Tastings (1 token):

  • Beer Sizes – 16 oz full pour and 4 oz tasting
  • Wine and Sangria Sizes – 4 oz full pour and 2 oz tasting
  • Spirits & Cocktail Sizes – 4 oz Cocktail full pour and 0.5 oz tasting

Purchase pre-sale tokens online to skip the long lines, and pick-up tokens and your “Age Verified” wristband at the Will-Call booth located at the entrance to the Brewing & Distilling Arts tent inside the Food Truck Food Court.

Tokens may also be purchased during the festival at our Token Booth located near the entrance to the Brewing & Distilling Arts tent!

Featuring:

Schedule:

  • Friday, February 9th: 5:00pm – 9:00pm
  • Saturday, February 10th: 12:00pm – 9:00pm
  • Sunday, February 11th: 12:00pm – 5:00pm

Token sales at the festival will end 1 hour prior to close each day. “Last Call” will be at the designated time listed above for each day.

Brewing & Distilling Arts Sponsors

City of Loveland, Colorado
Blazen Illuminations
RC Special Events
Elixir Bartending

Fireworks

Fireworks crowds
Fireworks on the street

Each evening Angel Light Pyrotechnics and Blazen Illuminations light the sky with the Loveland Fire & Ice Festival’s signature fireworks and musical light show!

Featuring:

  • 1,270 shots
  • Over 3 shots per second average
  • 3 fireballs burning at about 2,280 degrees
  • 318 pounds of explosives

Schedule:

  • Friday, February 9th: 9:00pm
  • Saturday, February 10th: 9:00pm
  • Sunday, February 11th: 7:00pm

Fireworks Sponsors

City of Loveland, Colorado
Blazen Illuminations
Angel Light Pyrotechnics

Fire Sculpture People’s Choice

Fire sculpting Owl
Fire sculpture wasp

Enjoy the NEW, never seen before, fire sculptures created by local artists to warm your heart and win your vote! Experience these masterpieces in the day to see every detail and join us at 5pm each night as these sculptures ignite with flames that bring them to life. Download the festival’s mobile app where you will vote for your favorite to WIN!

Featuring:

  • Joshua Birkmaier & Caitlin Morris from Gammaspace,
    featuring their sculpture “A Modern Arrangement”
  • Drew Hsu (aka Torchmouth) from Loveland Creator Space, featuring the sculpture “Relationship Testing”
  • Dave Mechtly from Musselph Industries, featuring the sculptures “Perfect Heart” & “Strictly Platonic”

Friday

(February 9, 2018)

5:00pm

“Redman Totem”
at the Jade Art Ice Gallery

5:00pm

“Trolls from Frozen” (the Love Experts)
at the Ice Cubed Ice Gallery featuring Luon Bui

6:00pm

“Olaf” at the Family Fair by the Carriage Ride

7:00pm

“Ice Heart” at the Ice Cubed Ice Gallery featuring Ian Kunter

Saturday

(February 10, 2018)

10:00am

Final touches to the “Trolls from Frozen” at the Ice Cubed Ice Gallery featuring Luon Bui

10:00am

Final touches to “Redman Totem” at the Jade Art Ice Gallery

11:00am

“Selfie Painters” near Cleveland street

1:00pm

“Ice hearts” for Guests at the Ice Cubed Ice Gallery featuring Ian Kunter

2:00pm

“Anna and Elsa” at the Ice Cubed Ice Gallery featuring Luon Bui

3:00pm

“Horses” at the Jade Art Ice Gallery

5:00pm

“Ice hearts” for Guests at the Ice Cubed Ice Gallery featuring Ian Kunter

6:00pm

“Han Solo in Carbonite” near the Family Fair Carousel

7:00pm

“Hearts” at the Jade Art Ice Gallery

8:00pm

“Stack and Carve Minions” at the Ice Cubed Ice Gallery featuring Ian Kunter

Sunday

(February 11, 2018)

10:00am

‘Sven from Frozen” at the Ice Cubed Ice Gallery featuring Luon Bui

10:00am

“Impromptu sculpture” at the Jade Art Ice Gallery

11:00am

“Minions and the Banana” at the Ice Cubed Ice Gallery featuring Ian Kunter

1:00pm

“Ice Hearts for Guests” at the Ice Cubed Ice Gallery featuring Ian Kunter

“2:00pm

“Olaf from Frozen” at the Ice Cubed Gallery featuring Luon Bui

3:00pm

“Horses” at the Jade Art Ice Gallery

5:00pm

“Ice Hearts for Guests” at the Ice Cubed Ice Gallery featuring Ian Kunter

Fire Sculpture Sponsors

City of Loveland, Colorado
Blazen Illuminations
AmeriGas
Aloha Coffee and Grill
Aaron Ristau
The Black Steer
FCBC Ring
I am a Maker Resources
Gears and Circuits
Sideways Fab & Customs
Uncle Bennys Building Supplies
Z Catering, Staffing and Events

Ice Sculpting People’s Choice

Ice sculpting
Ice sculpting

Watch and meet our world renowned artists as they transform blocks of ice into unique masterpieces. Stay until the sun goes down and see the lights turn on for a fun, colorful art display. Use the festival mobile app to cast your people’s choice vote!

Featuring:

Friday

(February 9, 2018)

5:00pm – 6:00pm

Ice3 of Denver
(Location #8)

6:00pm – 7:00pm

Luan Bui
(Location #11)

7:00pm – 8:00pm

Jade-Larry Ice Artists
(Location #3)

Saturday

(February 10, 2018)

11:30am – 12:30pm

Ice3 of Denver
(Location #1)

1:00pm – 2:00pm

Luan Bui
(Location #6)

2:30pm – 3:30pm

Jade-Larry Ice Artists
(Location #10)

4:00pm – 5:00pm

Ice3 of Denver
(Location #4)

5:30pm – 6:30pm

Luan Bui
(Location #2)

7:00pm – 8:00pm

Jade-Larry Ice Artists
(Location #12)

Sunday

(February 11, 2018)

12:00pm – 1:00pm

Ice3 of Denver
(Location #7)

1:00pm – 2:00pm

Luan Bui
(Location #9)

2:00pm – 3:00pm

Jade-Larry Ice Artists
(Location #5)

5:45pm – 6:00pm

People’s Choice Awards Ceremony
(Main Stage)

Ice Sculpting Sponsors

City of Loveland, Colorado
Blazen Illuminations
Loveland Downtown District
Struckman Sculpture Ice
Fairfield Inn & Suites
Hampton Inn by Hilton
Residence Inn Marriott

Main Stage

Dave Beegle
Taylor Scott

Wowing your eyes and ears to the musical talents of local and renowned artists, presenting a line up of performers to get your feet moving with many returning fan favorites!

Featuring:

Friday

(February 9, 2018)

5:00pm – 6:00pm

The Jurassicasters,
featuring Dave Beegle

7:15pm – 7:30pm

Lighthouse Dance Studio

7:45pm – 8:00pm

Spectra Circus Entertainment

8:00pm – 8:55pm

Madalynn & the Perennial Sound

Saturday

(February 10, 2018)

11:00am – 11:45am

Jeremy Landis Band

12:30pm – 1:15pm

The Monday Night Band

3:00pm – 4:00pm

Papa Juke

5:15pm – 6:15pm

Seen and Unseen

6:15pm – 6:30pm

Lighthouse Dance Studio

7:55pm – 8:00pm

Rocky Mountain Golden Girls Baton Academy

8:00pm – 8:55pm

The Taylor Scott Band

Sunday

(February 11, 2018)

11:00am – 12:00pm

Cowboys Dead

1:30pm – 2:30pm

The Blues Dogs

3:00pm – 4:00pm

Ponder the Albatross

6:00pm – 6:55pm

After The Fire

Main Stage Sponsors

City of Loveland, Colorado
Blazen Illuminations
iHeart Radio
92.9 The Bear
Radio 94.9
96.1 Kiss FM
Big 97.9

Food Truck Food Court

Joe McQain, owner of Bigs Meat Wagon, removes a slab of ribs from the smoker at the 2017 Loveland Fire and Ice Festival, Friday Feb. 10, 2017.
Food vendor

Our favorite local food trucks are a great place to stop and refuel with a variety of flavors from around the world that will entice your nose and fill your belly.

Featuring:

Schedule:

  • Friday, February 9th: 5:00pm – 10:00pm
  • Saturday, February 10th: 10:00am – 10:00pm
  • Sunday, February 11th: 10:00am – 8:00pm

Food Truck Food Court Sponsors

City of Loveland, Colorado
Blazen Illuminations

Cleveland Performance Stage

Steve Manshel Band
Spectra Circus Entertainment

You will appreciate a more intimate performance at one of our three satellite stages. The Cleveland Stage is located near Mo’Betta Gumbo just west of Cleveland Avenue.

Featuring:

Friday

(February 9, 2018)

5:45pm – 6:30pm

Dale Cisek Band

6:45pm – 6:50pm

Lighthouse Dance Studio

7:00pm – 7:45pm

Peter Lopez

Saturday

(February 10, 2018)

11:15am – 12:00pm

Ryan Millard

1:30pm – 2:15pm

Lacy Jo Ritchey

3:30pm – 4:15pm

Joe O’Bryan Duo

6:30pm – 7:15pm

G.I. and Jo

7:15pm -7:30pm

Lighthouse Dance Studio

7:30pm – 8:00pm

Spectra Circus Entertainment

Sunday

(February 11, 2018)

11:15am – 12:00pm

Nic Clark

1:30pm – 2:15pm

Nic Duarte

2:30pm – 2:45pm

Ripple Effect Martial Arts

3:30pm – 4:15pm

Alex Tyler

5:00pm – 5:45pm

This Broken Beat

5:45pm – 6:00pm

Spectra Circus Entertainment

Cleveland Performance Stage Sponsors

City of Loveland, Colorado
Blazen Illuminations
iHeart Radio
92.9 The Bear
Radio 94.9
96.1 Kiss FM
Big 97.9

Lincoln Performance Stage

Loveland Fire and Ice Festival Main Stage
Benjamin Bell

You will appreciate a more intimate performance at one of our three satellite stages. The Lincoln Stage is located near Rabbask Designs just west of Lincoln Avenue.

Featuring:

Friday

(February 9, 2018)

5:45pm – 6:30pm

Alex Tyler

6:45pm – 7:00pm

Spectra Circus Entertainment

7:00pm – 7:40pm

Peter Donello

Saturday

(February 10, 2018)

11:00am – 12:00pm

Karissa Chiaris

1:30pm – 2:15pm

Landon Peck

2:45pm – 3:30pm

Benjamin Bell

4:00pm – 4:45pm

Summerland Sun

6:00pm – 6:45pm

Shauna Chanda

6:50pm – 6:55pm

Rocky Mountain Golden Girls Baton Academy

6:55pm – 7:00pm

Lighthouse Dance Studio

7:15pm – 8:15pm

Jeremy Landis

Sunday

(February 11, 2018)

11:00am – 12:00pm

Landon Pec

1:30pm – 2:15pm

Mojo Medicine Show

2:45pm – 3:30pm

Dave Beegle

4:00pm – 4:45pm

Union of None

5:15pm – 5:30pm

Spectra Circus Entertainment

Lincoln Performance Stage Sponsors

City of Loveland, Colorado
Blazen Illuminations
iHeart Radio
92.9 The Bear
Radio 94.9
96.1 Kiss FM
Big 97.9

Jefferson Performance Stage

Dale Cisek Band
The Broken Beat

You will appreciate a more intimate performance at one of our three satellite stages. The Jefferson Stage located near Western Heritage just west of Jefferson Avenue.

Featuring:

Friday

(February 9, 2018)

5:30pm – 6:15pm

Emma Marie

6:15pm – 6:30pm

Lighthouse Dance Studio

6:45pm – 7:30pm

Benjamin Bell

Saturday

(February 10, 2018)

11:00am – 12:00pm

Lacy Jo Ritchey

2:45pm – 3:30pm

Karissa Chiaris

4:00pm – 4:45pm

Peter Donello

5:00pm – 5:30pm

Ryan Miller

6:40pm – 6:45pm

Rocky Mountain Golden Girls Baton Academy

6:45pm – 7:00pm

Spectra Circus Entertainment

7:00pm – 7:45pm

This Broken Beat

Sunday

(February 11, 2018)

11:00am – 12:00pm

Peter Donello

12:30pm – 1:15pm

Emma Marie

2:45pm – 3:30pm

G.I. and Jo

4:00pm – 4:45pm

Fortune Teller

5:00pm – 5:45pm

Madalynn Rose & Joe O’Bryan

Jefferson Performance Stage Sponsors

City of Loveland, Colorado
Blazen Illuminations
iHeart Radio
92.9 The Bear
Radio 94.9
96.1 Kiss FM
Big 97.9

Meet & Greets

Fort Collins Ghostbusters
Meet and greet with storm troopers

Take the opportunity to meet, greet, and socialize with some fun characters and interesting people! We’ll be announcing more details in the weeks to come.

Featuring:

Friday

(February 9, 2018)

5:00pm – 6:00pm

Valentina

5:00pm – 6:00pm

Brice The Bear

5:00pm – 9:00pm

The Fort Collins Ghostbusters

5:00pm – 9:00pm

The Loveland Ghostbusters

6:00pm – 9:00pm

The Mandalorians (Star Wars Cosplay Club)

Saturday

(February 10, 2018)

10:00am – 2:00pm

The Fort Collins Ghostbusters

10:00am – 2:00pm

The Loveland Ghostbusters

3:00pm – 4:00pm

Brice The Bear

3:00pm – 9:00pm

The Mandalorians (Star Wars Cosplay Club)

6:00pm – 8:00pm

Greeley Stampede Bucky and Bertha

1:00pm – 3:00pm

Colorado Eagles – Eagles Chicks

1:00pm – 3:00pm

Colorado Eagles – Slapshot

5:00pm – 6:00pm

Valentina

Sunday

(February 11, 2018)

10:00am – 1:00pm

The Fort Collins Ghostbusters

10:00am – 1:00pm

The Loveland Ghostbusters

3:00pm – 7:00pm

The Mandalorians (Star Wars Cosplay Club)

4:00pm – 5:00pm

Brice The Bear

5:00pm – 6:00pm

Valentina

Meet & Greets Sponsors

City of Loveland, Colorado
Blazen Illuminations
Greeley Stampede

Marketplace & Exhibitors

Marketplace and exhibitors vendors
Coldwell Banker

Find your new favorite merchandise and goods for sale from artisan businesses and local shops. And enjoy many different creative and architectural exhibits displayed throughout the festival.

Featuring:

Schedule:

  • Friday, February 9th: 5:00pm – 10:00pm
  • Saturday, February 10th: 10:00am – 10:00pm
  • Sunday, February 11th: 10:00am – 8:00pm

Marketplace & Exhibitors Sponsors

City of Loveland, Colorado
Blazen Illuminations
Champion
Window and Siding Outlet

Family Fair brought to you by PETER RABBIT

Fire and Ice Festival Family Fair attraction
Horse petting

This year’s Family Fair is brought to you by PETER RABBIT in theaters February 9th! Come enjoy a mini winter carnival featuring a one-of-a-kind 3D ride, Loveland Laser Tag, a train, carriage rides, and more! No need for a ticket this year–just pay as you play.

Featuring:

  • NEW Virtual Reality Experience from Loveland Laser Tag – $5 per 5 Minute Session
  • Loveland Laser Tag  – 1 Game for $3 or 2 Games for $5
  • Face Painting  –  Prices Vary from $9 to $20
  • 1 Sweet Ride (One-of-a-kind 3D experience)  – 1 Ride for $8;  2 Rides for $14  or  3 for $20
  • Trackless Train – $3 per Ride
  • Romantic Carriage Rides  –  FREE (tips are appreciated)

Schedule:

  • Friday, February 9th
    Family Fun: 5:00pm – 10:00pm
    Carriage Rides: 6:00pm – 8:45pm
  • Saturday, February 10th
    Family Fun: 10:00am – 10:00pm — PETER RABBIT Booth 10:00am –  3:00pm
    Carriage Rides: 11:00am – 3:00pm, 4:00pm – 8:30pm
  • Sunday, February 11th
    Family Fun: 10:00am – 8:00pm — PETER RABBIT Booth 10:00am –  3:00pm
    Carriage Rides: 11:00am – 3:00pm, 4:00pm – 6:30pm

Note that all carriage rides will finish prior to the start of fireworks.

Family Fair Sponsors

Peter Rabbit
City of Loveland, Colorado
Blazen Illuminations

Our Heroes Vehicle Showcase

Our Hero's Vehicle Showcase Fire Engine
Loveland Fire Department

The art of serving others: celebrating local first responder units, as well as collectors of vintage fire trucks, ambulances, police and military vehicles to shine a light on our heroes through this unique showcase.

Featuring:

  • Loveland Fire Museum, Inc.
  • Loveland Fire Exhibit, Inc.
  • Vet Center (U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs)
  • Longmont FD Retired/Old Engine3

Schedule:

  • Friday, February 9th: 5:00pm – 10:00pm
  • Saturday, February 10th: 10:00am – 10:00pm
  • Sunday, February 11th: 10:00am – 8:00pm

Our Heroes Vehicle Showcase Sponsors

City of Loveland, Colorado
Blazen Illuminations

Strolling Performers

Ana Cruz
Peter Donello

While walking through the Festival, you may bump into one of our strolling performers. Enjoy the talents of stilt walkers or magic up close and personal.

Featuring:

Friday

(February 9, 2018)

6:00pm – 7:30pm

Anna Cruz (Hula hooping)

Saturday

(February 10, 2018)

1:00am – 3:00pm

Peter Donello (Magic & slight of hand)

7:00pm – 8:30pm

Anna Cruz (Hula hooping)

Sunday

(February 11, 2018)

1:00am – 3:00pm

Peter Donello (Magic & slight of hand)

6:00pm – 7:30pm

Anna Cruz (Hula hooping)

Strolling Performers Sponsors

City of Loveland, Colorado
Blazen Illuminations

Fire Arts Demonstrations

Fire Arts Demonstrations
Fire Arts Demonstrations

Artists who work with fire to make amazing creations will be giving demonstrations and sharing their craft with you during select, scheduled times at the Fire Arts Demonstration Stage located near the Cactus Grille on 4th St. between Railroad & Cleveland.

Featuring:

Fire Arts Demonstrations Sponsors

City of Loveland, Colorado
Blazen Illuminations