Lititz Fire & Ice Festival – 2023’s Annual Celebration in Lititz, PA

Lititz Fire & Ice Festival

An Annual Celebration Every February in
Downtown Lititz & at Lititz Springs Park
Lititz, Pennsylvania  17543

 

The 2023 Edition of the Lititz Fire & Ice – Feb. 17 – 26, 2023

The Lititz Fire & Ice Celebration returns this year – and for ten days!

 

Why Lititz?

Lititz, Pennsylvania, is a small town with a big agenda of community events that take place throughout the year. In general, there’s so much stuff to do in Lititz: restaurantsshopping, lodging, and more. Besides, Lititz is just a cool town!

The first of the annual Lititz community events is the Fire and Ice Festival.

 

What is the Fire & Ice Festival?

Fire & Ice is an annual free community event that takes place every February in Lititz, usually following Valentine’s Day/Presidents’ Weekend. This 10-day long celebration takes place throughout downtown Lititz along Main and Broad Streets and in Lititz Springs Park. Many local shops and restaurants participate. Ice sculptures, block party, kids carnival, chili cook-off, ball, corn hole tournament, and entertainment. An estimated 40,000 turned out in previous years, and that was for the three to four day event. This year is ten days.

This annual event began in 2006. In recent years it has attracted an estimated 40,000 people out for the festivities, and that was when the event was three to four days long. Now it will last for ten days!

Fire & Ice Festival - Lititz, PA

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Fire & Ice Highlights

WINTER’S COOLEST NIGHT OUT – A TICKETED PREVIEW PARTY

  • Thursday, February 16th, 6 – 9pm | Downtown Lititz
    • Ticket Includes:
      • Live music from Big Boy Brass
      • Live Carvings
      • Hors d’oeuvres and one free drink at the Collusion Tap Works Bar
      • Finally, viewing the Local Eyes Photography Exhibit at Lititz Shirt Factory

OFFICIAL EVENT KICK OFF!

  • Friday, February 17th at 4pm – Sunday, February 26th at 4pm | Downtown Lititz
    • View all of the carved ice sculptures around town
    • Eat at some local restaurants, Shop some shops
    • Stop by the Photography exhibit
    •  See if you can conqueror the family-friendly scavenger hunt
    • Take part in the 10-day pub and town crawl

LITITZ LIONS CHILI COOK-OFF, VENDOR FAIR & KIDS CARNIVAL!

  • Saturday, February 18th 11am – 2pm | Warwick High School, Downtown Lititz
    • Purchase a chili-tasting pin and warm up inside
    • Kids can also partake in the Lititz Leo’s Kids Carnival.

WINTER FUNDERLAND

  • Monday, February 20th 11am – 2pm | Lititz Springs Park, Downtown Lititz
    • Bring the kids for games, activities and an obstacle course
    • Lancaster Science will also have demonstrations

LITITZ MAKER’S MARKET – THE FIRE & ICE EDITION

  • Saturday & Sunday, February 25th and 26th | Linden Hall, Downtown Lititz
    • Come to the gymnasium and support all of the local artists and makers from Lititz.

LIVING ART & FIRE IN THE PARK

  • February 24th, 25th & 26th | Lititz Springs Park, Downtown Lititz
    • Still in the works – Wrapping up the final weekend by taking the observer from frozen sculptures to fire to living art!
    • Corn-hole  for competitive and family-friendly divisions
    • Roast Marshmallows
    • Plus, a few more surprises.

 

Proceeds from the Lititz Fire & Ice help support the partners of the event Venture Lititz and the Lititz Lions Club.

 

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