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Fire & Ice in Lititz, PA (2020)

Lititz Fire & Ice

Downtown Lititz & Lititz Springs Park
Lititz, PA  17543

The 2020 Edition of the Lititz Fire & Ice

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. The first of the annual community events is the Fire and Ice. In 2020, this free* event takes place February 14 – 17, 2020. *Note that the Chili Cook-off on Saturday does have a fee (more on that below).

See the schedule below. 

Friday night, the event kicks off with the ice carving and live music in downtown Lititz. Saturday is the annual Chili Cook-off and other events at Warwick High School. During all four days of the event, you can tour the streets and the park to see these amazing ice sculptures.

2020 will be the 15th year for this event. Last year, an estimated 40,000 turned out for the festivities.

Fire & Ice Festival - Lititz, PA

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Friday Festivities (2/14/2020)

5:00 – 9:00 pm: Ice carving on the square. There will be ice sculptures all over Broad Street, Main Street, and in Lititz Springs Park.

  • lititz-fire-ice-pyroLive ice sculpting is on view at numerous locations along Broad and Main streets. Ice-carving craftsmen from DiMartino Ice Company create more than 70 works of ice art on view
  • Stray Production Services with support of Pyrotek Special Effects and Rhoads Energy will bring the FIRE with a fire show located behind Lititz Mutual (2 North Broad Street) The displays of shimmering lights and dramatic pyrotechnics highlight the event! Fire Show will begin at 6:15pm and run every 45 minutes.  $1 donation to view the show.
  • Stop by Wilbur Chocolate for music and entertainment.

 

The downtown streets will be closed to traffic for the Friday activities, which will include live music. Retailers will be open late, restaurants and pubs will be open, and over 30 food trucks will be available. It should be a fun night!

Saturday Festivities (2/15/2020)

9:00 am – 8:00 pm: Join us downtown for live music, food trucks, ice and shopping.  Downtown shops will be open late, restaurants open, and 30 food trucks will line the streets.

  • lititz-fire-ice-food-trucksStop by Wilbur Chocolate for music and entertainment.
  • We bring back the FIRE on Saturday as Stray Production Services with support of Pyrotek Special Effects and Rhoads Energy will present a second night of the fire show located behind Lititz Mutual (2 North Broad Street) $1 donation for show.  The displays of shimmering lights and dramatic pyrotechnics highlight the event! Fire Show will begin at 5:45 pm and run every 45 minutes.
  • Ice-carving craftsmen from DiMartino Ice Company will be on hand again Saturday morning, carving for visitors between 9am and 12pm.
  • Live music and children’s entertainment presented by WJTL on the Weaver’s Garage Stage.  The Weaver’s Garage Tent will be a family-friendly, HEATED area to come warm up with the kiddos and enjoy some fun entertainment and music from WJTL.  Find the heated entertainment tent on the 100 block of East Main Street.  Entertainment from 10 am to 7 pm.
  • Chili Cook-off
  • Winter Wonderland Carnival
  • Vendor Fair

Chili Cook-off: Hosted by the Lititz Lions Club, the Fire & Ice Chili Cook-off features local chefs partnering with charitable organizations to create the most flavorful chili of the day. Event proceeds benefit  participating organizations.

Admission buttons are required for entry into the event.  $10 adult admission | $5  for children under 12, if they want to sample chili. Admission buttons are available for purchase at:

  • Stauffers of Kissel Hill (Lititz location only)
  • Bomberger’s (Lititz location only)
  • Dosie Dough (Lititz location only)

Winter Wonderland Carnival: at the high school features food, activities, inflatables, games, contests, face painting.

  • Unlimited play wristbands – $10 | Tickets prices   1 –  $.50    5 – $2.50    15 – $6.00

The Vendor Fair will likewise be from 11:00am-3: 00 pm at the high school and features a wide variety of local vendors and businesses showcasing their products and services.

Sunday and Monday (2/16 & 2/17/2020)

lititz-fire-ice-sculptureCome walk around downtown Lititz, checking out the ice (weather permitting), dine at one of our local restaurants or pubs, and shop the over 60 boutiques and stores downtown

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

 

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Fire & Ice

Downtown Lititz & Lititz Springs Park
Lititz, PA  17543

 

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