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Ice Sculpting & Christmas Carnival

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Location: Blue Earth Plaza

11:00am - 4:00pm

The time is here! Saturday December 1st, we hope to see you and your family join us for our annual Ice Sculpting Competition at Blue Earth Plaza.Judges will determine the top three ice sculptures with cash prizes.  There will also be a public vote for crowd favorite. 

There will be activities for everyone between 11am and 4pm.

You will be able to enjoy free popcorn, cookies & hot cocoa, plus pizza from AJ's NY Pizzeria and freshly grilled hot dogs from Hy-vee. 

You can take a ride on the train and take horse drawn carriage rides! Santa will be available for free photos and talking with the children before heading off to the North Pole. Cookie decorating, crafts & games will be available for all ages in heated tents.

There will be a virtual reality sleigh ride and Manhattan Fire Department will have a truck on-site to see!

We can’t wait to see everyone out celebrating the best time of year!