Bavarian Icefest 2017

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Bavarian Icefest 2017

January 14 - January 15

Leavenworth loves winter, and each year on MLK Jr. weekend we celebrate winter’s bounty with IceFest! The village is still dressed in over half a million twinkling lights and this weekend is a flurry of frosty frivolity. Come celebrate winter with us!

Snow Sculptures Gather a team of six and register at 9am Saturday at the Gazebo to compete, or just enjoy our featured sculpture crafted by a family that has been coming to IceFest for 18 years! Limited to first 10 teams. Non-toxic coloring OK. Judging at 3pm; winners announced shortly thereafter. (Competition Saturday; sculptures are up Sunday)

IceFest Games & Activities The Great Frisbee Sweep! The Ice Cube Scramble! Snowball Toss! Ice Fishing! Bavarian Mug Relay! Smooshing! Ice Cube Tower Building! (Saturday, 11am-3pm; participants must register at the Gazebo, one registration fee (cash only!) covers participation in any/all games: Active duty military $0.01, adults 18+ $5, youth 11-17 $3, kids 6 and under are free) 

Snowmobile Sled Pull Let our local boys, the Bavarian Boondockers, give you the sled ride of a lifetime behind a snowmobile! (Saturday 11am-3pm; $1.00 to ride, register at IceFest registration at the Gazebo)

Live Ice Carving  Ice. Chainsaws. Art. Need we say more? (Live carving Saturday and Sunday)

Stevens Pass Grom Playground For the second year, Stevens Pass hosts the Grom Playground in Leavenworth’s Front St Park to help all the little kiddos learn to ski/board, this little park contains fun features for kids 3-7 years to try while a certified snowsports school instructor guides them around.

Fireworks We’ll end the festivities Sunday evening at 6pm with a BANG! (Sunday, 6pm)

Thank you to our Icefest Sponsors:

Stevens Pass Mountain Resort

Mike West Leavenworth Realty


Baren Haus

Howard Johnson

Marson & Marson

Andreas Keller 

The Gingerbread Factory

Wedge Mountain Inn

Hotel Pension Anna

Bavarian Lodge

Hat Shop/Wood Shop

Enzian Inn

Icicle Village Resort

Local Tel

München Haus

Nussknacker Haus

Obertal Inn

Posy Handpicked Goods


The Loft

The Alley Café

Dog Haus Brewery

Der Hinterhof

The Village Pharmacy

Bavarian Boondockers


Der Sportsmann

2017 Icefest Program
Soup, Chili & Seahawk Map
Thank you to our Icefest Sponsors


January 14, 2017
January 15, 2017


Leavenworth Chamber of Commerce
(509) 548-5807


For Games & Activities: Active duty military $0.01, adults 18+ $5, youth 11-17 $3, kids 6 and under are free)