Great Ice!

Frozen Fun in Small Town Vermont

February 14-16 2020, North Hero, Vermont
Great Ice! 2020 Winter Done Right
Every winter Great Ice! turns North Hero's frozen City Bay into a winter playground for all ages. Festival highlights includes fireworks, bonfires, the Over N'Back Trek, dog sled rides, skating, lighted rinks, cookoffs, a business expo, community meals, snow building competitions, hockey games, and more

Festival Schedule

February 14-16, 2020
Friday February 14th, 2020
Schedule Subject to Change
Saturday February 15th, 2020
Schedule Subject to Change
Sunday February 16th, 2020
Schedule Subject to Change

The Events

Planning Your Visit

It Takes a village

Great Ice! takes place in the village of North Hero, Vermont on the shores of Lake Champlain. Various stores, inns, restaurants, and halls provide services and parking while the frozen bay serves as the focal point for recreation.

City Bay, North Hero, Vermont

3537 US-2,
North Hero, VT 05474


February 14th-16th, 2020


Hero's Welcome, North Hero House Inn and Restaurant (Saturday & Sunday Only), Grand Isle County Courthouse (Saturday & Sunday Only), Economic Development Coroporation. (See Festival Map for Locations)

Food & Beverage

Hero's Welcome General Store, The Accidental Farmer, Candy Lab, Wild Hart Distillery, Kraemer & Kin Brewery North Hero House Inn (Dinner Friday & Saturday, Breakfast on Sunday)


Hero's Welcome (Porto-Lets), North Hero Community Hall

Contact Us

Festival Coordinator

Andy Julow
Email 802-378-5115 Volunteer, Vendor, and General Inquires


Stephen Ludwig
Email 845-709-1517 Sponsorship Inquiries All checks should be made out to : HICS Inc. Mailing Address: 1385 Blockhouse Point Road, North Hero, VT, 05474
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