Great Ice!

Vermont's Premier On-Ice Winter Festival

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 bustling festival for all ages and interests. The festival has grown to include fireworks, bonfires, skating, lighted rinks and labyrinths, cookoffs, a business expo, community meals, snow building competitions, hockey games, and more

Festival Schedule

February 14-16, 2020
Friday February 14th, 2020

Event Schedule Coming Soon!

Saturday February 15th, 2020

Event Schedule Coming Soon!

Sunday February 16th, 2020

Event Schedule Coming Soon!

The Events

Event Details Coming Soon!

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.

Festival Map
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, Grand Isle County Courthouse, Economic Development Coroporation. (See Festival Map for Locations)

Food & Beverage

Hero's Welcome General Store, Wild Hart Distillery, North Hero House Inn (Dinner Friday & Saturday, Breakfast on Sunday)


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

Sponsors & Partners

Our sponsorship drive will begin soon. contact us to become a Great Ice! Sponsor.

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

Communications and Marketing

Tonya Poutry
Email 802-372-5600 Press Inquires