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Rochester Fire and Ice Festival 2014 Preview

Posted by Glen LaGrou January 20, 2014 Events, Local Activities

Fire and Ice Fest returns to Downtown Rochester for 2014 with free events, fun things to do, and fireworks! Celebrate the best of winter in Michigan with free family fun!

2014 ROCHESTER FIRE AND ICE FESTIVAL HOURS:
Friday, January 24, 2014 from 6pm-9 pm
Saturday, January 25, 2014 from 10am-9pm
Sunday, January 26, 2014 from 10a-5p

Ice sculptures will adorn the streets of Downtown Rochester throughout the 2014 weekend festival. Winter family activities and fun things to do will include: snow shoeing, cross country skiing, ice skating, the giant tube sled hill, ice fishing and dog sled demos and free rides. Fireworks are a huge part of Fire & Ice – you can check out the fireworks show on Friday night and Saturday night at 8pm (both nights).

The Big Bright Light Show returns to light up the city during the festival with over 1.5 million Christmas lights. You can even take a festive carriage ride to tour the city streets during Fire & Ice.

Fire and Ice will feature a beer tent and many food trucks as part of Fire & Ice Tastefest.

2014 FIRE AND ICE FESTIVAL PARKING INFO:
You can park safely and shuttle to 2014 Fire and Ice Festival at Buffalo Wild Wings in Rochester Hills (1234 Walton Road, just east of Livernois). Shuttle service to Fire & Ice begins at 6p on Friday with last pickup in Downtown Rochester at 8. Saturday shuttle begins at 10a & last pickup is at 8p. Sunday shuttle runs to Fire & Ice begin at 10a with last pickup in Downtown Rochester at 4p.

2014 FIRE AND ICE FESTIVAL SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:

Friday, January 24, 2014 from 5p-9p

  • 5p-8p – RAYA Spaghetti Dinner – Rochester Fire Department
  • 5p-9p – Food Truck Rally – E. Third & Main St
  • 5p-9p - TasteFest & Beer Tent – E. Third & Water Street
  • 5p-9p - Modes of Transportation Ice Sculptures – Throughout Downtown Rochester
  • 5p-9p - Marshmallow Roasting – E. Third & Main Street
  • 5p-9p - Open Ice Skating – E. Third & Water Street
  • 5p-9p - Face Painting – TasteFest Tent
  • 5p-9p - Tube Sledding – E. Third & Water Street
  • 5p-9p - Carriage Rides – E. Fourth & Main Street
  • 5p-Midnight – Big Bright Light Show – Throughout Downtown Rochester
  • 6p-8p – Ice Carving Demo – Rochester Mills Beer Co.
  • 7:30p – Concert “By The Way” – E. Third & Water Street
  • 8p – Fireworks – E. Third & Water Street

Saturday, January 25, 2014 from 10a-9p

  • 10a-9p – Modes of Transportation Ice Sculptures – Throughout Downtown Rochester
  • 10a-9p - Face Painting – E. Third & Water Street
  • 10a-9p - TasteFest & Beer Tent – E. Third & Water Street
  • 10a-9p - Tube Sledding – E. Third & Water Street
  • 10a-9p - Dog Sled Demo & Rides – E. Third & Letica Dr.
  • 10a-9p - Snow Shoeing / Cross Country Skiing – E. Third & Letica Dr.
  • 10a-9p - Pet Adoption Center – E. Third & Water Street
  • 10a-11a – Broomball Demonstration – E. Third & Water Street
  • 11a-9p – Open Ice Skating – E. Third & Water Street
  • Noon-2p – Ice Carving Demonstration – Penn Station Subs
  • 4p-6p – Ice Carving Demonstration – E. Third & Main Street
  • 4p-8p – RAYA Spaghetti Dinner – Rochester Fire Department
  • 5p-9p – Food Truck Rally – E. Fourth & Main Street
  • 6p-9p – Carriage Rides – E. Fourth & Main Street
  • 5p – Midnight Big Birhgt Light Show – Throughout Downtown Rochester
  • 7:20p – Concert “By The Way” – E. Third & Water Street
  • 7:50p – Recognition Ceremony – E. Third & Water Street
  • 8p – Fireworks – E. Third & Water Street

Sunday, January 26, 2014 from 9a-5p

  • 9a – The Brooksie Way’s Chill at the Mills 5k Race – Rochester Mills Beer Co.
  • 9a-Noon – RAYA Pancake Breakfast – Rochester Fire Department
  • 10a-5p – Modes of Transportation Ice Sculptures – Throughout Downtown Rochester
  • 10a-5p - Marshmallow Roasting – E. Third & Main Street
  • 10a-5p - TasteFest & Beer Tent – E. Third & Water Street
  • 10a-5p - Dog Sled Demo & Rides – E. Third & Letica Dr.
  • 10a-5p - Pet Adoption Center – E. Third & Water Street
  • 10a-11a – Figure Skating Exhibition – E. Third & Water Street
  • 11a-5p – Open Ice Skating – E. Third & Water Street
  • 5p – Midnight Big Bright Light Show

Fire and Ice Fest is hosted by: Oakland County, Oakland County Parks, the City of Rochester and The Downtown Rochester DDA.

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This page is intended to be used as a guide. Oakland County Moms does not endorse these events. Oakland County Moms is not responsible for changes to event descriptions, event times or details being altered without notice or cancellations.

See related posts below for more winter festivals and outdoor winter fun things to do in Oakland County and Metro Detroit, Michigan!

Photo credit: Downtown Rochester DDA

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