See you in 2024!

Unfortunately we are announcing the postponement of the Scranton Ice Festival in 2023. Our main organizers are dealing with health concerns that have kept us from being able to commit the many, many hours that go into making this event possible. We apologize for the inconvenience and/or disappointment this will cause. We do hope to bring the event back in future years, and we appreciate your understanding while we navigate this time. Thanks for your support the previous two years and we hope to see you again in 2024.


Sponsorships will support the execution of the event with all proceeds benefitting the Scranton Small Business Relief Fund.


Give direct contributions of any size to the Scranton Small Business Relief Fund.

Events & Activities

Opening Ceremony with Live Ice Carving of the Olympic Cauldron

Saturday night at 6:00 pm.

Cauldron will be lit at 7:00 pm.

Carving will take place on the N. Washington side of Courthouse Square.

Sponsored by Toyota of Scranton

Live Ice Carving Demonstration

Saturday afternoon at 2:00 pm at The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce.

Sponsored by Montage Mountain.

Ice Bobsled Photo Booth

Sit in an Ice Carved Bobsled under the marquee at the Ritz Theater for the perfect photo opportunity! Located at 222 Wyoming Ave.

Sponsored by Schiff’s Marketplace and Cloud 9 Transportation.

Free Trolley Rides

Provided by COLTS on Saturday during festival hours. It will run in a constant loop along Wyoming Ave., Lackawanna Ave., Adams Ave., Biden Street, Mulberry Street, North Washington Ave, and Penn Ave. Please note that masks are REQUIRED to ride.

Bartari Winter Games

Curling Rink and Ice Bar provided by Bartari. 

Ax Throwing provided by Pocono Axe Works. $5 suggested donation. Ages 14 and up. 

Located behind Bartari in the Center Street Alley between Adams and North Washington Ave.

Live Music Schedule

Spectators can watch the live recording at the Hilton’s Casey’s Corners through the bank of windows on the corner of Adams and Lackawanna and see it live-streamed via social media and at the participating businesses downtown. 


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