This Incredible Ice Festival Is The Coolest Thing To Happen In Wisconsin All Winter

When you live in the most northern reaches of Wisconsin, along the shores of Lake Michigan, you know what winter is. There’s nothing for it but to embrace the cold, snow and ice and celebrate the many long months of a Wisconsin winter. It’s a bit like “if you can’t beat ’em, join ’em” and the folks up here have learned to embrace all the very best things that come during the coldest part of the year. One of the best ways to celebrate all things Lake Superior winter is at the Lake Superior Ice Festival, which this year takes place January 25-27. This fabulous festival takes all the best parts of winter and celebrates them. You have to check out the literal coolest winter festival in all of Wisconsin.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

Get the full schedule and all the details about the Lake Superior Ice Festival on their website. Or check out their Facebook page for even more information.

Learn about all the amazing Wisconsin winter festivals on this list (but make sure you check for 2019 dates for each one).