In spite of unseasonably warm temperatures and no snow in the forecast, the Fire & Ice Festival in Rochester will fire up this weekend, Jan. 20th – 22nd. The festival, sponsored by Oakland County Credit Union, is replacing some of its winter-driven events with a variety of outdoor family-friendly activities from Oakland County Parks and Recreation. Admission and events will remain free.
“‘The show must go on,’ as they say in show biz,” said Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson. “Families from all over Michigan will still be able to experience many outdoor activities and the nice weather at the Fire & Ice Festival.” Continue reading
As planned, Oakland County residents had a winter blast at the 2015 Fire & Ice Festival last weekend in Rochester, Michigan. Oakland County Parks and Recreation and Downtown Rochester did a fantastic job at the three-day event and offered all kinds of winter activities for families to enjoy.
Celebrate cabin fever with a little snow, a little Ice and a little Fire!
Winter has finally set in. It’s time to jump in and enjoy it at the 2015 Fire & Ice Festival.
Oakland County, Oakland County Parks, the City of Rochester and Downtown Rochester have come together to host a wild weekend of winter fun, with a variety of activities to celebrate winter.
Some of the Activities & Events at this year’s Fire & Ice Festival include ice carving demonstrations, tube sledding, face painting, snow shoeing, cross country skiing, dog sled demos and rides, ice skating (bring your skates), broom ball exhibitions, ice sculptures and on Friday and Saturday nights – FIREWORKS! Continue reading
Downtown Rochester held their annual celebrations of Lagniappe and The Big, Bright Light Show last night. In spite of the cold and high winds, the crowds still came out in large numbers to view the fabulous show of light. Thousands gathered on Main Street to count down to “Light the Town”. Continue reading