Fire and Ice Rochester 2018

Fire and Ice Rochester Fireworks

Fire and Ice Rochester 2018 returns to Downtown Rochester MI with free events, fun things to do, and fireworks! Hours, schedule, parking / shuttle info for the Annual event. Fire and Ice Festival is a FREE event to attend!

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 Rochester 2018 Hours (subject to change)

Friday, January 19, 2018 from 5p-9p
Saturday, January 20, 2018 from 10a-9p
Sunday, January 21, 2018 from 9a-5p

Hosted by The Downtown Rochester DDA and Oakland County Parks and Recreation, patrons can enjoy fireworks, TasteFest, snow shoeing, cross country skiing, dog sled races, tube sledding, ice skating, broom ball demos, ice sculptures and more!

Fire and Ice Rochester 2018 Schedule of Events (subject to change)

Friday, January 19, 2018 from 5p-9p

TBA COMING SOON

Saturday, January 20, 2018 from 10a-9p

TBA COMING SOON

Sunday, January 21, 2018 from 9a-5p

Fire and Ice Rochester 2017 Schedule of Events

Friday, January 20, 2017 from 5p-9p

5p – 8p – RAYA Spaghetti Dinner – Rochester Fire Dept
5p – 9p – TasteFest & Beer Tent – E. Third and Water
5p – 9p – Ice Sculpture Show – Downtown Rochester
5p – 9p – Marshmallow Roasting – E. Third and Main
5p – 9p – Open Ice Skating – Bring your own skates E. Third and Water (CANCELLED)
5p – 9p – Face Painting by Face Flair – TasteFest Tent
5p – 9p – Tube Sledding Run – E. Third and Water (CANCELLED)
5p – 9p – Pet Adoption Center – dog license sales only – E. Third and Water
5p – 7p – Carriage Rides – W. Fourth and Main
5p – Midnight – The Big, Bright Light Show – Downtown Rochester
6p – 8p – Ice Carving Demonstration – Rochester Mills Beer Co.
7:20p – Concert and Opening Ceremonies – E. Third and Water – Music by “Jennifer Kincer & Friends”
8p – Fire and Ice Fireworks 2017 – E. Third and Water

Saturday, January 21, 2017 from 10a-9p

10a – 9p – Collegiate Ice Carving Competition (until 1p) – E Third & Water
10a – 9p – Ice Sculpture Show – Downtown Rochester
10a – 9p – Marshmallow Roasting – E. Third and Main
10a – 9p – Face Painting by Face Flair – E. Third and Water
10a – 9p – TasteFest & Beer Tent – E. Third and Water
10a – 9p – Tube Sledding Run – E. Third and Water (CANCELLED)
10a – 9p – Dog Sled Demos and Rides (until 4pm) E. Third and Letica
10a – 4p – Snow Shoeing and Cross Country Skiing – E. Third and Letica (CANCELLED)
10a – 9p – Pet Adoption Center – dogs for adoptions (until 5pm) – E. Third and Water
10a – 11a – Broomball Demonstration – E. Third and Water
11a – 9p – Open Ice Skating – Bring your own skates – E. Third and Water (CANCELLED)
12p – 2p – Ice Carving Demonstration – E. Third and Main
4p – 8p – RAYA Spaghetti Dinner – Rochester Fire Department
4p – 7p – Carriage Rides – W. Fourth and Main
5p – Midnight – The Big, Bright Light Show – Downtown Rochester
6:30p – 7:15 p – Onyx Figure Skating Exhibition – E Third & Water St
7:20p – Concert and Recognition Ceremony E. – Third and Water – Music by “Jennifer Kincer & Friends”
8p – Fire and Ice Fireworks 2017 – E. Third and Water

Sunday, January 22, 2017 from 9a-5p

9a – noon – Raya Pancake Breakfast – Rochester Fire Department
9a – 5p – Pet Adoption Center – E. Third and Water
9:30a – Brooksie Way Chill at the Mills 5K Race – Rochester Mills Beer Co
10a – 5p – Ice Sculpture Show – Downtown Rochester
10a – 5p – Marshmallow Roasting – E. Third and Main
10a – 5p – TasteFest & Beer Tent – E. Third and Water
10a – 5p – Snow Shoeing and Cross Country Skiing – E. Third and Letica (CANCELLED)
10a – 5p – Tube Sledding Run – E. Third and Water (CANCELLED)
10a – 5p – Face Painting by Face Flair
11a – 4p – Dog Sled Demos and Rides – E. Third and Letica
11a – 5p – Open Ice Skating – Bring your own Skates – E. Third and Water (CANCELLED)
Noon – 1p – Onyx Figure Skating Ehibition – E. Third and Water
Noon – 2p – Ice Carving Demonstration – E. Third & Main
5p – Event Ends
5p – midnight – The Big Bright Light Show – Downtown Rochester

Fire and Ice Rochester 2017 Parking / Shuttle Info

Shuttle parking for the Fire & Ice Festival is available at the Buffalo Wild Wings Rochester Hills location at 1234 Walton Road, East of Livernois. Parking and shuttle service to downtown Rochester is FREE of charge. Shuttles will continuously run between Buffalo Wild Wings and downtown Rochester. The designated pick-up and drop-off location in downtown Rochester will be at E. Fourth and East Street.

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 with permission

For more info on Fire and Ice Rochester 2018, visit www.DestinationOakland.com or the Downtown Rochester DDA