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-4p

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

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
5p – 9p – Face Painting – TasteFest Tent
5p – 9p – Tube Sledding Run – E Third and Water
5p – 7p – Carriage Rides – W Third and Walnut
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 2018 – E Third and Water

Saturday, January 20, 2018 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 – E Third and Water
10a – 9p – TasteFest & Beer Tent – E Third and Water
10a – 9p – Tube Sledding Run – E Third and Water
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
10a – 9p – Pet Adoption Center – dogs for adoptions (until 5p) – 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
12p – 2p – Ice Carving Demonstration – E Third and Main
4p – 8p – RAYA Spaghetti Dinner – Rochester Fire Department
4p – 7p – Carriage Rides – W Third & Walnut
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 2018 – E Third and Water

Sunday, January 21, 2018 from 9a-4p

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

Fire and Ice Rochester 2018 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 Water 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.OaklandCountyParks.com or the Downtown Rochester DDA

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