Zehnder’s Snowfest has been host to one of the top snow sculpting events in North America for the past 27 years. Visitors have enjoyed larger-than-life snow sculptures and beautifully detailed ice carvings each year.
Zehnder’s Snowfest 2019 will again dazzle and excite you with snow and ice sculptures created by professional ice and snow carvers from around the world. Snowfest events take place from January 23 through the 28, 2019.
Zehnder’s Snowfest is also host to the National Collegiate Ice Carving Championship and the High School Snow Sculpting Competition.
Snowfest 2019 highlights include: State of Michigan Snow Sculptors Competition, High School Snow Sculpting Competition, Children’s Play Area, the U.S. National Collegiate Ice Carving Championship, Fireworks, World Class Snow Sculpting Competitions, the new “All Things Chocolate” Recipe Contest, and the ever popular Warming Tent complete with entertainment like the Rock Show Band, the Life Support Rock Band, the Swift Brothers, Alan Turner and the Steel Horse Band, the Cruzin’ Jupiter Band and the U.S. 338th Army Country Bands.
Win great prizes during the FREE Bingo event in the Zehnder’s Snowfest Warming Tent on Thursday, January 24, 2019 from 1 to 3 p.m. Bingo is hosted by Joe FM Radio and HAP Solutions and includes complimentary Bingo cards. Later that night, unwind for the Zehnder’s Snowfest Tap Takeover featuring 10 specialty beers from Wolverine State Brewing Company along with 10 specialty beers from J.P. O’Sullivan Distributing located in Zehnder’s Tap Room. Enjoy live music by Donnie Brown and Guest and complementary hors d’oeuvres starting at 6 p.m. All food will feature a hint of Wolverine State Brewery’s beer.
In addition, Zehnder’s Snowfest is proud to welcome back members of the Detroit Tigers as the Tigers Winter Caravan rolls into Frankenmuth on Friday, January 25, 2019 during a special event from 4:45 pm to 5:30 pm in Zehnder’s Warming Tent. Make plans to be part of this great event.
Are you a karaoke enthusiast? If so, don’t forget about KCQ’s 15th annual Zehnder’s Snowfest Karaoke Competition on Friday, January 25, 2019 starting at 6:30 p.m. located in Zehnder’s Snowfest official Warming Tent. This year’s event is sponsored by HAP and Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort. Grand prizes include an overnight stay at Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort with tickets to a concert or show of choice and a party at Zehnder’s Splash Village Hotel and Waterpark. Click here for contest details and registration information.
Monday, January 28th completes Snowfest with the 28th Annual Chef’s Hot Food Competition and Tasting where chefs compete with a “Culinary Salute to Chinese Cuisine” at Zehnder’s Restaurant featuring Chinese-style dishes prepared by local chefs and area culinary students. Enjoy food samples and four Grand Buffet tables all for only $30 per person. Proceeds from the competition support the Saginaw East Side Soup Kitchen “After School” Meal Program.
Plan now to attend Zehnder’s Snowfest 2019! Click here for the official Zehnder’s Snowfest website for more details and schedule of events.
Snowfest is made possible by our many sponsors. Major sponsors include: Schaefer & Bierlein, Miller Lite, Michigan CAT, Webster Garner, Frankenmuth Brewery, Frankenmuth CVB, Bierlein, Covenant Healthcare, Wolverine State Brewing Company, United Association Local 85 Plumbers, Pipefitters and Service Technicians, Outdoor Adventures, Bavarian Inn Restaurant, 97.3 Joe FM, Northwood University, 98-KCQ Country, Maker’s Mark, Gordon Food Service, HAP, WITL, Huntington Bank, Apple Mountain, Michigan Sugar, Meijer, Pepsi, WNEM TV5, CRC Contractors Rental, Wellspring Lutheran Services, WSGW and 96 WHNN.