Ice Sculpture Show 2023


January 14


Festival Plaza | Pier Village


The Pier Village Ice Sculpture Show will kick off the winter season at Pier Village. Join us for an afternoon of live ice carving starting at 12PM. Watch award-winning sculptors design and carve 14 sculptures in an elimination style “speed carving” format.  Enjoy everything Pier Village has to offer including Ice Skating, food and libations from our Pier Village Retailers, shopping, interactive games, carousel rides and more.

*The show is complimentary and will be held outdoors. 

Watch incredible ice carvings take shape with a cast of skilled artists.

Four professional Ice Sculptors will create 14 sculptures in an elimination style “speed carving”
format over a three hour period (12pm -3pm). Witness carvings formed in less than 30 minutes before your eyes. Competition will have staggered heats of live carving and will be emceed by an experienced carver to entertain you with bios of carvers, facts and information on the carving as well as facilitate spectator participation in selection of themes and judging of carvers to be eliminated in the perspective rounds.

New sculptures will be illuminated and displayed for future viewing the remainder of their life span during the event.

Playa Bowls will offer 20% off cold pressed juices and protein bites during the event.

Ice Skate by-the-sea

Enjoy one of Pier Village’s most celebrated traditions. Visitors lace up their skates and twirl away by-the-sea at Pier Village’s iconic Ice Rink. Here you’ll find our residents and visitors alike skating in the heart of Pier Village’s beautifully decorated community, exciting shops and restaurants.

Rink admission & skate rentals are available for purchase online anytime or in person at the Ticket Booth & Skate Shack on Festival Plaza during all normal operating hours.

For Operating Hours and to Purchase Tickets CLICK HERE

The event will be held outdoors. In the event of inclement weather, the rain date is Sunday, January 15th from 12PM to 3PM.