The Bracebridge Fire and Ice Festival is an excited to announce it return on Saturday January 28th, 2023 from 9am - 6pm along Manitoba Street.
Join us on January 28th, 2023 in Downtown Bracebridge.
The "FIRE" features include performances by talented fire artists and a spectacular fireworks display. Warm up around the many fire pits throughout the festival and enjoy a classic Muskoka treat, on a open fire. The "ICE" features include our , interactive ice displays, ice sculpture carvings, ice skating (BYOS) .
Your ticket to the Fire and Ice fun is $10 for 13 years old and up, $5 for 6-12 years old, and no ticket required for those under 5 years old . Passes can be purchased ahead of time or at the entrance of the event. Visiting from out of town? Check out our 'Stay and Play' page for great deals on local accommodations, restaurants specials and retail sales.
Bracebridge is affectionately known as 'The Heart Of Muskoka', and for good reason. Come for the Fire and Ice Festival and stay for our local businesses, natural northern landscape, and plentiful outdoor and indoor recreation!
$10 for 13 years old and up,
$5 for 6-12 years old,
Free 5 and Under
Passes can be purchased ahead of time at time of entry at one of the following local businesses.
Visitor Centre - 3 Ecclestone Drive
Footprints on Muskoka - 9 Manitoba Street
Bracebridge Hall - 17 Manitoba Street
Kala House of Colour - 26 Manitoba Street
Little Black Bow - 34 Manitoba Street
The Creative Cook - 35 Manitoba Street
Chancery Lane Co - 33 Manitoba Street
NEOB Lavender Boutqiue - 54 Manitoba Street
Algonquin Outfitters - 60 Manitoba Street
Daughters of Indie- 63 Manitoba Street
Minds Alive - 68 Manitoba Street
Nook and Cranny - 75 Manitoba Street
Classy Cuts - 97 Manitoba Street
Cottage Winery - 208 Manitoba Street
Muskoka Natural Food Market - 229 Manitoba Street
Muskoka Olive Oil Co. 19 Taylor Road
Stevens' Your Independent Grocer - 270 Wellington Street
Bracebridge Barrel House Restaurant - 295 Wellington Street
In order to ride the downtown tube run, you:
For those smaller children, there is a tube slide provided by Ski Snow Valley that is located on Manitoba St, closer to Memorial Park.
Your ticket to all day fun and adventure is $10 for 13 years old and up, $5 for 6-12 years old, and no ticket required for those under 5 years old . Passes can be purchased ahead of time localy or at the entrance of the event.
Admission is required to enjoy the festival, including rides down the tube run. This admission allows you to enjoy almost all of the activities, shows, and to walk through the festival area.
Some activities and vendors do charge an additional fee. These 'extra fee' activities are all marked on the event program to avoid any surprises.
At this time we do not offer online sales of the event tickets. However, for those local to Bracebridge, we do offer several locations within downtown Bracebridge where you can pre-purchase your tickets to avoid the lines.
Please know the tickets are cash only.
Pre-sale tickets will be available at participating businesses starting in Janaury.
Generally speaking, the busiest time for the festival is from 11:00 pm - 2:00 pm. We encourage visitors who do not like crowds to visit earlier, starting at 9:00 am or later, after 4:00 pm.
The event will run from 9:00 am - 6:00 pm, leaving you lots of time to enjoy all that Fire and Ice has to offer.
We would recommend that man's best friend stays home the day of the festival as it can be very crowded at the event. However, if you must bring them they are welcome. Please have them leashed and remember to pick up any of their waste.
Service animals are allowed within interior spaces with proof of service animal registration.
This activity is weather dependent. The skating trail is expected to be open mid-January until mid-March. Visitors are encouraged to bring your skates for the festival.
Downtown Bracebridge offers over 500 spaces in 6 parking lots that are within walking distance to the festival. These spaces fill early and you may expect longer wait times to find a spot within the downtown core.
To make it easier to enjoy Fire and Ice, we are now offering free shuttle service from several convenient parking lots within Bracebridge. Park and take the free shuttle to the festival. Shuttle buses will run continuously from 9:00 am - 6:30pm. Please visit our 'Getting Here' page for additional parking and shuttle information.
**Safety is our number one concern. Please ensure you are parking in designated areas and that you adhere to the no parking signs in and around the festival. This ensures our police, fire and ambulance can move around the town.**
We do our best to make the festival as accessible as possible for our attendees. We encourage those that require accessible parking to use the Bird Mill Mews Parking Lot, and to arrive early as these spots fill quickly. A convenient drop off space at the corner of Manitoba St and Taylor Rd will be available.