Ice Sculpture Competition

Cancelled due to lack of snow! 2018

Over 12 inches of ice + several inches of snow = spectacular sculptures and fun for the whole family.

2018 Fire & Ice Schedule of Events

Friday Jan. 12

Sculptures begin

Applications available below or at the Bristlecone Convention Center 150 Sixth St. due by 5:00 PM


Saturday Jan. 13

Sledding, ice fishing, bowling and golf available all day

4:30 PM Fireworks Express leaves the depot. Tickets available now at or866-407-8326

6:00 PM Approximate fireworks launch time-west end of town


Sunday Jan. 14

Entry into the park is $10.00/vehicle

Sledding, ice fishing, bowling and golf available all day

9:00 AM Horseshoe tournament registration begins

11:00 AM Tournament begins

Concessions open

3:00 PM Sculptures must be complete and judging begins

6:00 PM Winners announced

Fireworks on the Lake


The first prize winner will receive a grand prize of $1,000. Second place will receive $500 and third place $250.

Photos of past sculptures

Video of the event


Gather around bonfires with new found friends and reminisce on the events of the weekend as you make plans for next year. The crystal clear air will erupt with vibrant colors and the canyon walls will once again echo as this unique fireworks show lights the sky.

Cave Lake is located eight miles south of Ely on U.S. 93, turning onto Success Summit road (State route 486) and continuing east for seven miles.

Learn more about Cave Lake State Park