FIRE & ICE FESTIVAL 2020

Presented by the Bank Street BIA, Fire & Ice Winter Festival is the perfect time to celebrate the warmth of the chilly winter season. This family-friendly event takes place on Bank Street between Wellington and Catherine Street, with activities going on throughout the month of February at various locations.

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Taking place on February 8th and 9th, this event is a chance to melt away winter blues. For the first time ever, Fire & Ice will bring a skating rink to the street, open to all ages. After stepping off the ice, festival attendees can enter the Quiet Events Silent Disco for a Deep Therapy event. Here, art and cutting-edge house music collide in a unique and inviting atmosphere that defies the ordinary. This is a ticketed event and the limited spots will sell out quickly–make sure to get yours early! We promise to keep you warm; with a giant tent, heaters, music to make you dance, snacks, drinks and all sorts of treats.

Take in all that Fire & Ice Winter Festival has to offer with throat singing, acrobatic performances, a 2SLGBTQ+ art exhibitions, fire juggling, ice sculptures, and more.  With over 400 businesses on Bank Street to visit, shop, tour, eat, and warm up in attendees can enjoy the festivities amidst the February cold. Fire + Ice is proud to partner with Ottawa Capital Pride.

TICKETS ON SALE NOW!

Check out our full listings of Fire & Ice Events below:

SATURDAY FEB 8TH

SKATE ON THE STREET

A synthetic skating rink will be set up on one half of Bank Street between Lewis and Gilmour. Participants will be invited to bring their own skates and enjoy a live DJ. Skate rentals available. Free! Limited skate rentals available on-site.

  • HOURS: 1:00PM – 11:00PM

THROAT SINGING

Details to come.

  • HOURS: 1:00PM & 8:00 PM

AERIAL ANTICS

Acrobats will perform on ice and on the street. There will be stilt walking, hula hooping, and the zany and dynamic duo “MeloFranatic”.

  • HOURS: 7:00PM

DRAG ON ICE

Details to come.

DEEP THERAPY SILENT DISCO

Where the therapeutic effects of art and cutting edge house music collide in a unique and inviting atmosphere that defies the ordinary; Deep Therapy is your remedy from the mainstream and it’s cheaper than a psychiatrist!

ICE GARDEN

Details to come.

SUNDAY FEB 9TH

SKATE ON THE STREET

A synthetic skating rink will be set up on one half of Bank Street between Lewis and Gilmour. Participants will be invited to bring their own skates and enjoy a live DJ. Skate rentals available. Free! Limited skate rentals available on-site.

  • HOURS: 1:00PM – 11:00PM

THROAT SINGING

Details to come.

  • HOURS: 12:00PM & 3:00PM

AERIAL ANTICS

Acrobats will perform on ice and on the street. There will be stilt walking, hula hooping, and the zany and dynamic duo “MeloFranatic”.

  • HOURS: 2:00PM

FITNESS CLASS WITH NIGEL WALKER

Details to come.

SPIN CLASS

Details to come.

GLOW YOGA WITH NIGEL WALKER

Join celebrated yoga teacher Nigel Walker under a heated tent for outdoor WINTER Glow Yoga™! This yoga class features headphones by Quiet Events, making it a silent yoga class that only you can hear. Get ready to move with the music and shine under the blacklights!

Created by Nigel Walker, Glow Yoga™ is a celebration of the human spirit and brings yoga to public spaces in a fun, accessible and community-driven way. He transforms existing spaces into glowing, loving and connected atmospheres filled with people of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds.

This is a one-of-a-kind experience! Space and headphones are limited, so get your ticket before they are all gone.