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2/4/2023 - 350th Anniversary Snow and Ice Festival

The Town of Southbury will hold a Snow and Ice Festival on Saturday, February 4th from 12 noon until 4:00pm on the Town Hall Green, as part of Southbury’s year-long 350th celebration.

World-renowned ice sculptor Bill Covitz of Ice Matters will give ice carving demonstrations beginning at 1:00pm, including carving ‘Olaf’, the beloved character from Disney’s “Frozen”, and an impressive ‘Eagle’. 

All activites:

  • Ice Carving Demos: 1pm – 4pm
  • Food Trucks: Lobster Tales, Kraftwich, Pieology
  • Hot Cocoa & Donuts
  • S’mores & Sno-Cones
  • 350th Anniversary Photo Booth
  • Winter Games Ice Cornhole
  • Face Painting & Family-Fun Activities
  • Music
  • Prizes

Due to the anticipated cold temperature, the arts and crafts activities and face painting will be held INSIDE of Town Hall.


  • Southbury Village Square & Riverview Cinemas
  • Chatfield’s True Value Hardware
  • Arts & Culture Subcommittee of the EDC
  • Southbury Economic Development Commission
  • Knights of Columbus
  • Southbury Printing Center


Event: Snow and Ice Festival
Event Date: 2/4/2023
Event Rain Date: Snow or Shine
Event Time: 12pm-4pm
Admission Fee: Free
Event Organizers/Contact: Town of Southbury | 350th Anniversary Steering Committee |
Event Location: Town Hall Green, 501 Main Street South, Southbury

snow and ice festival flyer


The Town of Southbury is holding events and activities all year long to celebrate 350 years of community, culture and history (1673-2023), aimed at highlighting the past and progress of the one and only Southbury.

The 350th Anniversary Steering Committee consists of John Dwyer and Kevin Bielmeier (co-chairs), Brian Jones (vice-chair), Justin Bette, Lynn Dwyer, Melinda Elliott, Michael Ganem, Kara Kenney, Mary Korsu, and Gosia Liedlich.