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2020: A Cool Take on the Delmar Loop Ice Carnival


The Snow Ball at the Moonrise Hotel

Friday, January 17, 8 PM to 2 AM


The Loop Ice Carnival

Saturday, January 18 & Sunday, January 19, 2020

11 AM to 4 PM


It’s January. It’s winter. It’s cold. But January is no match for The Delmar Loop.

The Loop is one of St. Louis’ truly great neighborhoods and The Loop knows how to celebrate.

Come salute Old Man Winter at the annual Delmar Loop Ice Carnival!

The Snow Ball:

The Loop Ice Carnival kicks off on Friday night January 17 from 8 PM to 2 AM with the legendary Snow Ball atop the Moonrise Hotel, 6177 Delmar. This one-of-a-kind party features arctic-inspired cocktails, fashion, and music.  Entry to the Snow Ball is just $5, or you can donate two canned goods and come on up! Visit the Moonrise Hotel Website for more information.

The Loop Ice Carnival:


The Loop Ice Carnival hits its full stride Saturday and Sunday from 11 AM to 4 PM throughout The Loop,

There are cool things to do for the whole family. Breathtaking ice sculptures will adorn The Loop, keeping watch over activities that offer something for everyone.

35+ amazing Ice Sculptures by Full Spectrum Ice Sculptures throughout The Loop from 5800 Delmar to 6600 Delmar.

Krab Kingz, 5860 Delmar

Stl Grillzz, 5898 Delmar 

Nudo House Delmar, 6105A Delmar

The Baked Bear, 6140 Delmar

Pi Pizzeria, 6144 Delmar

Moonrise Hotel, 6177 Delmar 

Savvi Formalwear, 6185 Delmar 

Pin-Up Bowl, 6191 Delmar

Mission Taco Joint, 6235 Delmar

Emporium Smoke Shop, 6254 Delmar 

WashU Neighborhood C.A.R.E, 6253 Delmar

Peacock Diner, 6261 Delmar

Lets Get Technical, 6273 Delmar 

Ivy Grace, 6277 Delmar

Blick Art Materials, 6300 Delmar 

The Wacked Out Weiner, 6301 Delmar 

Insomnia Cookies, 6301 Delmar 

Sunshine Daydream, 6303 Delmar

Three Kings Public House, 6307 Delmar 

Iron Age Studios, 6309 Delmar

HopCat St. Louis, 6315 Delmar 

PokeDoke, 6316 Delmar

froYo, 6329 Delmar

CBD Kratom, 6331 Delmar 

The Silver Lady, 6364 Delmar 

Baked T’s, 6368 Delmar

The Wizard’s Wagon, 6388 Delmar 

Avalon Exchange, 6392 Delmar

Blueberry Hill, 6504 Delmar 

Artisans in the Loop, 6511 Delmar 

Salt + Smoke, 6526 Delmar

Fitz’s Bottling Company,  6605 Delmar

Corner 17, 6623 Delmar 

Craft Alliance, 6640 Delmar 

Which Wich Superior Sandwiches, 6662 Delmar 

Seoul Taco, 6665 Delmar 

The Melting Pot, 6683 Delmar

Live Ice Sculpting Demonstrations:

How do they do it? Live ice carving demonstrations—FREE

Demonstrations each day 2-4pm at Fitz’s, 6605 Delmar


Catch Anna and Elsa from Frozen 2 singing throughout the Carnival Street from noon to 3pm on Saturday. Frosty will keep things cool on Sunday from noon to 2pm followed by an appearance by the Snow Queen. Throughout the rest of the event catch stiltwalkers, fire dancers, jugglers, and more!

Frosty Ice Slides—FREE:

Just for kids (apologies to the kids-at-heart) highly sought out, Free, Located on Westgate.

Temporary Tattoo Scavenger Hunt—FREE:

Collect them all!

Participating businesses:  Blueberry Hill, Fitz’s, Three Kings Public House, Peacock Diner, Pin-Up Bowl, Moonrise Hotel Mission Taco Joint and Pi Pizzeria

Ice Cube Giveaway

Visit participating locations for a chance to win. Search through frozen coins, break it open and reveal a chocolate coin or a dollar coin. $1000 hidden on the Carnival Street!

Participating businesses: Blue Box Pizza, Blueberry Hill, CBD Kratom, Fitz’s, Insomnia Cookies, Melting Pot, Mission Taco, Peacock Diner, Pi, Pin Up Bowl, and Poke Doke.

Cryogenic Carnival Rides – $:

Wacky Trikes

Update January 19:  Bungee Trampoline and Zip Line are running!  Bounce Houses cannot open due to the temperature.

Bungee Trampoline Bounce at Skinker and Delmar

Zip Line on Leland

Arctic Trike Races—FREE:

Kid v Kid, Kid v Parent, Parent v Parent

Please check back for exact location!

Ice Breaker!:

Ever play Don’t Break The Ice! as a kid? This is NOT that game. In this contest, you want to break the ice. With a sledgehammer. Take a swing, test your strength, but be warned—it’s harder than you think!

At Guerrilla Street Food and Tavolo, 6124 Delmar

15th Annual Putt-Putt Pub Crawl:

Putt your way through The Loop! Start at any hole, located at establishments throughout The Loop and best your team (4 players max) to qualify for prizes! Players 21 and over can enjoy Ezra Brooks Bourbon, Pearl Vodka, and St. Brendan’s Irish Cream.

Participating Businesses:  Blueberry Hill, HopCat, Three Kings Public House, Pin-Up Bowl, Moonrise Hotel and Pi Pizzeria

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Represented by the Loop Special Business District & East Loop CID