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Saturday, February 10, 2024 | 12:00pm - 9:00pm

FIRE&ICE Festival

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From demonstrations, performances and experiences, this Valentine festival has so much to offer!  Be sure to join our Facebook Event - we'll be posting details leading up to and on the day of the event.

Fire & Ice Sweatshirts

available to purchase!

(as seen on Great Day CT!)


ice carving competition

& demonstration

12:00pm - 5:00pm

Watch as 300lb ice blocks are transformed by Ice Carvers into a variety of shapes and figures – Carving Competition: Casella Waste. Blocks sponsored by local businesses.

Special Professional Ice Demos

Sponsored by: 85 Main & Ketel One

Gosling's Rum


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Roaming Stilt Walker


1:00pm - 5:00pm

Are you "Yeti" to catch a glimpse of the

Stilt-Walker during the day as he drifts through the festival? 

Be on the lookout for a roaming magician, living snow globe, LED Light Robot and Mirror Man - Sponsored by Big Gary's Discount Liquors

Great Photo Opportunities!


The Warming Block!

12:00pm - 8:00pm

As you enjoy the Festival, pop over to the massive heart shaped warming block BONFIRE in it's new location! Sponsored by Rawson Manufacturing! Wood Sponsor: Hull Forest Products


fire demonstrations

6:00pm | 7:30pm

This high energy show by Fluxion Entertainment features a wide variety of thrilling fire acts ending in an epic fire breathing finale! 

Performance held on Main Street.

Sponsored by: Byrnes Agency Insurance



12:00pm - 5:00pm massive ice bar showstopper is back with The Courthouse Bar & Grille in the ice bar arena 

(Must be 21 years of age to enter the arena]


30-ft inflatable igloo

12:00-3:00pm | 5:00-9:00pm

A space to explore during the day with sponsor Breezeline giving away great prizes - a Smart TV, AirPods, beanies, ice scrapers, tumblers,  stress balls, pens, and chocolates! Jt's Igloo takeover heats up at night! This 30ft inflatable igloo will have special happenings during the daytime hours. At night will feature music, drinks and dancing from Jessica Tuesdays.

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warming fire pits

12:00pm - 8:00pm

BRRRR, it’s cold outside. Roaring fire pits available at the Putnam Congregational Church will be sure to help warm you up!

Go inside for lunch specials as well as the Just in Time for Valentine's vendor fair! 


restaurant specials

-- all day --

With an option for every mood, dinner and drink specials will be available at select local restaurants. Call ahead for a reservation! 


interactive ice sculptures

12:00pm - 6:00pm

As you take in all the sights, be on the lookout for the various interactive sculptures throughout downtown. Interactive sculptures are meant to engage with. Please take photos and share!

 #FireandIce      #DiscoverPutnam


cake competition

& Vendor Fair!

12:00pm - 8:00pm

Local professional and novice bakers show off their culinary masterpieces at the Ooey Gooey Love cake competition. Located in the old Bank of America building. This location will feature 18 vendors with unique items "Just in Time for Valentine's and the vendor fair will continue in the Putnam Congregational Church as well.

Cake Competition Sponsored by:

Northeast Flooring & Kitchens


fire torches

5:00pm - 9:00pm

As the sun sets, glowing fire torches illuminate downtown bringing the beauty of Putnam - and the dozens of ice sculptures - to life.


local shopping

-- all day --

Putnam has so much to offer. Be sure to take the opportunity to discover the many wonderful shops and galleries.

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