Lake Superior Ice Festival

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Lake Superior Ice Festival Specials

The 2018 Lake Superior Ice Festival will be held between January 26-28, 2018 at Barker’s Island offering winter fun for the whole family (learn more).  The Superior Business Improvement District is happy to support this community event by providing a FREE trolley to the event grounds with stops Downtown near VIP and also in Belknap Plaza, making it easy for people to enjoy free parking, great shopping, dining and entertainment before and after their time at the Ice Festival.

The SBID is partnering with the Superior-Douglas County Chamber of Commerce to feature great specials on retail, food and drink from their businesses! Check out the list of promotions! (SBID Businesses denoted with a ★)

★7 West Taphouse – All January: $5 Pints of Bent Paddle Harness the Winter IPA. Every purchase is 1 entry into an Ice Fishing Package brought to you by Bent Paddle, 7 West, Superior Beverages, & Northwest Outlet. Double Entries with proof of entrance to Ice Festival. Ice Festival Saturday (27th) Lake Superior Kayak Kolsch $3 Pints. Every purchase is 1 entry into a Lake Superior Brewing Growler w/ fill @ the brewery & LSB T shirt. Free Sampling of Kayak Kolsch 4-7 p.m. $1 off all Earth Rider beers Ice Festival Weekend!

★Art on the Planet – Art on the Planet will be offering Unique Belongings Chalk Paint on sale for $12.00 (regular $15.95) as well as Unique Belongings Wax and Glass products on sale for $8.00 (regular $10.00)

Barker’s Island Inn & Waterfront Grille – Stay at Barkers Island Inn on Ice Festival Weekend with a special rate of $94.00 plus tax per night!  At the Waterfront Grille: Hot & Cold drink specials – “Spiced Whiskey Cider” & “The Ice Man Cometh” Martini.  Food Specials: Artic Char Fish along with Filet & Lobster. 1/2 off pizza for kids! Through Ice Festival Weekend while supplies last!

★Belknap Liquor and Lounge – Buy one Get one free Bailey’s and Hot Chocolate to warm your soul while you wait for the Trolley! Music Friday night at 7pm, John and Andy, Music Saturday night at 7 pm by Mel Annala!

Best Western Bridgeview – Stay with Best Western Bridgeview on the Lake Superior Ice Festival Weekend and pay $99.00 per night plus tax!

★Discoverpc.NET – Unfreeze your computer at FREE computer check-up during the Ice Festival, a $39 value.

Earth Exchange – 15% off anything in the store! Including new furniture and new mattresses! Only Ice Festival Weekend.

★Edward Jones – Your local Edward Jones office is celebrating Ice Festival with hot coffee and good conversations. Call us to schedule your complimentary portfolio and retirement plan review today. Let’s Talk!

★Freedom Valu Center – Free 12 oz Hot Chocolate at the Freedom Valu Center Ice Festival Weekend!

★Games Then and Now – Ice Festival Weekend only! Buy an XBox 1s 500gb for $179.99 (Regular $219.99).  DVD and Blu Ray special – Buy two get one free with free being of equal or lesser value.

★JRF Furniture and Cabinet Design – On Ice Festival Weekend everything in the store will be 25% off with all art 35% off!

Lake Superior Zoo – Find your wild side during the festivities at the Lake Superior Zoo! The Zoo offers $5 Fridays all winter long and in celebration of the Lake Superior Ice Festival, we will be having a sledding hill and offering a special of $1.00 off regular admission prices for every sled up to $5.00 on Saturday, January 27 and Sunday, January 28 only. Be sure to enjoy one (or all!) of the animal talks during the entire weekend, and don’t miss out on the special lion training on Saturday and Sunday (3:00 pm both days!)

★Nummi Jewelers – Show us you using the Nummi Jewler Snapchat Filter and be entered into a drawing for a gift bag!

Randy’s Carpet Cleaning – $15.00 off any cleaning order of $150.00 or more, or $30.00 off any cleaning order of $300.00 or more!  Expires March 15, 2018, and cannot be combined with any other offer.

Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center – Warm up at the Bong Center!  We will be offering 1/2 price admission Ice Festival Weekend and giving away free hot chocolate to anyone that visits. We will also have other special discounts in the gift shop.  We will be open all weekend!

★Screen Graphics – 25% off all Spartan apparel the week of 1/22/18 – 1/26/18!

Shannon’s Stained Glassery – Snowflake Bowl or Sushi Plate – Saturday, January 27, 2018 11 am- 1:30 pm. Achieve great detail in fused glass using frit and a specialty fusing mold. Create a snowflake plate or bowl using our ceramic texture plates. Class is one day, fee is $60 which includes all materials, and beginners are welcome. Design selection needs to be done a week before class to ensure we have a mold for each student. Please call or email to register for this fun class! Price: 60.00 10% off all giftware and Paint Your Own Pottery Pieces Class is only being held on Saturday, 10% off is good on Friday and Saturday.

★Sparkles Auto Salon – 20% off detailing during the Lake Superior Ice Festival, January 8 – January 28!

Spirit Room – $3 specialty HOT drinks Friday and Saturday on Ice Festival Weekend!

Superior Animal Hospital – Come to Superior Animal Hospital the month of February after the Lake Superior Ice Festival and recieve a 10% off dental cleaning for your furry friend!

★Superior Chrysler Center – Superior Chrysler Center is partnering with the Douglas County Humane Society and will have pets on site available for adoption from January 15th through February 15th! Fun for everyone, purchase a car and adopt a pet for the whole family!

Superior Public Museums – Fairlawn Mansion – Admission to Fairlawn Mansion is half-frice January 26-28.  Hours: Friday 12-3, Saturday 10-3, Sunday 12-3.  Tours leave on the hour with the last tour leaving at 3 p.m.

★Superior Vintage – Superior Vintage offers vintage jewelry, glassware, furniture and antiques!  Spend more than $50.00 and recieve a 10% discount!

The Shack Bar & Grill – Mention the Lake Superior Ice Festival to your server and receive $5.00 off of your purchase of $25.00 or more! Valid only in the Bar & Grill, good until end of the business day on Sunday, January 28, 2018.

★Thirsty Pagan Brewing – TBA

★UpNorth Sundries – Free hot beverage of your choice: Coffee, tea, hot cocoa, cider, chai, or cappuccino. Refreshments/treats: cupcakes & cookies. 35% off on select items with $25 purchase on any regular-priced items. Newly marked down merchandise up to 90% off.  Buy two get one half-off on any inter-changable jewelry line.

★Vintage Italian Pizza – $5 pints of Bent Paddle Harness or Earth Rider Lager.  Free breadsticks with $30 purchase. $3 kids meals, $5 off any 3 or more topping 20″ pizza. Specials in house only!

★Who’s Bar and Grill – On January 26 – 28, for every beverage you purchase, your name will go into a drawing for a $25.00 gift certificate! The drawing will be held January 29, 2018.

★Wine Beginnings – Stop in Ice Festival weekend to make a batch of wine and receive 25% off on-site wine making fees!  Must stop or call prior to 2/1/18 to schedule your appointment during the month of February 2018.


COMING SOON: Valentine’s Day Specials

Valentine’s Day is February 14th! SBID retailers are sure to have something the special people in your life are sure to love. Whether you’re looking for gift ideas or to make plans for a special dinner out, you can count on SBID businesses. Own a business in the SBID and want to get involved? Click here to add your special!