SocialICE –Rochester Minnesota's Ice Bar 

When: February 18, 19 & 20, 2016
Times: Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm, Friday & Saturday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Where: Peace Plaza
Cost: FREE

SocialICE – Rochester Minnesota's Ice Bar – transforms the Peace Plaza in the heart of downtown Rochester to an outdoor ice bar experience. The event generates an artistic and sophisticated social gathering place complete with lighting effects, music, the Walk of Ice sculpture garden, drinks, and more. Come to SocialICE and you'll experience seven 12-foot uniquely designed and themed ice bars – each with a signature drink! This event is FREE to attend and open to the public.

#SocialICE Photo Contest

We’re giving away a $25 gift card from each of the seven participating ice bars. That’s seven chances to win! To enter, post photos from SocialICE to Instagram and Twitter using #SocialICE. Click here for more details.

Hotel Accommodations

Visiting from out of town? Downtown Rochester offers a variety of hotel accommodation located at the heart of the city and just steps from SocialICE. Click for a full list.


SocialICE caters to a wide variety of musical tastes with live DJs each night. Our DJs will energize the crowd with a mix of hits and classics spun with talent and skill that only a live DJ can. If that wasn’t enough, their visually-stunning DJ booth is fully iced-out in ice and dressed in special-effects lighting and pixel-mapped LED screens.

Thursday, Feb 18 from 5 pm - 9 pm
DJ Gavin Boss

Friday, Feb 19 from 5 pm - 9:45 pm
DJ Elsewhere
Saturday, Feb 20 5 pm - 9:45 pm
DJ Nimo the Hooligan

Video produced by Cinematic Media


2016 SocialICE – Rochester Minnesota's Ice Bar - Press Release
Organizers announce bar lineup for Rochester's 8th annual SocialICE - The Med City Beat
Plans Unveiled for 2016 SocialICE - KAAL ABC 6

Promotional Resources

SocialICE Logo
SocialICE Facebook graphic
SocialICE Twitter graphic
SocialICE Poster (digital quality .jpeg)
SocialICE Poster (.pdf)

Thank you to our Media Partners 

Thank you to our Transportation Partner & Volunteers

SocialICE 2015 Photo Gallery

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