SocialICE –Rochester Minnesota's Ice Bar

When: February 8th, 9th, and 10th 2018
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. At SocialICE, you'll experience seven 12-foot uniquely designed and themed ice bars – each with signature drinks – lighting effects, music, ice sculptures, a wide selection of beer and wine, and more. This event is FREE to attend and open to the public.

2017 Participating Bars & Themes - Stay Tuned for 2018 Updates

Victoria's Ristorante & Wine Bar: The Great Gatsby
Pescara: The Little Mermaid
The Loop: Prince
Dooley's Pub: Beauty and the Beast
Martinis at the Kahler Grand: 8-bit Video Game
Kathy's Pub: Jurassic Pub
Chester's Kitchen & Bar: The Addams Family

2017 Entertainment - 2018 Entertainment to be announced soon

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.

Photo Contest: #SocialICE to win up to $200

Snap a photo and post it for a chance to win one of four $50 gift cards to one of the seven ice bar establishments (listed below) or enter to win the $200 grand prize (details below). That’s five chances to win! To enter, post photos from SocialICE to Instagram and Twitter using #SocialICE. Click for details.

Other Links

#SocialICE Photo Contest

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
SocilaICE Cover Story - 507 Magazine
SocialICE sculptures thaw out as event heats up - KTTC NBC

Press & Marketing

For media inquiries, please contact Samantha Rossi at or 507.216.9886. Marketing and media resources available below (including video above and photos below).

2017 SocialICE Poster (Print Quality)
SocialICE Logo (.png)

Thank You to our 2017 Partners

SocialICE Photo Gallery


4 3rd Street SW, Suite B
Rochester, MN 55902



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