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A Chilling Fact: SocialICE is One Week Away

Release Date: January 30, 2020

Media Contact: Monika Kopet
Rochester Downtown Alliance
Direct: (507) 216-9882



A Chilling Fact: SocialICE is One Week Away

ROCHESTER, Minn.—SocialICE presented by the Rochester Downtown Alliance is February 6-8 in Peace Plaza. With one week until downtown Rochester's premier ice bar event, here are the top SocialICE details.

Themed Ice Bars

New Food & Beverage Vendors

Live Nightly DJs

  • DJ Peps: 5 to 9 p.m. February 6
  • DJ Johnny D: 5 to 10 p.m. February 7
  • DJ Ruca: 5 to 10 p.m. February 8



  • Photo contest: Six people who capture SocialICE's ice, lights, and activities the best in these categories will win: 1) photo with giant SocialICE letters; 2) general event/ice bar photo; and 3) photo of a SocialICE activity.
  • Beard contest: Those who are judged to have the longest beard and most unique beard by Mayor Kim Norton will each downtown Rochester prizes.
  • Plaid contest: The lover of plaid with the best overall outfit will be the lucky recipient of a $25 gift card to a fashionable downtown Rochester store.


An all-ages celebration of winter, SocialICE FAM JAM is a free family-friendly experience from 1 to 4 p.m. February 8. In addition to the activities at SocialICE, FAM JAM activities include snow yoga from 1 to 1:30 p.m. with Yoga Tribe, kids Zumba by Zoom To The Music at 1:30 p.m., a Journie Stomp Group performance at 2 p.m., and build a s’mores bar presented by Kraus-Anderson.

Thanks to the SocialICE partners:

The SocialICE hours are from 5 to 9 p.m. February 6 and from 4 to 10 p.m. February 7-8.

For event details, visit the SocialICE event page or the SocialICE FAM JAM event page and follow along on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.


About the Rochester Downtown Alliance
The Rochester Downtown Alliance is a nonprofit corporation comprised of a broad range of people representing property owners, business leaders, the city and others with a direct stake in enhanced business and economic development conditions in the downtown district. We work together to build a vibrant downtown community. We believe a strong core positively impacts the greater city of Rochester. Through a series of special events, activities, and initiatives, we create energy, excitement, and a unique character to Downtown Rochester, Minnesota