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2017 SocialICE Ice Bars Announced

2017 SocialICE participating ice bars and themes announced

SocialICE draws big crowds and one reason is the amazing uniquely themed ice bars that make up Rochester, MN's Ice Bar. Click here to see which bars will be at SocialICE 2017 and what theme to expect.

Why the themes? Attendees can vote on "Best Bar" at SocialICE where the bar with the most votes wins the SocialICE Ice Bar Champions' Cup. Winning the Champs' Cup guarantees the winning ice bar a spot at next year's SocialICE, bragging rights for being the "best," and the coveted Champions' Cup traveling trophy.

SocialICE 2017 Wall of ICE Opportunity

Get exposure for your business during one of the busiest winter events with the SocialICE 2017 Wall of ICE. The Wall of ICE will provide your business the opportunity to gain exposure to over 40,000 people over the course of 3 days. Click here for more information.

Get your holiday gifts in downtown Rochester

There's still time to get the perfect gift. Visit downtown Rochester and shop at over 70 unique stores and boutiques all within walking distance. Click here for a full list of shops.

Park once and eliminate having to get in and out of the car. Reminder: parking on city streets and city ramps is free after 5 pm and weekends. Click here for a list of parking options.

Read the 2016 RDA Annual Report

The 2016 Rochester Downtown Alliance Annual Report includes messages from Incoming Chair and Executive Director, updates on marketing, event data, survey data, and more. Click here to read the report.

Related: Nearly 100 attend RDA 2016 Annual Meeting

Downtown stakeholders, community members, and RDA Board Members were all in attendance for the RDA's 2016 Annual MeetingClick here to read more.

End the Battle of Where to Eat & Drink

Downtown Rochester has choices bound to bring everyone together. Check out the full list of places to Eat & Drink on our newly re-designed website. Click here for more information.