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#SocialICE: Post pics, win gift cards

SocialICE is, well, a social event. Add "media" to the mix, and you have Rochester's social media event of the year!

With amazing ice sculptures, the beautiful downtown cityscape in the Peace Plaza, and the amazing company of friends and family, SocialICE is prime for sharing some of your best once-in-a-year moments.

That's why we’re giving away a $25 gift cards from each of the seven ice bar establishments (listed below) just for posting your photos on Instagram or Twitter using #SocialICE. That’s seven chances to win! 

Entering is easy. 

  1. Go to SocialICE on either Feb 18, 19, 20.

  2. Snap a photo at the event.

  3. Post your photo on Instagram or Twitter using #SocialICE. 

  4. Visit, and click "Register" to enter. (Registration opens Feb. 18)

Prizes: $25 gift card to one of the participating ice bars

Each photo tagged with #SocailICE counts as an entry to win a $25 gift card to one of the bars listed below. That's seven chances to win. Enter as many photos as you like. One winner will be chosen for each participating bar.

  • Chester's Kitchen & Bar
  • The Loop Bar & Restaurant
  • Victoria's Restaurant
  • Grand Rounds Brewpub
  • Salute Wine Bar
  • Kathy's Pub
  • The Tap House

Need some inspiration? #SocialICE photos come in all shapes and sizes. â€‹Check out some pics from last year's event. Click here for a full gallery.


@DowntownRochesterMN   @Place_2be

The SocialICE Insider's Guide is a four part series offering tips, tricks, contests updates,and more -- helping you navigate your way to the best-SocialICE-ever! A new issue will be released each Wednesday leading up to SocialICE, Feb 18, 19, & 20. The event is open to the public and free to attend.