Let’s Chill Winter Fest in Downtown Milan

The city of Milan offers ice carving displays, winter games, a bonfire and other seasonal fun during its Let's Chill Winter Fest, Feb. 1-2, 2019.

Let's chill winter fest in downtown Milan

Are you looking for a fun winter blowout to celebrate all things snowy? Find the seasonal fun your family is seeking at Milan’s annual Let’s Chill Winter Fest, which runs throughout the downtown area Feb. 1-2, 2019.

This annual February event, which is presented by the City of Milan Youth Council, kicks off on a Friday with The Big Freeze at Tolan Square from 6 to 10 p.m.

This adult-only party features live music by the Detroit Social Club Band – plus a wide variety of alcoholic beverages and some delicious eats from Simply Spanish.

Guests who attend The Big Freeze must be 21 or older and must purchase a ticket in advance for $30.

Families get their chance at fun on Saturday beginning at 8 a.m. Swing by and get your fill of pancakes and then peruse some handcrafted wares on display at this event’s Artisan Fair.

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Live stage performances start at 10 a.m. Take the kids over the Tolan kids stage to watch a 20-minute presentation of Peter Pan the Musical or Mary Poppins, both presented by Milan Dental and the Milan Middle School Players.

After that, check out one of the numerous other activities happening at Wilson Park, including a bonfire and s’mores, a petting zoo, ice mini golf, a duck pond and ice carving demonstrations.

And in between events, wander the downtown area for shopping, live music and other entertainment.

Milan’s Let’s Chill Winter Fest runs 6-10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1 and 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2 in downtown Milan. Admission on Saturday is free but fees apply for some events. A $10 kids pass is available for those that want to participate in events more than once.

For more information on this fest – or details on other family fun things to do this weekend – visit the Metro Parent calendar.