PALACE

Volunteers Working On Ice Palace For Polar Fest in Detroit Lakes

The Building Blocks Are 500 pound Ice Blocks Harvested From Detroit Lake

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — The sounds of cranes grabbing, hammers hammering and chainsaws sawing into tons of ice. It’s all a part of the preparation for one of the biggest winter events in Lakes Country: Polar Fest. The building blocks used for this ice castle and all the other decorations for the festival are these 500 pound ice blocks that…

Take in the Detroit Lakes Ice Palace Before It’s Torn Down

It brought something fun to the town, something that everyone can be proud of like this is in our community and something good

DETROIT LAKES — Polar Fest in Detroit Lakes ends tonight but you can still take in the beauty of a 24–foot–tall ice palace until they knock it down. It took more than 1,100 blocks of ice to build the 24–foot–tall by 30–feet–wide ice palace and now it’s time for the community to say goodbye. “It’s bitter sweet,” said Scott Walz,…

Ice Palace Returns for the St. Paul Winter Carnival

The original ice palace was going to be a record-breaking 170 feet tall that cost about $5 million

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — It seems the St. Paul Winter Carnival will have their special Ice Palace after all! The Winter Carnival runs January 25 to February 10 and hopes to draw in the Super Bowl crowd from Minneapolis. The original ice palace was going to be a record-breaking 170 feet tall that cost about $5 million. But, due…

Ice Cold Events Cancels Ice Palace for the St. Paul Winter Carnival

The director estimated a minimum of $5 million was needed

1/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4 Show Caption Hide Caption ST. PAUL — The group working to build an ice palace for the St. Paul Winter Carnival when the 2018 Super Bowl is nearby is canceling its plans. Ice Cold Events says it couldn’t guarantee enough financial support for the…