The Loveland Fire & Ice Festival, February 9–11, is just one more way the Sweetheart City invites you to celebrate the passion and love surrounding Valentine's Day.

A free family-friendly event, the Loveland Fire & Ice Festival celebrates art in all forms -- among all the states of matter -- combining the incredible power of fire and ice! And no, we're not talking about Daenerys Targaryen and Jon Snow!

WHEN:

Friday, Feb. 9 | 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. (Fireworks at 9 p.m.) Saturday, Feb. 10 | 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. (Fireworks at 9 p.m.) Sunday, Feb. 11 | 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. (Fireworks at 7 p.m.)

WHERE:

4th Street | Historic Downtown Loveland, Colorado [gallery type="rectangular" size="medium" ids="31382,31386"]
Showcasing dazzling artistic displays from literally all over the spectrum, the festival (of course) features incredible ice sculptures, amazing metal fire sculptures, and colorful light shows. But it also includes an array of food trucks, live music on multiple stages, a miniature winter carnival, a carousel, carriage rides, a marketplace, and much more! Plus, each evening of the festival ends in a memorable fireworks show that will light up the sky to everyone's delight. [gallery type="rectangular" size="medium" ids="31384,31379,31380"] Drawing more than 40,000 visitors in 2017, the annual Loveland Fire & Ice Festival is a definite crowd-pleaser, attracting attendees from all over Colorado! I mean, just look at these pictures. From blazing fire to frozen spectacles, this event is a dramatic representation of art, celebrating all the elements and representing every extreme. [gallery type="rectangular" size="medium" ids="31385,31387,31381"] For more information, visit the festival's website or Facebook page! Have you gone to the festival before? What was your favorite aspect of it? We'd love to hear your stories in the comments below! And we'll see you there!

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