Chill out at Frostival at Discovery Green

Frostival at Discovery Green | Photo: Katya Horner

See ice fly at the annual Frostival event at Discovery Green on Saturday, November 18, 2017. 

Discovery Green’s winter season kicks off with the annual family-friendly event, Frostival, with live music, wintery events, the opening of The ICE rink, and live ice carving.

The 7,716 square-foot outdoor skating rink “The ICE”, opens at 11am and will be available for skating until 11pm.

Entertainment & Interactives at Frostival

Frostival festivities begin at 6pm, and Reverend Butter will be the main attraction, using his chainsaw to carve ice sculptures right before your eyes. 

DJ Caps will be spinning and Bastrop-based blues/soul/funk band The Peterson Brothers will perform on stage.

Visitors can peruse a variety of interactive ice sculptures throughout the park, and adults of age can take advantage of the beer garden and ice bar. 

Frostival at Discovery Green | Photo: Katya Horner

Hello, Trees! A Walking Serenade

The winter season also brings the debut of Discovery Green’s new temporary public art installation Hello, Trees! A Walking Serenade.

Guests are invited to check out the site-specific work, which transforms voice messages into light and sound that travel through the arches of the sculpture.

Give to the Park, Get a Frozen Beer Mug 

Guests who make a $20 donation to the Discovery Green Conservancy – online or at the event – will receive a hand-carved stein made of ice and filled with your choice of craft beer or root beer from Saint Arnold.

There’s limited availability, so make your donation in advance by clicking here.

Photo: Katya Horner

About Discovery Green

Discovery Green is a highly acclaimed 12-acre park created by a public-private partnership between the City of Houston and the non-profit Discovery Green Conservancy in Downtown. Since opening in April 2008, the park has welcomed more than 12 million visitors.

The Discovery Green Conservancy works with hundreds of programming partners to present more than 700 art, music, educational, fun and healthy events each year, most of which are presented free to the public. As a non-profit organization, the Conservancy raises all the funds needed for the programming that Houstonians enjoy.

Frostival at Discovery Green 

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