Icestravaganza to feature Top Ranked, Award-Winning Ice Carver PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Jason Gilliland   
Friday, 10 January 2014 13:50

(Quad Cities) – Icestravaganza 2014 will focus on, what else, Ice!  Award-winning ice sculpture artist, Dawson List, will bring his top-rated skills up from the Big Easy to wow event goers on Saturday, January 18 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

at the RME/Skybridge Courtyard on 2nd Street in downtown Davenport.  List ranked in the top 10 at the World Ice-Art Championships and competes nationally and internationally.  List even has his place in history for his role in creating the world’s largest ice bar and longest ice luge!

See fantastic, large scale ice creations that will be on display during Icestravaganza.  The sculptures will even include one large architectural carving that you can walk through!  Additional sculptures celebrating our winter and river heritage will also be carved live on site.

The free event will not only feature live ice carving, but also free horse drawn carriage rides and activities and exhibits at downtown locations including the Figge art museum Kids Design Glass exhibit, German American Heritage Center’s Hinges and Hearts- The World of Antique Metal and Mechanical Dolls exhibit ,storytelling by the Midwest Writing Center at the RME, and preschool story time and the unveiling of the new mural inside the library.

If you go:

Where: The live ice carving will take place in the RME/Skybridge courtyard on 2nd Street between Brady and Main Streets in Downtown Davenport.  Additional events will take place at the River Music Experience, downtown Library, German American Heritage Center, and Figge Art Museum. Free parking available in the Redstone parking ramp.


When: Saturday, January 18 from 11am to 3:00 p.m.

Cost: Free

For more information visit

Icestravaganza  is presented by the Downtown Davenport Partnership Arts and Culture committee and is made possible through the support of sponsors:, Genesis Health System, NAI Ruhl Commercial Company, Estes Construction,  Fox18, Mix96, River Music Experience and Jeremy Moss Photography.

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