Feb. 7 – 17
Ely Winter Festival 2019. Ten days of celebrating winter with snow carvings in the park, art in store windows, medallion hunt, winter sports, music, food, and fun. Professional sculptors from the area and around the world come to Ely to participate in a snow (not ice) sculpting symposium . Blocks are carved into works of art in Whiteside Park. The carvers begin carving on Thursday and wrap up by Sunday morning. For more info, www.elywinterfestival.com.