Great Ice Event in Grand Isle
Ages: 0 and up
Cost: Most events are free
Parking: Yes - Free parking at the Grand Isle Courthouse or behind the Chamber of Commerce
Features: Dog Friendly, Snack Stand, Restrooms
The annual Great Ice in Grand Isle events will be condensed into one event-packed weekend in February. This is an annual celebration on the ice in northern Lake Champlain. The events, most of which are free, are held on City Bay in North Hero and are sponsored by local businesses and open to all. Lots of hot food and beverages available.
- Kids Ice Fishing Derby
- Dog Sled Rides
- Frozen Chosen Regatta
- Extreme Frisbee
- Flapjack Breakfast
- Nordic Skating
- Chili Cook off
- Ice Bike Racing
Hero’s Welcome General Store in North Hero Village plows a 1 K skating oval, as well as a hockey rink and drag strip, and keeps it plowed for as long as the ice holds out.
Please see the full schedule of events here.
Reviewed on 01/26/2010
As arctic air descends on northern Vermont, folks who enjoy the outdoors gear up for another thrilling season on the frozen Lake Champlain. The first ones out there are the ice fishermen, sitting on buckets with nothing but a tip-up, or with shanties equipped with heat, tv and a wet bar, or even an entire RV.
But the good folks of North Hero, Vermont, have dreamed up a dozen more ways to enjoy playing outside on the ice!