2019 Jack Frost Festival


Welcome to the home site for Jack Frost Festival 2019. Here you will find (as they are completed) the full Festival schedule of events (subject to change), and downloadable registration forms for the Jack Frost Festival Parade, the Business Window Decorating Contest, and Festival Parade rules.  

You can also like the Jack Frost Festival Facebook page, where up to date notifications will be posted: https://www.facebook.com/JackFrostFestival/?eid=ARAFMNir_K3eVe0f88LWvxIOAZH6MpaOJYI4-gNdimzbP0p6JllHvAUG1puSwHAe1kEYD0aJYqWoLEac

The Chamber Jack Frost event page can also be accessed on your smartphone by downloading for FREE the Ironwood Chamber of Commerce smartphone app, IronwoodGO. You can get this from the App Store or Google Play. Our entire Chamber website is here as well as a direct link to the Gogebic-Iron all-event Community Calendar, https://felivelife.org/  




Jack Frost Parade Registration Form

Jack Frost Parade Judging Rules

Jack Frost Window Decorating Contest Registration Form






2019 Jack Frost Festival

PRELIMINARY Calendar of Events (9/25/19)

1 November to 2 December - WIMI/WJMS Business Window Decorating Contest. Entry forms are at the Chamber office, Chamber webpage, or WIMI/WJMS office. All entries due by Monday, 2 December. Winners announced on “Frost Friday,” 6 December.

1 October to 7 December - Ironwood Area Business & Professional Women’s Club 50/50 Raffle. Tickets ($1 each) are available at Guy Trier Accounting, Chief Oil Co., Makela, Pollack, & Ahonen Accounting, Hitt’s Fine Furniture, Villa Maria, and any IABPW member. Drawing on Saturday, 7 December at 8:00 at Cold Iron Brewing Co.

1 October to 7 December - Ironwood Chamber of Commerce $10,000 Jack Frost Raffle. Tickets ($100.00 each—only 200 printed) are available at the Chamber Historic Ironwood Depot Office, by mail request to P.O. Box 45, Ironwood, MI, and at Chelsi’s Corner,

14 November -- Old Depot Tree Lighting Ceremony at Depot park commencing at 6:00 p.m. Post ceremony refreshments and 1905 reed organ carol sing-along at the Ironwood Chamber Depot office. Special music by Luther L. Wright High School Choir members.

22 November -- Gogebic Range High School Honors Band; Historic Ironwood Theatre, 7:00

30 November -- Warren Miller Ski Film at the Historic Ironwood Theatre, 7:00 p.m.

1 December -- Tree of Love Lighting Ceremony, Aspirus Grand View Hospital, 4:00 p.m.

2 December -- Jack Frost Parade Entries Due at the Chamber Depot office. Entry forms available at the Chamber, or by mail, or from the chamber webpage. NO ONE WILL BE ALLOWED ENTRY INTO THE PARADE AFTER THIS CLOSING REGISTRATION DATE.

2 December -- WJMS/WIMI Business Window Decorating Contest Entries Due at the Chamber Depot office or at WJMS/WIMI studios at 222 S. Lawrence St., Ironwood, MI

6 December -- St. Vincent De Paul Customer Appreciation Day from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Stop in at 216 West Aurora Street, Ironwood, for cookies, coffee, and treats!

6 December -- WUPM Jack Frost Festival Radio Broadcast live from Chelsi’s Corner, downtown Ironwood, from 10:00 until noon. Anna Breiler of WUPM Radio, 106.9, will host guests from a variety of the Jack Frost Festival events.

6 December -- Kids Christmas Cookie Decorating at Carnegie Library, from 3:30 p.m. until 5:00 p.m.

6 December - “Frost Friday/First Friday” in Downtown Ironwood – stores open late, award announcement for Business Window Decorating Contest, Historic Ironwood Theater Movie: “Trains, Planes, Automobiles (1987)” at 7:30 p.m.

6 December – NoEL Holiday Market – Live music; Craft vendors at the Historic Ironwood Theatre from 5 – 7 pm Vendors can register at: https://www.northernelves.org/home

 Santa Dash : https://www.northernelves.org/santa-dash-registration

 NoEl Holiday Market : https://www.northernelves.org/participate-1

6 December -- Chamber Singers Christmas Concert – 7:00 p.m., at Our Lady of Peace Church

7 December – NoEL Holiday Market – Live music; Craft vendors at Historic Ironwood Theatre from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm. Vendors can register at: https://www.northernelves.org/home

7 December – Jack Frost $10,000 raffle drawing at Chelsi’s Corner, 110 East Aurora Street between 2:00 pm and 3:00 p.m.

7 December -- Santa and Mrs. Claus at River Valley Bank from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.  

7 December -- Movie: “A Christmas Story - 1983” at Historic Ironwood Theatre, 4:15 pm.

7 December – Carnegie Library Open House, with hot cider and cookies, from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m.

7 December -- Northern Elves’ Santa Dash down Aurora Street, held on Aurora Street at 5:30, just before the parade. Registration at the Ironwood Carnegie Library

7 December --   Jack Frost Festival of Lights Parade at 6:00 in downtown Ironwood. Parade unit line-up starts at 5:00 p.m.

7 December --   Gogebic Range Concert Band performs after the Festival of Lights Parade in the Historic Ironwood Theatre at about 7:15 p.m.

8 December -- Chamber Singers Christmas Concert will be at 5:00 at Our Lady of Peace Church, Ironwood

14 December – Historic Ironwood Theatre Christmas Show, 7:00 p.m.

15 December -- Historic Ironwood Theatre Christmas Show, 2:00 p.m.

20 December -- LLW High School “Accent” Choral Program at the Historic Ironwood Theatre, 4:00 p.m.

22 December -- Big Top Chautauqua’s Blue Canvas Orchestra Christmas at the Historic Ironwood Theatre, 4:00 p.m.

28 December -- Pro Vintage Snowmobile Race at the Gogebic County Fairgrounds: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.

4th and 5th January-- Snowmobile Olympus & TRL race; Gogebic County Fairgrounds. http://www.ironwoodsnowmobileolympus.com/

11 January – SISU Nordic Ski Festival – begins at the ABR Ski Trails and will finish in downtown Ironwood. http://www.sisuskifest.com/

11 January – Copper Box Concert at Historic Ironwood Theatre, 7:00 p.m.    

25 January -- “Light Up The Night Christmas Tree Burning Event, Norrie Amateur Sports Club, at 7:00 p.m.