Celebrate Valentine’s Day with ‘Valent-ICE’ Events in Grand Rapids

Posted at 5:20 AM, Feb 12, 2014
and last updated 2014-02-12 06:19:46-05

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Feb. 12, 2014) — Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. is hosting a series of events to celebrate Valentine’s Day, and they are calling it Valent-ICE.

It all happens at Rosa Parks Circle and begins with Lunch on the Rocks on Wednesday.  It includes the unveiling of the winning ice sculpture design by “Ice Guru” and Food Network’s Ice Brigade TV star Randy Finch.

Attendees can enter to win gift certificates, carriage rides, and more.  It runs from 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Wednesday.

“Family Ice Day” will be held on Thursday, with free ice skating for children 17 years old and younger and half off for adults.  It is scheduled to run from 12:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Valent-ICE will conclude with “Love is in the Ice” from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. on Friday. Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. hired professional photographer Michael Buck to be at the ice sculpture for photos with the winning design. Photos will be posted on the Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. Facebook page on Monday, Feb. 17th.