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Downtown Market GR participates in Valent-ICE event during World of Winter festival

Posted at 1:06 PM, Feb 08, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-08 13:06:09-05

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Grand Rapids’ Downtown Market will host five unique ice sculptures this upcoming weekend as part of the Valent-ICE event Feb. 12-14.

The Market is partnering with Downtown Grand Rapids, Inc for a sixth year, according to a news release Monday.

Ice sculptures will be located outside Downtown Market entrances and are themed to fit Market merchants.

There will be sculptures in front of Aperitivo, Love’s Ice Cream & Chocolates, Pho 616, Slows Bar BQ and the Market’s main entrance.

On Valentine’s Day, guests can also enjoy brunch classics all day long during the “Brunch Bites” promotion, which features sweet and savory menu items.

Valent-ICE is part of the World of Winter festival, which celebrates Michigan’s cold climate.

The annual ice-themed event will showcase more than 80 ice sculptures throughout downtown Grand Rapids.