Experience winter in Detroit City like never before at Winter Blast.  The Meridian Winter Blast Winter Experience includes impressive ice sculptures in the Flagstar Bank Ice Garden, professional and amateur skating demonstrations, Meridian Health Plan sponsored snow-shoeing, free skating on Campus Martius Rink sponsored by St. John Providence Health System, Marshmallow Roasting courtesy of GalaxE.Solutions and much more.  Don't miss it!


Free Skating presented by St. John Providence Health System

There's only one weekend you can skate for free at Campus Martius Park- Winter Blast Weekend!  Rental skates are $3.  Free Skating is sponsored by St. John Providence Health System.






Meridian Health Plan Snowshoeing

Thanks to Meridian Health Plan, snowshoes are available for free at Winter Blast in a variety of sizes for children and adults.  Experience this fun, outdoor activity with the whole family!  Snowshoeing takes place in Cadillac Square.  




Flagstar Bank Ice Garden

Beautifully carved and lighted ice sculptures again will be on display in the Flagstar Bank Ice Garden. Visitors can snap photos of their family and friends on one of two ornately crafted ice chairs, or even the ice bench.  Or, visitors can swing by the sculpture of an Eskimo family and pose in any of the four open faces for memorable pictures. On-site ice carving demonstrations will take place during festival hours on Friday to showcase the creativity and talent of local carvers. Located in Cadillac Square.




Marshmallow Roasting 

The popular marshmallow roasting brazarios are back.  Purchase a marshmallow or s'more kit and huddle around the fire roasting marshmallows!  A fun activity for children and adults alike.  The brazarios are located just outside the Atrium at Compuware World Headquarters.




Ice Skating Exhibitions 


Local professional and amateur figure skaters will be showcased as part of the Ice Skating Exhibitions presented by Quicken Loans.  Demonstration schedule coming soon!