Mayville ICE and Jazz Festival! Biggest In Western New York! (VIDEO)

The Mayville Annual ICE Festival, February 15-17, is the biggest festival of its kind in Western New York.  I.C.E. stands for “Ice Castle Extravaganza.”  The event features an array of weekend long activities including kids fun games, ice skating, snowboarding, fireworks,  live music and snow sculptures.  The event also hosts the Mayville Cool Jazz Festival which will present national and regional top name musicians in the blues and jazz genres.

Mayville is in far western New York at the northern tip of beautiful Chautauqua Lake.  The famed Chautauqua Institution is just a few miles south of the center of town.

Here is a look at a past ICE Festival.


Where: Mayville, N.Y.

When: Febraury 15-17


About "Big Chuck"

Hi folks, this is "Big Chuck" here. I love Upstate New York! I have written several books about the region, do a lot of public speaking around the state, am an award-winning radio broadcaster (since 1989), write a bi-monthly newspaper column and give walking tours of Cooperstown, N.Y. Yes, I do keep busy! I hope we can share some Upstate stories on this blog! If you would like to take a look at my series of Upstate New York books visit
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