Skylands Stadium unveils all-new Frozen In Ice: Carnival

    Ride the rides, play the games and come out to play at an interactive carnival made entirely out of ice, only at the All-New Skylands Stadium

    Augusta, N.J. – January 16, 2017Taking the family out for a day at the carnival has long been a favorite summer pastime. But what if there was a carnival you could visit in the winter? And what if the rides, games and attractions were made entirely of ice? ThisFebruary 3-26, Skylands Stadium invites you to come out and play at the first ever Frozen in Ice: Carnival.

    Through the doors of the event center at Skylands Stadium, a giant, glistening arctic playground unfolds. A hulking ice Ferris Wheel stretches tall above you, while the ornate horses of an ice carousel glimmer nearby. Glide over to the ice roller coaster car and pose for a picture, as you imagine being whisked through the air in this faux-machine, expertly carved by the artists from Sculpted Ice Works.

    Though the Ferris Wheel, carousel and roller coaster are just for show, offering impressive photo opportunities, the twin ice slides at the center of the room invite exciting playtime for young and old. Adults can coast down a 50-foot ice slide and children can enjoy their own miniature slide.

    The carnival experience, of course, is far more than just rides. Step right up to win a prize at your favorite carnival games, all of which have been sculpted from mammoth blocks of ice. Or try your hand at traditional wood-frame carnival games in the upstairs portion of the event center. After you have worked up an appetite, buy yourself a treat at a candy store constructed completely from ice. While the kids satisfy their sweet tooth, the adults can relax in the ice lounge or at the ice bar and sip on tasty wine and wintry cocktails. Hot food and beverages will also be for sale, from hot chocolate and coffee to hot dogs, hamburgers and much more.

    The icy fun continues outdoors. Up on the right field picnic pavilion, professional ice artists will be performing live ice carving demonstrations and facing off in exciting ice carving competitions where you can help judge their creations. Also on the pavilion, warm up by a crackling fire and make your own s’mores at the fire pit. On the Skylands Stadium baseball field, families can gather to build snowmen.

    The Frozen In Ice: Carnival is presented by the talented artists from Sculpted Ice Works who carve and build everything inside the carnival from giant blocks of ice. Over 100 tons of ice is transformed for this spectacle and the Skylands Stadium Event Center is kept near freezing temperature to keep the sculptures intact, so please remember to dress warmly.

    Discounted Tickets 

    A regular ticket to the Frozen in Ice: Carnival costs $20 for adults and $15 for children 12 and younger. Tickets for seniors 65+ and military personnel cost $15 with proof of ID. Children under 38 inches tall get in for free. In addition, Skylands Stadium offers many ways to save on this spectacular family event.

    1) Visit any of 150 participating Walgreens locations in New Jersey, New York and Stroudsburg, PA to purchase a ticket at a $5 discount. These tickets can be purchased with cash or credit and are good for any night, including weekends.

     2) Visit the Frozen In Ice: Carnival on Discount Nights. EveryMonday through Thursday, adults can receive $5 off the regular price of admission, while children 12 and younger, seniors and military personnel receive $3 off their regular admission price. Seniors and military personnel must show ID.

     3) Come see the show on special promotional days. Kids Go Free Wednesdays offers free admission to all children 12 and younger with the purchase of an adult ticket.  On Fun-Fun Fridays, families can get three free carnival game tickets with admission. Sunday, February 12 is Sussex County Day, where all Sussex County residents receive discounted tickets ($12 for adults and $10 for children) with proof of ID. Finally, couples can get into the Frozen In Ice: Carnival for only $25 on Valentine’s Day. For more information and other offers, please visit

     Skylands Stadium invites groups and birthday parties to come and enjoy the fun at the Frozen In Ice: Carnival. To book your group or birthday party, call 973-940-0222 or email

     Hours of Operation

     The Frozen In Ice: Carnival will run from February 3 to February 26. The event will be open on Fridays from 12 PM to 8 PM, on Saturdays from 11 AM to 8 PM, on Sundays from 11 AM to 6 PMand on weekdays from 12 PM to 6 PM. Please note, the Frozen In Ice: Carnival will be closed February 6, February 7 and February 13. For a full list of dates, times and promotions, visit

     About Skylands Stadium
    The all-new Skylands Stadium, one of North Jersey’s 
    premier sports and entertainment venues, and home of the Sussex County Miners, is located in the heart of rural Sussex County in Augusta, NJ. The Skylands Sports Complex features a 4,200-seat stadium, a 5,000-square-foot open-air Pavilion, and a 17,000-square-foot indoor Event Center for corporate events, trade shows, private gatherings, community functions, fundraisers and more. The newly renovated stadium complex also includes The Backyard Place, a play and party area with a trackless train, games, bounce houses and fun interactive mining tower. Food purveyors include WheelHouse Kitchen + Bar, an American pub-style restaurant, and a new in-house catering facility by Krave Events, Skylands Stadium’s exclusive caterers. To hold a custom event at Skylands Stadium and learn about our professional event planning services, contact Shane White, Director of Operations at (973) 383-7644. For baseball sponsorships, contact Joann Ciancitto at (973) 383-7644. Visit and

     Follow Skylands Stadium and the Sussex County Miners on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.


    • Tom La Vecchia

      Founder of New Theory & X Factor Media

      Founder and Publisher of New Theory Magazine and Podcast. Serial Entrepreneur who loves wine, cigars and anything that allows to people to connect and share experiences.

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