IGNITE the Winter 2019

Friday, March 1st from 5–8pm

IGNITE invites you to participate in the IGNITE the Winter 2019 festival at the Hilton Garden Inn. The festival will include musical performances, family fun, local wine & beer sales, raffle items, and a chili/chowder/soup cookoff offering a taste of Cayuga County’s eateries.


Cookoff Participants: The Refinery, Parkers, The Auburn Rotary and more! If interested please contact us!


Kids Activities Provided by: Kiwanis, Cayuga Centers, Brad Cole, Project Safe Return, Cayuga Seneca Action Agency, Seymour Library, and more! (If you are interested there are a few spots left!)


Raffle Items from: Seward House, Summit Chevy, Zen Den and more!


Hilton Garden Inn, Auburn, NY

This year's festival is retreating from the harsh cold and will be within the warm walls of the Hilton Garden Inn, located at 74 State Street in Auburn, NY.


Ice Sculpture

Ice sculpture demonstration!

Live Music

Live music!

Kids' Activities

Kids' activities!


Sample and rate delicious chilis, chowders and soups from the vendors below!

If you'd like to participate in the cookoff, click here for details!

  • Hilton Garden Inn
  • Parkers Bar & Grill
  • The Auburn Rotary
  • Backyard BBQ
  • More coming! If you are interested please let us know!


Many thanks to all of our sponsors who help make IGNITE the Winter possible.

Become a sponsor of IGNITE the Winter 2019!

Notice of Filming & Photography