Downtown New Haven Is Heating Up for Fire Fest 2013

A behind the scenes look as organizers build the “House of Ice” using 40 blocks of ice, each weighting 260 pounds.  We also spoke with Gary Rice about where the idea of a burning “House of Ice” came from

By Kyle Quick

New Haven, Mo. - Organizers have been preparing all day for tomorrow’s 6th Annual Fire Fest in Historic Downtown New Haven, Mo. with nice weather forecasted officials are expecting large crowds.

Tomorrow things will start heating up at 11:30 a.m. with an opening parade followed by the raising of the flag and a veterans ceremony.

There are countless demonstrations, exhibits, and a large variety of food and beverages.  Once the sun sets watch out because Downtown New Haven will be on fire.

Here is a schedule of events that lead up to the day’s main event when the “House of Ice” is set on fire.  Should be an exciting day and QuickNewsNow will be bringing you wall to wall coverage throughout the day.

Visit for an updated list of scheduled events.