Children watch as ice carver Chad Hartson, of Napoleon, Ohio, begins a sculpture during the professional individual carving competition held during the start of the 2021 Magical Ice Fest in downtown St. Joseph.

ST. JOSEPH — Four St. Joseph special events have been approved for 2022, starting with the Winter Beer Fest.

The other events approved this week by the St. Joseph City Commission are the Magical Ice Fest, March Mannequins and SunSets Musical Festival (formerly known as the BBQ, Blues and Bluegrass Festival).

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Patrons enjoy a sample of beer from Watermark Brewing Co. during the 2017 St. Joe Winter Beer Fest held in downtown St. Joseph.


Volunteers remain motionless in the window of City Plumbing Heating & Air Conditioning in 2017 during the annual Live Mannequins display event held in downtown St. Joseph.

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