winterfest

This Friday – November 27 – Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest comes back to the Tidal Delaware!

In addition to ice skating with a gorgeous view of the river and the Ben Franklin Bridge, come to Winterfest on the Delaware for the fire pits, the kids lodge, the delicious food, and the fireworks.

The Holiday Tree Lighting at Winterfest takes place on the first Friday in December (December 4th). An entire cast of performers, singers, dancers, and ice skaters will usher in the holiday season, and one of the city’s largest holiday trees will light up with 40,000+ lights thanks to PECO’s sponsorship (they’re LEDs). Santa and his elves will also be there to celebrate on the Tidal Trail!

Tree Lighting performers include:
Philadelphia Symmetry Ice Skaters from the Wissahickon Skate Club
Shay Sterlace and Yovanny Durango 2015 U.S. Adult Figure Skating Dance Champions
Arielle Baril
Olde Towne Carolers
String Theory High School Chamber Strings
The Philadelphia Dance Academy and the Philadelphia Youth Ballet
In the Mix A Capella Group
Marilyn Monroe Impersonator a.k.a. Elaine Chez
Eric Gambre’ll
Keystone BoyChoir and Pennsylvania GirlChoir
On-site Activities:
Arden Theater Company will be creating ice skating ornaments to celebrate their new play, Hans Brinker and the Silver Skates
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts will be decorating stockings and doing holiday crafts

Get all the details here.