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February 2 @ 9:00 am - February 4 @ 5:00 pm
Biddeford WinterFest began in 2012 when Mayor Casavant gathered a group of individuals and organizations together to plan a weekend designed to get people outside and build community. Now, WinterFest weekend is packed with events from Friday through Sunday, Feb. 2-4, 2018.
WinterFest strives to have something for everyone; indoor, outdoor, younger and older!
Friday, Feb. 2, 2018
6-7:30 p.m. First Night Sledding Party (shhhhh– not for the kids!)
Lots more details coming soon about a chance for the young at heart to kick off the sledding on Friday night followed by an after party at Dirigo Brewing Co. There will be a ticket price and all proceeds will be to help fund all the free activities for kids at next year’s WinterFest!
7:30 p.m. Classic Rock Orchestra
From the creators of last years sold out Piano Men concert, Classic Rock presents songs by Journey, Pat Benatar, Heart, Kansas, Boston and many more! Featuring a 6 piece band, classical string quartet and vocalists Susie Pepper and Johnny Martinez. Benefiting Biddeford High School music programs. Learn more at the ClassicRockOrchestra website and get your tickets on the City Theater website now while they last! Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door.
Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018
10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Winter Fun Time!
Come on out for a FREE day of fun for families in the center of downtown!
10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sledding (on Adams Street). Sleds provided by New Life Church!
10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Snow Golf & Snowshoeing, provided by Biddeford Recreation Dept.
10 a.m. – 12: 30 p.m. Dog Sled Rides (at 3 Lincoln Street). 12:30 p.m. Mayoral Welcome, and Honoring John Maxson
1-4 p.m. Fat Bicycle Rides (at 3 Lincoln Street). Free event from Community Bicycle Center.
10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Warming Station (McArthur Library). Drop in for hot cocoa, crafts & games.
New Life Church will also provide pony rides, delicious snacks, hot dogs, and cocoa– plus gloves and hats! All for FREE- Wow!
1 p.m. Broomball Exhibition & Demo, Biddeford Ice Arena
Come out and celebrate one of Biddeford’s favorite pastimes!
5-7 p.m. Glace et Feu, Location tbd
We’re working on our own Biddeford WinterFest version of fire and ice. Exact time, location and details to be confirmed.
7 p.m. Juston McKinney, City Theater
With multiple performances on The Tonight Show, his own Comedy Central specials and consistently selling out theaters, he’s at the top of his game. Tickets are $20 and available on the City Theater website.
Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018
“Limbo,” at the Pepperell Center
“Laugh, Imagine, Move, Breathe!” All the details will be shared here soon about LIMB-O. Adults and kids can come enjoy some special indoor activities. Healthy, fun, and bringing the light into winter! Brought to you by UNECOM SOMA and Biddeford’s “Thrive” group of alternative health practitioners.
1:30-3 p.m. Indoor Skate, Biddeford Ice Arena
For just $3, come for an afternoon of fun skating!
4-6 p.m. Cribbage Tournament, tba
All the details will be shared here soon about a fun cribbage tournament, where you can battle to be the first WinterFest Cribbage champ, with valuable prizes!