WinterFest is coming back to Biddeford, Feb. 6-8, 2015!
Volunteers and Community Partners, please scroll to bottom of page to sign up!)
Cardboard Sled Derby FMI and Registration, click here!
Free cardboard available from Heart of Biddeford.
Free sled making workshops:
Sat., Jan. 31, 1-4 p.m. at Engine, and
Thursday, Feb. 4, at McArthur Library during early release.
Broomball Interest Survey
We are gauging interest in a possible short pick-up broomball game on Saturday afternoon, Feb. 7 at the Biddeford Ice Arena. The teams would be co-ed. There would be no charge to participate. Go to the bottom of this screen to fill out a short survey. We will contact you by Feb. 2 to confirm logistics.
Friday night, Feb. 6
4-6 p.m. Opening for “Winter Wonderland,” Community art show in City Hall first floor, sponsored by Engine
6-8 p.m. “Wild Winter Olympics” and Sledding on the Adams Street Summit (No Pre-Reg Required)
-6 p.m. Human Dog Sled Race
-7 p.m. Snowball throwing contest, for furthest distance.
-7:30 p.m. Tug of War
-8 p.m. Finale
Plus, community organizations with food booths!
Saturday, Feb. 7
10-3 Sledding on the Adams Street Summit
10-3 Adams Street: Food booths, Pony Rides, New Life Church Kid’s Games (including AngryBirds Live and Flappy Birds Live!), Snowshoeing and Snow Golf!
Watch here for more info about a girls 3-on-3 basketball tournament in the Parish Hall on Saturday.
10-3 McArthur Library: Cold Hands, Warm Hearts Crafts
3-5 Cardboard Sledding Derby (Register your sled here!) Also, free slices from Portland Pie, on Adams Street!
2:30-3:45 p.m. Broomball Exhibition Game at the Biddeford Ice Arena
7 and 9 p.m. Comedian Juston McKinney at City Theater – two shows! Buy your tickets here. Juston is partnering with York County’s Relay for Life, and raising a portion of the proceeds of the shows.
At the Biddeford Ice Arena:
1 p.m., Broomball Reunion/Social at the Biddeford Ice Arena (with memorability, refreshments, and pictures).
2:20 UNE Student Broomball Exhibition– free!
Sunday, Feb. 8
10-2 Sledding on the Adams Street Summit
8 a.m. – 4 p.m Boys 4-on-4 Basketball Tournament at the Parish Hall. Middle School, High School and Open Division! 4 on 4 Indoor Basketball Tournament (1)
11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Free Skating at West Brook Skating rink, plus free pizza!
2 p.m. Free Showing of Disney’s “Frozen” at McArthur Public Library
UNE is planning some winter carnival activities. Take the UNE bus from downtown (leaves the corner of Alfred & Main every ~40 minutes, City bus cost is $1.25) for 7 p.m., Friday, Feb. 6 Men’s Hockey against Babson, or Saturday’s 4 p.m. game against UMass Boston.
Dudziaks’ Gymnastics hosts their Frostbite Invite all weekend at BHS Tiger Gym.
Sponsors (to date)
Biddeford Savings, PeoplesChoice Credit Union, Saco Biddeford Savings Institution, Suger, Downtown Development Commission, Casella, Woodman Edmands Danylik and Austin, John Dee, Phil Labbe, Thyng Paving, Larry Patoine Construction, Volk Packaging, Bob Letellier Realtor, Hannafords, MidTown Music, WinterKids, Biddeford Ice Arena, Blow Brothers, and Portland Pie.
Event Partners (to date)
City of Biddeford, St. Jean de Baptiste, Heart of Biddeford, La Kermesse, Chamber of Commerce, New Life Church, West Brook Skating Rink, New Hope Church, University of New England, and City Theater.
Community Partners– Sign up if you’d like to participate in WinterFest– with a booth, fund-raiser, or activity, etc!
SAVE THE DATE FOR MORE UPCOMING EVENTS
Biddeford + Saco Art Walk
Coordinated through Engine, this great community event happens the Final Friday of the months of April-October, with a special holiday Art Walk the first Friday of December. Check out the Biddeford + Saco Art Walk page to see all of the venues and the monthly offerings.
Saturday, March 21, 7 p.m. Don Campbell Band Presents and Evening of Dan Fogelberg Music
Heart of Biddeford is sponsoring this entertaining evening to be held at City Theater. Funds raised will support operating expenses for HOB, so thank you in advance for your support! Ticket information will be posted here shortly!