WinterFest Opening!!!

SPOTLIGHT on EXCELLENCE     November 2014

 

WinterFest Opening!!!

 
Please join Mayor Segarra and Governor Malloy for the opening night celebration of our fifth Annual Winterfest Hartford festival on Friday, November 28th at 4:30pm in Bushnell Park.
 
Winterfest Hartford is the Capital City's winter festival that features an outdoor skating rink at Bushnell Park in the heart of downtown Hartford.  Last year over 100,000 people from throughout the state participated in Winterfest.  Free skating and free skate rentals are provided to visitors beginning on Black Friday and continuing through February 1, 2015. Additional programs which include free photos with Santa, a free learn to skate program and family fun activities round out this wonderful winter outdoor experience. 
 
The Winterfest Hartford Skating rink will be open 4:30 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. on opening night and daily from 11:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. On Christmas Eve and Christmas Day the rink will be open 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Visitors will be able to skate from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 a.m. on New Year’s Eve.
 
The public is encouraged to donate new or gently used hats, gloves and scarfs and bring them to the skate shack at the Bushnell Park skating rink anytime throughout the Winterfest 2014-2015 season.  In addition, monetary contributions can be made at: https://www.crowdrise.com/winterfesthartford2014/fundraiser/iquiltpartnershipinc
 
Learn more at: Winterfest Hartford
 
 
 
I hope to see you all on Friday.
 
Happy Thanksgiving,
 
Kristina
 
Kristina NewmanScott
Director
Marketing, Events and Cultural Affairs
City of Hartford
250 Constitution Plaza – 4th fl
W: 860.757.9016
C :  860.986.1439
 
 
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