The hours and dates for Waterfront Winterfest are:
· 11am-1am, Nov 29-January 5.
· Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve and New Year’s Day will have special hours TBA.
· New Year’s Eve will have special parties to run in conjunction with the 6PM and midnight fireworks presented by SugarHouse Casino
The Blue Cross RiverRink
The Blue Cross RiverRink will be celebrating its 20th anniversary, as well as 20 years of Blue Cross sponsorship. The rink will operate between 11AM-1AM 7 days per week.
The restaurant will be a 400-person warming tent, which will evoke an American style beer garden with chef George Sabatino serving a new take on winter favorites. Other partners from the Philadelphia culinary scene will contributing their talents throughout the Waterfront Winterfest.
The Light Show
Bright Lights, Big Santa will be an immersive 3D light show designed and created by Ricardo Rivera of Klip Collective. The show will re-imagine the age-old holiday light show with Klip’s patented projection-mapping technology. Playing every evening on the hour, from 5-11PM, this musically synced light show will feature a festive mash-up of color, lights, hip hop beats, and dancing elves.
Art Star Holiday Market
Megan Brewster and Erin
Waxman from the award winning Art Star Craft Bazaar at Penn's Landing and Art Star Gallery + Boutique
will be curating a winter themed retail experience housed inside repurposed
shipping containers. These rotating vendors will feature kids items, clothes,
jewelry, posters, pottery and more, perfect for the holiday season. The craft
village will be open Friday-Sunday, with additional days holiday week. Please
visit their website for the full schedule.
The Winter Garden
Groundswell Design Group, a landscape architecture design/build firm founded by David Fierabend will be creating a "pop-up" style seen at the PHS Pop Up Beer Garden in Center City. The skating rink location will be transformed into a winter festival with shipping containers repurposed into retail shops, and food and drink served amonst a recreated forest setting with pine trees, fire pits, rustic seating and signage.