Published on December 21 2020
By Jarreau Freeman
A  New Year is upon us and we're ready to kiss 2020 bye-bye. There's no better way to safely ring in 2021 than at Winterfest on the Waterfront. Here are the top 5 reasons to celebrate the New Year outdoors in Philly's favorite Winter wonderland.
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1.  A Safe Place to Celebrate
Philly’s favorite place to ring in the New Year is back with safety top of mind. 

Winterfest operates in compliance with safety guidelines set forth by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the City of Philadelphia, and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. All visitors must wear masks and remain 6ft apart to maintain physical distancing, and we ask people to please remain home if you’re sick. Learn more about our safety enhancements.

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2. Premium Ice Skating Sessions
We are offering premium skating sessions for $25 per person, which includes skate admission, skate rental, music, and fun favors. Skate into the New Year under the sparkling lights, toward a brighter 2021. 

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3. Cozy, Private Warming Cabins
Snuggle up in our famous warming cabins or iconic firepits on New Year’s Eve (for up to 4 people of the same household). QR code ordering makes it simple so you can cheers with a specialty cocktail, funnel cake, or Crabfries (all food and beverage is pay-as-you-go).

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First-come, first-serve seating will also be available featuring the classic menu from Chickie’s & Pete’s and Skelly’s Amusements where guests can enjoy favorites like 
cheesesteaks, piping hot funnel cake, and a variety of local brews and 
festive cocktails.
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5. Hourly Countdowns 
Every hour on the hour to midnight enjoy a countdown to 2021. With your fun favors, make noise, cheer, and welcome the New Year with positive vibes.

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We know you’re hype, Philly, and we are, too! Share your favorite New Year’s Eve moments with us using the hashtag #MyPhillyWaterfront on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for a chance to be featured on our social channels.