The Roxborough Development Corporation is partnering with Ice Sculpture Philly for the 2nd Annual Arctic Wonderland at the Pocket Park ice sculpture event. On Saturday, February 24th from 1pm to 5pm, Roxborough Pocket Park (6170 Ridge Avenue) will be transformed into an Arctic Wonderland complete with Arctic animal ice cut outs, live music, Arctic mini golf, and ice sculpting demonstrations. Local businesses will be showcasing their very own commissioned ice sculptures as part of this family-friendly event.
“During this chilly time of year, we like to bring the community together for a wintery blast of fun. The Pocket Park will transform into an Arctic Wonderland, featuring captivating ice sculptures and a plethora of activities, food, and overall magical experience,” states Jacqueline Cusack, Executive Director of the RDC.
• Live ice sculpting demonstration
• Arctic themed mini golf
• Arctic animal ice sculpture cut outs for photo ops
• Warming stations
• Live music from local musicians
• Drinks from New Ridge Brewing Co.
• Hot eats from Clean Plate Food Club food truck
MAIN EVENT: LIVE ICE SCULPTING
Gather around the ice sculpting masters as they turn blocks of ice into Arctic masterpieces! Talented sculptors from Ice Sculpture Philly will use chainsaws, drills, and ice tools to create two arctic themed ice sculptures. There are two sessions for live ice sculpting with one being at 1:30pm and then at 3:30pm. After each sculpture is carved attendees can take pictures with the epic ice artwork!
ARCTIC MINI GOLF
Test your mini golf skills with two arctic themed stations. You’ll be able to challenge your family and friends to see who can win a frosty game of mini golf.
Build your own ooey gooey smore’s at our s’mores station. Kids and adults will love melting marshmallows and creating a tasty treat to enjoy and warm up with.
Warm by the fire with fresh logs added to keep you nice and toasty while you enjoy all the fun at the event.
FOOD AND DRINK
Clean Plate Club Food Truck – handheld comfort foods
New Ridge Brewing Co. – brews and hot drinks
Smore’s Station – build your own s’mores station
MUSIC AND ENTERTAINMENT
1:00pm – 2:30pm Velvet Snow – original/cover band music from a local Philly duo
3:00pm – 4:30pm Skip Winters one-man band switches between acoustic and electric guitar backed by a kick drum and hi-hat, which he simultaneously plays with his feet