If you’re looking to get in the spirit of Christmas and just the holiday time in general, this Saturday E. Passunk’s business district will be transformed into a winter wonderland. Everything from live ice sculpting, cocktail crawl, scavenger hunts and more! All part of their Arctic Ave. celebration.
Probably one of if not the best winter festival around, visitors can expect to be welcomed by over 35 ice carvings all along the E Passyunk Ave. For those looking to knockout two birds with one stone, the shops and stores along the Ave. will be offering great holiday specials as well.
Looking to bring the kids? Perfect because there will be plenty to do including a scavenger hunt and all complete cards will be entered for a $100 Shopping Spree. Get cards at all live carve sites and participating businesses, cards will be due by midnight on December 13. and of course Santa will be making an appearance to hear just what Philadelphia’s little tykes are wishing for this Christmas. Check out the itinerary below:
Arctic Ave. Events
11:00 AM – Indian Head at the Gateway
12:00 PM – Re-Gifting Joey Giardello at Mifflin Triangle with a visit from Santa C
3:00 PM – Santa Chair at 12th & Morris with Photobot3000 pics til 7PM
4:00 PM – Fountain at the Singing Fountain
7:00 PM – Ice Carving Battle at Cheesesteak Corner
For the adults looking to get a little naughty time get ready to freeze your Passyunk off cause’ there will be a cocktail crawl. Reyka Vodka holiday cocktail specials will be available along the Avenue at over a dozen bars and restaurants! You can also vote for your favorite cocktail and win prizes for you and your bartender. See the participating bars and restaurants below
Bing Bing * Birra * Brigantessa * Cantina los Caballitos
Fond * Garage * Lucky 13 * Marra’s * Noir *
Palladino’s * Paradiso * Plenty * POPE * South Philly Bar & Grill * Stogie Joe’s