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Winterfest will be February 6 and 7!

This is the storm date on printed schedules.

For the schedule click on the more link below. 
We are looking for volunteers too. A description of tasks needed is available.
To signup click the button below.
Friday, January 30th, 2015
(Storm date February 6)
Knightville & Mill Creek Park
4:00 – 6:00 p.m.  Knightville Block Party, in-store specials and family activities!
5:30 – 8:30p.m.    Ice Skate Equipment Clinic by Back Bay Skate   
6:00-6:30 p.m.      Luminary Walk from Knightville to Mill Creek Park
                             (Sponsor:   Town & Country Federal Credit Union)
6:00-8:00p.m.      Glow-in-the-dark Chuck-a-Puck on Mill Creek Pond
                             (Sponsor: Giroux Energy Solutions)                     
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.  Skating Party at Mill Creek Park & Refreshments:
  • S’Mores  Sponsored by Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution
  • Hot Chocolate Sponsored by Buy Local
  • Hot Cider Sponsored by Tim Horton’s
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.   Coast 93.1 on location broadcast and Wing-eating Contest
                                     with Buffalo Wild Wings!
Saturday, January 31st, 2015
(Storm date February 7)
7:30 – 10:00 a.m.               Pancake Breakfast by Cape Elizabeth Lions at the South Portland Community Center
                                                 Blue Grass & Folk Music by SEAGRASS
Wainwright Recreation Complex
(located off Highland Avenue at the end of Gary L. Maietta Parkway)
Note: Entry to all events is free of charge!
11:30 – 2:00 p.m.              Chili & Chowder Challenge by the SPHS Hockey Boosters
12:00 – 1:30 p.m.               Youth Hockey Clinic with South Portland Hockey Team
                                                (Sponsor: Saco-Biddeford Savings Institution)
12:00 – 4:00 p.m.             Ice Sculpture Demonstration by Marriott & Piper Shores
12:00 – 4:00 p.m.             Snow Sculpture Contest  (Sponsor: Embers Stoves & Fireplaces)
12:00 – 4:00 p.m.             Snow Shoe Hikes on Trails (Sponsor: Sea Dog Brewing Co.)
12:00 – 6:00 p.m.             Ice Skate Equipment Clinic by Back Bay Skate
12:00 – 8:00 p.m.             Food Trucks making available lunch items, hot drinks & desserts
1:00 – 4:00 p.m.             Wagon Rides (Sponsor: Norway Savings Bank)
2:00 – 4:00 p.m.               Turkey Bowling (Sponsor: Easy Day American Food & Fun)
2:00 – 4:00 p.m.               Score-O (Sponsor: DiMillo’s on the Water)
2:00 – 4:00 p.m.              Open Skating for Families (Sponsor: Bath Savings Institution)
4:30 – 8:30 p.m.              Hockey Tournament (Sponsor: Maine Orthodontics)
WPOR 101.9 Maine’s #1 Country Station on location broadcast 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. 
Announcement about postponement
Due to the storm on Friday into Saturday., we have decided to postpone Winterfest to our storm date of February 6 & 7.  The schedule will remain the same.
We made this decision  based on a number of issues.  Tomorrow's storm will eliminate the City's Parks crew from maintaining the ice at both locations for the weekend, which in turn would eliminate many of our events!  The Parks team are the guys that work behind the scene to make Winterfest happen.  During a storm, their priority is to keep roads, parking lots and walkways open and safe for the community.
In addition we feel the imminent messy weather, will impede our ability to provide the community with a quality event.   This, combined with the extra strain that has been put on City staff and  community resources, due to the  cleanup of the Blizzard of  2015, leaves us no choice but to postpone.