****PLEASE NOTE: TIMES AND PERFORMANCES ARE SUBJECT CHANGE****

 

Activities and special events to be held from 5:30 - 10:00 p.m. in the 500 block of Penn Street on Friday and 8 a.m. - 9 p.m. on Saturday. In addition, we will also have:

  • Food Concessions, Ice Bar and Rest Area Under the Large Tent

    • The Smith Homestead

    • Bountiful Feast

    • Helmut’s Strudel - http://www.helmuts-strudel.com/

    • Mi Casa Su Casa Cafe

    • Reading Rotary Club with S’mores and Hot Chocolate

    • V & C Food Services

    • Uncle Paul's Stuffed Pretzels

    • Sammy's Steaks and French Fries

    • Calvaresi Winery

    • Saucony Creek Brewery

    • Reading Distilling Guild

  • GoggleWorks Warm Glass Demos - Stop by the GoggleWorks Center for the Arts booth at Fire & Ice Fest on Saturday from 2-5pm for warm glass demos. Get out of the cold and head to GoggleWorks for free ongoing demonstrations and walk-in workshops ($, ticket required). Doubletree will provide free continuous shuttle service during this time between the fest (6th & Penn) and GoggleWorks (201 Washington Street).  

FRIDAY, JANUARY 12

5:30 p.m.
Opening ceremonies and Welcome Remarks at Sixth and Penn Streets


5:35 - 5:45 p.m. 
Madeleine Belle – Fire Performer


5:45 - 6:30 p.m.

Bobby Newton, Mr. Togetherness and Three the Hard Way - A Little Bit of Everything...


6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Live Ice Carvings at Fifth and Penn


6:35 - 6:45 p.m.     
Madeleine Belle – Fire Performer


6:45 - 7:15 p.m.
Manatawny Creek Ramblers - Bluegrass


7:15 - 7:25 p.m.     
Madeleine Belle –Fire Performer


7:25 - 8:10 p.m.
Hot Club of Reading - Jazz


8:10 - 8:40 p.m.
Burning Hearts – Fire Dance Troupe


8:40 - 10:00 p.m.
DJ Evolution


****PLEASE NOTE: TIMES AND PERFORMANCES ARE SUBJECT CHANGE****

 

SATURDAY, January 13

8 - 11 a.m.
Pancake breakfast presented by Genesius Theatre at Outside In Restaurant, 6th and Penn Streets (pay-to-enter event)

  • Cost: $8.00


10 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Live Ice Carving Demos at 5th & Penn


11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

CHILI COOK-OFF  - (pay to enter event)
Abe Lincoln, 100 North 5th Street
Contestants: TBD

  • $5 admission fee – gets you 6 tickets to vote for your favorite chili(s) - TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE EVENT.

  • There will be a Judged Winner and a People's Choice Winner

  • Cash awards for top winners


Noon - 12:45 p.m.
Erich Cawalla and Friends - Variety


1:15 - 1:45 p.m.
Comfort Zone - Rock Music


1:45 - 2 p.m.
Ice Carving Announcements - DJ to follow until 4 p.m.


2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Ice Carving Elimination at 5th and Penn Streets


2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
GoggleWorks warm glass demos - Stop by the Goggleworks Center for the Arts  booth at Fire +Ice Fest on Saturday from 2-5 p.m. for warm glass demos and other fun activities!


4:00 - 4:15 p.m.
Latin Flair Dance Team from WH Dance Academy


4:15 - 5:00 p.m.
Drew and the Blue - Blues, Rock n Roll


5:00 - 5:15 p.m.            
Madeleine Belle – Fire Performer


5:15 - 6:00 p.m.
Hector Rosado Latin Jazz Experience - Latin Jazz


6:00 - 6:10 p.m.    
Madeleine Belle – Fire Performer


6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Live Ice Carving Demos at 5th & Penn


6:15 - 7:00 p.m.    
Reading Samba School - Percussion Ensemble


7:00 - 10:00 p.m.

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Snowfall Ball at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel (pay-to-enter event)

DOUBLETREE BY HILTON HOTEL,
701 PENN STREET

Time: 7:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Go Go Gadjet

  • $10 admission fee; students with ID $5; children under 5 free - TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE EVENT.

  • Food and drinks (cash bar) will be available for purchase from DoubleTree Hotel

  • Snowfall Ball Parking Information: Parking for the Snowfall Ball in the DoubleTree Garage will be $5.


7:00 - 7:45 p.m.
Burning Hearts – Fire Dance Troupe


7:45 - 9:00 p.m.
DJ

 

****PLEASE NOTE: TIMES AND PERFORMANCES ARE SUBJECT CHANGE****