Five U.S. Ice and Snow Festivals to Check Out This Winter

During these festivals, groups of professional ice and snow sculptors from around the globe, come together to participate in sculpting events. The resultant artworks are showcased to the spectators to enjoy. If nothing else, this should certainly be in your 2017 wish list. Here are five ice and snow festivals to check out this winter. Read More...

Reading Fire + Ice Fest heats up the city

All the beautiful things about winter will be celebrated this weekend, when the Reading Downtown Improvement District presents the first-ever Reading Fire + Ice Fest, beginning Friday at 5 p.m. and ending Sunday at 6 p.m. in downtown... READ MORE.

Reading's Fire + Ice Fest offers cool sizzle

The emcee gave the signal, the chain saws roared to life and the five carvers dug into their frozen canvases on Penn Square.

It was the ice sculpture elimination round Saturday at the third annual Reading Fire + Ice Fest, and hundreds of people gathered... READ MORE.

Visitors flock to Reading Fire + Ice Fest

Reading's third Fire + Ice Fest kicked off Friday evening with a blast of flames and flurry of ice.

Fire performer Madeleine Belle mesmerized the crowd as she appeared to shoot flames from her mouth and swallow fire.Belle, who began her circus-style acts in... READ MORE.

Fire and Ice Fest kicks off in Reading

A festival that aims to bring people to downtown Reading is off to a strong start.

A crowd gathered near Fifth and Penn streets in downtown Reading on Friday for the start of the third annual Reading Fire and Ice Fest. The event continues Saturday with a... READ MORE.


Hot and cold make magic at Fire and Ice Fest

The Fire + Ice Fest will conquer the bleak midwinter for the third time Friday and Saturday in downtown Reading, with ice sculpting, more fire performances, the Snowfall Ball, free music, a Chili Cook-off and some new activities, said Charles Broad, executive director of... READ MORE.

Fire + Ice blog

This weekend will mark the third Reading Fire + Ice Fest in downtown Reading. Once again, the Reading Downtown Improvement District has put together a great schedule of concerts, art events and general family fun. If the last two years are any indication, thousands of Berks Countians will head to Penn Street to enjoy at least part of the... READ MORE.

Reading Fire + Ice Fest new announcements

The Reading Downtown Improvement District announced that it is teaming up with Corps Fitness of Wyomissing to present an inaugural 5K race and kids 1-mile fun run as part of Reading Fire + Ice Fest in... READ MORE.