Sculptures and flames fuel Fire + Ice Fest

The Reading Fire + Ice Festival is coming up on Jan. 13 and 14 in the 500 block of Penn Street. It's the third year for the festival, centered around elaborate ice sculptures, plus fire performers.

There will be huge sculptures set up... READ MORE.

Reading Fire + Ice Fest to return for 3rd year

Berks County's flagship winter festival is set for a return to Reading in the new year.

The Reading Downtown Improvement District announced plans Thursday for its third annual Reading Fire + Ice Fest, which is set to take place at various venues in center city... READ MORE.

Chili dishes sizzle at Fire+Ice Fest in Reading

That was the mission of Brad and Becky Kauffman as they prepared for the Reading Fire + Ice Fest's chili cook-off competition.After failing to place in the contest last year, the Wyomissing couple returned to The Abraham Lincoln hotel on Saturday with their sights set on the grand... READ MORE.

Fire + Ice Fest draws big crowds in Reading

A large red flower covered her hot pink hair as Madeleine Belle, her eyes painted in glitter, danced with fire below a stage at 6th and Penn streets in Reading Friday night.

Crowds packed in behind the barricades separating... READ MORE.

Second annual Fire + Ice Fest heats up Reading

Dancers wrapped in flames, intricate ice sculptures, hot chocolate and wine will combine to chase away the winter doldrums during the second annual Reading Fire + Ice Fest, produced by the Reading Downtown Improvement District on Penn Street Friday from 3 to 10 p.m. and Saturday from... READ MORE.

Fire+Ice Fest makes its debut Jan. 16 in Reading

The City of Reading has many cultural events and facilities to offer — from the Berks Jazz Fest to the Goggleworks, Reading Public Museum and numerous theater productions, but sometimes, the midwinter doldrums set in.

The Reading Downtown Improvement District has come up with a cure... READ MORE.