Welcome to Icefest 2013
Wonderful & Whimsical
A Saturday, February 23 & Sunday, February 24 • 12 noon - 5 pm. Village of Yorkville Park (Bellair St. & Cumberland St.)
Celebrate winter in the city with the eighth annual Bloor-Yorkville IceFest!
You and your family will marvel at the incredible "Wonderful and Whimsical Exhibit" that will include the magical ‘Enchanted Garden' centrepiece display of fairies, gnomes, oversized butterflies, snails and a mouse, set amongst giant flowers with animated faces! Don't miss this amazing scene, crafted from an astonishing 35,000 lbs. of ice.
Visitors will be able to enjoy ice carving demonstrations and an on-street skating performance by "Glisse on Ice".
1 pm, 2:30 pm & 4 pm
Children will love the complimentary "Ice Kiddie Cubes" with a collectible GoGo's Crazy Bones toy inside! These will be distributed on Cumberland Street, beginning at 2 pm each day, while quantities last.
There will be a selection of our neighbourhood's fine restaurants, serving hot drinks, soups, crepes, mac n'cheese and more hearty goodness for all visitors (prices may vary). These restaurants include: Carens Wine and Cheese, Crêpes à GoGo, Jacques Bistro du Parc and Sassafraz.
Donate $5 to the Heart and Stroke Foundation and pose at a magnificent Dragon display, made of ice and you will be sent a digital photo of your journey taken by photographer Henry Lin.
Event volunteers provided by the heart and stroke foundation of Ontario.