The minds behind Fishtown FestivAle and Fishtown Co are bringing some new family fun to the neighborhood with the first ever Fishtown Freeze on Saturday, December 8!
-- 25+ Custom Ice Sculptures hand carved by Ice Sculpture Philly at Fishtown area businesses along Frankford, Front and Girard
-- 3 Live Ice Carves at SugarHouse Casino, Lutheran Settlement House and Suraya (afternoon, times TBD)
-- Holiday Shopping Specials
-- Winter Fest at Play Arts with Family Photos, Hot Cocoa + Gingerbread-Making Workshop - 9am-3pm
-- Free Breakfast + Photos with Santa at the Event Center at SugarHouse Casino | All Ages - 10:00am-1:00pm
-- Free Photos with Santa at Frankford Hall - 10:00am-3:00pm
-- Holiday Donation Drive + Hot Chocolate Benefit at Lutheran Settlement House (time TBD)
-- Friends of Adaire fundraiser for Alexander Adaire K-8 at Front Street Cafe - http://friendsofadaire.org - 6:30pm
And for some grown up fun at night, stick around for the Fishtown Freeze Cocktail Crawl featuring Bluecoat Gin cocktails! Ice sculptures will be illuminated and you'll stay nice and toasty while you warm up with more than a dozen different cocktails to choose from at neighborhood bars and restaurants. Full list and map to follow! 21+ only, please enjoy responsibly.
Custom sculptures will be located at: Barcade * Bottle Bar * Cake Life * Cheu/Nunu * The El Bar * Fette Sau * Fishtown Brewpub * Fishtown Jewelers * Fishtown Social * Fishtown Tavern * Flotation Philly * Frankford Hall * Garage * Inspire Energy * International Bar * JINXED * Joe's Steaks + Soda Shop * Johnny Brenda's * Kensington Quarters * La Colombe * Lutheran Settlement House * Philadelphia Distilling * Play Arts * Sancho Pistolas * SugarHouse (live carve) * Suraya (live carve) * Weckerly's
More info here, follow @fishtownfestivale and #fishtownfreeze on Instagram for updates and more info!
Sponsored by Fishtown Co, Philadelphia Distilling Association and Ice Sculpture Philly. Art: Paul Carpenter