GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – Greenville Parks & Recreation will be hosting Winterfest at Wildwood starting January 21-23.
Wildwood Park will be transforming into a winter wonderland. Attendees can joy many fun festivities at the winter wonderland. Skaters can bring a chair to sit in front of fire pits, make smores, sip hot chocolate and more.
The three-day event will include waterfront ice skating, a 5k, a polar plunge, a beer and wine bar and many more activities. Megan Howard is the special events supervisor for the department and she explains that the proceeds are also going to a greater cause.
“Our special pops team always wanted to put on a polar plunge so I came to them and said I’m going to do this let’s team up and they came on board immediately so part of the weekend’s proceeds is going to go to their Special Olympics basketball team,” said Megan Howard the Special Events Supervisor for the Greenville Recreation and Parks Department.
The ice skating rink hours will be:
- Friday – 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
- Saturday – 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
- Sunday – 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Pre-registration ticket prices (tickets bought online) are:
- Kids (12 and under) – $15/person
- Adults (13 and up) – $20/person
Ticket prices that are bought on site:
- Kids ( 12 and under) – $20/person
- Adults ( 13 and older) – 25/person
Tickets for the event are very limited. You can purchase tickets here.