Harrisburg to hold ‘Ice & Fire’ winter street festival

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – Harrisburg is planning a winter street festival for the first Saturday in March.

The “Ice & Fire” festival will feature an ice skating rink on Second Street, illuminated ice sculptures, a 50-foot winter-themed snow mountain slide, toboggan snow tunnel, and ice castle, Mayor Eric Papenfuse announced Thursday.

There also will be live musical performances, fire dancers, food trucks, and appearances by Elsa, Anna and Kristoff from Disney’s “Frozen.”

All performances and activities are free, including ice skate rentals.

The Ice & Fire festival will be held on Second Street, between Market and Pine, on March 3 from 1-9 p.m.

Road closures will include:

  • Second Street between Market & Pine Street: closed at 10 p.m. Friday, March 2.
  • Walnut, Locust & Pine Streets between 3rd and Front Streets: closed at 9 a.m. Saturday, March 3.

All road closures will end at noon Sunday, March 4.

The Market Square garage will offer $10 special event parking from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. In addition to the discounted garage rate, attendees can use the ParkMobile App to get up to four hours of free street parking using the “LUVHBG” code. Parking on City Island will be free.


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