Schedule of Events

Join us for a cabin-fever breaking weekend of snow and fun filled events for the whole family! We are working to finalize the schedule for 2019. Here’s what’s confirmed, but watch for more events to be added! The sledding hill is located on Adams Street, with other events occurring in other listed locations. Please watch for location updates as well.

Friday, Feb. 1, 2019

6-7:30 p.m. First Night Sledding Party (shhhhh– not for the kids!)

The grown-ups get the sledding hill all to ourselves! Sleds provided, so just show up for sledding fun on the Adams Street hill (in front of City Hall). Ticket holders will received a WinterFest silicone pint glass and a $1 off their first beverage at several participating locations. This event has a few tickets availableLife happens! We’ve had a cancellation or two, so there are a few tickets left. Grab yours online or stop by the sledding hill tonight at 6 p.m. to see if there is space left!! 

7:00 p.m. UNE Men’s Hockey
Watch the UNE Nor’Easters vs. Endicott at the Harold Alfond Forum (located at 630 Pool Street).

7:30 p.m. Imagine – The Beatles Solo Years

This event is sponsored by GWI and benefits Biddeford High School music programs. Biddeford native Joe Boucher brings his five piece band along with a classical string quartet back to the City Theater stage to present “IMAGINE – The Beatles Solo Years” to benefit The Biddeford High School Department. This year’s concert will again feature rock band and classical musicians and, as with the past two years, will involve BHS Student musicians from the Chorus and Jazz Band. The concert features the solo songs of John, Paul, George, and Ringo after the 1969 breakup of the Beatles. Get your tickets on the City Theater website now while they last! Tickets are $25.

 

Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019

10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Winter Fun Time! This is the true “heart” of WinterFest! Come on out and enjoy the snow! Come on out for a FREE day of fun for families in the center of downtown!

  • 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sledding (on Adams Street). Sleds provided!**
  • 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Snow Golf & Snowshoeing, provided by Biddeford Recreation Dept.
  • 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Fat Bike demos with Community Bicycle Center
  • 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Snow person building! If the weather permits, fill the park with snow people! Plus – Hill decorating! Decorate the sides of the sledding hill – drawing tools provided!
  • Noon – 2 p.m. Free pony rides!
  • Noon – 2:30 p.m. Take a ride in horse pulled wagon!
  • Noon – 2 p.m. Winter Wonderland Art Exhibit in City Hall
  • 1 p.m – 10 p.m. – Winter Carnival Ice Bar @ Run of the Mill
**During the sledding event on Adams Street, there will be a raffle for two free bikes and two $250 Hannaford gift cards!! The raffle takes place at 3 pm Saturday, Feb 2nd! Must be present to win! See you out there! This raffle is made possible by New Life Church! Thank you for the donation!!

New Life Church will also provide delicious snacks, hot dogs, and cocoa! All for FREE- Wow!

4 p.m. – 6 p.m. – Winter Funderland Happy Hour in Shevenell Park! With it’s close proximity to the sledding hill, this is a great spot to take a break!  Enjoy Dirigo beer, hot chocolate, fun outdoor games (corn hole, etc.) music, food and friends, all located in Shevenell Park. * All proceeds go to support Dirigo owner Tom Bull’s recovery from heart transplant surgery.

7 p.m. Juston McKinney, City Theater 
With multiple performances on The Tonight Show, his own Comedy Central specials and consistently selling out theaters, he’s at the top of his game. Tickets are $20 and available on the City Theater website.

Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019

10 a.m, Bike Ride, Community Bicycle Center
The CBC keeps the fat bikes rolling on Super Roll Sunday, with a ride through Clifford Park! The ride starts at the CBC parking lot at 10 and finishes back at the CBC for some chill lunch after.