Saturday, January 31, 2015 in Downtown Fort Wayne
Celebrate winter with a visit to downtown Fort Wayne! The 4th Annual Winterval promises a full day of indoor and outdoor winter fun for all ages. Watch ice carvers create wonders from a solid block ice, catch a rugby game, enjoy special events at the Botanical Conservatory, the Allen County Public Library or Science Central. Go for a carriage ride at the Community Center or ice skating at Headwaters Park. Check back on this page often for updates!
Winterval is sponsored by the Downtown Improvement District and the Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation Department.
Watch professional carvers create ice sculptures before your eyes! Visit www.WintervalFw.com for the most current list of ice carving locations.
11:00 a.m. Botanical Conservatory, 1100 S. Calhoun St.
12:00 p.m. Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza
2:00 p.m. Community Center, 233 W. Main St.
Pre-sculpted Coney Island, 131 Main St.
Pre-sculpted Grand Wayne Center, 120 W. Jefferson Blvd.
Pre-sculpted Museum of Art, 311 E. Main St.
Pre-sculpted St. Francis Performing Arts Center, 431 W. Berry St.
Lutheran Life Villages In-Home Care
Pre-sculpted Parkview Physician’s Group ArtsLab, 300 E. Main St.
If you are interested in being a sponsor of an ice carving in 2015 please call Chuck Reddinger, 260.427.6465. We appreciate your support!
2015 Ice Carving Sponsors:
Locate the penguin at each Winterval site and enter its name on your official Penguin Hunt form. Submit your completed entry form at a Winterval location designated on the form to be entered into a prize drawing. Entry forms can be found at www.WintervalFW.com or at most Winterval locations.
A new Facebook page was created just for Winterval!! Check it out!
Best Selfie Contest
Enter your best selfie on the WintervalFW Facebook page to win great prizes.
Saturday, January 31, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Community Center, 233 W. Main St.
Beat the winter blahs by bringing the whole family out for snow crafts and activities, ice carving demonstrations and yummy treats to warm you inside and out. If there’s no snow, the fun will move indoors. It’s all FREE!
*Ice Carving * Free carriage rides * FW Youtheatre's "Dr. Seuss is on the Loose!" at 2 pm
The Winter Carnival is sponsored by: American Senior Communities and the Community Center Foundation.
Winterval at the Conservatory
Saturday, January 31, 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Botanical Conservatory, 1100 S. Calhoun St.
Join the Conservatory and our Winterval partners in celebrating winter. At the gardens, you can make a winter bird feeder, watch an ice sculpture take shape before your eyes, and have fun exploring in our “Changing Tides” exhibit. Regular Conservatory admission applies. For more information, call (260) 427-6440.
A French Garrison
10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
* Bake Sale * Hot Cocoa & Coffee * Free.
For additional information on Upcoming Events, visit our website at: www.oldfortwayne.org
Snow Bowl Rugby Game
1 pm, Free
Lawton Park, 1900 N. Clinton Street
1st Annual Great Sled Race
2:00 p.m. $15 Entry Fee / Spectators Free
The Great Sled Race is just like a dog sled race,except people pull the sled.
*Bottle & Bottega Painting Fun-Raiser (6-8:30 pm, $35, pre-registration required)
Allen County Public Library
Free Event "Winterval Warmup"
The Children's Services Department
10 a.m.-5 p.m. 1950 N. Clinton Street
Headwaters Ice Arena
11 am-10 pm
333 South Clinton Street
Public skating, "Frozen" Costume Contest.
Public Skating Exhibitions @ 1:15, 2:15, 3:15, 4:15
Fort Wayne Museum of Art
$1 admission, live music, cookies!
"Freeze Frame" Picture Car & Trunk Show
Pint & Slice, 816 Calhoun Street
Bring a photo of your car for judging, $10 Entry,
Download the "Freeze Frame" flier
Photo highlights of previous Winterval's!
Previous Winterval Sponsors: