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It Does Wonders for a Central New York Winter!

From the center of downtown Syracuse to senior centers throughout Onondaga County, everyone joins in the celebration. Kids will be kids, even when they’re middle-aged. And there are not age limits when it comes to enjoying the bursting blooms of the colorful Winterfest fireworks display or the culinary delights created by hundreds of hands. What a Party!

With more than 100,000 people attending dozens of indoor and outdoor events, parties, cook-offs plus an abundance of other activities, the second largest audience in all of Central New York is drawn by Syracuse Winterfest.

 

Why be bored in Central New York? Come join the Fun! “It’s so nICE in our City” You’ll have a Ball!!  

Here are the Events Produced by Syracuse Winterfest, INC. 

  • Miss WINTERFEST
  • HUNGRY HOUR
  • ICE BLOCK  PARTY
  • FIRE WORKS
  • WINTERFEST EXPRESS
  • HUMAN SLED DOG RACE at Clinton Square
  • ICE CARVING
  • CULINARY CRUISE
  • MARTINI MIX-OFF
  • HURRICANE MIX-OFF
  • CORNHOLE TOURNAMENT
  • TAKE YOUR SHOT: PICTURE THIS HUNT
  • ICE BREAKER DANCE PARTY
  • HUNGRY HOUR
  • CHILI COOK-OFF at Clinton Square
  • CHOWDER COOK-OFF at Clinton Square
  • SANDWICH STROLL
  • ICE CARVING
  • MARGARITA MIX-OFF
  • WINTERFEST EXPRESS
  • COSMOPOLITAN MIX-OFF
  • ICE BAR MIX-OFF
  • WING WALK
  • BLOODY MARY MIX-OFF
  • WINTERFEST EXPRESS
  • HAMMOND JAMMIN’ 
  • ICE CARVING
  • TEAM TRIVIA FINALS

Here are the Events Produced by UpDown Towners of Syracuse, INC. 

Your firm can be part of the fun when Central New York celebrates winter. Fantastic opportunities exist for corporate sponsorships. There’s tremendous media involvement and the hoopla starts soon.

Winterfest is a non-profit organization, which enjoys in-kind and financial support from both local and national businesses. With your support, this year’s Winterfest will be bigger, better and more exciting than ever.

Save the Date!  February 15 – 25, 2018

It was only Thirty Four years ago when winter in Central New York was not such a wonderful time. The snow, the ice, and the cold are still here, but now southern vacations are delayed in favor of a Winterfest celebration.

For further information, contact Bill Cooper at (315) 676-2496 (h) or (315) 243-2500 (c) or Email: wacooper@twcny.rr.com

 

 

 

 

 

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