Sat, Jan 09|
Shake off the winter blues at the New Berlin Recreation Winterfest – our annual outdoor festival featuring ice skating, a snowy Kickball tournament, green screen pictures with the library, candle light hike, and all kinds of wintery fun. This event is scheduled for Saturday, January 9th.
Time & Location
Jan 09, 2021, 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Malone Park, 16400 W Al Stigler Pkwy, New Berlin, WI 53151, USA
About the Event
Activities at City Center Plaza
1:00-3:00pm Family Open Ice Skate
**Bring your own skates and glide on the ice! Join us on our synthetic ice-skating rink at the City Center! Concessions area selling hot drinks and snacks will be available!
1:00-3:00pm Winter I spy Walk & Winterfest Green Screen Photos with New Berlin Library
**Sip hot cocoa, visit one of our outdoor green screen stations and take your photo! Choose from one of our fun background choices. Email us your photo and background choice and we’ll make magic happen!
Activities at Malone Park
12:00-6:00pm - Winter Beer Garden brought to you by Component Brewing!
12:00pm Medallion Hunt
**Hidden somewhere in Malone Park is the New Berlin Winterfest Medallion! Match wits with the “cluemaster” to see if you can track down the medallion and win the prize! Clues will be posted on the New Berlin Recreation Department’s Facebook page beginning at 12:00pm on January 9th. One clue will be released every hour with a total of five clues bringing you progressively closer to the hiding spot! The back side of the medallion includes a contact name and number to report that it has been found.
12:00pm Family & Friends Snow Kickball Tourney
Register HERE: https://apm.activecommunities.com/.../winterfest.../2466 Join us for a family-friendly kickball tournament in the snow! A little cold weather won't ruin the fun. Teams must register by Wednesday January 6th at the New Berlin Recreation office. Captains meeting and check-in begins at 11:30am on January 9th. Games begin at 12:00pm. $10 entry per team. This single elimination tournament is family-friendly, ages 10 and above are invited to play. Each team must have at least 2 females and a minimum of 9 players. Standard Kickball rules will be followed for the tournament with some minor exceptions.
1:00pm Ice Sculpting Demo with Art Below Zero
**Come and see what Art Below Zero will create before your eyes! A 90 minute ice sculpting demonstration! This you do not want to miss! Additional Sculptures will be scattered around the Park for you to enjoy!
2:00-4:00pm - Live music brought to you by "Cold Soda Club"
3:00pm Snowman Contest
Do you want to build a SNOWMAN!? The New Berlin Recreation Department is challenging all kids, adults, families and friends to join in and build a snowman (weather dependent)! Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place. To enter, simply build your snowman at Malone Park, take a #SNOWFIE (Snowman Selfie) and post it on Facebook with #SNOWFIE or on the New Berlin Recreation Facebook page. Don't worry if it melts after you build it, that's why you have the picture! Contest begins at 3:00pm at Malone Park. All entries must bring their own props to decorate their snowman but, Traditional-style carrots and charcoal will be available! Photos must be posted by 5:00pm to have a chance to win 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place!
4:30pm Candle Light Hike, Bonfire, and S’mores
Hike the trails at Malone Park by candlelight, cozy up next to a roaring bonfire, roast marshmallows, and sip on warm refreshments at the Annual New Berlin Recreation Candlelight Hike at Malone Park. The illuminated trail will begin near the Gazebo. A warm bonfire and s’mores will await you at the end. Participants will be able to explore at their own pace on this self-guided hike. Please park in the parking lot by the Gazebo and dress for the weather!