Winter Fest 2024
First Friday February 2nd
Winter Fest First Friday February 2nd 5-8PM
25 Ice Sculptures on Display at James Cultural Plaza
Live Demonstrations at the Plaza by Food Network's Shannon Gerasimchick
Stores open late throughout downtown
Live musicians at: Stephen Gallagher at 9th Street Brew
Market at The Atrium (local vendors and hand-made items)
Special Milkshakes or Theme Dessert at 9th Street Brew
The Olive Twist culinary treats, this month will be Butterfly Blue Pea Flower Tea (Frozen Theme) and hot tea and coco $2.00 per cup . Samples of Lemon Blueberry bites. We will have a “Frozen” giveaway with no purchase necessary (giveaway will include an activity book, stickers and a gift card for ice cream) along with a “Frozen” Photo op on our garage door for the evening.
Carbaugh Jewelers will have specials throughout the store but offering 20% off remaining stock of Bentelli Sterling Silver & Diamond Jewelry. Refreshments served throughout the evening!
Heirloom Gallery will have Dorothy demonstrating the making of snowflakes using calligraphy and Zentangle drawing techniques.This is always a special night you will not want to miss this night in Auburn!
The heart of downtown Auburn will transform into an arctic wonderland on February 2nd as the James Cultural Plaza hosts the much-anticipated First Friday-Winter Fest 5-8pm. This family-friendly event promises an enchanting evening filled with stunning Arctic Ice displays and live ice sculpture demonstrations.
Arctic Artistry Unveiled: Renowned ice sculptor Shannon Gerasimchik, previously showcased on The Food Network. He will showcase his talents with captivating live demonstrations, commencing at 6 pm. Witness the magic unfold as 25 unique ice sculptures, individually crafted and delicately backlit, illuminate the James Cultural Plaza, providing a breathtaking visual experience for attendees.
Live Music and Winter Market: The festivity extends to the Atrium Marketplace on 6th street, where a lively winter market will offer a variety of seasonal delights. Enjoy the vibrant atmosphere accompanied by live music by Stephen Gallagher at 9th Street Brew, creating the perfect backdrop for an unforgettable winter evening.
Date: February 2nd
Time: 5-8 pm
Location: James Cultural Plaza, Downtown Auburn
Note: All details are subject to change based on weather conditions and any unforeseen circumstances.
About First Friday-Winter Fest:
About Auburn Main Street: Our Mission is to collaborate with our community to be an economic driver by promoting, advancing, and preserving a vibrant historic downtown that is welcoming for all.