11th Annual Clarks Summit Festival of Ice kicks off February 13

Enjoy a break in the winter weather by attending the 11th Annual Clarks Summit Festival of Ice, to be held February 13 to 16. This year’s theme is Frozen Fairy Tales, featuring no fewer than 50 ice sculptures, include Olaf and Elsa from Frozen, a glass slipper slide, Cinderella, and a carriage. The event offers free admission along with free parking.

Events kick off on February 13 with a “family fun faire” starting at 5 p.m. The event will include storytelling, face painting, entertainment, and crafts.

DJ Jack Martin will perform from 6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Storyteller Chris Archangelo will be on hand to share stories at two different times from 6:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Juggler Rob Smith will entertain the crowd from 8:15 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.

Children can have their faces painted by Happy Faces from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. They can also enjoy doing crafts with the Abington Art Studio from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on the second floor of the borough building.

Festival of Ice 2015The Lions Club and Clarks Summit Borough will sell food, including hot chocolate, hot dogs, pizza, chili, and pretzels, beginning at 4 p.m.

At 7:30 p.m. a parade will travel through Clarks Summit. The parade will include live ice carving, fairy tale characters, juggling, animals, Cinderella’s horse drawn carriage, local fire companies, local community groups, and a Lackawanna County trolley.

Live ice carvings can be witnessed on Friday, February 13, and Saturday, February 14.

Horse and carriage rides will leave the Clarks Summit Borough Building at 304 South State St. Tickets are $3 and may be purchased at the borough building.

A Valentine romantic carriage ride will be held on Thursday, February 12, and Saturday, February 14, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Families can enjoy a family carriage ride on Saturday, February 14, and Sunday, February 15, from noon until 5 p.m.

Festival attendees can enjoy live entertainment at various venues throughout the weekend.

Bundle up against the cold and come enjoy the Frozen Fairy Tale weekend.

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