Greensboro, NC - The WFMY News 2 Winterfest will begin its 5th season in the cultural heart of Downtown Greensboro on South Elm Street this winter beginning November 20, 2014 through January 31, 2015. With construction set to begin onLeBauer Park, the ice rink and slide festival will relocate to the Railyard at 106 Barnhardt St., two blocks South of Natty Greene's Pub & Brewing Co. The Railyard, a 170 space parking lot developed by Momentum Development Partners also has a number of new businesses adjacent to it – the newly developed Spice Cantina, The WORX restaurant, Gibb’s Hundred Brewery and The Forge. The Railyard has hosted numerous other events including the popular City Market, Mosaic Festival’s “Summer Nights” and the Greensboro Saint Patrick's Day Party.
Popular features such as the Berico Fuels Ice Slide, Rice Scion Skate Shed, Friday and Saturday Night Disco, ice rink webcam and a kid’s play snow area are all set to be a part of the Piedmont's annual tradition for winter fun in the historic district of Downtown Greensboro. Event organizers are excited to announce the return of WFMY News 2 as the event title sponsor. Additional sponsorships are being provided by Downtown Greensboro Incorporated and the Downtown Residents Association. WFMY News 2 Winterfest will also be partnering with the 2015 Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championships to host special events at the Downtown ice rink in preparation for the 2015 Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championships January 17-25, 2015 at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex. More details are available at www.northcarolina2015.com. Full WFMY News 2 Winterfest programming details will be announced closer to the rink Grand Opening on November 20, 2014. Visitwww.piedmontwinterfest.com to keep up with event happenings."
- A Press Release