Holiday Fire & Ice Festival 2008

Courtesy Cedar Rapids Downtown District and Freedom Festival

Get ready for an exciting 2008 Fire & Ice Holiday Festival happening Saturday December 6. The day offers traditional downtown events along with new activities to kick off the holiday season! Corporate Sponsors include: Skogman Companies (Signature Sponsor), Bankers Trust, Guaranty Bank, United Fire, US Bank, Smulekoff's, Rockwell Collins, and Quality Chef Foods (a division of Heinz Company).

Special thanks to our media sponsors for their collaborative promotional efforts: Z102.9, the Gazette, KCRG-TV9, Mediacom, KWKB, Clear Channel Radio, Cumulus Broadcasting, KGAN-CBS2, Fox 28, and KMRY.

Schedule of Events on December 6 include:

ALL DAY
Grounds for Art-Re-Launch

ALL DAY
Ice Sculpture-Bankers Trust Plaza
STARTING AT 2PM
Deck the Office! Back to Business Holiday Expo
2PM-5:30PM
Children's Holiday Train Rides (2nd Ave.SE Guaranty Bank Parking Lot)
AFTER DARK
Holiday Balloon Glow (3rd Ave.SE Guaranty Bank Parking Lot)
3PM-7:30PM
Chili Challenge-Armstrong Centre Food Court (222 3rd Ave. SE)
5:30PM
Lighting of City Tree-May's Island
6:00PM
Holiday DeLight Parade-3rd Avenue SW to 3rd Avenue SE by Greene Square Park Click here to download a parade registration form! Parade entries are due to Jill Wilkins (398-0449) by November 14.
POST PARADE
Santa and Friends Meet and Greet at Smulekoff's (97 3rd Avenue SE)
7:30PM
Fireworks-shot from May's Island
7:30PM
Ugly Holiday Sweater Party-Hosted by Access Iowa-Location to be announced

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