Cedar Rapids, Iowa News, Sports, and Weather
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:
Grounds for Art-Re-Launch
Ice Sculpture-Bankers Trust Plaza
STARTING AT 2PM
Deck the Office! Back to Business Holiday Expo
Children's Holiday Train Rides (2nd Ave.SE Guaranty Bank Parking Lot)
Holiday Balloon Glow (3rd Ave.SE Guaranty Bank Parking Lot)
Chili Challenge-Armstrong Centre Food Court (222 3rd Ave. SE)
Lighting of City Tree-May's Island
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.
Santa and Friends Meet and Greet at Smulekoff's (97 3rd Avenue SE)
Fireworks-shot from May's Island
Ugly Holiday Sweater Party-Hosted by Access Iowa-Location to be announced