November 30, 2020
Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest at the Delaware River waterfront is back, but with a few modifications due to COVID-19.
All guests and staff must wear masks. Winterfest also is limiting capacity and ice skaters are encouraged to buy tickets to the rink in advance online. Ice skating admission is $5 and ice skate rental is $10.
The cabins and fire pits can be rented out in advance online, as well.
Any of the areas at Winterfest that don't require a reservation are available on a first come, first served basis.
This year, the Ferris wheel and some of the amusement park games from Summerfest will stay up through the winter. A ride on the Ferris wheel costs $4 and the balloon water race, basketball toss and balloon darts are $5 per game.
As for food and drink, guests are not permitted to stroll around with their purchases from the on-site concessions. There are two areas where guests can sit and eat.
Winterfest will be open daily, including all holidays, through March 7. The hours of operation are listed below:
Monday-Thursday: 1 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Friday: 1 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Saturday: 11 a.m. to 1 a.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
General admission to Winterfest is free but guests must pay for the ice skating, games and rides.