Fishtown Freeze & Winter Wonderland


Fishtown District is excited to bring icy family fun to the neighborhood with the 3rd Annual Fishtown Freeze and Winter Wonderland on Sunday, December 12, from noon-7pm! Families can enjoy 20+ custom ice sculptures throughout Fishtown, 3 live ice sculpture carvings, entertainment and free refreshments at the Winter Wonderland in the outdoor extension of The Fillmore from 4-7pm, and an ice bonfire as the grand finale! The event is FREE and held outdoors. Fishtown also offers many indoor and outdoor heated dining options, holiday shopping at boutiques, and fun festivities to help celebrate the season safely! 

  • 20+ Custom Ice Sculptures hand carved by Ice Sculpture Philly at Fishtown area businesses along Frankford, Front and Girard
  • 3 Live Ice Sculpture Carvings at
    • Kensington Community Food Co-op (12 NOON)
    • Lutheran Settlement House (2:00PM)
    • Frankford & Girard (3:30PM)
  • Santa & Mrs. Claus, live entertainment by New Groove Studio students and instructors, as well as a special performance by St Laurentius Choir, gifts for the kids, holiday music, hot chocolate from Rivers Casino, pizza from Vince’s Pizzeria, beer from Other Half Brewing, and so much more at the Winter Wonderland Outdoor Stage at the Fillmore from 4-7pm
  • Ice Bonfire in the Fillmore outdoor stage sponsored by the Fishtown District featuring DJ Nate G at 5:30PM
  • Holiday shopping at Fishtown’s boutiques
  • Creative winter cocktails and menu additions at Fishtown’s award-winning bars and restaurants, with many outdoor heated dining options 
  • Sculptures will be back-lit to enjoy into the evening
  • Toys for Tots Drop Off Sites – Final Day! See the full list here: Toys for Tots – Fishtown District
  •  KCFC Winter Market featuring local food, spirit, & gift vendors 11:00AM -2:00 PM
  • WinterFest with hot chocolate, craft bags and raffle at PlayArts Saturday, 9am-2pm
  • Adoptable pets + stockings for sale to support their rescue the event at the Fishtown Animal Hospital at 233 E Girard!
  • Family Bowling Day at Brooklyn Bowl starting at Noon with Live Phish Music for Kids!
  • Beer and Pizza with Santa Sunday night at Vince’s Pizzeria!

    Fishtown Freeze 2021 Participants include Brooklyn Bowl, Cheu, The El Bar, Evil Genius, The Fillmore (Ice Bonfire), Fishtown Animal Hospital, Fishtown Social, Fishtown Tavern, Garage, International Bar, JINXED, Joe’s Steaks and Sodas, Kensington Community Food Co-Op (Live Ice Sculpture Carve), Locale (Live Ice Sculpture Carve at Frankford & Girard), Lutheran Settlement House (Live Ice Sculpture Carve), Middle Child, Nunu, Philadelphia Distilling Association, PlayArts, Riverwards Produce, Sancho Pistolas, & Vince’s Pizzeria


This event is produced by Fishtown District with generous sponsorship from Brooklyn Bowl, Fishtown Co, The Fillmore, Locale, Penn Treaty Special Services District, Vince’s Pizzeria, Other Half Brewing Co, Fishtown Animal Hospital, Phant Productions, and Business Corridor Solutions


See a live ice carving


Evil Genius Beer Company Ice Carving from Fishtown Freeze Fishtown Freeze Ice Carving from Riverward Produce Ice Sculpture from the Garage Bar from Fishtown Freeze



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