It’s time to grab your ice skates, mittens, and scarves! The AT&T Raleigh Winterfest Kick-Off starts tonight in downtown Raleigh. Located in City Plaza, the FREE family-friendly event starts at 5:00 pm and will host activities for all ages. Tonight’s agenda includes performances by local artists such as the Raleigh Boys Choir, St. Mary’s Choral Group, Raleigh Little Theatre Cinderella, and Grammy-winning, country music headliner Michelle Branch. The fun continues with free carriage rides, sledding ramps on Davie Street, and for the hockey fans, Carolina Hurricanes’ Andrew Alberts will in attendance to sign autographs. And in the spirit of giving, The Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina will be accepting canned food donations and the WQDR Christmas Wish Program will be accepting $1 donations.
The outdoor skating arena will be open to the public beginning Friday, December 04 through Sunday, January 31. Admission and skate rentals will be $6.00. To learn more, be sure to visit http://www.godowntownraleigh.com/raleighwinterfest/index.htm