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*** Weather related update Saturday, February 14  •  Evening Events Canceled ***

The 2015 Fire and Ice Festival has been canceled due to the impending blizzard that will be affecting Portsmouth and the Seacoast. Thank you for all of your support and excitement for Fire and Ice and we look forward to the 2016 Festival. Please stay safe and enjoy the rest of your weekend.

Tickets for the Bar Crawl will be refunded next week.

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February 12- 16, 2015

 

A winter festival celebrating Valentine's & President's Day Weekend and Winter in Portsmouth!

Family Fun, specials in stores and restaurants, performing arts
and evening entertainment.

Ice Bars ~ Fire Pits ~ Hearth Cooking ~ Dog Sled Rides ~

Wood Fire Grilled Food ~Ice Sculptures ~Music


 

Schedule of Events

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Thursday, February 12, 2015
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Various times throughout the day  Labrie Family Skate Puddle Dock Pond at Strawbery Banke Museum-
Ice Skating $5 kids $7 adults; all skate rentals: $5

11:30 am - 6:00 pm Food Tasting & History Tour.  Ultimate Treasure Hunts and Portsmouth Eats offer a fun day of learning and tasting with a new tour App

5-7 pm Blue Mermaid hosts the Fire & Ice  Kick Off Party with ice bars and drink specials.

7:30 pm Seacoast Repertory Theater- Guys & Dolls- $20-$38
 

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Friday, February 13, 2015
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Various times throughout the day  Labrie Family Skate Puddle Dock Pond  at Strawbery Banke Museum - Ice Skating -  children $5, adults $7 ; all skate rentals: $5

11:30 am - 6:00 pm Food Tasting & History Tour.  Ultimate Treasure Hunts and Portsmouth Eats offer a fun day of learning and tasting with a new tour App

5 pm Portsmouth Gas Light Deck - Ice Fest

7 pm Music Hall Loft - Portsmouth Music + Arts Center Jazz Night 2015 $30-$35

8 pm Seacoast Repertory Theater- Guys & Dolls- $20-$38

8 pm  Portsmouth Gas Light  Third Floor Night Club- Men in Motion (21+ event) $15

8 pm  Music Hall Historic Theater- Mike MacDonald Comedy Xxtravaganza $39-$42

8 pm Player’s Ring- Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf - $12 students/seniors  $15 all others

 

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Saturday, February 14, 2015
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Various times throughout the day  Labrie Family Skate Puddle Dock Pond  at Strawbery Banke Museum -
Ice Skating $5 children $7 adults; all skate rentals $5

10 am to 4 pm Strawbery Banke Museum Winter Weekend at the living history museum.
$17.50 adults, $10 children 5-17, under 5 and members, free. Includes ice skating.

11:30 am - 6:00 pm Food Tasting & History Tour.  Ultimate Treasure Hunts and Portsmouth Eats offer a fun day of learning and tasting with a new tour App

12:30 pm  Music Hall Historic Theater - Iolanta (Tchaikovsky)
& Duke Bluebeard’s Castle (Bartok) $32.50

2 pm Seacoast Repertory Theater- Guys & Dolls- $20-$38

5 pm Portsmouth Gas Light  Deck - Ice Fest

6 pm - 8 pm Strawbery Banke Museum, Wheelwright House- Hearth Cooking Valentine Dinner (reservations required) $65/person ($55 for museum members) - canceled - 

8 pm  Player’s Ring- Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf- $12 students/seniors  $15 all others  - canceled - 

8 pm Seacoast Repertory Theater- Guys & Dolls- $20-$38  - canceled - 

 

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Sunday, February 15, 2015 NOTE MOST EVENTS CANCELED DUE TO SNOWSTORM
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Various times throughout the day  Labrie Family Skate Puddle Dock Pond  at Strawbery Banke Museum -
Ice Skating $5 children $7 adult; all skate rentals: $5  - canceled -

10 am - 4 pm  Strawbery Banke Museum Winter Weekend at the living history museum.
$17.50 adults, $10 children 5-17, under 5 and members, free. Includes ice skating. - canceled - 

10 am - 4 pm Strawbery Banke - Dog Sled Rides $25/sled  click for tickets - canceled -

10 am - 4 pm  Player’s RingPerformances by Patrick Dorow Productions.
Donations Gratefully Accepted at the Door - canceled -

11:30 am - 6:00 pm Food Tasting & History Tour.  Ultimate Treasure Hunts and Portsmouth Eats offer a fun day of learning and tasting with a new tour App

12 pm Portsmouth Gas Light  Deck - Ice Fest - Gaslight open Sunday; outside deck closed -

1-4 pm The Reliable Restoration and Recovery Ice Sculpting Demonstration- Hanover/Market St lot: FREE EVENT

This event will also include FIRE Dancers, a BMX Ice Riding Demonstration: with Craig Wright from 1:00-4:00 pm
and tasty treats from Sandwich Kings. - canceled -

2-6 pm Fire & Ice Bar Crawl and Cocktail Competition begins at District (21+ event) $15  canceled -tickets refunded next week-

2:00 pm Seacoast Repertory Theater- Guys & Dolls- $20-$38 - canceled -

7 pm Player’s Ring- Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf - $12 students/seniors; $15 all others 

7 pm Seacoast Repertory Theater-- Grammy Award Winner Ed Gerhard in concert- $24.99 - canceled -

 

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Monday, February 16, 2015  NOTE MOST EVENTS CANCELED DUE TO SNOWSTORM
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Various times throughout the day  Labrie Family Skate  Puddle Dock Pond at Strawbery Banke Museum -
Ice Skating $5 children $7 adults; all skate rentals: $5 - possibly reopening, weather dependent -

10 am - 4 pm  Strawbery Banke Museum Winter Weekend at the living history museum.
$17.50 adults, $10 children 5-17, under 5 and members, free. Includes ice skating. - canceled -

10 am - 4 pm  Strawbery Banke - Dog Sled Rides $25/sled   click for tickets - canceled - 

10 am - 4 pm  Player’s Ring- Performances by Patrick Dorow Productions.
Donations Gratefully Accepted at the Door.

11:30 am - 6:00 pm Food Tasting & History Tour.  Ultimate Treasure Hunts and Portsmouth Eats offer a fun day of learning and tasting with a new tour App

 

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Retail Specials for Fire & Ice

Vintage In The Port: 20% off entire purchase
 
Alex and Ani: gift with purchase for $75 spent
 
Second Time Around: 70% off winter clearance sale during the event & would also like to raffle off a $100 gift card.
 
G. Willikers Toy Shop:  "Fire and Ice""  themed science basket raffle and... 50% OFF clearance items
 
Ten Thousand Villages: 25% off candles and candle holders
 
Puttin on the Glitz: 25% off winter hats
 
Kennedy Gallery: 15% to 25% off complete custom framing jobs.  Select Framed art marked down for the weekend up to 50% off
 
Pickwick's: FREE Suss Sea Salt caramel tasting, 12-5. Banke: Vintage Valentine-building bar & 20% off of all candles. Mercantile: 20% off classic hobnails.
 
 
 
Lodging Specials for Fire & Ice

 

Hotel Portsmouth: Thurs 2/12 - $99, Fri 2/13  - $109, Sat 2/14 - $149, Sun 2/15 - $99

The Port Inn: Valentine’s Day Over Night Package: $99 (Valid 2/13-2/16) Call 1-800-282-7678 - add a night for $50.00! Includes: Over-night at either Port Inn Portsmouth or Port Inn Kennebunk, single long stem rose and chocolate covered strawberries, Bottle of champagne

Fairfield Inn by Marriott Portsmouth: Fire and Ice Special $79.00 a night: Please click HERE to make your reservations. Enjoy the festivities then relax with us overnight at the Fairfield Inn by Marriott Portsmouth. Upon arrival, you will find its décor warm and inviting with comfortable furnishings.  We consistently exceed expectations to provide clean, convenient accommodations and known for excellent customer service. Located minutes away from downtown, we’ll provide complimentary transportation to downtown Portsmouth.  The next morning enjoy a complimentary hot and cold breakfast with healthy options.  For Marriott Rewards members, points will be awarded to your account.

 

Click through to these hotel for their Fire & Ice specials

Hilton Garden Inn

Residence Inn

Hampton Inn Downtown

Homewood Suites

 

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For more information, please contact Amanda Beaulieu at
603-610-5511 or events@portsmouthchamber.org

 

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