Shawnee-on-Delaware, PA – The base of Shawnee Mountain will come alive on Sunday, February 21, 2010 with a festive carnival atmosphere and a fun day for Skiers, Snowboarders, Snow tubers & Spectators.
Presented by Shawnee Mountain Ski Area and sponsored by Coca-Cola, Winter Carnival Day will feature ice sculptures, music, fun games and trivia contests, product sampling, outdoor BBQ, prizes and giveaways.
Sculpted Ice Works of Lakeville, PA will present an Ice Sculpture contest during the festival. Three professional ice carvers will each transform a 300 pound solid block of ice into a sculpted work of art in front of the festival crowd. Spectators will then have the opportunity to vote for their favorite carver and sculpture with a “Peoples Choice” award presented at 2pm.
The Shawnee Mountain Junior Development Race Team will perform with a Synchronized Skiing Demonstration on the Thundercloud Trail in full view of the base area spectators.
WSBG 93.5 and 107.1 The Bone Radio Stations will provide DJs with outdoor music and prizes all from the base of Shawnee Mountain. The Monster 4x4 will roll in for Winter Carnival Day with free samples. Various ski and snowboard representatives including Elan, Flow and Burton will also be present to demo new equipment.
The majority of activities will take place from 11am to 3pm in the base area, slope side. Funnel cake and roasted nut concessions along with face painting for the kids will all add to the Winter Carnival atmosphere!
Shawnee Mountain is located in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania just off Exit 309 of Interstate 80. Call 570-421-7231. For lodging information, call 800-SHAWNEE (Shawnee Inn), or 800-POCONOS (visitors bureau). Or visit Shawnee on-line at www.shawneemt.com.