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Shawnee-on-Delaware, PA – The base of Shawnee Mountain will come alive on Sunday, February 24 with a festive carnival atmosphere and a fun day for Skiers, Snowboarders, Snow Tubers and Spectators.
Presented by Shawnee Mountain Ski Area and sponsored by Coca-Cola, Winter Carnival Day will feature ice sculpture, music, fun games and trivia contests, product sampling, outdoor BBQ, prizes and giveaways.
Shawnee Winter Carnival will also feature a live ice carving demo from the talented artists at Sculpted Ice Works. Sculpted Ice Works from Lakeville, PA will transform a 300 pound block of ice into a giant ice throne in front of the festival crowd. Skiers, riders, tubers and Shawnee Mountain guests will be able to take photos on the giant ice throne when it is completed.
The Shawnee Mountain Junior Development Team will perform a Skiing and Snowboarding Skills Demonstration on the Thundercloud Trail and Greenhouse Slope in full view of the base area spectators.
WSBG 93.5 Radio Station will provide a DJ with outdoor music and giveaways all from the base of Shawnee Mountain. The Flyin Blind duo will perform live indoors in the EZ Bumps Saloon. Cream of Wheat and Red Bull will roll in for Winter Carnival Day with free samples.
The majority of activities will take place from 11am to 2pm in the base area, slope side. New this year, a “Euro Bungy” Ride by LAH Bungy Sport will be available in the base area and the Wabi Sabi Food Truck will be selling traditional Japanese Street Food and Ocean Safe Sushi. Funnel cake, kettle corn, crepe and roasted nut concessions along with face painting and carnival games 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 online at www.shawneemt.com.