Fortville Winterfest Back and Bigger Than Ever

Fortville Winterfest, presented by the Town of Fortville and 3Rivers Federal Credit Union, is back bigger than ever. A free, one-day event, Winterfest has become a holiday tradition for many Indiana families. This year’s festival is scheduled for Saturday, December 3, from noon-7 p.m., and is sure to kick start the holiday spirit for attendees.

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During the festival, Main Street will be blocked and festival-goers will be able to enjoy Fortville’s charming downtown shops, eateries, live music, bonfire stations, family photo ops, vendors and a kids’ zone. Additional activities include a festive parade at 1:30 p.m., a tree lighting at 6 p.m., visits with Santa, ice skating, a gaming truck and a kids’ crafts station with free popcorn and hot cocoa. Additionally, the popular snowflake princess and Jack Frost contest is back again this year.

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The festival will feature a stage for live entertainment through the afternoon with local school choirs and music groups performances. There will also be a 20-foot-by-24 -foot ice skating rink and snowball fight area. Kids can visit the kids’ crafts station to make ornaments and write letters to Santa. Santa will be cozy at the Ben Eades State Farm Insurance Agent office and ready for visits. There will be a fireplace, free popcorn and hot chocolate, as well as an opportunity for kids to get a picture with Santa, free of charge. Learn more at


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