Pensacola Winterfest Will Return November 2018!
Thanks to everyone who participated in Winterfest 2017, we'll see you sooner than you think!
Congratulations Callie Menard, grand prize winner of the My Sleigh Ride with Santa Drawing Contest!
We had so many great entries in this year's drawing contest, and the winners will all ride in the Elf Parade. We're really proud of all the kids who entered, and thanks so much - you are all so creative!
|First Prize: Callie Menard||Second Prize: Ananya Chaki||Third Prize: Chloey English|
Honorable Mention: Arianna Webb, Ashley Russell, Colton Nguyen, Ella Pacyga, Ethan Mahugnos-Hammac, London Mathew
Thanks for your support!
You've helped us receive national recognition for our Winterfest celebration
Hearing from you that you've made Winterfest part of your family's Christmas traditions makes it all worthwhile.
|#1 Christmas Event in Florida, from Florida Travel + Life||Top 20 Events in the Southeast US for November 2016, from the Southeast Tourism Society||Top 25 Cities in the U.S. for Christmas Festivities,
Best American Towns for Holiday Shopping 2016, 2017
The Magic of Pensacola Winterfest
The moment you enter Plaza Wonderland on Palafox Place, the snow begins to fall. A cup of hot chocolate and the sound of a trolley bell bring back memories of the Polar Express. The conductor calls your name: All aboard for the most wonderful journey you'll take this Christmas season.
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New for 2017!
- The Winterfest Express electric train for kids!
- Two new mini-tours featuring scenes from the Grinch and Polar Express.
- Santa's Puppy Party with puppies from the Escambia County Animal Shelter.
- Christmas story time for children at Winter Wonderland.
- Charlie Brown's Christmas tree lot.
- Rudolph's Revue with dancing Christmas trees.
- And more to come!
Holiday Memory Tours
Our tours and performances light up beautiful Downtown Pensacola from Historic Seville to the Palafox Business District. Our special Christmas Week Polar Express and Grinch Tours (new for 2017!) are great for young children and visiting family! Our flagship Performance Tour returns with even more fun performances with your favorite holiday characters including Snoopy, Elvis, Frosty, and the Whos of Whoville on an hour-long trolley ride around downtown Pensacola.
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Find out More
Visit First City Christmas to find out about more great holiday events in Downtown Pensacola and the Pensacola Bay area.
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