Starting on November 25th and running through December 23rd, the first annual Winter Wonderland SI will be taking place at the Richmond County Bank Ballpark. This first of its kind festival with fully immersive Holiday events running Thursdays through Sundays during its run. The inaugural Winter Wonderland Staten Island event will feature ice-skating, rides, games, and over 80,000 sq. ft. of events for the entire family. On display will be a fully functional Santa’s Workshop display area with the big man himself. A life-sized gingerbread house bakery will be cooking up all sorts of holiday treats. There will even be a nightly light show to bask in while partaking in all of the holiday festivities.
Don’t forget to come prepared to do a little Holiday shopping, as there will be over 34 local vendors selling all manner of festive wares. When you are done shopping, you will even have the chance to go ice skating on the grounds of the Richmond County Ballpark. Winter Wonderland Staten Island has also partnered with local non-profits to promote local culture and some great causes including the St. George Theatre, The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation, and the SI Jewish Community Center. So come down this season and enjoy one of the most unique experiences to hit Staten Island in years.
Full list of Main Attractions:
- Ice Skating
- Nightly Light Show
- 34 Vendor holiday market
- Igloo Bar featuring nightly live entertainment
- Santa’s Workshop
- Life-Sized Gingerbread House Bakery
- Candy Cane Activity Zone
Winter Wonderland Staten Island has also partnered with local non-profits, including the St. George Theatre, The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation, and the SI Jewish Community Center.
You can buy tickets over at the Winter Wonderland SI website.
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Vin Forte is a writer. He also hosts the ‘Any Time with Vin Forte’ podcast. He is currently working on an anthology of short stories due out later this year.