January 17th & 18th. Reading Fire + Ice Fest, the premier regional winter festival, will return to downtown Reading for its sixth year in 2020. Produced and organized by the Reading Downtown Improvement District, the festival will be kicking off on Friday, January 17 at 5:30 p.m. in the 500 block of Penn Street.
Reading Fire + Ice Fest will feature a variety of both indoor and outdoor activities, including a chili cook-off, Snowfall Bash, professional ice-carving competitions, fire performances, live music, food trucks, craft vendor fair and inaugural beer festival. Most activities are free with the chili cook-off, Snowfall Bash and Beer Festival having a nominal entry fee.
January 17th - 5:30pm-10:00pm
January 18th - 10:00am - 10:00pm