Collage of Various Winter Activities And Events


Cook Forest is just as beautiful in the winter as it is in other seasons (some might argue more!) The park has a lighted ice-skating pond near River Road, 10 acres of sledding slopes, and three designated cross-country ski trails. Need to rent cross-country skis or ice skates? Visit Cooksburg Dry Goods off of River Road! Skates are only $5 per day and skis $7 per day. They are open daily from 9am to 5pm or until 8pm on Fridays.



W R E A T H   M A K I N G
December 1st & 8th

Quiet Creek Herb Farm will be hosting a Wreath Making Workshop on Saturdays of December 1st and 8th, from 10am-12pm and 1pm-3pm. Call (814) 849-9662 to register. $50 per person. Fifteen minutes from Gateway Lodge!

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H I S T O R I C A L    B R O O K V I L L E    V I C T O R I A N    C H R I S T M A S

During the first weekend of December, see Victorian Carolers, Live Nativity Procession, Living Window Displays, Victorian House Tours, and much more!

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M A R I E N V I L L E    W I N T E R F E S T
January 26th

Venture to the Snowmobile Capital of Pennsylvania, January 26th! Food, raffles, chili cook-off, scavenger hunts, snow sculptures, snowmobile torch-light parade, sky lanterns to heaven, and more!

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F R A N K L I N   O N   I C E
February 9th

Get rid of those winter blahs and come to Fountain Park February 9th as professional ice carving teams turn lifeless blocks of ice into beautiful works of art. Sample the best chili you’ve ever had from some of our finest downtown restaurants, visit indoor sidewalk sales & more, and play Kool Kash Bingo.



S N O W M A N   I N   T H E   F O R E S T
February 16th

An annual family event Saturday, February 16th featuring winter activities such as skating, sledding, carriage rides, hiking, visit from Smokey Bear, a chili cook-off, and happy dog contest and more!

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