Wildlife Ice Carving Week

Event Date: 
Repeats every day until Sun Dec 30 2012.
Wednesday, December 26, 2012 - 11:00am to 4:00pm
Thursday, December 27, 2012 - 11:00am to 4:00pm
Friday, December 28, 2012 - 11:00am to 4:00pm
Saturday, December 29, 2012 - 11:00am to 4:00pm
Sunday, December 30, 2012 - 11:00am to 4:00pm
Event Info
Cost: 
Free with zoo admission
Contact Phone or Email: 
718-367-1010
Recommended Age: 
All ages
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The week-long celebration includes professional ice carving demonstrations, wildlife-themed ice sculpture displays, an interactive play area, and the Salute to Wildlife Ice Carving Contest.  

Watch the professional ice carvers work on their wildlife creations and check out the array of ice displays including a giant ice throne for photo-ops and an interactive play area featuring a 25-foot ice slide.
 
 
2012 Ice Carving Week Activities:
 
Ice Sculpting Demonstrations
Guests of WCS’s Bronx Zoo will have the unique opportunity to watch as artists turn blocks of ice into glistening statues of animals.
Cost:    Free with admission
Dates:  Wednesday – Sunday, Dec. 26 – 30
Time:   11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
 
Salute to Wildlife Ice Carving Competition
Guests of WCS’s Bronx Zoo will watch as ice carvers test their skills in a competition of creativity as they sculpt artistic interpretations of wildlife out of blocks of ice. Everyone can vote for their favorite sculpture and help choose the winner.
Cost:    Free with admission
Date:    Friday, Dec. 28
Time:   11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
 
Ice Sculpture Play Area
Giant Ice Throne and Display – This giant chair makes for the perfect photo opportunity for guests as they sit on the giant walrus-themed ice throne.
Cost:    Free with admission
Dates:  Wednesday – Sunday, Dec. 26 – 30
Time:   11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Note:    This activity is weather-dependent
 
Marine-Themed Ice Play Area with Ice Slide – The ice slide kids will enjoy sliding down the 25-foot long slide carved out of solid ice through the sculptures of waves, island rocks, sea turtles, sharks, sea lions and more.
Cost:    Free with admission
Dates:  Wednesday – Sunday, Dec. 26 – 30
Times:  11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
 
Meet-and-Greet the Pajanimals from Sprout™
Meet Apollo and CowBella from The Pajanimals on Sprout, the 24-hour preschool channel.
Cost:    Free with admission
Date:    Saturday, Dec. 29
Time:   1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
 
Crafts – Sponsored by Sprout™
Kids can show their thanks to the men and women of the U.S. military by creating a holiday card and help Sprout’s Kindness Counter reach one million acts of kindness.
Cost:    Free with admission
Date:    Wednesday – Sunday, Dec. 26 - 30
Time:   11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Area/Neighborhood: 
location: 
Bronx Zoo
2300 Southern Blvd
New York , NY
Phone: 718-367-1010
40° 51' 1.0368" N, 73° 52' 42.9996" W
New York
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