Marienville hosts ‘Winterfest'

The young lady pictured above wouldn’t give her name in fact, she wouldn’t say anything at all. But she didn’t deny having a good time at the 2019 “Winterfest” celebration in Marienville.

Marienville hosts ‘Winterfest'

MARIENVILLE -- Winterfest 2020 is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 25 at the Marienville Area Community Association building at 149 Pine Street in Marienville.

According to the state tourism office, Marienville is considered the snowmobile capitol of Pennsylvania and there is no better way to experience that truism than with a trip to the annual Marienville Winterfest.

Winterfest is a great festival for experiencing the best of a Pennsylvania winter in some of the state's most beautiful country.

Break the monotony, if only for the afternoon and enjoy some real quality time with family and community.

There is plenty of excitement and activities at Winterfest.

Snowmobiles will be treading trails all weekend so bring yours along and enjoy a nice ride.

There is an ice skating rink and a sled riding hill that is perfect for tubes.

Festival sponsors remind visitors to bring their own equipment. There is even a dance demonstration.

The local Cub Scouts sponsors activities for the kids.

In the evening there is an impressive snowmobile parade by torch light.

There is a lot of great food at the Marienville Winterfest, but this festival also boasts two great food contests.

The chili cook off is serious soup making and the pastry bake off is sure to delight the taste buds.

Also, try your hand at winning cool new prizes.

There are two big auctions and a raffle full of neat prizes.

There is free-admission bingo as well.

Admission and parking is free.

The Marienville Trail Riders Snowmobile Club will have its annual torchlight parade at 7 p.m. at the MACA building.

Torches will be provided.