Tuesday, February 7, 2012

DEAL: 2012 Motown Winter Blast - Only $1, Canned Good, or Children's Book for entry - 2/10-12

Experience winter in Detroit City like never before at this weekend's Motown Winter Blast...

The Motown Winter Blast Winter Experience is happening in Downtown Detroit starting Friday, February 10th and ending Sunday, February 12th.  The Motown Winter Blast is a unique combination of hip and fun winter events that are centered on Campus Martius Park and includes an impressive array of winter activities for adults and the kids...

Free Skating sponsored by Charter One Bank
There's only one weekend you can skate for free at Campus Martius Park- Winter Blast Weekend! Free Skating at the rink is once again sponsored in 2012 by Charter One Bank. If you need to rent skates at the rink they are available for $3.

FREE Snowshoeing sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
As part of their "Get Fit" campaign at Motown Winter Blast, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan presents free snowshoeing! Snowshoes are available for free at Winter Blast in a variety of sizes for children and adults.

Music Stages
Motown Winter Blast features a diverse range of local artists on the Michigan Lottery Stage, Flagstar Bank Stage, and Walmart Family Stage. For a full list of performances please click here.

Kid Zone
There's plenty of fun for kids at Motown Winter Blast! This years schedule includes a variety of shows featuring puppeteers, magicians, jugglers and comedians. Jo-Jo Fish and Billy Goats Gruff will fascinate youngsters with their puppet theatre. Magic performances from Pure Imagination Magic Show and Cool Tricks & Funny Stuff will delight children and parents alike. Plus Radio Disney will amaze with their fun interactive performances. Click here to see the entire Kid Zone schedule.

Warm up in the Comfort Zones! 
At Winter Blast you can find heat every 150 feet. Inside the Comfort Zones you'll find great music & tastes, plus interactive exhibits from our sponsors and media partners. Click here for a list of Comfort Zones locations.

And there will be tons more to do including the Taste of Detroit (bring you wallet and your appetite), ice craving and ice skating demonstrations.

Entrance to Motown Winter Blast is only $1, a Canned Good or a Children's Book...
There is a charge to get into Winter Blast this year - but it won't cost much and is sure to warm everyone's heart! Each visitor to Winter Blast is required to donate a canned food item or a book (or $1) to gain entrance to Winter Blast. Each donation benefits Matrix Human Services' "Break the Ice" on the Cycle of Poverty Initiative

Go to the Detroit Winter Blast Website for a list of everything to see and do.

Motown Winter Blast
Friday February 10th, 11am-11pm
Saturday February 11th, 11am-11pm
Sunday February 12th, 11am-9pm


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