Winter Festival

Saturday, February 1, 2020
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Burr Pond State Park
384 Burr Mountain Road, Torrington

DEEP’s annual FREE family Winter Festival provides fun for the entire family with many exciting and fun winter activities taking place from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
Children and adults can spend time together outdoors and try ice fishing (ice dependent), go on a hike, try snowshoeing, play winter games, and view a host of demonstrations from LL Bean,  Resources in Search and Rescue (rescue dogs), and more.  Families may also gather around fire pits for a good old-fashioned marshmallow roast with REI and enjoy story-time by the bonfire. 

List of Days Activities and Tables:
Ice fishing (ice dependent)
Winsted Trails Group
Animal Tracking with Shirley Sutton
Resources in Search and Rescue-Search and Rescue Dog Demonstrations
Animal pelts
LL Bean-South Windsor store in Evergreen Walk
LL Bean-Danbury store
Torringford Volunteer Fire Department 

Ice sculptures/Snow Play Area

Special Events:
Stories by the Bonfire
Torrington Park and Recreation Department Game and Activity Area (All Day)
Boy Scout Troop 1 selling food-cash only
Smores with REI
Ice Matters-Ice Carver Demonstration 11 am to 12:30 pm

There will be on-site parking at Burr Pond State Park in Torrington and at the Burr Pond Boat Launch Ramp.  There will also be off-site parking at the Burrville Fire Training School located on Burr Mountain Road in Torrington as well as at RBC Bearings Aircraft Products inc. located at 2788 Winsted Road in Torrington. There will be shuttles running between the event and these parking locations throughout the day during the hours of the event.  Please note that the last shuttle leaves Burr Pond at 3:15 pm

Special Thanks to:
RBC Aircraft, Litchfield County Regional Fire School (Burrville Fire Training School), City of Torrington, City of Torrington Police Activities League and CARE for partnering to make this event possible.  

View photos from the 2015 Winter Festival