Imagine floating high above the St Croix River Valley, taking in the sights of frost-laden trees as you bob up and down slightly from the basket of a hot air balloon, lingering in the air above historic Stillwater. This could be you, at the end of the month at the Fire & Ice Winter Social.

On January 28th and 29th, Lowell Park in Stillwater will be hosting a Fire & Ice Winter Social that will feature hot air balloons, ice sculptures, an ice cream social, and fire pits for those attending to enjoy.

According to the Facebook event page:

Bundle up and join us for some family frozen fun! Come out and watch these vibrant balloons take to the sky* in an array of colors and decorations. Both Friday, 5-7 & Saturday, 4-7 evenings will feature a "Moonglow" - a unique, experiential spectacle of fire amid the ice. Feel the heat as the hot air balloon basket flames are ignited with the frozen River in the background!
*If balloons are unable to launch and fly due to weather, the balloons will still be on display, and pilots are available to answer questions, and take photos.
-Hot Air Balloons
-Washington County Historical Society Annual Ice Cream Social
-Meet the New Stillwater Police Chief, Brian Mueller
-Ice Sculptures
-Fire Pits
-Enjoy the Stillwater Lights
-Music and More!
Since many of the events will feature ice or fire, you should realize that all of the activities will be held OUTSIDE so please dress appropriately for Minnesota winter!
You can get more information on the event, which will include a pond hockey tournament, by heading here. 

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