FestivICE returns to Downtown York in mid-January

York Dispatch

FestivICE, the area celebration of the chilly season, is returning to York City in mid-January.

Mimi Harberger, middle of Abbottstown, talks with her granddaughter Maisy, 7, as her grandson Oliver,1, looks at Joe DiMartino, of Jeannette, carve into his Love is Cold sculpture, during FestivICE Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017, in York City. Amanda J. Cain photo

The community event will take place on North Beaver Street in downtown York from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, and will feature ice sculptures, live music, inflatables and other family-friendly attractions.

More:Some local New Year's Eve plans scrapped, changed due to cold

More:Extreme cold to test New Year’s revelers; some events iced

More:Rising energy costs eyed amid brutal cold snap gripping US

As part of the icy festivities, there will be a free showing of Disney's "Frozen" at the Appell Center for the Performing Arts at noon.

A stretch of North Beaver Street — between Market and Philadelphia streets — will be closed to traffic from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m.