Bethel, Maine, Home of World's Tallest Snow Man and Snow Woman, Hosts
2010 Winter Fest
Bethel, Maine, famed for building the World's Tallest Snow Man in 1999 (113' 7") and the
World's Tallest Snow Woman in 2008 (122' 1") is hosting WinterFest 2010 from January 23-31.
WinterFest celebrates the many snow and ice activities and recreation found in the western
Maine community. Bethel area inns, B&B's, motels and vacation rental properties are offering
special packages for WinterFest. A schedule of WinterFest 2010 events is available on line at
www.bethelmaine.com. The Bethel Area Chamber of Commerce provides lodging reservations
and information at 800-442-5826.
Bethel, ME (PRWEB) January 1, 2010 -- Bethel , Maine, famed for building the World's Tallest SnowMan in
1999 (113' 7") and the World's Tallest SnowWoman in 2008 (122' 1") is hosting WinterFest 2010 from January
23-31. WinterFest celebrates the many snow and ice activities and recreation found in the western Maine
Events and activities include guided snowshoe tours at the Bethel Nordic Ski Center at the Bethel Inn Resort, a
snowmobile uphill climb at Mt. Abram, Old-Timers Nordic Ski Race at Carter's XC Ski Center, a rail jam
competition on Bethel's Lower Main Street, hot air balloon ascents, snow sculptures, ice carvings, snow groomer
rides, and horse-drawn sleigh rides, as well as a full-moon Nordic relay, full-moon snowshoe hike, and biathlon
clinic at the Bethel Nordic Ski Center. Here skiers can learn this Olympic sport which combines cross-country
skiing with target shooting. The Bethel Historical Society's exhibit, "Celebrating the Skiing Heritage of the
Bethel Area" will be open with free admission. The exhibit has photos, artifacts, and ski equipment from the
early years of Mt. Abram Ski Area and Sunday River Ski Resort.
An 80' by 195' outdoor ice skating rink, a 90 square foot snow maze, and a snow sculpture playground will be
open free of charge on the festival lot where the SnowPersons have long since melted - 37 Cross Street