Frozen’s Anna and Elsa to headline Bellevue’s first-ever Winter Carnival

by Kathy Witt

Anna and Elsa, the sister princesses from Disney’s megahit Frozen, are coming to Bellevue’s Fairfield Avenue on Saturday, February 21, 2015. The princess characters will be part of the family-friendly entertainment during Bellevue’s first-ever Winter Carnival. This magical day will include a chance for kids to have their pictures taken with Anna and Elsa at Witt’s End Candy Emporium, one of the many locally-owned shops lining this historic thoroughfare.

Sponsored by Citizens Bank of Northern Kentucky and Cleves and Lonnemann Jewelers, Winter Carnival is a new Bellevue Renaissance Third Saturday event with the fun taking place–indoors and out–from noon to 4 p.m.CBMK_logo-URL_Gold-Green_Left

Schedule of Events*:

12-12:15 p.m.            Anna and Elsa from Disney’s Frozen stroll the Avenue from the 700 to the 200 block.

12:15-2 p.m.            Anna and Elsa stop into the Witt’s End Candy Emporium party room for photos with the characters.

1-2:15 p.m.            Presto Paul performs tableside magic tricks at participating eateries, including Avenue Brew, Twisted Sisters, Siam Orchid, and Schneider’s Sweet Shop.

Magician, Presto Paul Dalholt

Magician, Presto Paul Dalholt

1:30-3 p.m.            Balloon artist Greg Wilson performs. Look for him inside Gents.

2:15 p.m.            An animated movie about princesses will be shown at Witt’s End Candy Emporium.

Throughout carnival hours, face painters will be stationed at various shops, including Interior Visions, Circle of Hope Artisans, and Le Sorelle Women’s Clothing. In-store fun and games include decorating Frozen-themed cookies at Circle of Hope Artisans, a snow ball toss at Le Sorelle Women’s Clothing, a Snowman Poke for a prize at Interior Visions, and a snowflake taffy pull at Cozy Cottage with a grand prize of a $25 gift certificate.

Look for special Winter Carnival and Disney’s Frozen-related merchandise and menu items at Fairfield Avenue shops and restaurants, which will be decorated for the carnival.

Winter Carnival is free and open to the public!

*Event times/locations are subject to change without notice. Activities schedules can be obtained from Fairfield Avenue shops and restaurants. Please check the website for more details and updates.

Al McLaughlin Fairfield Ave


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