Presidents Day Winterfest
The City of Presidents will be celebrating the first annual Presidents Day Winter Festival, a free event for the whole family on Monday, February 20th from 4 PM to 7 PM at Hancock/Adams Green in front of City Hall. The free festival will include, Massachusetts National Guard Quintet, teen pop group 3D, a 35 foot snow slide for the kids, fire breathing and stilt walking, a video gaming truck, a marionette show, a green screen photo booth, live entertainment inside and outside, Old City Hall and Church of the Presidents tours with costumed re-enactors and more. All attractions and entertainment are free (restaurants excluded). Mayor Thomas P. Koch wants to shine a light on the green by creating an atmosphere of community. When the Hancock Adams Green is completed, the mayor plans on designating it as a place for family friendly events. President’s Day is also the start of February vacation, so a family friendly event is a great start.” Said Koch, “Quincy is the City of Presidents. We should be celebrating that on a grander scale and this is a good beginning. We plan on expanding the festival and making this an annual tradition.” The 2017 Presidents Day Winter Festival is being produced by the City of Quincy, in conjunction with JM Productions. A partnership between the City of Quincy and the city’s official tourism arm, Discover Quincy. In addition, support has been provided by The United First Parish Church (Church of the Presidents) & the Adams National Park.
City Hall & Tour of the Church of the Presidents Crypt - This 2 part historic tourism experience will include; Historic Quincy City Hall and the Church of the Presidents Adams Crypt.
MusicBall Artist - 3D Silky smooth harmonies, electric dance moves, up and coming teen pop stars 3D are taking the music industry by storm. Currently working on their debut album with Grammy Award winning writers and producers in LA, brand ambassadors for “TEREZ,” one of NYC’s hottest apparel companies, major record deal in the works, Boston’s own triple threat, Jazmin, Emily & Meadow, are about to explode onto the music scene and become the next favorite girl group. Most recently seen on WCVB (Holiday Lights), singing at the Boston Common Tree Lighting ceremony.
215th Army Band (Quintet) , Mass Army National Guard - The 215th Army Band of the Massachusetts National Guard remains one of the nation’s finest military bands. For more than 60 years, the band has performed throughout New England and the world. \
Snowzilla Jr - a 31’ tall x 90’ long giant inflatable slide and a huge hit at winter festivals around the country
Ultimate Video Gaming Truck - Ultimate Mobile Gaming Truck brings the Ultimate Gaming experience to Quincy! Up to 24 kids can play inside and another 8 outside! This luxury, limo-style theater on wheels features Four HUGE widescreen high-definition TVs inside, with surround sound and and awesome lighting! Two more High-Definition screens outside.
Sasha the Fire Gypsy & Stilt Walker - Sasha the Fire Gypsy, an incredible performer combining performance, dance, choreography, theatrics, contortion, acrobatics, stilt walking and FIRE performance. Sasha specializes in mind blowing, and versatile fire theatrics. 13 completely different fire acts and over 10 years of experience.
Draw Bridge Puppet Marionette Show "PINOCCHIO" - The classic tale of "Pinocchio" by the Drawbridge Puppet Theater. This show features string, rod and shadow puppets. Each show lasts approximately 45 minutes.
Total Entertainment Green Screen Photos - Get your picture taken with your favorite president, athlete or star. Includes over 80 exciting background choices, up to two (2) 5×7′′ high quality prints per session.
An Array of Local Quincy Food Establishments including Cucina Mia, Craigs Cafe, Rozafa, and Montilio’s. More to Come!