Walleye and ProMedica to host 'Walleye Winterfest' in 2014 - News, Weather, Sports, Toledo, OH

Walleye and ProMedica to host 'Walleye Winterfest' in 2014

TOLEDO, OH (Toledo News Now) - The Toledo Walleye and ProMedica Toledo Hospital are teaming up for "Walleye Winterfest."

For 10 days ending 2014 and beginning 2015, downtown Toledo will be transformed into a winter wonderland culminating with the first-ever outdoor professional hockey game at Fifth Third Field as ProMedica Toledo Hospital presents the Toledo Walleye Winterfest 2014.

The focal point for the festival will be the special outdoor ice skating rink to be assembled at Fifth Third Field, with the marquee event to be the professional outdoor hockey game featuring the Toledo Walleye. 

There will be plenty of family-oriented events at both Fifth Third Field and the Huntington Center from Dec. 26, 2014 through Jan. 4, 2015, including youth, high school and adult hockey at the outdoor rink. Kids and adults can enjoy a Rockefeller Center-like experience at Fifth Third Field or an open skate at Huntington Center. Other activities will include broomball, curling, live music events, ice sculpture demonstrations and fireworks along with good food and hot chocolate.

Learn more about the festival, including videos and frequently asked questions.

For more information about the Toledo Walleye Winterfest, contact Andi Roman at 419-725-9252 or aromantye@mudhens.com.

Tune in for more tonight on WTOL 11 News at 6.

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