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Fun Facts About The Holiday Tree Lighting at the Blue Cross RiverRink

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    Flipping the Switch to Light the Winterfest Holiday Tree

    Santa Claus joined the NBC10 Morning Team and PECO to flip the switch and light up the Holiday Tree at the Blue Cross RiverRink's Winterfest.

    (Published Friday, Dec. 1, 2017)

    Winterfest at the Blue Cross RiverRink along the Delaware River in Penn's Landing is a Philadelphia fan-favorite, and the holiday tree lighting is a tradition of its own. 

    Friday night members of the NBC10 morning team joined PECO to light up the bluetooth-controlled 40-foot Christmas tree with over 40,000 LED light bulbs. The tree takes less than 20 amps of total power consumption.

    On top of the tree sits a star that is 3 feet in diameter.

    In it's fifth season at Winterfest, the Philadelphia's largest out door ice rink is 200 feet long and takes approximately 18 thousand gallons of water to fill it up with ice. The rink is available for skating seven days a week. 

    Something for Everyone at Penn's Landing Winterfest

    [PHI] Something for Everyone at Penn's Landing Winterfest

    NBC10's Randy Gyllenhaal previews what you can expect Friday night with the NBC10 Morning Team at the Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest's Holiday Tree Lighting and for the rest of winter at Penn's Landing. Be sure to grab your ice skates.

    (Published Friday, Dec. 1, 2017)

    For more information on the Delaware River Waterfront, Winterfest, and/or the Holiday Tree Lighting click here.