Yarmouth To Hold First-Ever "Winter Carnival," Promoting Local Businesses

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YARMOUTH, Mass. (WBZ NewsRadio) — To offset the slow roll after the holiday shopping season, the Yarmouth Chamber of Commerce announced they are holding a first-ever "Winter Carnival" at Bass River Sports World in South Yarmouth, packed with festivities to promote local businesses in the off-season.

The YCC said the carnival will kick off on Friday and continue for the rest of the weekend.

"It's such a slow time for them, and they really need a kick- this was one way to attract people to the Town of Yarmouth," Executive Director of Yarmouth Chamber of Commerce Mary Vilbon said.

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The Winter Carnival will have an outdoor synthetic ice rink, food trucks, s'mores making, ice sculpture demos, and other family-friendly activities intended for all ages, the YCC said.

Visitors looking to skate on the ice rink will have to reserve half-hour sessions ahead of time, said the Chamber's Marketing Director Jennifer Werner.

"Tickets went on sale, people are calling the Yarmouth Recreation Department," Werner said.

WBZ's Kim Tunnicliffe (@KimWBZ) reports.

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