Warm weather no delay for WinterFest


There may not have been any snow last weekend at Carpenter Park but there was ice.

The City of Thornton kicked off their annual WinterFest holiday celebration Dec. 8 with a Christmas tree lighting, food, music, a grove a Christmas trees and live Santas Village and a temporary ice rink.

This was the 16th year Thornton hosted the three day festival. The city decorated more than 475 trees in the park. It continued Saturday with a 5K footrace and concluded Sunday with more music and food.

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