There was just enough snow and ice for the organizers of South Portland’s Winterfest to pull off all the events this past weekend. Saturday’s warming temperatures brought out the crowds, eager to sled, skate and take part in a variety of competitive events. In all, Lisa Thompson, the program manager at South Portland Parks and Recreation, said, “We believe it was our most successful and well-attended year to date.”

Ava Darling, 3, is having a great time sledding at South Portland’s Winterfest this past weekend.Miranda Rodgriguez and her daughter, Alexis, 15 months, are dressed for outdoor activities at Winterfest.Horse-drawn wagon rides were just one of the many fun activities offered at Winterfest.The first-ever cardboard sled race at Winterfest brought out the creativity in the contestants.The sledding hill was a popular spot at Winterfest in South Portland this past weekend.Violet Richardson, 4, gets a helping hand from her mother, Sara, on the ice at Winterfest.


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