Greensboro, NC-- The new season place for family and friends to ice skate outdoors is officially open.
Wednesday, the WFMY News 2 Piedmont Winterfest opened in downtown Greensboro.
And you can't open a ice rink without News 2 Anchors on the ice. This year's Winterfest has a slide at the ice rink. Frank Mickens and Grant Gilmore took the first slide live on WFMY News 2.
Opening night brought celebrities, 'Stormy' from Carolina Hurricanes and the "Storm Squad." They were also joined by Disney on Ice Skaters and Greensboro Ballet Nutcracker Dancers.
By 6pm when Winterfest opened, a lot of people who waited all year were ready to skate and slide.
WFMY Photojournalist Mark Franklin capture the behind the scene moments of Winterfest's opening night.
The Winterfest camera is live on Digtriad 24/7.
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