Portland Harbor Hotel Ice Bar
– Portland Harbor Hotel’s Annual Ice Bar, a celebration of the icy beauty of winter, opens on Thursday, January 24, 2013 and will run through Saturday, January 26. Tickets are on sale now for the Ice Bar through Brown Paper Tickets (brownpapertickets.com). Tickets to this 21+ event start at $20 per person and are not available at the door; the event sells out in advance.
This annual winter tradition is also a fundraiser for three local organizations; funds are raised through the tickets purchased. Ice Bar 2012 raised $15,000 for Gary’s House, affiliated with Mercy Hospital, Ronald McDonald House and Share our Strength Southern Maine.
Ice Bar 2013 will feature martini bars pouring specialty cocktails featuring Smirnoff vodkas as well as an ice bar serving Shipyard Brewery’s popular beers. A full bar is available indoors.
The Ice Bar is carved outside in the hotel’s courtyard and is surrounded by fire pits and ice sculptures. Inside the hotel, attendees will enjoy music provided by a DJ and complimentary samples from area restaurants including Buck’s Naked BBQ, Spread, Zapoteca and the hotel’s own Eve’s at the Garden.
The Ice Bar is open from 5 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. each day. Sponsors of the Ice Bar include Smirnoff and Shipyard Brewery. Valet parking is available at the hotel for $5.
Visit evesatthegarden.com, or call 207-775-9090 for more information about the Ice Bar.
About Eve’s at the Garden:
Eve’s at the Garden is located inside the Portland Harbor Hotel and is open seven days a week for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The restaurant also offers a special Bar Bites menu and Happy Hour from 4-7 pm Monday through Friday. During the warmer months meals are served in the Hotel’s welcoming interior courtyard. Indoor complimentary valet parking is offered year-round for the restaurant’s guests.
About the Portland Harbor Hotel:
Located at 468 Fore Street in the heart of Portland’s historic Old Port district, the Portland Harbor Hotel is known for its old world charm, distinctive design, and top-notch service. It is the only AAA four-diamond property in Portland. The Hotel’s deluxe guest rooms and suites offer views of Portland or the hotel’s courtyard garden. The Hotel also offers four luxury suites, spa services and a top-of-the-line fitness facility.
On-site services and amenities include complimentary Lincoln Towncar service, valet parking, 24-hour room service, certified concierge services, nightly turndown service, meeting and banquet facilities, and wireless high speed Internet access throughout the Hotel. Contact the Portland Harbor Hotel by calling (207) 775-9090 or toll free, (888) 798-9090, or visit portlandharborhotel.com.