HARTFORD — Escape the summer heat with a journey to the magic land of Arendelle and meet Princesses Elsa and Anna on Saturday, Aug. 6, at the Lewis & Clark Confluence Tower, 435 Confluence Tower Dr.
Guests can journey up to the two top levels of the tower to meet the two princesses between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Cameras are welcome for photo opportunities. Admission to the tower is $2 for children 12 and younger and $3 for adults.
While waiting for the chance to meet the princesses, enjoy balloon art with Jay “The Balloon Dude.” Jay will provide complimentary “Frozen” character balloons. Jay is known for his ability to entertain crowds with his balloon creations, from wearable balloon hats to comic creatures.
“Anyone who has seen the movie ‘Frozen’ won’t want to miss this opportunity to meet Elsa and Anna,” said Deanna Barnes, projects manager for the village of Hartford. “It would be great to see the kids dress up as their favorite princess and have their photos taken. What a wonderful keepsake for them.”
“Frozen at the Tower” is part of the Kid’Cation activities promotion offered by the Alton Regional Convention and Visitors Bureau. Kid’Cation gives families the opportunity to enjoy affordable vacation activities during the last days of summer before school begins.
Friendship General Baptist Church Youth Group will sell concessions during this event, including Tropical Snow Hawaiian Shaved Ice.
The tower is open from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. Guided tours are available throughout the day. Admission to the tower is $6 for adults, $5 for active military and veterans, $4 for children 12 and younger and children 2 and younger are free. Group rates are available for 12 or more people and reservations can be made by calling the Alton Regional Convention and Visitors Bureau at (618) 465-6676.
For information, call (618) 251-9101 or visit confluencetower.com.
The tower’s summer events are sponsored by Liberty Bank.