Guests brave the cold for Tanger Weekends Winter Festival

Hundreds of guests to Tanger Outlet Center in Riverhead were entertained Saturday at the Tanger Weekends Winter Festival. 

The event, which was organized by Times Review Partners and, was the first of four seasonal festivals aimed at bringing the best of the North Fork to Tanger.

On Saturday, ice carver Rich Daly of Ice Melodies Inc. created Instagram-worthy sculptures for guests to pose with and the Children’s Museum of the East End entertained children with a story walk, legos and snow-themed crafts.

Food and drinks were served by Macari Vineyards, Greenport Harbor Brewing Co., Grace & Grit and Main Road Biscuit Co.

The spring festival is currently being planned for June 2.