This winter for the second year, you can ice skate and celebrate the season at Winter Wonderland, a fun attraction at Symphony Park, in the parking lot behind SouthPark Mall/Dicks Sporting Goods, 4400 Sharon Road.
Winter Wonderland’s grand opening is November 17th, 2018, and it will take place every day through January 20th, 2019.
Here’s what’s going on:
- A 5,000 square foot ice skating rink with holiday lights and décor
- Santa’s Pub, the popular adult bounce house with a full bar
- Daily afternoon snowfall
- Coffee shop
- Snack Shack
- Food trucks
- Tree Elves: Pick out your family’s Christmas tree and schedule elves to deliver it to your house.
- Winter Wonderland Broomball, every Wednesday starting November 28th. Broomball is like ice hockey excpet you play in tennis shoes with “brooms.” You don’t need any experience to play.
- Live country music artists every Friday night
Special events at Winter Wonderland
- Elsa and Anna story time and special performances: Friday, December 8th, 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
- Santa will be there for story time, sing-alongs and more. Dates and times below
December 7: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
December 9: 1:15 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
December 14: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
December 16: 2:45 p.m. to 3 p.m.
December 21: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
December 23: 3:15 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
If you need a break from skating, relax in Santa’s Pub and a coffee shop.
The cost will be $12 if you bring your own skates and $17 if you need to rent skates.
There’s a Groupon going on right now:
- Pay $12 for skating WITH skate rental.
- Thanksgiving Weekend: Pay $10 for skating WITH rental (Nov 21-25)
There is no cost for admission if you’re not skating.
Hours vary by day:
- Monday through Thursday: 3 p.m. to 11 p.m.
- Friday: 3 p.m. to midnight
- Saturday: 11 a.m. to midnight
- Sunday: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
- MLK Day (Tuesday, January 15th): 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
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