SPECIAL EVENTS AT CIVIC CENTER SAN FRANCISCO
The Winter Park at Civic Center will hold several San Francisco-based special events throughout the holiday season. That’s right — we’re not just the top result in your “ice skating rink near me” web search! The Winter Park is an experience dedicated to bringing our Bay Area community together to connect and celebrate the holidays and each other. And we’d love to see you there!
Here’s what we have on the agenda this season:
THE WINTER PARK AT CIVIC CENTER OPENING CELEBRATION
Friday, November 30, 2018 | 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
The Winter Park at Civic Center will open with a special ceremony to celebrate its inaugural season of skating and holiday festivities in the heart of San Francisco. The ceremony will feature guest appearances from local dignitaries and world and Olympic champion Brian Boitano, as well as special performances from the San Francisco Ice Theatre and Mayumi Namikoshi who will perform a captivating act on the ice with a hula hoop. A DJ will be on-site spinning today’s top hits and a kids zone presented by Xfinity will be available for guests to enjoy.
Learn to Curl
Sundays: December 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30, 2018 | 10:30–11:30 a.m.
Instructors from the Granite Curling Club will offer curling lessons every Sunday at The Winter Park at Civic Center. Attendees will grab their brooms and learn the ins and outs of this fun winter sport that’s sweeping the nation. Lessons are rain or shine! Tickets are $20. Space is limited to 30 participants per session.
First Responders Appreciation Days
December 3 - 4, 2018 | 12:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Come out to celebrate the people who give their all — during the holidays and every other day of the year! The Winter Park is pleased to honor all first responders during the holidays. Each first responder, along with one guest, will receive free admission with proof of ID when presented at the ticket window. Each additional guest will receive $1 off admission. Advance ticket purchases are not available on Eventbrite; free admission and discounts are only available on December 3-4 at the ticket window.
Civic Center Plaza Holiday Tree Lighting
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 | 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
This festive lighting of the Civic Center tree features live entertainment, a toy giveaway, take and make crafts and goodies for the kids to enjoy.
Xfinity Free Skate Night
Friday, December 7 | 6-7:30 p.m. & 8-9:30 p.m.
Glide into Xfinity Free Skate Night on Friday 12/7 at 6 & 8 PM. Xfinity is covering your session plus ice skate rental while you enjoy free games at the kids zone, a photo booth, giveaways & raffles. First come, first serve. Limited to the first 400 people per session. No rainchecks.
Saturday, December 8, 2018 | 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
The global Daybreaker movement brings wellness, dance and community together to help people start their day with energy and intention. Join us for our own Holidaybreaker yoga and dance party and let it all out – on and off the ice!
Wednesdays: December 5, 12, 19, and 26, 2018 | 6:00 – 10:00 p.m.
iHeartRadio is tune-ing up the heat! Every Wednesday night in December, iHeartRadio will host two skating sessions dedicated to a well-known and well-loved musical artist or genre, including: Justin Timberlake Night (December 5), Divas Part I Night (December 12), 80s Night (December 19) and Divas Part II (December 26). Take it back to the 80s (and 90s and early 2000s) at these special on-ice events at The Winter Park at Civic Center in San Francisco!
Socks in the City
December 21 - 23, 2018
Together with St. Anthony’s Foundation, help us provide new socks for those in need. In the spirit of giving, bring in a pair of socks (or two!) to donate when you come to skate.