Glide across the ice just 0.3 miles from your NEMA doorstep! A special Winter Park is coming to San Francisco’s Civic Center this holiday season, including a brand-new ice-skating rink and other curated seasonal events. Nestled in the historic Civic Center Plaza, The Winter Park is San Francisco’s first holiday ice rink and track. In addition to the ice rink, the 400-foot skating track will weave ice skating fun through a lighted tree forest.

The Winter Park at Civic Center will make its debut Friday, November 30, 2018 with an opening event to celebrate its inaugural season of skating and holiday festivities in the heart of San Francisco from 11 a.m.–12 p.m. featuring entertainment on the ice, guest appearances from local dignitaries and notables, a DJ, family-friendly activities, and more.

The Winter Park will be open daily from 12–10 p.m. through Sunday, January 6, 2019. Ticket prices for regular admission are $20 and $15 for children eight years old and under, with figure skate or hockey skate rental included in the cost of admission. Tickets can be purchased online in advance at Tickets will also be available at the ice rink ticket window (355 McAllister St. in San Francisco). Group rates and corporate and private holiday parties are also available on The Winter Park at Civic Center website.

Brought to you by Willy Bietak Productions, the same company behind the annual holiday ice rink in Union Square, with the help of sponsors such as Xfinity, Eventbrite, NBC Bay Area and more, this brand-new holiday experience will bring the community together during the most wonderful time of the year.

In addition, The Winter Park at Civic Center will also host fun San Francisco-based special events. The lineup of special Civic Center events for the season is listed below:

Learn to Curl | 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 and will be available on Eventbrite at a later date. Space is limited to 30 participants per session.

iHeart Wednesdays | December 5, 12, 19, and 26, 2018 | 6–10 p.m.
iHeart Radio is bringing a dance party to The Winter Park every Wednesday evening in December! With a different theme each week, attendees are invited to show off their moves on the ice. The theme schedule is as follows:

Wednesday, December 5 iHeart Justin Timberlake Night
Wednesday, December 12 iHeart Divas Part I
Wednesday, December 19 iHeart ‘80s Night
Wednesday, December 26 iHeart Divas Part ll

First Responders’ Appreciation Days | December 3­–4, 2018| 12–5:30 p.m.
The Winter Park at Civic Center 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.

Learn more about The Winter Park and start planning your visit to Civic Center’s new ice rink to celebrate the season in the most magical way.

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