Ice skating parties set for the 2015-16 ice skating season

Friday, Nov. 20, 2015

RAPID CITY, SD –Get ready for special events this season at the Main Street Square ice skating rink.

Pull out your ugliest holiday sweaters and put them to use at the Ugly Sweater Skate Party on Friday, Dec. 4 from 5 to 9 p.m. Entertainment, prizes and more make this night fun for all ages.

“The ugly sweaters people find to wear to the Square are really impressive,” said Megan Whitman, executive director of Main Street Square. “This festive bunch is quickly making the Ugly Sweater Skate Party a coveted tradition at the ice skating rink.”

Teenagers can skate the night away at monthly Lights on the Ice Teen Nights. JDProductions illuminates the rink with a light show, while playing today’s top hits. Teen nights are from 5 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 18, Friday, Jan 8, and Friday, Feb. 2.

“Between the dance contests and the light show, Lights on the Ice Teen Night has evolved into a modern day roller rink experience and is a party local teens do not want to miss,” Whitman said.

Spend New Year’s Eve at the Main Street Square ice skating rink during Downtown Countdown on Thursday, Dec. 31. Gather family and friends from 5 to 9 p.m. as the ice rink is transformed into a dance party complete with lights and music, while watching fireworks light up the Downtown sky.

Other special events and parties scheduled at the Main Street Square ice skating rink are Holiday Movie Nights on Dec. 5, “The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause,” rated G; Dec. 19, “Arthur Christmas,” rated PG; and Jan. 23, “Frozen,” rated PG; Free Youth Shinny on Dec. 6, Jan.3, and Feb. 7; Free Adult Shinny on Dec. 6, Jan. 17, and Feb. 21; Heroes Skate Day on Jan. 16; and the Last Day to Skate Beach Party on Feb. 27.

The ice skating rink is open daily. During events and parties, the ice skating rink is open to the public and normal rates and rental fees apply, unless noted otherwise in skate party details on the website. Starting Tuesday, Jan. 5, enjoy two-for-one prices on rentals and skating admission every Tuesday for the rest of the season.

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