Piedmont Winterfest – Outdoor Skating – Downtown Greensboro
Looking for something the whole family can enjoy? Visit Greensboro’s outdoor Ice Skating rink for loads of fun this Holiday season. Visit www.piedmontwinterfest.com for more information!
DESCRIPTION: Outdoor ice skating, 100 ft. ice slide, refreshments, decorations and music in Downtown Greensboro.
DATES: November 14, 2012-January 27, 2013
HOURS: Monday-Thursday, 4-9 pm; Friday, 4-10 pm, Saturday & School Holidays, 10-10 pm; Sunday 12-7 pm; Private Parties, non-public hours by reservation.
LOCATION: Price Bryan Performance Place at Festival Park, 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro, NC 27401.
TICKETS: $9 per person; $7 per person for groups of 20 or more and on special discount nights.
EVENT INFO: www.piedmontwinterfest.com; 336-207-5216.
EXPANDED ICE RINK: Event organizers have expanded the length of the rink by 8 feet, adding another 500 square feet to the size of the rink. Total rink dimensions are 65×85 ft.
100 FOOT ICE SLIDE: This year’s major new feature is a 100 foot ice slide. WFMY News 2 Winterfest will provide ice slide saucers as part of the $9 ticket price. The ice slide has a 7 foot slope over 20 feet before leveling out for cruise speed.
ICE RINK LIGHT BRIDGE: Skaters this year will be skating under the lights. In addition to thousands of LED lights decorating Festival Park, LED lights will also form a light bridge above the rink from one wall to the opposite wall. Five parallel strands of blue and white lights stretching across the rink will form the light bridge.
LIGHT CONCESSION ITEMS: The YES! Weekly Snack Shack at WFMY News 2 Winterfest will be selling light concession items such as hot chocolate, chips, granola bars, candy bars, soda and water. Area restaurants will be open for anyone who wants more than light concession items.
CONTINUED YOUNG PROFESSIONAL FOCUS: This year we will continue a YES! Weekly Young Professional Discount Night every Monday during non-school holidays. Friday Night Disco entertainment will also return with additional disco lights and music.