Ice Skating at Parkway Bank Park
Rosemont’s Parkway Bank Park entertainment district will kick-off the holiday season with the return of the Chicago Wolves Ice Rink Friday, Nov. 23. Visitors can enjoy ice skating beginning at 11 a.m. in addition to several other holiday offerings available throughout the afternoon leading up to the Park’s annual “Light Up The Park” tree lighting event.
“The ice rink has become a winter tradition for Rosemont’s visitors,” said Rosemont Mayor Brad Stephens. “The addition of the ice rink to Parkway Bank Park’s variety of dining and entertainment offerings provides a great holiday outing for all ages.”
A variety of family-friendly festivities will be available at “Light Up The Park” including visits with Santa and Mrs. Claus, free horse-drawn sleigh rides and ice carving viewing. Rosemont’s Mayor Brad Stephens will arrive at 5:30 p.m. to officially illuminate the Park with a display of more than 80,000 holiday lights. The ice rink will close for the evening at 11 p.m.
The rink will be open every day through Jan. 7. In addition to special holiday hours, the rink will also be open on Sundays through Feb. 24.
Families can enjoy a special “Children’s Character Skate” every Sunday throughout December from 9 to 11 a.m. Children ages 12 and under are invited to visit the rink early and skate with their families alongside some special characters including: The Incredibles (Dec. 2), Jasmine & Aladdin (Dec. 9), Wonder Woman & Super Man (Dec. 16), Anna & Kristoff (Dec. 23), Alice in Wonderland & The Mad Hatter (Dec. 30).
Admission to the ice rink is free. Guests are invited to bring their own skates. Skate rentals are also available on-site for $8.
Courtesy Journal & Topics