Strap on your skates and hit the ice to celebrate the New Year! The Blue Cross Riverrink is hosting two parties to celebrate as SugarHouse Casino presents Twice the Fireworks! Twice the Fun! at Penn’s Landing on Saturday, December 31.
Enjoy a rejuvenating outdoor adventure at Olympic-sized ice rink at Penn’s Landing. Take in the breathtaking wintertime view overlooking the Delaware River and Benjamin Franklin Bridge.
Don’t worry if it’s a little brisk — the RiverRink features a heated pavilion with a snack bar and game room to keep you warm. There’s also plenty of special events to keep you coming back each week — a live DJ is featured every Friday and Saturday night from 9 p.m. to 12 midnight to keep you moving.
From 5 – 7 p.m., early birds can celebrate with snacks, beverages, noisemakers, party hats, face painting, Mummers and more before the first fireworks show at 6 p.m.
The fun continues from 11 p.m. – 1 a.m. with New Year’s party favors, photo keepsakes, strolling entertainers and Mummertime before the firewors spectacular at 12 midnight.
Tickets to the Party on Ice are only $30 for skaters and $20 for spectators. Tickets are available through Ticket Philadelphia by calling (215) 893-1999, at the Kimmel Center Box Office at Broad and Locust Streets.
Regular skating session hours at the Blue Cross RiverRink are:
Monday to Thursday evenings from 6 – 9 p.m.
Friday: 6 – 8 p.m., 8:30 – 10:30 p.m., and 11 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Saturday: 12 noon – 2:30 p.m., 3 – 5:30 p.m., 6 –8 p.m., 8:30 – 10:30 p.m., and 11 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Sunday: 12:30 –2:30 p.m., 3 – 5:30 p.m., and 6 –9 p.m.
Special Holiday Hours and other extended sessions are outlined at www.riverrink.com