MacArthur On Ice and Winter Carnival to open November 17th

Posted at 3:52 PM, Nov 05, 2012
and last updated 2012-11-05 16:07:19-05

Norfolk, Va. – MacArthur on Ice will open for its eighth season on Nov. 17th, and this year a Winter Carnival will be joining the 7,200 square foot ice rink.

The Winter Carnival will feature family-friendly rides, including a 55-foot LED-lit Ferris wheel, a 20-foot tall fun slide for big and little kids and a host of holiday fun rides including Spinning Monkeys, a kiddie roller coaster and the Rio Grande Train for the youngsters.  Winter Carnival tickets cost $1 for a single ticket, $10 for 11 tickets, $20 for 25 tickets and $35 for 50 tickets. 

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MACARTHUR ON ICE Nov. 17 – Jan. 21

Learn-to-Skate Lessons: Dec. 1, 8 & 15, Jan. 12; 9-9:45 am

Need a little help learning to skate?  Join us for a complimentary learn-to-skate lesson with the purchase of a ticket to the 10 a.m. session.  Before you know it, you’ll be gliding around the ice on your own.

 Figure Skating Exhibitions: Dec. 7 & 14 and January 11; 7:30-8:00 pm

Watch the members of the Tidewater Figure Skating Club twirl, whirl, jump and spin on the ice as they perform routines that are sure to wow you!

 Cheapskate Mondays: Nov.19 & 26, Dec. 3, 10 &17, Jan. 7 & 14; 3-5 pm

Save a little money and join us for a cheap skate, $1 off general admission prices.

Student Skate Nights sponsored by Tidewater Community College: Nov. 20 & 27, Dec. 4, 11 & 18, Jan. 8 & 15; 5-10 pm

Show your valid high school or college ID and save $2 off the general admission prices.

Skate with the Norfolk Admirals and Mascot “Salty”

Nov. 18, 3-4 pm, Skate with Salty

Nov. 26, 5-6 pm, Skate with players from the Norfolk Admirals

Dec. 12, 6-7 pm, Skate with players from the Norfolk Admirals

Jan. 2, 6-7 pm, Skate with Salty

Jan.16, 6-7 pm, Skate with players from the Norfolk Admirals

WINTER CARNIVAL Nov. 17 – Jan. 21

Twelve Buck Tuesdays: Nov. 20 & 27; Dec. 4, 11 & 18; Jan. 8 & 15

Ride all the rides at our Winter Carnival for the low price of $12 on Twelve Buck Tuesdays.  One $12 wristband gets you access to the Winter Carnival from the 3 pm opening until closing.