We don’t want to be dramatic, Charleston, but there’s only one right way to celebrate the holiday season: with ice skating, hot cocoa + all things merry and bright at Credit One Stadium’s Skate the Stadium event series.
Happening Thursdays-Sundays starting Fri., Dec. 2 through Fri., Dec. 30 (Thursdays and Fridays, 5-10 p.m.; Saturdays, 10 a.m.-9:30 p.m.; Sundays, 12-5 p.m.; closed Christmas Day and Fri., Dec. 30), the custom-built rink has something for everyone.
Here are six things to look forward to:
🕺 Themed skate nights
- Ladies Night + Bubbles on Ice (Thurs., Dec. 8, 7-10 p.m.)
- 90s Glow Night (Sat., Dec. 10)
- Jazz Night & Bourbon Tasting (Thurs., Dec. 15, 7-10 p.m.)
🎄 Tree lighting ceremony + celebration
Daniel Island Tree Lighting Ceremony festivities begin at 5 p.m. on Fri., Dec. 2, with the 22-ft tree lighting at 6 p.m. There will also be live music from Charleston Concert Band, caroling + other family-friendly activities off the rink.
🎅 Visit with Santa
The last weekend before the big day, stop by for a visit with Santa on Sun., Dec. 18 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
🎤 Holiday carolers
Catch the holiday spirit with vocal performances from local high school choral groups on the following Thursdays: Dec. 8, Dec. 15, and Dec. 22, 5:30-6 p.m.
🍪 Festive food + bevs
Skaters can enjoy cookie samples, s’mores kits + cinnamon sugar pretzels, warm up with hot drinks (think: cocoa and cider), and order from a full bar stocked with seasonal beer and cocktails.
🎁 Marine Toys for Tots Foundation donation box
Give back for the holidays (and get $2 off concessions) by helping kids in need with a toy donation to Marine Toys for Tots.
Ready to glide? Tickets are $10 per person (includes skate rental and an hour-long skating session; ages 13 and under must be accompanied by an adult) and can be purchased in-person at the rink or online. Non skaters get in for free.
Lace uo your skates and we’ll see you on the rink, CHS.*
Poll: What 90s song are you (safely) getting down to on the rink?
- “…Baby One More Time” by Britney Spears
- “No Scrubs” by TLC
- “Mo Money Mo Problems” by The Notorious B.I.G.
- “Semi-Charmed Life” by Third Eye Blind