Winterfest Winding Down, Last Chance to Ice Skate is This Weekend
Outdoor ice skating enthusiasts take note; this weekend will be the final weekend of Winterfest.
The city's inaugural downtown holiday celebration will wrap up for the season on Sunday, January 8. Novices and pros alike have until then to glide, twirl and bunny hop in the open-air rink.
The city transformed the Arts Festival Plaza in early December into a Winter Wonderland with glimmering lights and an outdoor ice skating rink, which has served as the focal point of the seasonal festivities.
Other attractions include a vendors Winter Village, the Kringle Kafe, and a life-size snow globe.
What to Know Before You Go
The rink is located between the El Paso Museum of Art and the Plaza Theatre
When: Through Sunday, Jan. 8.
Cost: $8 Adult, $7 Military, $5 5 & under
Tickets: Skate Sessions can be purchased in advance online, or in person at the box office booth outside the Arts Festival Plaza. [Click HERE to buy a session online]
About the Skate Sessions: Skate sessions start on the hour. When you buy your skate pass, you buy into that one particular 50 minute session only. An additional session can be purchased at the box office for $5.
Age Limits: There is no minimum age to skate but all skaters under 12 must be supervised at all times by an adult, either on or off the rink.
For answers to any other questions you may have, check out the Winterfest FAQ page.