The unlikely pairing of sunny beach town and ice skating rink returns for another season of ICE at Santa Monica.
The rink will host a grand opening on Nov. 8, slated to begin at 6 p.m. In its sixth year, ICE will kick-off this year‚Äôs run with a holiday concert, a synchronized skating team and hosts Randy Gardner and Tai Babilonia, both famous for their time as figure skaters.
The rink itself will begin operation on Nov. 2 and stay open through Jan. 21, 2013.
ICE is the centerpiece of Downtown Santa Monica Inc.‚Äôs annual Winterlit promotion. There will be a tree lighting on Nov. 17 at Santa Monica Place with other festivities including visits from Santa, pet photos and a Chanukah menorah lighting.
Downtown Santa Monica Inc. is a public/private entity tasked with managing and promoting the downtown area.
For more information and dates, visit downtownsm.com/winterlit.