Ice On The Landing Opens Friday

Thursday, November 15, 2018

The ice-skating season will be in full swing as Ice on the Landing returns to the Choo Choo Gardens Friday. Chattanooga Presents and Volkswagen Chattanooga are partnering to open the 120’x 40’ open-air ice-skating rink for all ages to enjoy. 

Ice on the Landing will be open every day for a nine-week season, closing on Jan. 21. 

The outdoor rink will open at 6 p.m. on Friday and will include a live performance by organist Buddy Shirk from 6-7 p.m., playing holiday music.

Ticket pricing will remain at $10 for an adult ticket, and $8 for a child ticket (12 and under.) This includes skate rentals and a two-hour skate session. 

Ice on the Landing was named “Best (Outdoor) Ice Rink in Tennessee” in 2018 by Step Outside magazine. Over 31,000 skaters enjoyed Chattanooga’s only open-air holiday ice rink over the nine-week 2017-2018 season.

Rink-side vending will include hot chocolate, hot cider, coffee, soft drinks and water, along with Nutella crepes and ham and cheese crepes from Adelle’s Creperie.

Ice on the Landing presented by Volkswagen Chattanooga is also made possible through sponsorships from Tennessee Valley Federal Credit Union, Children’s Hospital at Erlanger, Maven Group LLC, Real Estate Partners, and Webb Family Orthodontics.

Information, operating hours and activities on the rink are available at www.iceonthelanding.com.



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