Winter Extravaganza

Winter Extravaganza

It's a Winter Extravaganza at MacArthur Center!

This holiday season, there’s no place like MacArthur Center, which comes alive with holiday fun and entertainment.  From the annual outdoor ice skating tradition, MacArthur on Ice, an outdoor Winter Carnival and the magical indoor Ice Palace where you can visit Santa. There's holiday fun at MacArthur Center for every age! 

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November 6th - December 24th 

Visitors are transported to a winter wonderland when they step inside the spectacular holiday Ice Palace, featuring a 30-foot ice dome with falling snow, a light show and interactive fun for all ages.  Visitors can also marvel at the larger-than-life snow globes, leave an icy handprint and sit on the chilly Ice Throne. The adventure culminates with a visit to Santa and a special gift. 

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MacArthur On Ice: 

November 21st - January 18th 

MacArthur Center kicks off the eleventh season of ice skating at the coolest place in town. Whether it’s a family tradition or a first date, the center’s 7,200-square-foot outdoor ice rink is the place for good times this winter.  Throughout the season, enjoy public skating sessions, ice hockey clinics, figure skating exhibitions and more. Those new to the ice or feeling a bit rusty can sign up for private lessons or get a helping hand from skate guards on-site. Refreshments are available. Admission is $7 or $5 with military ID.  Skate rentals are $7. Season passes and birthday party packages are also available.

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Winter Carnival: 

November 21st - January 18th 

Enjoy our outdoor Winter Carnival featuring seven family-friendly rides, including a 55-foot-tall, LED-lit Ferris wheel and a 20-foot-tall fun slide for big and little kids, along with the Tilt-a-Whirl, Spinning Monkeys, Red Baron airplanes, Rio Grande Train and Spinning Tea Cups.

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