Visalia Parks & Rec announces Ice Skate Visalia opening December 8

The Visalia Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to announce the return of the Central Valley’s only outdoor skating rink – Ice Skate Visalia! Ice Skate Visalia offers a unique and fun skating experience on synthetic ice which makes skating easier and fun for all ages.

This outdoor winter wonderland will be located in Downtown Visalia at the Garden Street Plaza and is open weekends on December 8th – December 23rd and daily starting December 24th through January 13th.

In addition to public skate days throughout the month of December and into the first weeks of January, the public can also book their holiday office parties, school holiday parties or even a child’s birthday party with Ice Skate Visalia.

Holiday office parties are available for bookings Mondays through Fridays (excluding Thursdays) starting through December 21st from 6 pm. to 9 pm.

Mark your calendar and plan to attend one of several special events being hosted at Ice Skate Visalia. Breakfast with Santa is a brand new event and is scheduled for December 8th, December 15th and December 22nd from 8 am to 10 am.

Enjoy a delicious pancake breakfast with our special guest Santa! Tickets are $10 per person, which includes skating and breakfast, or just $5 per person for breakfast.

The ever popular Family Movie Nights return on December 26th featuring Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom, January 2nd featuring Disney’s The Little Mermaid and January 9th featuring The Incredibles 2. Tickets are just $5 per person.

All movie nights run from 6 pm to 9 pm. Tickets for both Breakfast with Santa and Family Movie Nights must be purchased in advance and are available now at the Anthony Community Center (345 N. Jacob Street).

Another brand new event will focus on fun for adults. Adult Skate Nights are fun themed nights with music, games and skating. For ages 21 and older (with valid ID), the cost is $20 per person and includes 2 adult drink tickets.

Guests are encouraged to dress up for each themed night and will be entered to win prizes from local businesses. The first event is the Ugly Sweater Contest on December 15th.

SantaCON is set for December 22nd. 80’s lovers will be totally awesome during the 80’s Throwback night on December 29th and Karaoke fans can sing their hearts out during the Karaoke Night on January 5th.

All events from 8 pm to 10 pm. No advance registration is required for this event and guests can pay at the gate.

For more information on private rentals, special events or public skate times, visit or call (559) 713-4365.

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