GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Dust off those ice skates, because the WFMY News 2 Winterfest is back for another year!
One of the Triad's most popular outdoor skating rinks opened Wednesday, Nov. 20, and will run through Saturday, Feb. 1.
The 65-foot by 85-foot WFMY News 2 Winterfest rink is located at 200 N. Davie St., adjacent to the Greensboro Culture Center. And all new this year: a 120 foot ice roller coaster!
Hours of operation:
While school is in session, the rink will operate 4-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 4-10 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. -10 p.m. Saturday and 12-7 p.m. Sunday.
During school holidays, the rink will be open all day from 10 a.m. until 10 p.m. Admission to the rink, including skates, will be $10 per person for two hours of skating.
Admission also includes unlimited trips down the ice roller coaster during the two-hour time frame. Groups of 15 or more can skate for $8 per person Sundays through Thursdays.
Special mid-week $8 discount nights will be available and advertised on the event website. Private rink rental times are also available for parties and corporate events before or after public skating hours.
Download: WFMY News 2 Winterfest Coupon
WFMY News 2 is the title sponsor of the event for the fourth year in a row. "Once again, we are excited to join our community in this annual salute to winter," said WFMY News 2 President and General Manager Larry Audas. "WFMY News 2 Winterfest is a growing tradition and gives our community a wonderful location to celebrate life in the Triad. This event also gives WFMY News 2 the opportunity to build excitement for the return of the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in 2015."
Visit the WFMY News 2 Winterfest website for more information.
WFMY News 2 Winterfest Winterfest is operated by Grace Solutions LLC (dba) and Renovo Designs.
Stay with Digtriad and WFMY News for updates and special events at Winterfest as they are announced.