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Grand Opening of Acacia Park Outdoor Skating Rink on Friday, November 14
Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Colorado Springs, CO – You’re invited to the Grand Opening of the Acacia Park Outdoor Skating Rink on Friday, November 14.  The celebration will begin at 4:00 p.m. with remarks from both City officials and representatives from the Downtown Partnership followed by exhibitions by members of USA Figure Skating. Regular skating sessions will commence later that evening.

Additional events featuring live music, entertainment and theme nights are scheduled throughout the season:

  • November 29            Small Business Saturday and Christmas Tree Lighting          
  • December 6              The Festival of Lights Parade
  • December 31            Noon Year’s Eve party

Several promotions include discounted ticket opportunities, such as Ugly Christmas Sweater and Santa Skate, Bronco Pride Night, Parent & Child Skate Day and Hero Skate.


  • Skate in the Park will be open seven days a week from November 14, 2014 through January 11, 2015, including holidays
  • $10 per skater which includes skate rental
  • Children 4 and under - FREE with paid admission

For a full schedule of hours, special events theme nights and rink information, please visit