The Georgetown waterfront ice rink will take center stage Dec. 1 during a just announced "Winter on the Water" celebration.
The event, from 4 to 7 p.m., will feature ice skating performances, a St. Lucia presentation and special food and beverages, among other entertainment.
The "Winter on the Water" fete complements the Swedish Christmas Bazaar at the neighboring House of Sweden from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. the same day.
"The Swedish choir will present a St. Lucia procession from the bazaar into the Washington Harbour plaza at 5:15 p.m. then perform carols at Winter on the Water," according to a press release.
The Georgetown waterfront ice rink will be open from mid-November through March seven days a week. Hours are noon to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday; noon to 10 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday; and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday. The rates are $9 for adults; $7 for children, seniors and military. Skate rentals are $5.
Check out the full performance schedule for the ice rink celebration below:
4 to 7 p.m.: Continuous entertainers and creative lighting effects; special food and beverages served outdoors
4 p.m.: Montana Ignacio – Ice skating performance
4:30 p.m.: Georgetown Phantoms – 30 minute a cappella performance
5 p.m.: The Gardens Figure Skating Club – Ice skating performance
5:15 p.m.: St. Lucia Procession from the House of Sweden
5:30 p.m.: Swedish Choir Performance
6 p.m.: Mini-Supremes Bowie ISI Synchronized Skating Team – Ice skating performance
The Georgetown Waterfront ice rink will host additional activities throughout the skating season, including Cartoon Skate from noon to 2 p.m. and Rock-N-Skate from 8 to 10 p.m. every Saturday; College Night every Thursday; Skate with Santa from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 22.
Interested in other DC area outdoor skating rinks? Check out our guide.