Watford's Big Skate Returns from Saturday 26th November!

Enjoy skating on real ice at Watford Borough Council's outdoor ice rink this festive season.

Watford Borough Council's outdoor ice rink returns for the third year running to The Parade by the pond and this year's Big Skate rink will be equipped with a huge viewing area and a bar, serving festive food and drinks to suit all ages. A host of twinkling Christmas trees and fairy lights will bring the festive spirit to life for skaters.

The Birmingham Ice Freestylers open the rink with performances throughout the day on Saturday 26th November and on Thursday 1st, 8th & 15th December, there will be an Ice Disco! Whether you're skating or spectating, take a seat in the on-site bar where you can enjoy a selection of hot and soft drinks, mulled wine, and continental beer as well as burgers, German sausages, chips and soup.​


Tickets cost £8.50 per adult, £6.50 per child and those with concessions, or £25 for a family ticket. You can book tickets online or ring 0333 6663366. For group bookings and other enquiries please email thebigskate@veryniceice.com.  


Watford Big Skate 2016


Additional costs:

Skate aids - £3.00 (These are available on a first come, first served basis and cannot be reserved)

Fairground rides - £2.00
Trampolines - £3.50
Hook a Santa - £3.00


Opening times:

Monday to Friday (term time): 12noon to 9.00pm

Saturday & Sunday:10.00am to 10.00pm

School holidays:10.00am to 10.00pm


For more information and to book tickets visit Watford Big Skate.


(Source: Watford Borough Council)

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