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Ice Skating and Snowfall in Orlando

Where to Cool Down in the Orlando Area


Ready to take a break from the heat.  How about a little playtime in the snow? A little ice skating might be just what you need to get into the holiday spirit this year.

Several locations will be offering ice skating in Orlando this year.  Some cities will be having snow delivered for their holiday events.

Have you attended any of the following?  What was your experience?  Is there one that you know of that is not included in the list below? Post your comments in the Reader's Respond section at the end of the list.

 at the Gaylord Palms

November 10 - January 01, 2013
Part of  The Best of Florida Christmas at the Gaylord Palms resort.  This year the event will feature 'Shrek the Halls' .  The Dreamworks Animation holiday TV special will be brought to life through two million pounds of ice.
More Info: 407-586-4423
Cost:  Admission change and charge for parking

Winter in the Park - Holiday Ice Skating Rink
November 16 - January 06, 2013
All day on Saturday and afternoons and evenings the rest of the week enjoy some Florida ice skating  in Central Park West Meadow.
Location:  New York Ave. and Morse Blvd. in Central Park, Winter Park
More Info: 407-599-3203
Cost:  Admission charge

Light Up UCF
November 14 - January 06, 2013
So many activities at the UCF annual event.  The public ice rink is open daily with "The Rinkmaster" spinning classic holiday sohogs and the latest Top 40 hits.
Location: UCF campus
More Info:  407-823-6062
Cost: Admission charge

Now Snowing Nightly in Downtown Celebration
November 24, 2012
Winter Wonderland Spectacular featuring strolling Charles Dickens Carolers, photos with Santa, the Celebration Express, horse drawn carriage rides, and nightly snowfall at 6, 7, 8, 9:00 pm.
Location:  Celebration Town Center
Cost: Free admission

Children's Christmas in the Park with Snow
December 15, 2012
One day only, enjoy snow and a chance to go sledding on the corner of 5th Avenue and Baker Street from 4:00 - 9:00 pm.
Location: Donnelly Park in Mount Dora
More Info:  352-735-7183
Cost: Free admission

ICEBAR Orlando
Open Year Round
Location: International Drive, Orlando
Adults looking for a chilly evening out might enjoy venturing over to Orlando's only bar made completely of Ice.  Temperatures are kept at a chilly 27 degrees Fahrenheit to keep the 50 tons of pure ice frozen.

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