Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 11/09/17
Day and Night Ice Skating Experiences in the Heart of Midtown for All Ages
Open Thursday, November 23, 2017 through Monday, February 19, 2018
Atlanta, Georgia –The Rink at Park Tavern in Piedmont Park glides back into the hearts of Atlantans on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 23, 2017, when it opens for the 2017-2018 season. Located in the spacious Garden Tent at Park Tavern on the Atlanta BeltLine, this favorite Intown holiday tradition will once again feature modern amenities for day and night skating including a covered rink that is 85 feet long and 40 feet wide and comfortably accommodates 200. Open through Presidents Day, Monday, February 19, 2018, Atlantans and visitors alike can enjoy unforgettable ice skating experiences. The rink offers all day skate sessions, themed children’s birthday parties, ‘Skate After 8’ for ages 16 and up, and a number of special events including a high-energy NYE show courtesy of Yacht Rock Revue. Starting at just $15 to skate all day on non-peak season days, The Rink provides high-quality rental skates that are professionally sharpened.
While skaters stay warm under the beautiful heated tent with a state-of-the-art sound system, observers are invited to sit back and relax under Park Tavern’s renovated, covered patio that features plenty of seating, stone fire pits, flat screen TVs, private cabanas, holiday decorations and much more. With rink and park-side dining available, throughout the season patrons can indulge in homemade hot chocolate, specialty seasonal cocktails, house-made brews, 1/2 price wine bottles every Wednesday, 1/2 off sushi from 10 p.m. to midnight, cooking s’mores over the fire pits, and much more. All while taking in the views of Piedmont Park and Midtown’s picturesque skyline.
The Rink at Park Tavern will be open Monday through Friday from 4:30 p.m. to midnight and Saturday and Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to midnight. The Rink is open to ages 16 and up only from 8 p.m. to midnight nightly. The ice team resurfaces the ice every 1½ hours. The Rink at Park Tavern is also available for private skating lessons, parties, and even marriage proposals. To make reservations, view the most up to date event calendar, specialty packages, and venue rental information, please visit www.parktavern.com. $15 to skate all day on non-peak days, which includes rental for ice skates. $20 all day skate during peak season days. *Guests are strongly encouraged to purchase tickets beforehand to verify availability.