Located in downtown Reno next to the Truckee River, Rink on the River delights ice skaters with a charming holiday outing. Reno’s holiday tree lighting ceremony, November 26, marks the opening of Rink on the River; scheduled to be open through Sunday, February 2.
The rink attracts everyone from first timers to pros, making the Rink on the River a cool outing for anyone this season. Lessons are available for those looking to take to the ice at the next level – even if that means letting go of the wall. Sign up for group lessons or private lessons are also available by appointment. Call (775) 334-2262 for more information.
The rink operates every day during the season to keep the holiday spirits flowing (unless the weather outside gets frightful)!
Rink on the River Regular Hours of Operation
Monday: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Tuesday: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Wednesday: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
This fun and magical event features musical entertainment and a much anticipated countdown of the tree lighting with City Council members to kick off the holiday season in downtown Reno. The tree is at the corner of S. Virginia and First Streets, next to the Rink on the River. Billinghurst Middle School Choir will sing holiday carols starting at 5 pm.
Bring a donation of new gloves, socks, hats or scarves for the Salvation Army and get free skate rental!
Dancing pink poodles? Check. Beatboxing clown? Duh. Insane stuntwoman? No doubt. Ripped contortionist? You betcha. Fire juggling? Aerial Acrobatics? World-class ice skating? The talent in this show is unstoppable… be prepared for your jaw to be dropping with amazement the entire performance. Ice Fantasy at the Eldorado is definitely a must-go!
This holiday season, guests can experience the magic of “Ice Fantasy” – Where Cirque Meets Ice, on stage at the Eldorado Hotel Casino beginning November 19. This original theatrical production combines the beauty and athleticism of figure skating with the wonder and excitement of world-class specialty acts, all delivered within a humorous Cirque-style storyline.
“Ice Fantasy” is created, produced and directed by well-known international ice and theatre producer, Jeb K. Rand, and choreographed by world renowned choreographer, Pasquale Camerlengo. Camerlengo is a two-time Olympic Ice Dancer and the creative driving force behind more than two dozen World and Olympic medalists and is credited with choreographing more than 20 original ice and theatrical productions. He was most recently was awarded the Professional Skater’s Association (PSA) Choreographer of the Year – 2012.
“Ice Fantasy” is emceed by Ryan Stilwell, who has been seen by millions of people around the word beat-boxing, street dancing, performing ice acrobatics and creating sound effects and comedy routines on renowned shows such as X-Factor and Britain’s Got Talent!, where he was a finalist. The featured specialty acts include a French aerialist and fire spinner; a Ukranian hula hoop artist and acrobat who can skate on her hands; a Cuban who performs a strength and contortion act; a Czech stilt skater; an incredible three-person strength act from Russia; and from Chile, The Cartoon Poodles, a creation of the Abuhadba family who are 6th generation circus performers and animal trainers specializing in the Poodle breed. The Cartoon Poodles have performed with Ringling Brothers, Barnum and Bailey Circus and many more.
Experience the magic of “Ice Fantasy” in the Eldorado Showroom November 19, 2013 through January 26, 2014. Tickets for “Ice Fantasy” start at just $24.95 for adults, $19.95 for children ages 3-12. Dinner and show packages available from $38.95 and room and show packages from $49.90. Performances nightly except Monday. For more information on show times and tickets call 1-800-648-5966 or visit www.eldoradoreno.com.
NYE has some friendly competition. Before the family dysfunction and food-induced coma, burn off that extra helping stuffing and gravy by dancing the night away at BuBinga Lounge. Feast on $3 drink specials – like pumpkin pie shots, Wild Turkey and Coors Lights.
This dazzling show is a thrilling combination of skillful ice-skating and theater. Dozens of charismatic, world-class figure skaters will lift, turn and twirl to the tune of a modern mix of classic holiday favorites. The Holiday Ice Spectacular is produced and directed by Jeb K. Rand, a former U.S. National figure skating competitor who has been featured in the Ice Capades, Disney on Ice and the famous Radio City Christmas Spectacular in New York City. Event Details