Ice, twice, baby. The Florida Panthers announced on Thursday afternoon the creation of two outdoor ice skating rinks in South Florida during the holiday season.
One will be located at the intersection of Las Olas Boulevard and Andrews Avenue by Fort Lauderdale’s Riverwalk. The other will be at Hoffman’s Chocolates in Greenacres.
“Our Holiday Rinks allow Panthers Fans to enjoy the holiday season with the Cats in Ft. Lauderdale and Lake Worth,” Sean McCaffrey, the Panthers’ chief of staff, said in a statement. “We’re excited to work with the City of Ft. Lauderdale and Hoffman’s Chocolates to offer a unique & family-friendly ice skating experience to our South Florida Community.”
This is the second straight year the Panthers teamed with Fort Lauderdale for an outdoor skating rink. That one will be open from Nov. 26 until Jan. 7.
The Greenacres rink will be open Nov. 18 until Dec. 30.
The rinks will be enclosed by tents with the temperature set to 32 degrees. The ice will be “constantly shaved and replenished to provide the best skating experience for guests,” according to a news release.
General admission tickets are $15 including skate rentals, and there are discouts for groups, military and first responders.