Bigger, brighter, better! A new ice rink is coming to Texas’ Christmas capital
Grapevine, Texas [Nov. 15, 2022] – Get ready for Grapevine’s newest attraction in the Texas® Capital of Christmas on November 18th – Peace Plaza Ice Rink. The new Grapevine attraction will be the largest outdoor ice rink in the Dallas/Fort Worth area and will be one of many holiday entertainment and celebration options in Grapevine this season. Tickets are available now and can be purchased online at ChristmasCapitalofTexas.com.
Open November 18, 2022 through January 8, 2023, the 4,500-square-foot ice rink is located in Peace Plaza in front of Grapevine Central Station, home of Harvest Hall. On the rink, skaters have a beautiful view of the towering traditional living Christmas tree, which stands over 50 feet tall. The living tree features larger-than-life Christmas ornaments that visitors have come to know and love in every season.
“Just when you thought the Texas Capital of Christmas couldn’t get any bigger, visitors can now enjoy the largest outdoor ice rink in the Dallas/Fort Worth metropolitan area,” said PW McCallum, Executive Director, Grapevine Convention & Visitors Office. “We are excited to add this great new attraction and we look forward to the fun vacation memories visitors will create at the Peace Plaza Ice Rink.”
Visitors to Texas’ Christmas Capital will not only enjoy the magnificent ice rink, but will also fall in love with all the holiday attractions within walking distance. Other exciting attractions include photos with Santa near the North Pole District, fun shopping and delicious dining along Historic Main Street, the famous North Pole Express, and a plethora of photo ops that will fill photo albums for years to come. Other notable events include the 34th Annual Carol of Lights (November 21), the Parade of Lights (December 1), and the new Holly Jolly Bar at Harvest Hall in Third Rail and more!
The Peace Plaza Ice Rink will offer more than 300 ice skating opportunities once the rink opens to the public on Friday, November 18th. Tickets are $20 per person per hour and can be purchased online at ChristmasCapitalTexas.com or at the venue, subject to availability. Private skating time at the rink can be purchased in advance for $500 per hour.
The Peace Plaza Ice Rink is open from November 18, 2022 to January 8, 2023. For the full schedule and hours of operation, visit ChristmasCapitalofTexas.com online. The rink is closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.
BOOK YOUR HOLIDAY HOTEL
With so many events taking place in Texas’ Christmas Capital, you’ll want to stay the night to experience it all! Find out about all of the family-friendly resorts, hotels and more by contacting the Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau at 817.410.3185, or visit ChristmasCapitalofTexas.com for a complete listing of where to stay for your next trip to Texas’ Christmas Capital to obtain.
GRAPE VINE, CHRISTMAS CAPITAL OF TEXAS®
Unwrap a classic Christmas in Grapevine, the Christmas Capital of Texas®! Be amazed by a giant living Christmas tree in Peace Plaza at Grapevine Central Station, stroll among millions of twinkling lights and giant decorations, and enjoy seasonal events to create memories for a lifetime. And new this year will be a 4,500 square meter ice rink. The Peace Plaza Ice Rink will be the latest addition to Grapevine’s memorable activities.
Gaylord Texan Resort is bringing back ICE! a magical winter wonderland, while Great Wolf Lodge’s Snowland offers a 100 percent snow chance with daily indoor snow showers and holiday fun. Sip hot mulled wines in the tasting rooms at Grapevine’s acclaimed winery. Grapevine’s chef-owned bistros and cafes will delight you with world-class Christmas dishes and uniquely crafted holiday drinks. Treat yourself to Christmas classics on the big screen this Christmas and see magical Christmas performances at the Palace Theatre.
OVER VINE, TEXAS
Historic Grapevine, Texas — centrally located between Dallas and Fort Worth — is the number one destination when planning a North Texas getaway or vacation, offering guests an elegant escape from the big city. Step back in time on Historic Downtown Main Street and visit more than 80 charming locally owned shops, boutiques, jewelry, winery tasting rooms, restaurants and artisans. Guests can unwind in one of the winery’s many award-winning tasting rooms and unwind at one of the city’s exceptional hotels, such as the Gaylord Texas Resort & Convention Center or the Great Wolf Lodge, which features an indoor water park.
Take advantage of recreational opportunities at Lake Grapevine and over nine miles of wilderness and bike trails. Hop aboard the Grapevine Vintage Railroad or experience farm life in the late 1800s at historic Nash Farm. Whether you enjoy indoor or outdoor activities, Grapevine has something for everyone. Visit GrapevineTexasUSA.com for more information.