Skate into the holiday season during the Children’s Winter Festival, which celebrates the opening of Walnut Creek’s downtown ice rink.
A whopping 8,000 square feet of ice makes up the outdoor rink, situated in Civic Park. The festival takes place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, when families can glide – or slip, fall and laugh – for free. There will also be live performances on the ice, refreshments, face painting, balloon artists and other entertainment.
For skaters who can’t make it to the party, the ice rink stays open until Jan. 12. More information: www.iceskatewalnutcreek.com
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