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Union Square on Ice

November 6, 2019-January 20, 2020

Ticket prices are $18 for regular admission and $13 for children eight years old and under. Figure skate or hockey skate rental are included in the cost of admission. Ice rink hours are from 10 a.m.-11:30 p.m. daily, with the exception of closing at 9:30 p.m. on  December 31. A portion of ticket proceeds benefit the San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department.

For tickets or more information, please visit unionsquareicerink.com or call 415-781-2688

Located on the corner of Geary & Powell in the heart of Union Square, the holiday ice rink is a popular holiday tradition that begins after Halloween and extends well into the new year. Because of its Union Square location, there's plenty of shopping for the holidays and afterward when visitors and locals expect to see fantastic sales events.

Hotels nearby include Handlery Union Square Hotel, Sir Francis Drake, Hilton San Francisco Union Square, Westin San Francisco Market Street, Palomar San Francisco, and Hotel Mark Twain. See all San Francisco hotels, including the fabulous Ritz-Carlton.

THE SAFEWAY HOLIDAY ICE RINK IN UNION SQUARE PRESENTED BY ALASKA AIRLINES CELEBRATES  A DECADE OF DRAG QUEENS ON ICE

THE FIERCE, FABULOUS, AND FESTIVE ANNUAL EVENT RETURNS THURSDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2019 AT 8 P.M.
 

The Safeway Holiday Ice Rink in Union Square presented by Alaska Airlines is celebrating a decade of Drag Queens On Ice! San Francisco’s most fabulous holiday tradition returns on Thursday, December 5 at 8 p.m. To celebrate this milestone, this year’s event will feature new acts, audience surprises, and, of course, San Francisco’s fiercest drag queens. Emmy Award-winning radio and TV personality Liam Mayclem will join Donna Sachet as co-host of the event. The incredible lineup of Drag Queens who will take to the ice includes Mutha Chucka, Paju Munro, Kylie-Pop, BeBe Sweetbriar, Dusty Porn, Kylie Minono, Mahlae Balenciaga, Khmera Rouge, and Tara Lipsyncki. Special guests Sister Roma of the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence and Queen Dilly, Queen of Make Believe, will join in the festivities.

Drag Queens On Ice is open to all ages and free to watch. Tickets ($25 for adults and $20 for children) for the skating session and to skate alongside the queens provide access to the rink from 8*–10 p.m. New to this year, a limited number of tickets to a special viewing area with designated seating will also be available for $10, with $5 of every ticket purchased benefiting The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence. All tickets are available online now at unionsquareicerink.com, or in person at the ice rink ticket window in Union Square Park (333 Post Street in San Francisco).

*The performance will take place from 8:30–9:15 p.m., during which ticket holders will not be able to skate.

Also new to The Safeway Holiday Ice Rink in Union Square will be two opportunities for guests to create lasting photo memories during skating sessions. Storibox will provide a green screen with several options of festive backgrounds for guests to choose from, along with an on-site photo retail booth offering digital and print products. Storibox has also developed the Giga Selfie, which will allow guests to take the perfect selfie with custom templates around designated areas of the rink.

About The Safeway Holiday Ice Rink in Union Square presented by Alaska Airlines
Since 2008, The Safeway Holiday Ice Rink in Union Square presented by Alaska Airlines has delighted children and adults with a holiday-themed ice park located in San Francisco’s Union Square.

About Willy Bietak Productions
Santa Monica-based Willy Bietak Productions is a full-service production company specializing in the development and production of high-quality family entertainment. With a staff of award-winning designers, directors, choreographers and musical arrangers – backed by a talented production and management team – Willy Bietak Productions conceives, packages and tours international entertainment spectaculars as well as special events. For more information, please visit bietakproductions.com.
 


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