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Downtown Knoxville ice skating rink to close for season

Sunday is the last day for Market Square's Holidays on Ice. The rink will be open from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Market Square's Holidays on Ice will close for the season after its regularly scheduled hours on Sunday. 

The rink will be open from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m .

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A Knoxville spokesperson said one of the rink's walls is decorated with a holiday mural by Megan Lingerfelt -- a Knoxville artist who's also painted murals in Strong Alley and a Knoxville Piano Project piano. 

If you're heading to the rink, ice manager Robyn Willson said to dress for success.

"Bring socks and bring gloves, be prepared to possibly hold on... it's always 20 to 30 degrees colder here than it is anywhere else in Knoxville, so be prepared for weather," she said. 

Tickets are $11 for adults and $8 for kids age 12 and under. Season passes are also available.

The City of Knoxville's website lists the following hours for the rink:

  • Regular Hours -- Nov. 29, 2019 to Dec. 15, 2019
    • Monday through Thursday: 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.
    • Friday and Saturday: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
    • Sunday: 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Extended Hours -- Dec. 16, 2019 to Jan. 5, 2019
    • Monday through Thursday: 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.
    • Friday and Saturday: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
    • Sunday: 1 p.m. to 9 p.m
  • Special Holiday Hours for
    Christmas and New Year's Eve:
    • Christmas Eve: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Christmas Day: Closed
    • December 26: 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.
    • New Years Eve: 1 p.m. to 10 p.m.
    • New Years Day: 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.

The rink may close for inclement weather.

The website also lists the following themes and promotions, which rotate each week:

  • Monday: Skate with the Knoxville Ice Bears and Chilly from 6pm-8pm on Dec. 2, 9 and 30. You can also receive $2 off admission with an Ice Bears ticket stub.
  • Tuesday:Decade Night -- the rink will play classic hits and holiday music from the following decades:
    • December 3: 1950's & 60's
    • December 10: 1970's
    • December 17: 1980's
    • December 31: All decades
  • Wednesday: Christmas Sweater Night - Receive $1.00 off admission when you wear your Christmas sweater. The most festive skater will win a prize!
  • Thursday: College Night -- Receive $2.00 off admission with a university I.D.
  • Friday & Saturday: Skate to disco lights and DJ music provided by Knox Vegas DJ.
  • Sunday: Family Fun Day.

Before skating, you're required to fill out a waiver. They're available both at the rink and online.