Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest

Friday, Jan 29, 2021 at 1:00pm

Blue Cross RiverRink
101 South Christopher Columbus Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19147


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Enjoy Ice Skating 7-days a week, cozy cabins and firepits, amusements, boardwalk games, and lots of delicious food and seasonal cocktails (21+)

Skate Times

Nobody without a timed ice skating ticket may enter the ice skating zone due to stringent capacity restrictions. This includes any accompanying guardian, who will need a ticket in order to enter this zone.

 - Skate entry times are up to 90 minutes maximum

 - Skate entry times start on the odd hours (11 am, 1 pm, 3 pm, 5 pm, 7 pm, 9 pm, 11 pm)

 - Please Note: The ice closes 30 minutes before the park closes.

Kid's Skate Helpers

 - Kid's skate helpers are available to rent for $5 per skate session at Guest Services.

 - Only one helper can be rented per entry time

 - Photo ID is required to reserve a skate helper  

 - Limited availability. First come, first serve.

Skate Rental Sizes

 - Toddler: 8 - 13

 - Kids: 1 - 4

 - Adult: 5 - 14

Additional Skating Amenities

 - Lockers are available for rent for $1. Lockers are cleaned out regularly.

 - Skate sharpening services are available for $10.

 - ​Cash and/or credit card payments are accepted on-site.

Ice Skating Tickets:
Ice Skating Admission: $5
Ice Skate Rental: $10

Click Here for Reserve Your Tickets In Advance

General Admission to Winterfest is free; ice skating, games, rides, and are pay-as-you-go (Guests will not be permitted to stroll the park with food and beverages). Winterfest is a dog-friendly site. However, dogs are not permitted in the skate-rental area, cabins, or the Lodge. Our team monitors capacity for the rink and for Winterfest attractions so that everyone is safe on-site.

5 pm - 12 am Amusements:

For the first time ever enjoy the best of Winterfest and Summerfest with a Ferris wheel and boardwalk games by Skelly's Amusements.

Boardwalk games: Balloon Water Race, Basketball Toss, and Balloon Dart are $5 per game
The Ferris wheel is $4 per ride. For children under 42” a guardian is required. Only 4 people from the same household are allowed in a Ferris wheel cabin.

1 PM - 1 1 PM Food and Beverages:

Winterfest has a variety of outdoor concessionaires including Chickie's & Pete's and Skelly's Amusements. There is always at least one concession stand open during skating times. Cash and/or credit card payments will be accepted at all on-site concessions. Guests are not permitted to stroll the park with food and beverages. All food and beverage must be enjoyed while seated.

Open-Air Lodge
A safe, open-air dining area featuring Chickie's & Pete's featuring delicious Crabfries and the Winterfest bar serving up creative winter cocktails.

At the Bar
Draft Beers
Troegs Perpetual IPA
Troegs Dreamweaver
Slyfox Christmas Ale
Yards IPA
Yards Brawler
Downeast Cider Original Blend
Miller Lite
Bud Light
Truly Wild Berry Cider
Twisted Tea

Specialty Drinks
Hot Chocolate with Pinnacle Whipped Vodka
Hot Linvilla Orchard Cider with Jim Beam Apple or Jim Beam Black
Mulled Wine, featuring red wine, Haku vodka, Truly seltzer, spices, anise, cinnamon, and cloves
A hostess will meet, greet, and seat guests.  All tables are spaced 6ft apart to ensure physical distancing. Indoor seating is limited for groups of 4 from the same household. Strolling with food and beverages is not permitted.
Skelly's Amusements

Enjoy seasonal favorites like funnel cake, s'mores kits, fried Oreos, hot dogs, hot cocoa, cider, and more. Enjoy this delicious fare in a physically distanced seating area. Four (4) people from the same household per table.

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