“Winter on the Water” Celebration

Event Date: 
Saturday, December 1, 2012 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm

The Washington Harbour presents Winter on the Water, a celebration of Washington, DC’s newest and largest outdoor ice skating rink.

The Washington Harbour Ice Rink will be inaugurated with a fete of continuous strolling entertainers, ice skating performances, choral singers, a St. Lucia procession, and creative lighting effects, along with special food and beverages served outdoors by Washington Harbour restaurants, including the new Farmers Fishers Bakers.

Special guests include radio personality Tommy McFly who will emcee the event from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m., and will take the coveted opportunity to drive the ice resurfacing machine on the rink.

Performance Schedule:

4:00 p.m.: Montana Ignacio – Ice skating performance

4:30 p.m.: Georgetown Phantoms – 30 minute a cappella performance

5:00 p.m. The Gardens Figure Skating Club – Ice skating performance

5:15 p.m.: St. Lucia Procession from the House of Sweden

5:30 p.m.: Swedish Choir Performance

6:00 p.m.: Mini-Supremes Bowie ISI Synchronized Skating Team – Ice skating performance

At 11,800 square feet, the new Washington Harbour Ice Rink is DC’s largest outdoor ice skating venue, and is also larger than New York City’s Rockefeller Center rink.

SPECIAL NOTE: Winter on the Water complements the Swedish Christmas Bazaar being held at the neighboring House of Sweden from 11:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. at 2900 K Street, NW on December 1. The Swedish choir will present a St. Lucia procession from the bazaar into the Washington Harbour plaza at 5:15 p.m. then perform carols at Winter on the Water. For more information about the bazaar, call 703-628-6517 and visit http://www.swea.org/washingtondc