Skating in the Upcountry
Ice skating? In the Upcountry? There sure is!
There are three fun and family-friendly ice rinks that are built during the holiday season (as you know, it’s not very cold here). They open in late November and run into January with each one offering a variety of options for you, your friends, and your family.
Ice on Main – Greenville
Located in the heart of downtown Greenville, United Community Bank’s Ice on Main is an open-air ice skating rink. Monitor up-to-the-minute information about weather and rink hours or you can follow the excitement on the Ice on Main Facebook page.
Ice on Main is now in its ninth season and has become a holiday favorite for downtown Greenville residents and visitors. Get more information about:
Skating on the Square – Spartanburg
Skating on the Square is an open-air ice rink, located at Morgan Square in the heart of Spartanburg. You can skate all day long if you want to! You can skate, leave, and come back later in the day.
If you don’t know how to skate, don’t worry, you are not alone. Many are first-time skaters and skating instructors are available for lessons. Please check the city of Spartanburg website for hours and details or you can follow them on Facebook.
Holiday Ice – Anderson
Experience Holiday Ice at Carolina Wren Park in Anderson. This synthetic ice rink will be open to the public from November 15th to January 5th. It is open 7 days a week and features a kiddie rink for those under 6 years old. Hours and other details can be found on their website. You can also keep up to date with this special Holiday event by checking out the Holiday Ice Facebook page.
Bring your whole family and enjoy any or all of these delightful ice skating venues. You’ll find plenty of help for beginners (skating experience not required) or for those who haven’t been on the ice in a while. When you are not skating, you can enjoy hot seasonal drinks and fun entertainment while taking in all of the holiday fun and excitement.
If you enjoy ice skating and building holiday traditions, be sure to take advantage of one of these three downtown locations, including Greenville, Spartanburg, and Anderson.
Celebrate the holiday season right here in the Upstate with one of America’s favorite winter traditions – ice skating!