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Pacific Ice Outdoor Community Ice Rink Returning for Second Season at Port of Everett's Waterfront Place

Date: Oct 18, 2022

Pacific Ice Ad
Everett, Wash.
— The Port of Everett, in partnership with rink operator Blue Line Sports & Entertainment, is excited to announce the return of the award-winning Pacific Ice outdoor community ice rink to Waterfront Place for its second winter season.

The real ice, pop-up rink, located at the Port’s Pacific Rim Plaza in front of Hotel Indigo’s Jetty Bar & Grille (1028 13th Street, Everett, WA 98201), is set to open Nov. 18 and run daily thru Jan. 9, 2023.

Operating hours are Monday-Friday; 4-10 p.m. and Saturday-Sunday; 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Extended holiday hours are offered from Dec. 19-Jan. 2.

“Blue Line Sports & Entertainment is thrilled to present the second annual season of Pacific Ice at Waterfront Place,” said Joe Nichols, president of Blue Line Sports & Entertainment. “We are excited to partner with the Port of Everett again to bring this wonderful event to the community. We invite you to come join us at Pacific Ice for ice skating, hot chocolate, and a fun family-friendly winter experience.” 

Last year’s Pacific Ice quickly became a community favorite. It even took home industry recognition as part of the American Association of Port Authorities Lighthouse Awards receiving an Award of Excellence (1st place) in the special events category. The AAPA Lighthouse Awards highlight the best in port programs across the industry.

Get in the spirit with a look at last year’s opening day. CLICK HERE TO VIEW PHOTO GALLERY.

You can pre-purchase your tickets online (suggested) or walk up (first come, first served). The rink also offers opportunities for private event rentals, from birthday to holiday parties. Visit www.portofeverett.com/pacificice to learn more and to make reservations. 

While you’re visiting the all-ages rink, be sure to snap a photo with the Port’s waterfront lighting displays and swing into your favorite waterfront restaurant. In addition to the 35-foot “frozen fountain” tree, new this year are crashing waves and leaping salmon along the promenade, up from around Nov. 15 thru Feb. 22.

MARK YOUR CALENDARS: The Port of Everett’s annual Holiday on the Bay is scheduled for Dec. 3 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Port’s Pacific Rim Plaza. The community festival includes a pop-up holiday market, a tree-lighting ceremony, visits from Santa and “Frozen”-inspired royalty, lighted boats on parade, a toy drive and free family-friendly activities including kids’ crafts, face painting, cookie decorating, s’mores roasting, Touch-a-Truck, fire truck rides and more. Back by popular demand, we will also see the return of our drive-in movies (reservation required). New this year – Food Truck Alley offering international flavors! Full lineup for the day to be announced Nov. 1.

For more information, contact Catherine Soper, Port of Everett Marketing & Communications Director, at catherines@portofeverett.com.

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