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Theme Nights at the Ice Rink presented by Lehigh Valley Reilly Children’s Hospital

November 8, 2022 | Written by Amanda Seemayer, Marketing & Social Media Intern

You know what’s great?  Ice skating at our new Ice Rink at SteelStacks, presented by Lehigh Valley Reilly Children’s Hospital.  You know what’s even better?  Coming out to one of our Theme Nights.  On select days and times, we’ll have all sorts of fun, ranging from giveaways to our upcoming events to meeting up with your favorite characters.

There’s a bit of fun for everyone!

Elf Night

“I thought maybe we could make gingerbread houses, and eat cookie dough, and go ice skating, and – maybe even hold hands.” – Buddy The Elf

Our first Theme Night will be Elf Night, sponsored by Lehigh Valley Health Network.  Join us on Wednesday November 30 at 6:30 and 8:30pm.  It sounds like the best way to spread Christmas cheer to us!  We’ll be playing Elf while you skate, and be sure to participate in our trivia contest.

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Be sure to get your tickets for Elf Night here!

Pride Night

We will be partnering with the Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center to present our Pride Night on Thursday December 1 at 6:30 and 8:30pm.  Former Miss Gay Pennsylvania Elektra Fearce St. James will be hosting both skating sessions.  She’ll be giving away ArtsQuest tickets to whomever she feels like giving ’em to, maybe even including our upcoming A Golden Girls Drag Christmas Show.  It’ll be a fabulous time!

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Be sure to get your tickets for Pride Night here!

Superhero Skate

It’s a bird!  It’s a plane!  No, it’s Superhero Skate, sponsored by LVHN!

On Sunday December 4 at 10:30am and 12:30pm, we’ll be joined by Captain America and Wonder Woman for a special skate day.  Be sure to take a picture with your favorite superhero at this super event!

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Be sure to get your tickets for Superhero Skate here!

Star Wars Skate

May the force be with you on Tuesday December 6 at 6:30 and 8:30pm!  Join us in a galaxy far, far away for some trivia, impressions, and giveaways to ArtsQuest events.  Who knows… maybe some troopers will be skating amongst us.

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Be sure to get your tickets for Star Wars Skate here!

Disco & Soul Train Night

It’ll be Studio 54 on ice on Wednesday December 7 at 6:30 and 8:30pm!  Dust off the go-go boots, and DJ Jamal Knight will be spinning all of the funkiest tunes at both skating sessions.  Dressing up is highly encouraged, as we’ll be giving away tickets to upcoming ArtsQuest shows to the grooviest guys and gals.

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Be sure to get your tickets for Disco & Soul Train Night here!

Emo Night

I chimed in with a “Haven’t you people ever heard of…. going to emo skate at SteelStacks?!”

Get your black eyeliner ready for Emo Night on Thursday December 8 at 6:30 and 8:30pm.  We’ll be blasting all of our emo favorites to prove to Mom that it’s not a phase.

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Be sure to get your tickets for Emo Night here!

Skate with St. Nick

Have you been nice… or have you been naughty?  Either way, St. Nick will be joining us on Sunday December 11 at 10:30am and 12:30pm.  Sponsored by LVHN, it’ll be a jolly good time for all ages!

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Be sure to get your tickets for Skate with St. Nick here!

Mascot Skate

On Sunday December 11 at 2:30 and 4:30pm, come hit the ice with all of your favorite mascots!  We’ll have opportunities to take pictures with the Candy Cane Elf and The Grinch!

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Be sure to get your tickets for Mascot Night here!

90s Skate Night

Set your VCR to record all of your 90s faves, and join us on Tuesday December 13 at 6:30 and 8:30pm for 90s Skate Night, sponsored by Wiz Kids.  90s attire encouraged!  There will be tons of 90s throwback tunes, trivia, chances to win 90s themed prizes, and other upcoming ArtsQuest shows.

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Be sure to get your tickets for 90s Skate Night here!

Phantoms Night

On Wednesday December 14 at 6:30 and 8:30pm, partnered with the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, come support the Lehigh Valley’s favorite hockey team!  We’ll have discounted admission to the games, and anyone wearing Phantoms gear will receive $2 off their admission at the box office.  meLVin will be there and all skaters will get some Phantoms swag!

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Be sure to get your tickets for Phantoms Night here!

Latin Night

On Thursday December 15 at 6:30 and 8:30pm, we’re partnering with La Mega to present a Latin Night!  Salsa to your favorite Latin tunes with us.

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Be sure to get your tickets for Latin Night here!

Frozen Skate

Let it goooo, let it go, with our Frozen Skate on Sunday December 18 at 10:30am and 12:30pm.  Straighten your tiara and come on out for Frozen Skate! Skaters will be joined by Elsa, Anna, and Kristoff on the ice!  Photo opportunities will be available with all of these characters.

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Be sure to get your tickets for Frozen Skate here!

Taylor Swift Night

“Cause the players gonna play, play, play, play, play. And the haters gonna hate, hate, hate, hate, hate. Baby, I’m just gonna skate, skate, skate, skate, skate….” – Taylor Swift. Once, maybe.

Hey, Lovers! Do you have a Reputation as the best skater you know? Well all the Folklore is true: we’ll be hosting Taylor Swift Night on the ice.  Be sure to join us with your scarf on Tuesday December 20 at 6:30 and 8:30pm.

Be Fearless as you jam out to all your favorite T Swift tunes, while skating and having a blast with fellow Swifties. It’ll be the most fun you’ve had since 1989 and for-Evermore… But rest assured you can still make it home before Midnight(s).

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Be sure to get your tickets for Taylor Swift Night here!

80s Skate Night

On Wednesday December 21 at 6:30 and 8:30pm, throw it back to the 1980s with us!  It’ll feel like the Skateaway days of yore on the ice for 80s Night as we bust out all the classic tunes!  Come dressed in some rockin’ 80s gear or answer a trivia question from the era of big hair and bigger shoulder pads and you could get tickets to a variety of ArtsQuest events!

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Be sure to get your tickets for 80s Skate Night here!

Y2K Pop Night

Sadly, all good things must come to an end, as Y2K Pop Night on Thursday December 22 at 6:30 and 8:30pm will be our last Theme Night.  A night of skating to your favorite Y2K hits! From Britney, to Gwen, to S Club 7, to the Internet dialup tone, we’ll make sure you feel true nostalgia!  Show up in your favorite Y2K ensemble and you could win tickets to a variety of ArtsQuest programming.

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Be sure to get your tickets for Y2K Pop Night here!

Any of this sound good?

We’ll be happy for you to join us on any of these days and times! Remember, skating is not limited to any of these events. The Ice Rink, presented by Lehigh Valley Reilly Children’s Hospital will be open until January 1!

To Reserve Your Tickets to Skate at the Ice Rink at SteelStacks please visit ChristmasCity.org/skate.