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Holiday Ice Rink Pershing Square Opening & Tree Lighting Celebration 

November 7, 2023

Rink open November 16, 2023 – January 7, 2024

Tickets now on sale

WHAT: The Holiday Ice Rink Pershing Square has its official opening celebration in downtown Los Angeles, at the start of the SoCal holiday season.  On Thursday Nov 16 at 5pm, the Annual Opening Celebration features skating groups and soloists:

  • Area youth get first skate on the rink for 2023 Holiday Season
  • Professional Ice Skater Angela Wang will perform on the ice, as will the award-winning LA Ice Theater

Since turning professional in 2019, Angela Wang has been a principal skater for Willy Bietak Productions, Sun Valley on Ice, and a company member of Ice Dance International.  Her competitive career includes representing Team USA on both the Junior and Senior Grand Prix circuits, as well as at the 4 Continents Championships.

The Los Angeles Ice Theater was established in 2001 by Danelle Cole. Theater on Ice provides high quality performances and opportunities for figure skaters to perform and express themselves through dance, theater and music. Theater on Ice combines ice dancing, synchronized skating, jumps and spins with drama and music to tell a story or express an emotion or idea. In 2011 US Figure Skating officially sanctioned Theater on Ice as a competitive discipline.

  • City officials welcome the crowd and make remarks
  • Robert Keith, from Willy Bietak Productions, hosts the event
  • Program culminates in the lighting of the Pershing Square Holiday Tree

WHEN:            Thursday, November 16 | Crews please arrive by 4:45 pm for 5:00 pm start

WHERE:           The Holiday Ice Rink Pershing Square, 532 S. Olive St., Los Angeles, CA 90013

ARRANGE your coverage with:

David Barber – moc.yticilbupcd@rebrab.d 213-718-7100 | Tim Choy – moc.yticilbupcd@yohc.t 323-697-5309

Open seasonally, The Holiday Ice Rink Pershing Square has brought winter fun to sunny Los Angeles for over 20 years. At 7,200 square feet, it is the city’s largest outdoor rink, offering visitors professional-quality ice for skating and entertainment. The rink fosters community while embracing winter fitness and fun. 

About Willy Bietak Productions: Los Angeles-based Willy Bietak Productions is a full-service production company specializing in the development and production of high quality family entertainment. With a staff of award-winning designers, directors, choreographers and musical arrangers backed by a talented production and management team – Willy Bietak Productions conceives, packages and tours international entertainment spectaculars as well as special events.

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For press inquiries, please contact:

Davidson & Choy Publicity

David Barber moc.yticilbupcd@rebrab.d
Tim Choy moc.yticilbupcd@yohc.t

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