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11/21/2019 - Lupinacci Invites Huntington Residents to Town’s First Winter Wonderland Free Ice Skating Event at Dix Hills Ice Rink

Event Features Free Skate Rentals, Ugly Sweater Contest, Live Entertainment, Pictures with Santa, Free Hot Chocolate, Holiday Ornament Decorating, Toy Giveaway & Food Concessions


Dix Hills – Supervisor Chad A. Lupinacci and the Town of Huntington Dix Hills Ice Rink will host the Winter Wonderland at Dix Hills Ice Rink, featuring free ice skating, an ugly sweater contest, live entertainment, holiday crafts, photos with Santa and more, on Saturday, December 14 from 5pm to 9pm at the Dix Hills Ice Rink located at 575 Vanderbilt Parkway, Dix Hills.


“We are excited to bring a festive night of free ice skating, entertainment, crafts and much more to the Huntington community featuring the Dix Hills Ice Rink with big thanks to PetSmart for their generous donations,” said Supervisor Chad A. Lupinacci.


Attendees will be greeted at the Dix Hills Park facility with holiday lights and decorations, selfie stations, and opportunities to take a picture with Santa Claus, who will be giving away free stuffed animals donated by PetSmart.


Activities will include free ice skating and free skate rentals, an ugly sweater contest, decorating holiday ornaments to take home for free and opportunities to win prizes.


The Dix Hills Ice Rink food concession stand will be open for business and giving away free hot chocolate.


The crowd will be entertained with live holiday entertainment by the Huntington High School Band Ensemble, Huntington High School Chorus, and Stimson Middle School Teen Tones Chorus.


Questions about the event can be directed to the Parks and Recreation Department at (631) 351-3089.


Dix Hills Park Ice Rink is a state-of-the-art, indoor, full-sized, year round skating facility, with all amenities. The building, which sits amidst 150 acres of spectacular parkland, is designed in manner of a ski lodge, open and airy, with sloped ceilings and a rustic feel and look. The Ice Rink Pro Shop stocks a wide variety of equipment and supplies, ranging from laces to dresses. The service is courteous. You can even have your skates sharpened while you wait. The Ice Rink offers public sessions, figure skating, time, group skating lessons, private skating lessons, adult and youth hockey programs. In addition to locker rooms, there are activity room available and food concession on-site in addition to vending machine service for snacks and drinks.