Watford’s Big Skate is back for its fourth year

Book your tickets for the Big Skate.

Published: Tuesday, 21st November 2017 Big Skate image

The Big Skate, which saw thousands of visitors take to the ice in 2016, is back for the fourth year in a row.

Part of Watford Borough Council’s Big Events series, the outdoor ice rink will measure 15 metres by 25 metres and an incredible 40,000 litres of water will be used to make the ice.

Following on from the success of last year, the Birmingham Freestyle Skaters will be back opening the event and performing on the ice and providing tips to skaters.

There will be a viewing area and bar, serving festive food and drinks for all ages. The rink will be adorned with a host of twinkling Christmas tree and fairy lights to provide a cosy and festive atmosphere.

Councillor Karen Collett, Cabinet Member for Community said: “We have always had an excellent turn out for the Big Skate and I’m sure this year will be no different. It’s such a wonderful event leading up to Christmas and the New Year and even well into January. I hope the residents of Watford and nearby will be thrilled to take to the ice again!”

For more information, opening times and to book your tickets, please visit www.watfordbigevents.co.uk.

The Big Events series is a series of outdoor events organised by Watford Borough Council and held in the town centre and Cassiobury Park. The Big Skate runs from 25 November to 14 January. It is closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.

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