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San Francisco’s Fiercest Drag Queens Return to the Safeway Holiday Ice Rink in Union Square for the Eighth Annual Drag Queens On Ice

Donna Sachet to serve as Mistress of Ceremonies with special guest Sister Roma of the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence

Thursday, December 7, 2017 from 8—9:30 p.m.

SAN FRANCISCO (October 25, 2017) – The Safeway Holiday Ice Rink in Union Square presented by Alaska Airlines is thrilled to announce the return of Drag Queens On Ice, San Francisco’s most fabulous holiday tradition, on Thursday, December 7 from 8–9:30 p.m. Now in its eighth year, Drag Queens On Ice will feature San Francisco’s fiercest drag queens, including Mutha Chucka, Paju Munro, Kylie-Pop and Mahlae Balenciaga, as they don their most gay apparel for an evening of special performances. Legendary San Francisco drag personality Donna Sachet will return to serve as Mistress of Ceremonies. Special guests for this year’s event includes the return Sister Roma of the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence and Queen Dilly Dally, the queen of make believe. To celebrate this annual event and the tenth anniversary of the Holiday Ice Rink at Union Square, Humphry Slocombe will serve its commemorative limited-edition flavor, “Chocolate Peppermint Death Drop,” an homage to the daring move known by both ice skaters and drag queens alike.

The event is open to all ages and free to watch. Tickets to skate alongside the queens and have the best seat in the house for the performances are $25 for adults and $20 for children. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased online at unionsquareicerink.com or in person at the ice rink ticket window in Union Square Park (333 Post Street in San Francisco).

“As Mistress of Ceremonies, you can think of me as your own, personal Queen Elsa, but with bigger hair, a smaller waist, and a fiercer lip-sync!” says Donna Sachet. “This year’s Drag Queens on Ice is sure to be more outrageous than ever.”

About the Safeway Holiday Ice Rink in Union Square presented by Alaska Airlines
Since 2007, the Safeway Holiday Ice Rink in Union Square presented by Alaska Airlines has delighted children and adults with a holiday-themed ice park located in San Francisco’s Union Square. Ticket prices are $18 for regular admission and $13 for children eight years old and under. Figure skate or hockey skate rental are included in the cost of admission. Ice rink hours are from 10 a.m. – 11:30 p.m. daily. A portion of ticket proceeds benefit the San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department. For tickets or more information, please visit www.unionsquareicerink.com or call 415-781-2688.

About Willy Bietak Productions
Santa Monica-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. For more information, please visit www.bietakproductions.com.

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