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Safeway Holiday Ice Rink Returns to Union Square with a New and Exciting Season of Outdoor Ice Skating and Holiday Festivities

September 28, 2015

Safeway Holiday Ice Rink Returns to Union Square with a New and Exciting Season of Outdoor Ice Skating and Holiday Festivities San Francisco’s Most Bustling, Festive Holiday Locale Celebrates 8th Anniversary November 4, 2015 – January 18, 2016 SAN FRANCISCO (September 28, 2015)  – The Safeway Holiday Ice Rink in Union Square presented by Bank of the West, a San Francisco holiday tradition,…

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The Polar Bear Skate Returns to the Safeway Holiday Ice Rink in Union Square presented by Bank of the West

December 24, 2014

California-Style Polar Bear Plunge Becomes Tradition in San Francisco’s Union Square WHAT: The Safeway Holiday Ice Rink in Union Square presented by Bank of the West is putting its own spin on Canada’s “Polar Bear Plunge” with the San Francisco-Style Polar Bear Skate. In this version, ice skaters are encouraged to come in their favorite bathing suit and beach apparel.…

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Bay Area Drag Queens Return to the Safeway Holiday Ice Rink in Union Square Presented by Bank of the West for a Night of Lip-Syncing, Lipstick and Lashes with the 5th Annual Drag Queens On Ice: Glitz and Glamour!

December 2, 2014

Donna Sachet to serve as Mistress of Ceremonies with special guest Sister Roma of the Order of Perpetual Indulgence SAN FRANCISCO (November 21, 2014) – The Safeway Holiday Ice Rink in Union Square presented by Bank of the West is thrilled to announce the return of Drag Queens On Ice: Glitz and Glamour, San Francisco’s most fabulous holiday tradition presented…

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Safeway Holiday Ice Rink Returns to Union Square for Another Magical Year of Outdoor Ice Skating and Holiday Festivities

October 27, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO (October, 8, 2014)  – The Safeway Holiday Ice Rink in Union Square presented by Bank of the West, a San Francisco holiday tradition, will kick off the ice skating season on Wednesday, November 5, 2014 with a lineup of jubilant and festive activities for all ages. The ice rink will remain open through Monday, January 19, 2015. The…

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San Francisco’s Drag Queens Return to the Holiday Ice Rink in Union Square for a Night of Laughs, Lipstick and Lashes with the 4th Annual Drag Queens On Ice: An Eleganza Extravaganza!

December 10, 2013

Donna Sachet to serve as Mistress of Ceremonies with special guest Sister Roma of the Order of Perpetual Indulgence. SAN FRANCISCO (December 04, 2013) – The Safeway Holiday Ice Rink in Union Square presented by Alaska Airlines is thrilled to announce the return of Drag Queens On Ice: An Eleganza Extravaganza, San Francisco’s most fabulous holiday tradition presented by Visit…

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Safeway Holiday Ice Rink in Union Square presented by Alaska Airlines Launches Virtual Queue App

December 10, 2013

Union Square visitors can holiday shop while waiting in virtual queue for their turn to ice skate. SAN FRANCISCO (November 26, 2013)  – The Safeway Holiday Ice Rink in Union Square presented by Alaska Airlines launched a mobile app during this year’s ice skating season, providing visitors with a virtual queue, special offers from local retailers and ice rink information…

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Safeway Holiday Ice Rink Returns to Union Square for Another Magical Year of Outdoor Ice Skating and Holiday Festivities

October 28, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO (September 19, 2013)  –The Safeway Holiday Ice Rink in Union Square presented by Alaska Airlines, a San Francisco holiday tradition, will kick off the ice skating season Wednesday, November 6, 2013 and will be opened through Monday, January 20, 2014. The ice rink in Union Square is the premier location for outdoor ice skating among the vibrant lights…

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POLAR BEAR SKATE

December 27, 2012

WHAT:    The Safeway Holiday Ice Rink in Union Square presented by Alaska Airlines is putting its own spin on Canada’s “Polar Bear Swim” with the San Francisco-Style Polar Bear Skate. With California style in mind, ice skaters are encouraged to come in their favorite bathing suit and beach blanket apparel. The first 100 ice skaters will receive a special polar…

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2012 Fact Sheet

November 5, 2012

Dates Wednesday, November 7, 2012 – Monday, January 21, 2013 Closes at 9:30 p.m. on December 31, 2012 Information 415.781.2688 / www.unionsquareicerink.com Hours of Operation 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 p.m. Daily 90 minute sessions that start on every even hour Private party bookings* available Mondays & Tuesdays, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. or 8:00 – 10:00 p.m. *Sessions not open to…

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Boys & girls Club of San Francisco

November 5, 2012

Safeway Holiday Ice Rink in Union Square presented by Alaska Airlines To Host the Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco WHAT: Safeway Holiday Ice Rink in Union Square presented by Alaska Airlines is inviting the children of the Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco to indulge in the ice rink festivities Wednesday, November 14. Safeway will be providing…

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