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The Rink at Wade Oval

New experiences, and new food and beverage offerings highlight a season of fun at The Rink at Wade Oval.

The Rink’s season runs through February 25.  Admission is $5 before 5 pm. and $10 after 5 pm.  Skaters will experience a new all-inclusive ticket package, complete with skates, a wide array of immersive activities and exclusive discounts to explore the wonders of Wade Oval's museums. 

“We’re transforming the Rink at Wade Oval into the neighborhood’s central hub for outdoor winter entertainment,” said David Robinson, UCI’s director of events & engagement.  “With new season-long programming, expanded food and beverage offerings and unique experiences for all ages, we invite the community to embrace the magic of winter.”

Ugly sweater nights, stand-up comedy and other unique elements have been added to elevate The Rink at Wade Oval total experience.

In February, a familiar favorite, Pink the Rink, returns with a twist. In addition to pink illuminated ice, February 10 and 17 will feature fun and festive Galentine’s and Valentine’s Day celebrations, respectively. 

The Wade Oval Information Center will host an expanded menu of café and beverage offerings including warm desserts and baked goods, specialty winter-themed cocktails and hot cocoa bombs with expanded coffee offerings. 

For hours of operation, ticket reservations, special events, private event rentals and more information on The Rink at Wade Oval, visit