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RING IN THE HOLIDAYS AT THE CUBE’S  3rd ANNUAL HOLIDAY TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY, DEC. 1, 2023 in Valencia.

Get a Sneak Peak of the Holiday Skate Show – The Nightmare Before Christmas!

Valencia, Calif. – Join the City of Santa Clarita for the 3rd annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony at The Cube – Ice and Entertainment Center, Powered by FivePoint | Valencia on Friday, December 1, from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.  The Santa Clarita City Council along with Los Angeles Kings announcer Daryl Evans, will lead the community in a countdown as they flip the switch illuminating the stunning Christmas tree located directly on the ice!

This year, the event will feature holiday performances by local ice skaters who will be showcased in the upcoming Holiday Skate Show titled, “The Nightmare Before Christmas at The Cube.” Directly after the event, attendees are invited to join us for the public skate session from 7:30 – 9:00 p.m. where they will have the opportunity to take photos with the Kings Crew and LA Kings mascot Bailey, as well as Santa Clarita’s own beloved mascot, Sammy Clarita. Children will also have the chance to get in the holiday spirit by sledding down a real snow hill right next to the Christmas tree. Sleds will be provided.

Attendees can enjoy hot chocolate and snacks from The Grille or they can visit The Top Shelf for a variety of holiday drinks on the second floor. We also invite the community to join us as we cheer on the UCLA Bruins as they face off against the University of California, Berkeley at 8:15 p.m., on the NHL Rink. Attendees are encouraged to bring teddy bears or other stuffed toys for a teddy bear toss, which will take place after the first UCLA goal. All of the teddy bears tossed onto the ice will be donated to a local non-profit. 

“The Polar Express” Steams into The Cube on December 11, 2021.

Inaugural Holiday Ice Skating Show to Interpret Beloved Christmas Story.

Valencia, Calif. – All aboard! Take a magical journey to the north pole and back with a special performance of “The Polar Express” at The Cube – Ice and Entertainment Center. Join friends and family for The Cube’s inaugural holiday ice skating show on Saturday, December 11.

The all-local cast is proud to present its interpretation of this timeless Christmas classic with two shows (12:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.). “The Polar Express” will include more than a dozen featured skaters, a supporting cast of 66 skaters and special guest skaters who have yet to be announced.

The 90-minute performance will take place on the NHL Rink at The Cube. With the temperature kept at 54 degrees, attendees are encouraged to bring jackets, hats, mittens and blankets.

Three seating areas will be available for each show, giving you the chance to immerse yourself in the action. Seating in on-ice bleachers is $25 per person, table seating on the balcony overlooking the rink is $20 per person and upstairs bleacher seating is $15 per person.

Tickets can be purchased online by visiting TheCubeSantaClarita.com/HolidayShow. “The Polar Express” show at The Cube is being produced by The Cube’s certified ice skating instructors, Kymberly Tompkins and Lina Stroh.

The Cube is the Santa Clarita Valley’s home for ice and entertainment. In addition to public skating sessions each day, The Cube also offers youth and adult hockey leagues, ice skating lessons, hockey and figure skating practice times, birthday party packages, corporate meeting spaces and more.

For more information about programs and opportunities available at The Cube, please visit TheCubeSantaClarita.com or call (661) 257-CUBE.