Marin on Ice Returns to Northgate this Holiday Season!

November 3, 2014

Marin on IceMarin on Ice, Marin County's only holiday ice skating rink, returns to Northgate in San Rafael for a second season of open-air skating, opening Saturday, November 8, 2014 and running through January 11, 2015. The rink will be open daily, from 2 to 9 pm Monday through Thursday and noon to 10 pm Friday through Sunday, including holidays.

The Marin on Ice rink will be located in the same spot as last year, in Northgate's Oaktree Plaza near Kohl's. This year the rink is bigger than, with 6,300 square feet of real ice.

Skating costs $15 per person, which includes skate rental, and "Skate Buddies" (the blue plastic chair-like supports) are available for beginnners of all ages. Skates are available in sizes from a child's 9 to an adult 13. Tickets are good all day, and include in-and-out privileges.

Frequent skaters can purchase books of 10 tickets and save 20%. Marin on Ice will also offer skate lessons this season for Tiny Tots (ages 3 to 6) and older kids ages 6 to 12.

Those lucky enough to have a birthday in November, December, or January can have a skate party at Marin on Ice! Birthday parties are offered during public skating hours, and the cost is $250 for up to 10 skaters. Two-hour parties include a private ice cabana, skate rental for everyone, a table and chairs, and more. The rink's three ice cabanas can be combined so parties can be for 10, 20, or 30 people. Private rink rentals are also available for your group, organization, or business. To book a party or private event, email Pete Mott, Marin on Ice manager, at

For more information on Marin on Ice, visit or call (707) 287-4825.

Northgate Mall is located off Highway 101 in San Rafael's Terra Linda area, between Northgate Drive and Las Gallinas Avenue. Plenty of free parking is available in the parking structure adjacent to the rink. Restroom facilities and plenty of restaurants can be found in the mall.

Disclosure: Marin on Ice is a Marin Mommies promotional partner.

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