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Kristi Yamaguchi Downtown Ice in San Jose presented by First Tech Federal Credit Union and Alaska Airlines Has An Event For Everyone

When it comes to premier San Jose events, Kristi Yamaguchi Downtown Ice in San Jose presented by First Tech Federal Credit Union and Alaska Airlines is one of the most beloved. And this year’s event is full of holiday fun.

From the first skate session on November 20 through the holiday season’s last hurrah on January 9, there will be ice skating and special events for everyone at this year’s Kristi Yamaguchi Downtown Ice in San Jose presented by First Tech Federal Credit Union and Alaska Airlines.

The ice rink—at 120 S. Market Street in downtown San Jose—officially opens on November 20 at 10 a.m. A special Opening Celebration is set for Monday, November 22, 5:30-7 p.m. Some of the most popular events from the past are returning this year, including skating for the animals with the Humane Society Silicon Valley and Silent Skate. There will also be spontaneous musical performances and special sponsor gatherings, all happening in downtown San Jose at the ice rink in the historic Circle of Palms.

Join us for one or all of our festive holiday events:

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Opening Celebration - 25th Anniversary

Monday, November 22, 2021 | 5:30-7 p.m.

Kristi Yamaguchi Downtown Ice in San Jose presented by First Tech Federal Credit Union and Alaska Airlines opens with a special ceremony to kick off a new season of outdoor ice skating and holiday festivities. Enjoy special performances on and off the ice, appearances from Kristi Yamaguchi and other local dignitaries, and festive activities for the whole family.

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Silent Skate

Thursday, December 16 | 7 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. sessions

A silent disco on ice, Silent Skate Party transports guests from bustling San Jose to a skate dance party like no other. Headphones will be provided to all skaters, who can choose one of three stations to listen to as they skate. Tickets are $25 per person.

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Musical Mondays presented by Broadway San Jose

Mondays | 5:30pm and 7:00pm sessions

Every Monday, join us and skate to songs from Broadway's biggest and best musicals. This season, you’ll be treated to special live performances by local talent, plus have opportunities to win tickets to upcoming Broadway San Jose productions and fun show swag.

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Pet Pantry Skate Drive with Humane Society Silicon Valley

Saturday, December 4, 2021 | Noon–3 p.m.

Join us Dec 4th  from 12pm to 3pm for Humane Society Silicon Valley Pet Pantry Skate Drive. Bring your family and friends, meet some HSSV alumni animals, and bring a bag of pet food for our furry friends! Unopened wet and dry food for cats and dogs are needed.

Whether you visit for the ice skating, to attend special outdoor activities, or partake of San Jose events for the holidays, this year’s Kristi Yamaguchi Downtown Ice in San Jose presented by First Tech Federal Credit Union and Alaska Airlines will definitely deliver the entertainment and holiday cheer.

Special Events Calendar

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SILENT SKATE

A silent disco on ice, Silent Skate Party transports guests from bustling San Jose to a skate dance party like no other. Headphones will be provided to all skaters, who…

Recurring

SILENT SKATE

A silent disco on ice, Silent Skate Party transports guests from bustling San Jose to a skate dance party like no other. Headphones will be provided to all skaters, who…

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