The Winter Open Presented by 1st Source Bank

We’re celebrating the official opening of ice skating season with  activities and everyone is invited. The park will be bustling with holiday excitement, so sip, skate, and shop your way around Howard Park.

Winter Open

Everyone is invited for an entire day full of fun and free activities for every age.

10:00 AM: Irish Figure Skating Club
10:20 AM: River City Rovers
10:30 AM: Complimentary donuts and hot chocolate available (first come, first served until gone)
11:00 AM: First session of the ice skating season begins
12:30 PM: FREE face paint and balloon artist for kids
1:00 PM: Special character appearances including Spark, The Grinch, Frozone, Elsa, and more!
2:30 PM: Frosty the Snowman movie inside the Event Center Centier Commons
4:00 PM – 8:00 PM: Howard Holiday Market begins inside Howard Park Event Center
7:00 PM – 10:30 PM: DJ Skate Night with The Music Machine Glow Skate (7-8:30pm) and DJ Ruffcutt (9-10:30pm)

Howard Holiday Market


Located inside the Howard Park Event Center, it’s the perfect opportunity to start your holiday shopping from local, unique vendors.

4:00 PM – 8:00 PM Friday | 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM Saturday