Elfingrove with Scotland’s ‘biggest ice rink’ set to return to Glasgow this Christmas
Scotland’s biggest party event is set to return to Glasgow in December, offering guests the chance to enjoy the country’s largest ice rink as well as a magical winter walk.
Scheduled from December 2 to 24, itison’s popular Elfingrove will transform the banks of the Kelvin River into an immersive and magical 60-minute journey.
The Elfin Trail is designed to take guests on a wonderful walk along the Elfin River through Kelvingrove Park.
They’ll get to see seven incredible creatures brought to life by a team of world-class sound, lighting and set designers before reaching Elfingrove Kingdom and Street Food Village.
The event will also include the Ice Experience, which will see the creation of Scotland’s largest ice rink, custom built for skaters to ice skate with a transparent roof covered in the beautiful setting of a beautifully lit Kelvingrove Museum.
The itison team says the Ice experience also comes with a unique “Mallow Café” for skateboarders to enjoy a hot drink and a mallow inspired treat.
The festive event is expected to create over 200 jobs and generate a multi-million pound windfall for the local economy.
Earlybird tickets for the Magical Festive Event will go on sale from Wednesday October 6 at www.itison.com/elfingrove.
Speaking of the return of the popular event, itison CEO and director of Elfingrove, Oli Norman, believes the event will rival that of famous cities around the world.
He said: “From Rockefeller Center in New York to Ice World in Vienna, I have skated on some of the most iconic ice rinks in the world. Creating ours at the Kelvingrove Museum to compete with these great cities is a true honor.
“With the Elfin Trail we have created a truly magical winter walk through an area of Kelvingrove Park that takes you to the Kelvin River (Elfin!).
“If you love GlasGLOW, you will love the Elfin Trail.”
The show will also see the return of the Elfingrove Legacy Fund (ELF) – the community engagement initiative that sees thousands of tickets donated to families who need them most and funds an investment project in the city.
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