Toys for Tots Open Skate
Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza will open its doors for public ice skating this Thursday, December 13th for the 15th Annual Toys for Tots Open Skate presented by Utz in support of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program.
Anyone bringing a new, unwrapped toy or making a $5.00 contribution to Toys for Tots is permitted to participate in the Open Skate.
The Open Skate will run from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Complimentary snacks will be available for guests’ courtesy of Utz Snack Foods and light refreshments will be available for purchase with partial proceeds donated to Toys for Tots.
All guests in attendance will have the opportunity to win some great prizes while at the event including tickets to select Mohegan Sun Arena events including The Harlem Globetrotters, Disney On Ice, World Championship Ice Racing, Justin Moore, Steve Martin and Martin Short, The Roadshow Tour, WWE Smackdown Live, TOBYMAC, Monster Jam and Club Seats for a Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins game.
All guests 12 and under will receive a complimentary voucher valid for a free kids ticket with the purchase of an adult ticket for World Championship Ice Racing on January 25th.
A special holiday performance will be presented by skaters from the Diamond City Figure Skating Club, plus Santa Tux from the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins will be in attendance.
This is the only day throughout the year that the public is allowed to skate on the ice at Mohegan Sun Arena, home to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. Patrons must bring their own skates to participate in the Open Skate. Mohegan Sun Arena will not have skates on site for rent and all guests that will be going on to the ice will need to be wearing skates.
Skate rentals are available at the Toyota SportsPlex (Community Ice Rink) at Coal St. in Wilkes-Barre for $3 per pair starting at 4PM on Wednesday, December 12th. There are a limited number of skate rentals available. Proper photo ID and a credit card must be presented to rent skates. All skates must be returned to the Toyota SportsPlex at Coal St. before 1pm on Friday, December 14th. For more information on the Toyota SportsPlex, please visit their website at http://toyotasportsplex.com.
For more information on the U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots Program, please visit http://www.toysfortots.org.
Mohegan Sun Arena is owned by the Luzerne County Convention Center Authority and Managed by SMG.