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Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest
101 South Columbus Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19106

What are the current safety protocols for Summerfest? 
Our top priority is the safety of our visitors and staff.  The Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest team is working around the clock to ensure that the site is safe for all by adhering to strict health and safety guidelines established by the City of Philadelphia as well as recommendations from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) including.

If you have any other questions about how we are addressing COVID-19 at Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest, please reach out to us at riverrink@drwc.org.
 
When is Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest open? What are your hours?
We are open from May 7 through September 26, 2021, 7 days a  week, including holidays. Please note that all activities, including the RiverRink, close 30 minutes before the park closes.
 
For updates on our hours and weather-related closures, visit us at RiverRink.com or follow us on  FacebookTwitter, and Instagram for updates. 
 
How do I purchase tickets for roller skating?
Guests can reserve ice skating tickets in advance. We encourage visitors to spread out their visits and choose a time that works best for them.
 
Do you have restrooms available?
Yes. Restrooms are available on-site. They are sanitized frequently to ensure guests have a safe and comfortable experience.
 
How do I purchase tickets for games?
Tickets for games and rides can be purchased on-site. Cash and/or credit cards are accepted.
 
Can I still visit the site, even if I don’t want to skate?
Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest is free and open to the public with roller skating and other on-site amenities, including pay-as-you-go food and drink. Due to limited capacity, guests who do not have roller skating reservations may not be permitted on-site once we reach capacity.
 
Is Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest open in inclement weather?
Our team monitors the weather and posts updates on social media and RiverRink.com in the event of inclement weather.
 
Do you provide refunds?
For inquiries regarding ticketing please contact our ticketing partner Showclix directly at 1-888-718-4253. For general ticketing inquiries please contact our team at RiverRink@drwc.org.
 
In the event that your ticket purchase can’t be honored on the day and time, it was purchased, our team will be in contact with other options. 
 

You can also adjust your ticket for another date/time of equal value via the self-service ticket exchange option on your Showclix account

You may also contact Showclix directly at 1-888-718-4253 or email the Winterfest team at riverrink@drwc.org. Please note that due to volume, these methods may take 3-5 business days for replies.

Can I purchase tickets on-site?
We strongly encourage visitors to reserve ice skating tickets in advance due to limited capacity. Tickets are expected to sell out in advance and there is no guarantee tickets will be available once you arrive at the park. However, if tickets are available when guests arrive on site, they may be purchased at the box office.
 
Can I rent a locker?
Yes. Lockers are available for rent for $1 in the skate rental area. 
 
 
Can I rent skates on-site? 
Yes. Roller skates are available to rent on-site for $10 and sanitized after each use. 
 
Can I bring my own skates?
Yes. Guests may bring their own skates; they are still required to pay the price of skate admission ($5).
 
Is group ice skating available? 
For group skating inquiries, email riverrink@drwc.org.
 

Can I host a private event?
For event inquiries, please contact our team at riverrink@drwc.org.

What are the food and beverage options?
Philly favorites Chickie’s & Pete’s and Skelly’s Amusements, offer tasty eats like CrabFries®,  funnel cake, and other tasty treats. Seasonal libations, craft beers, and other creative cocktails are also available for guests 21+.
 
 
Can I bring outside food and beverage to the site?
No outside food and beverages are allowed on-site. Food and beverages can be purchased at Chickie’s & Pete’s, and Skelly’s Amusements.
 
Are dogs allowed on-site?
Dogs are allowed on-site but are not permitted inside the Lodge, skate rental area, or the warming cabins.
 
Do you have parking available? How do I get to Winterfest on public transit?
Yes. Review our Directions page for information about nearby parking lots and public transportation options.