1 Ice Skating

It is ice skating season at United Wireless Arena with several sessions available throughout the weekend.

Today's session will be from 4 to 5:30 p.m.; 6 to 7:30 p.m. and 8 to 9:30 p.m.

There will be no skating on Sunday, Christmas Eve.

Tickets will be $7 for skate rental or $5 if you bring your own skates.

There will also be socks available to buy for $1 and a $2 discount on skate rentals available for students who bring in a student ID.

2 Santa at Comfort Suites

Crafts, story time and hot cocoa will accompany Santa Claus as he stops in Dodge City a day early at the Comfort Suites in Dodge City.

The public is welcome to meet with Santa to get in those last minute gift requests as well as take photos with him.

There will be a $5 charge unless you are a guest at the hotel.

3 Christmas

Enjoy the next 3 days with family and friends, watch out for reindeer, grab the egg nog, get those last minute gifts, and don’t forget to set out the cookies and milk as Santa Claus makes his annual trip spreading cheer and happiness to everyone in Dodge City, Ford County and the rest of the world.

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