Nov. 26, 2021


10:30 am - 9:00 pm

Winter Open 2021 presented by 1st Source Bank

Mark your calendar for the first annual Winter Open presented by 1st Source Bank at Howard Park!

We’re celebrating the official opening of ice skating season with an entire day of FREE activities for the whole family.

Whether you have tickets to skate, just want to get the kids out of the house, or want to shop the Howard Holiday Market, the park will be bustling with holiday excitement.

10:30am: Ceremonial First Skate
11am-1pm: Complimentary hot cocoa for guests
1pm-3pm: Special guests including Spark, the Grinch, one of Santa’s Elves, and more!
3pm-5pm: Kids Corner including story times (3pm/3:15pm/4pm/4:15pm) and kids crafts
5pm-7pm: Carolers, crafting from the Botany Shop, and the opening of the Howard Holiday Market
7pm-9pm: DJ Skate Night and the Howard Holiday Market

To purchase your tickets to skate, click here:

219 S. St. Louis Blvd.
South Bend, IN

Building Hours

Mon.–Fri.  8:00 AM–8:00 PM
Saturday  10:00 AM–8:00 PM
Sunday  1:00 PM–8:00 PM

Park Hours

Daily  6:00 AM–11:00 PM

(574) 299-4765


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