Ice skating at the Coliseum pushed back, set to open at end of month

Ice skating at the Coliseum pushed back, set to open at end of month
Coast Coliseum officials want to stress that the ice floor issue will not impact the Disney on Ice shows scheduled for later this month. (Photo source: WLOX)

BILOXI, Miss. (WLOX) - Plans to open the Mississippi Coast Coliseum for public ice skating have been delayed, but a new opening date is now set.

Crews installing the ice floor said last week that the ice wasn’t freezing correctly. So they’re having to pull up the ice that was already laid down and make repairs. The process of layering the ice takes time, and crews are working around the clock to get the ice issue solved as quickly as possible.

Public ice skating was originally scheduled to start Friday, November 8. The new opening date is now Tuesday, November 26, after the Disney On Ice shows running November 21-24.

Public ice skating will run through January 6, 2020. Visit MSCoastColiseum.com for full schedule.

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