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Polar Plaza Kick Off on Shop Small Saturday

polar plaza kick off


November 27, 2021

12:00 - 3:00pm


Downtown Glen Ellyn
501 Crescent Blvd., Glen Ellyn


Bring the kiddos to see Santa and participate in a toy drive, listen to live Christmas music, watch figure skater performances, drink some hot cocoa and funnel cakes, go on a scavenger hunt, and please do all your holiday shopping in Glen Ellyn!

The Glen Ellyn Polar Plaza, pop-up skating rink, is scheduled to open by Thanksgiving through Presidents Day. The 60 foot by 40 foot synthetic ice skating rink will be located in the Glenwood/Crescent Parking Lot. The McChesney parking lot will remain open throughout Polar Plaza. We are asking all to come down to skate, shop, eat & repeat!

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The Schedule on Shop Small Saturday, November 27

10:30 a.m. FREE Family Holiday Movie, Arthur Christmas, located at the Glen Art Movie Theatre, 540 Crescent Blvd, Glen Ellyn

Noon - 3:00 p.m.

  • FREE Pictures with Santa. Snap a picture on Santa’s lap and help spread the magic of Christmas by bringing any new unwrapped toy for the Glen Ellyn Junior’s Annual Toy Drive. For more info:
  • Funnel Cake Food Truck, Heavenly Hot Dog Cart & Stam’s Hot Cocoa Cart!
  • Grab your skates, mail your Santa letter & explore Glen Ellyn on a Holiday Scavenger Hunt Adventure. Find all your clues and redeem for a prize!
  • Pick up a Shop Small Bag and receive a listing of Glen Ellyn’s best gift ideas for the holidays or visit:

12:15 p.m.      Glen Crest Figure Skater Aleksandra Johnson

12:30 p.m.     Glenbard South High School Raider Voices

1:00 p.m.      Announcement of the Go Green Glen Ellyn Fall Photo Contest

1:15 p.m. Glen Crest Figure Skater Aleksandra Johnson

1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Rock Around the Block with Jenny V James & the
singing your favorite holiday songs.


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