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Winter at The Wharf Festivities

December 21, 2015

 Holiday Season to Heat Up with 'Winter at The Wharf' Festivities

Ice skating and camel rides highlight planned onsite activities 
Orange Beach, Ala. (Nov. 10, 2015)— This holiday season, The Wharf will transform into a winter wonderland offering a full series of festivities including the return of ice skating, featuring a large rink with real ice.
Beginning Nov. 23, The Wharf will offer something for everyone through a number of recurring events, including:
Ice Skating
Skate on real ice Nov. 23 through Jan. 10. The rink will be open Monday through Friday from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Admission to the rink is $10 and $13 for the skating and Ferris wheel package.
Live Animal Nativity Trail & Exhibit
This is the newest addition to Winter at The Wharf. From Nov. 27 through Dec. 27, everyone can walk, drive and or take a camel ride through the exhibit, in addition to a petting zoo with horse and pony rides. Prices range from $5 to $10, and this attraction is open Monday through Friday 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Horse & Carriage Ride
Horse and carriage rides will be offered Nov. 27 through Dec. 27 for $10. Visitors can take the special tour Monday through Friday from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Photos with Santa
Santa Claus will visit The Wharf every weekend between Nov. 28 and Dec. 23 and will be available for photos next to the Ferris wheel in Palms Plaza. Classic photos are available for $15 and will be taken Fridays from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m., Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., and Sundays from noon to 4 p.m.
Guests can enjoy a special edition of the sound & light spectacular down Main Street every night, Nov. 23 through Jan. 10, at both 6 p.m. and 7 p.m.
The retail shops and dining destinations will be open for the duration of the events this season to allow everyone to enjoy all that The Wharf has to offer. Dates and times of these events are subject to change due to weather or holidays. For more information and a full list of upcoming events, visit
About The Wharf
Located in beautiful Orange Beach, The Wharf is the Gulf Coast’s premier destination resort and Marina. The Wharf features a unique selection of shopping, dining and entertainment options, including restaurants, boutiques and stores, a 15-screen movie theater, 112 foot tall Ferris wheel, and live music at The Wharf’s 9,600 seat Amphitheater. No matter the time of year, The Wharf is the ultimate family-friendly vacation destination. For more information visit
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