HOLIDAY TREE LIGHTING & LA KINGS HOLIDAY ICE RINK OPENING

by laliveinsider on Wed., Nov 27 at 02:24 PM

IT’S SNOWING IN LA! –
SIXTH ANNUAL HOLIDAY TREE LIGHTING AT L.A. LIVE &
OFFICIAL OPENING OF
LA KINGS HOLIDAY ICE RINK PRESENTED BY COCA COLA

WILL TAKE PLACE WHILE SNOW FALLS ON L.A. LIVE

PROFESSIONAL SNOWBOARDER AND SKATEBOARDER SHAUN WHITE WILL 'THROW THE SWITCH' TO LIGHT 66'-TALL TREE

 

WHAT: The sixth annual holiday tree lighting at L.A. LIVE and grand opening of the LA Kings Holiday Ice presented by Coca Cola at L.A. LIVE.

Fans are invited to witness the official lighting of L.A. LIVE’s 66-ft. artificial Sequoia tree covered with more than 120,000 cool white LED mini lights that seem to “dance with the music” being played throughout Nokia Plaza L.A. LIVE.

Hosted by FOX Sports Broadcaster Erin Andrews and featuring a holiday performance by Pia Toscano, and appearances by professional snowboarder and skateboarder Shaun White, fans attending the free event will find themselves experiencing “snowfall conditions” while participating in traditional winter activities in the street, such as sledding and making snow angels. No matter the weather, there will be snow!

The evening also will officially kick-off AEG’s Season of Giving, the company’s annual initiative designed to raise funds and generate awareness for non-profit organizations that serve youth and families residing in low income households in Los Angeles County.

WHO:

  • Professional snowboarder and skateboarder Shaun White
  • FOX Sports Broadcaster and the evening’s emcee Erin Andrews
  • Pia Toscano, singer/song writer and former AMERICAN IDOL contestant
  • NHL Hall of Fame Left Wing and LA Kings legend Luc Robitaille

WHEN: Monday, Dec. 2 at 6 p.m.
Media check-in begins at 5 p.m.

WHERE:

Nokia Plaza L.A. LIVE
888 Chick Hearn Ct.
Los Angeles, CA 90015

Parking for news vans (one per station) is available at the corner of Figueroa and Chick Hearn Ct.

PHOTO OPPS:

  • Countdown to, and official lighting of, the 66-ft. tree
  • Musical performance by Pia Toscano
  • Shaun White taking inaugural ride down the snow hill
    (Media are welcome to partake in a sled ride down the snow hill following the event)
  • Children from youth teams in Los Angeles skating around the rink

MORE INFO:

The Tree: Nokia Plaza L.A. LIVE’s 66-foot artificial Sequoia tree with more than 120,000 cool white LED mini lights is the centerpiece of L.A. LIVE’s outdoor ice rink. The evening also will mark the season's first complete lighting of the festive holiday lights displayed along the streets throughout the L.A. LIVE district, which include more than 75,000 festive holiday lights along the streets that adorn 50 ten-foot angels, in addition to more than 265,000 snowfall LED lights covering 150 trees.

The Rink: The LA Kings Holiday Ice presented by Coca Cola is the largest outdoor ice skating rink in Los Angeles. Located within Nokia Plaza L.A. LIVE, the 132 ft. by 80 ft. outdoor ice skating rink is the perfect holiday outing! The rink will be open November 30 – January 2, weekdays 5-11:30 p.m. and on weekends 3-11:30 p.m. General admission skate rentals are $13, groups of 10 or more are $10 each, and military, seniors and kids under 7 are $6. For more information, visit www.lalive.com/holidayice.

Season of Giving: Now in its fifth year, AEG’s Season of Giving is the company’s annual initiative designed to raise funds and generate awareness for non-profit organizations that serve youth and families residing in low income households in Los Angeles County. During the month of December, a different non-profit organization will be highlighted during a brief program at the Los Angeles Kings Holiday Ice at L.A. LIVE each evening.

For all media inquiries please contact:           

AEG/L.A. LIVE: Michael Roth / Cassandra Zebisch
(213) 742-7155 / (213) 763-7712 mroth@aegworldwide.com / czebisch@aegworldwide.com

Rogers & Cowan: Nicole Okoneski / Diana Bulnes
(310) 854-8189 / (310) 854-8180
nokoneski@rogersandcowan.com /  dbulnes@rogersandcowan.com

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