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Skate the Lake FAQ

Skate the Lake 2019 (revised 12.19.19)
Frequently Asked Questions - FAQs

Q: Is Skate the Lake cancelled?
A: No! There is no skating on Evergreen Lake, butNew Year’s Eve still happens and so does our New Year’s Eve Festival. It is just different. It will be a GIANT Street Party with Fireworks at 8.

Q: Will there be skating at Skate the Lake?
A: No. The Evergreen Lake is closed for skating and will not open until mid January.

Q: Why is the Skate the Lake still being called Skate the Lake if there is no skating?
A: Since this event started 24 years ago there has not been a motor vehicle fatality in our community on New Year’s Eve and we would like to keep it that way. This is the largest family friendly alcohol free New Year’s Eve party in the state and it is a fundraiser for 5 local nonprofits.  It has a name that is well known in the community.

Q: Is the event free since there is no skating
A: No. This event is a fundraiser for Alpine Rescue, Bootstraps, DriveSmart, EAPL and the EChO Foodbank.

Q: If we cannot attend how do I get a refund for the tickets I purchased?
A: No refunds, this is a fundraiser.

Q: I want to hire a limo to drop my family off at the festival, is this possible?
A: No, there is no place for drops offs and no place for vehicles to turn around. Jeffco will have the roads closed off, and the Willow Creek parking lot will be closed as well. The best option is to take one of our shuttles from either US Bank or Christ the King.

Q: When do the shuttles run?
A: The shuttles start running from each of the shuttle locations starting at 5:30 PM. US Bank or Christ the King.

Q: What time is the last shuttle from the Festival?
A: The very last shuttle LEAVES the festival at 10:00 sharp – no exceptions. There will not be any transportation available after that.

Q: What kind of food will be available at the event?
A: The Evergreen Chamber is proud to host 5 food vendors at Skate the Lake; each with a different menu. Please check on our website for the options they will be offering.

Q: What is included in the price of my ticket?
A: your entry into the event, Fireworks, Music, Ice Sculpture, 18 holes of Mini Golf, fire barrels with Marshmallow Roasting, Giant Jenga, shuffleboard,  Giant Connect 4, Cornhole, photo booths, Toy Story Bounce House and more.

Q: Where can I get more information about the event?
A: Please click here for the latest, up to the minute details for Skate the Lake.

Q: What time is the fireworks show and/or how many are there?
A: There will be ONE Spectacular Fireworks show to ring in the New Year at 8pm

Q: I would like to purchase tickets locally; how can I do that?
A: You must go to one of the many locations we have in town that are selling tickets: Evergreen Chamber Office, Cactus Jack's, EChO Resale Shop, Boone Mountain Sports, Buchanan Rec Center, Wulf Rec Center and RE/MAX Evergreen.

Q: Do you have VIP Parking?
A: We do not have onsite parking at the street festival but have multiple shuttles running from US Bank and Christ the King Catholic Church.

Q: Can I park in downtown Evergreen and walk to the festival?
A: Yes, if you are dining or shopping at one of the Downtown Evergreen Businesses. If you are just coming for the festival, we strongly encourage and ask that you use the free parking & shuttle at US Bank & Christ the King Church.