Thursday, October 17, 2013

Macy's Grand Tree Lighting Celebration Lights up the Ice at Galleria Dallas

from press room

Olympic & World Champion Skaters Light Up the Ice at Galleria Dallas for Macy's Grand Tree Lighting Celebration

Santa Claus on ice at Galleria Dallas

The #1 attraction in North Dallas -- Galleria Dallas -- celebrates the holidays in a spectacular ice skating show, Nov. 29 – Dec. 21, 2013 
Nothing says holiday in Dallas more than celebrity ice skaters pirouetting under the tallest indoor 
Christmas tree in the U.S. for thousands of guests at the Macy’s Grand Tree Lighting Celebration at 
Galleria Dallas. Each free holiday show features Missile Toes, Galleria’s ice-skating, back-flipping, 
pyrotechnic Santa Claus, live performances from Olympic, World and National champions and local 
children performing around the illustrious 95-foot-tall Christmas tree. This year’s featured guest skaters 
include 2002 Olympic Champion Sarah Hughes, Four-time World Champion Kurt Browning, U.S. Bronze 
Medalist and U.S. World Team Competitors Kim Navarro and Brent Bommentre, 2011 U.S. Champion 
Ryan Bradley, and U.S. Junior Men’s Champion Keegan Messing. 
The public is invited to the complimentary Macy’s Grand Tree Lighting Celebration, Nov. 29 at noon; 
Nov. 30, Dec. 7, 14, & 21 at a new starting time, 6 p.m. at Galleria Dallas. 


Missle Toes at the Macy's Grand Tree Lighting Celebration

Friday, Nov. 29 at noon 
Saturday, Nov. 30 at 6 p.m. 
Kurt Browning
Four-time Canadian champion, three-time Olympic team member, three-time world professional 
champion and first man to land a quadruple jump in competition. 
Kim Navarro and Brent Bommentre 
Two-time U.S. bronze medalists and bronze medal winners at the 2008 Four Continents Championships. 
Since retiring from the sport, the pair has been principal performers with Holiday on Ice international ice 
show, guest-starred in Fox’s Glee and competed on America’s Got Talent. Navarro has also been a 
regular on the Canadian TV smash, Battle of the Blades. 
Saturday, Dec. 7 at 6 p.m. 
Ryan Bradley 
2011 U.S. champion, 2007 U.S. silver medalist and three-time U.S. Collegiate Champion. 
Saturday, Dec. 14 at 6 p.m. 
Keegan Messing 
U.S. Junior Men’s Champion, two-time (2011, 2012) Coupe de Nice champion, 2012 Nebelhorn Trophy 
bronze medalist and fourth place at the 2010 World Junior Championships. Competes for a spot on the 
2014 Olympic team in January. 
Saturday, Dec. 21 at 6 p.m
Sarah Hughes 
Olympic Gold Medalist, 5-time United States National Medalist, Cover of TIME and Sports Illustrated 
And of course: Every Macy’s Grand Tree Lighting Celebration includes the legendary Past World 
Professional Champion “Missile Toes,” the back-flipping, pyrotechnic Santa at Galleria Dallas. He is also 
joined by the illustrious Amanda Dobbs, U.S. International Competitor and Galleria Dallas Ice Rink 
And what would a beautiful holiday experience at Galleria Dallas be without the little skating ice fairies, 
sugar plums, angels and elfs? The local youth skaters that accompany our featured skaters at the Macy’s 
Grand Tree Lighting Celebration will be selected and announced in November 2013, after a rigorous 
audition process coordinated by the Galleria Dallas Ice Rink team. 
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Where to Stay for the all the festivities at Galleria Dallas?

Embassy Suites Dallas Near the Galleria provides:

  • Free hotel shuttle to and from Galleria Dallas
  • Free cooked to order breakfast daily
  • Free High Speed Internet
  • Complimentary Evening Reception
  • Two Room Suite
  • Galleria Dallas Holiday Shopping Package that includes:  $50.00 American Express® gift card, $25.00 credit in our very own  Ethan's American Bistro Restaurant (maximum three certificates); Seasonal/select promotions to participating stores
Click Here to reserve your Galleria Dallas Holiday Shopping Package and feel the Holiday Season begin !

Macy's Grand Tree Lighting Celebration Galleria Dallas