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SocialICE 2016: The Game Plan

We've given you some of the best tips and tricks to navigating your way to the best SocialICE ever. Now it's time to pull it all together into one neat little package we like to call The Game Plan.

Getting Around the City During SocialICE and Where to Park

Warm up during SocialICE with FREE hop-on/hop-off trolley service to and from the Peace Plaza and some of cities downtown bars and restaurants. Trolley service runs Feb 18 from 7 pm - 9:30 pm and Feb 19 & 20 from 7 pm - 10:30 pm. Here's a list of stops:

 Pick Up  Peace Plaza
 Stop 1  Dooley’s Pub (Boards/Drop off at front door) 
 Stop 2    The Loop (Boards/Drop off at the corner of 1st Ave SW and 3rd St SW crosswalk)
 Stop 3  Kathy’s Pub (Board/Drop off at corner of Historic 3rd and Broadway)
 Stop 4  The Tap House/The Doggery/The Half Barrel (Board/Drop off in front of The Tap House)
 Return  Peace Plaza (Repeat route)

Parking: The City's parking ramps and street parking are free after 5 pm and on weekends. Click here for a full list of parking options.

#SocialICE Photo Contest

What's better than spending a night out at SocialICE? Winning stuff just for going! Tag your photos taken at SocialICE on Instagram or Twitter with #SocialICE for a chance to win $25 gift cards to downtown Rochester bars and restaurants. Click here for more information.

Meet the Bars

There will be seven ice bars at SocialICE and each will be serving up signature SocialICE drinks. We also put together this nifty video for a sneak peak at some of the bars, their themes, and of course, their signature drinks!

Honorable Mention: How to Stay Warm and "Love Your Melon"‚Äč

This year at SocialICE, the University of Minnesota Rochester’s Love Your Melon Campus Crew will be volunteering on Friday, February 19. Show your support for this great group, and stay warm at SocialICE by purchasing your very own Love Your Melon beanie here. At checkout, be sure to select "University of Minnesota - Rochester Campus Crew" to support their crew.

50 percent of net proceeds on every Love Your Melon hat sold online are donated to the Pinky Swear Foundation and CureSearch benefiting children fighting cancer.

Click Here Download the 2016 SocialICE Event Brochure