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For the better part of the month, downtown is all aglow in holiday lights with thousands of people pouring in to check out Christmas in the Park, the Downtown Ice rink and the annual Holiday Parade. They come for holiday plays performed by local theater companies, concerts featuring a variety of musical genres, holiday films and, of course, Ballet San Jose’s version of “The Nutcracker.”. It’s the most wonderful time of the year — and here’s a quick rundown. Downtown Ice — the rink at the Circle of Palms between the Fairmont Hotel and San Jose Museum of Art — has become one of the focal points of downtown during the holidays. This year, the venue — which is particularly cool at night — opens Friday at 5 p.m., with the big opening ceremony scheduled for Monday at 5 p.m. Kristi Yamaguchi will be on hand to skate, and there will be music and dancing, all sponsored by Hawaiian Airlines. (Hey, nothing says icy winter fun like Hawaii.) The rink has become so popular that it now stays up well into January (Jan. 17 is the last day for this season). Admission is $13-$15 (including skates and ice time). For more information, visit www.sjdowntown.com/downtownice.
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