Winter Carnival will be organized in the second week of December, which is going to be one of the major attractions of the tourist season in Shimla.
The exciting Winter Carnival is just round the corner and this year Shimla will host the 9th National Ice Skating Competition. The competition involves skating events like ice racing, torch race, and figure skating.
A huge crowd can be seen at the Ice Skating rink every morning in Shimla. The authorities confirmed that the evening sessions will start soon to accommodate the overwhelming response from the tourists and locals. The Ice skating rink opened on December 4 for the 2012-13 season.
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Ice Skating is nothing less than a tradition for Shimlites. The annual Winter Carnival is over 50 years old and the first skating event was organized here in the year 1920, during the British Era.
As of now, adults are charged 1500-1600 for one skating session, where as kids are charged 750 Rupees for one skating session. The skating charges at the Ice Skating Rink may go up as the tourist seasons picks up.