In Celebration of “Ice Age 3”

By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Randomness
October 26, 2009

Ice Age 3

To coincide with the release of the Ice Age 3 Dawn of the Dinosaurs Blu-ray disc and DVD, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment will attempt to break the Guinness World Record for Tallest Ice Sculpture at the opening of the ice skating rink, ICE at Santa Monica.

Fun Facts:
•    The Scrat Ice Sculpture will stand at 45 feet tall
•    Over 133,000 lbs. of ice will be used, gathered across 4 states
•    Months of preparation went into the logistics
•    Artists from Blue Sky Studios developed the look of the model
•    The current record for the Tallest Ice Sculpture is 40.28 feet and was achieved by Michel Amann (France) in Ski Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates on April 20, 2006. 

Additional Highlights:
•    World Figure Skating Champion Randy Gardner will perform to the “Walk the Dinosaur” song featured in the film
•    The one and only acorn-loving Scrat will demonstrate his own skating abilities
•    Skating for the entire family, including music and many more fun activities
•    ICE at Santa Monica is an 8000-square-foot outdoor ice rink in Downtown Santa Monica 

A team of 14 skilled sculptors from Ice Bulb LLC will build the world’s Tallest Ice Sculpture over a 4-day period on the ice rink at the ICE at Santa Monica. A Guinness World Records™ adjudicator will be present to oversee the attempt.

Tuesday, October 27, final Scrat sculpture to be unveiled at 4:00pm
•    Entrance is Free to the public
•    From October 27 through January 31, 2010, the ice rink will be open Sunday through Thursday, 10am to 10pm, and Friday and Saturday, 10am to midnight
•    Admission is $10 and includes rental skates
* Stand-ups and in-progress check-ins available beginning Saturday, October 24

ICE at Santa Monica
1324 5th Street (at Arizona Avenue)
        Santa Monica, CA 90401

About Has 4152 Posts

Shannon Gurnee is the author of RedheadMom formerly "The Mommy-Files", a national blog with a loyal following. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Marriage, Family, and Human Development with a Minor in Business Management. Shannon and her husband, Frank, have a large family with 6 awesome kids and love living on the Central Coast near San Luis Obispo, California, as well as traveling around the world. A full-time Social Media and Professional Blogger, Shannon also serves as a National Brand Ambassador for many well-known companies. Her blog focuses on motherhood, family fun activities, traveling, fashion, beauty, technology, wedding ideas and recipes while providing professional opinions on products, performances, restaurants, and a variety of businesses.

6 Responses to “In Celebration of “Ice Age 3””

  1. Aline says:

    I saw this movie with my 5 year and it was incredibly long. I also thought I was going to keel over from the sensory overload. It was loud with lots of different plots going on. I left bug eyed.

  2. Caryn B says:

    I was at the media day last week. FUN!

  3. Caryn B says:

    I was at the media day last week. FUN!
    P.S. – Sorry, forgot to tell you great post!

  4. Kayla says:

    People have alot of time on their hands. Lol

  5. This sound so totally cool! Thanks for the post, wish I were close enough to go see it!!

  6. Cheryl W says:

    Wow, I always admire artist. I mean how do you start with a 45 foot tall ice cube and then just sculpt it into something amazing? It just has to be a God given talent. Thanks for sharing.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *