The 12-story Ferris wheel coming to Waterside District is slated to the open to the public on Saturday, May 19.
Pieces of the SkyStar Wheel arrived last week. The wheel will feature 36 climate-controlled, private gondolas that will lift passengers above the Elizabeth River.
Waterside is kicking off the grand opening with a week of special events and deals at the wheel. Most of these deals will be offered all season long.
Military Monday – $10 tickets to the SkyStar Wheel plus 20 percent off inside Waterside District for active duty and retired service members.
Nonprofit Tuesday – Selected nonprofits will receive proceeds when supporters ride SkyStar throughout the summer.
Spin & Win Wednesday – Spin the SkyStar prize wheel for your chance to win.