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"One of those nights': Fans of all ages celebrate Taylor Swift's 34th birthday on ice

Micaela Hood
Kelly Sullivan and Sarah Kraemer, of Easton, celebrated Swift's birthday on the ice Wednesday night.

BETHLEHEM, Pa. — Happy Birthday, Tay Tay!

Hundreds of Taylor Swift fans celebrated the pop star's 34th trip around the sun at ArtsQuest's Ice Rink at Steelstacks "Taylor Swift Night" held Wednesday, Dec. 13.

The Swifties arrived by the hundreds for two skating sessions held at 6:30 and 8:30 p.m.

As per ArtsQuest, 380 tickets were issued on Wednesday, making it the most popular and first themed skate night that sold out in 2023.

Friendships on display

Micaela Hood
Swifties wore their friendship bracelets to Taylor Swift Night at the Ice Rink at SteelStacks.

One of Swift's biggest fans, Kelly Sullivan donned a gold "Happy Birthday" sash.

She was also celebrating her birthday on Dec. 13 and in true Swift fashion — alongside her bestie, Sarah Kraemer.

"Last year was my Taylor Swift birthday," she said of turning "22" in 2022. "I love the album '1989' but I think my favorite Swift song is 'Tolerate It.'"

The duo was just one of many girl squads that traded in their "Getaway Car" for skates that night.

The Swifties wore friendship bracelets, cardigans (a nod to Swift's song of the same name) and sweatshirts with the singer's photo on full display.

Fans celebrate Taylor Swift’s birthday at SteelStacks

Together, they skated around the ice — some "Fearless," some "Delicate."

Even those who fell and tripped on the ice didn't care about their "Reputation."

They were there to celebrate all things Swift, arguably the most talked about celebrity nowadays.

In the Warren household, Sherry and her daughter, Brooke, are both huge Swift fans.

Sherry Warren completed her "Eras" look with a "1989" cardigan, while nine-year-old Brooke chose to wear a Swift sweatshirt and "T" and "S" sticker on both of her cheeks.

Micaela Hood
Sherry and Brooke Warren bonded over their love of Taylor Swift on the megastar's 34th birthday at the Ice Rink at SteelStacks.

Brooke skipped dance class to attend (her favorite after-school hobby)and spend time with her mom as they bonded over their mutual admiration for the "Karma" singer.

"It's going to be a Swiftmas this year," Warren said of her daughter's Christmas wish for Swift-related sweatshirts, perfume, T-shirts, posters and other merchandise.

"We both love that she is from PA and that she is so kind and talented," Warren said.

Roses for Tay

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Charles Sykes
Taylor Swift was celebrated at MTV's Video Music Awards.

As for the birthday girl, Swift rang in her 34th in "Style" kicking off the festivities on Tuesday in New York City with her A-list bestie Selena Gomez, as well as actor Miles Teller and his wife, Keleigh Sperry.

The 12-time Grammy winner reportedly skipped TIME Magazine's gala that evening, even though she was named the publication's Person of the Year.

On Wednesday, Swift received a special delivery of white flowers, including roses that were rumored to be from her NFL beau, Travis Kelce.

Warren and Brooke are both hoping he pops the question, as rumors circulate that Kelce will propose soon.

According to Page Six, Kelce was absent on Swift's special day due to a prior football commitment with the Kansas City Chiefs.

Nevertheless, the superstar shared the birthday love with fans on Wednesday, making her Eras Tour Concert Film available to watch on demand.

More Swift-themed nights

Due to the Swift skate night's popularity, ArtsQuest is holding "Tuesdays with Taylor" on Dec. 19, Jan. 2 and Jan. 9.

Additionally, ArtsQuest has been holding a host of skate nights.

Still to come are a disco night with DJ Brad Scott on Thursday, Dec. 14; an 80s Night on Dec. 20 and a Y2K Pop Skate night on Dec. 21.

There are also kid-friendly day-themed sessions, such as the Princess Skate on Saturday, Dec. 16, and Superhero Skate on Sunday, Dec. 17.

Get ready, Beyhive: next month, there will be a Beyoncé Skate on Jan. 3, a 90s Skate on Jan. 5 and a Jonas Brothers night on Jan. 12.

For a complete list of theme nights, click here.

The rink, which opened last month, is bigger this year — about 1,500 square feet larger than in 2022.

It also will be open two weeks longer this year and instead melt away on Martin Luther King Day, Jan. 15.

There also is a food and beverage tent adjacent to the rink that will include a full bar, hot chocolate, coffee, snacks and more sweet treats.