Where to go Ice Skating in Austin
It rarely snows in Austin but that doesn’t mean Austinites can’t have some traditional winter fun! If you’ve already bought your Christmas Tree and saw holiday lights, next on your list should be finding some local ice skating rinks! We’ve compiled the perfect list for you, so grab a jacket and get ready for some winter adventures!
Best Ice Skating Rinks in Austin
- Ice Skating on the Plaza
- Winter Wonderland at Circuit of the Americas
- The Pond Hockey Club
- Chaparral Ice
- Sights and Sounds of Christmas
- Eisbahn Outdoor Ice Skating
- Golf Center at Northwoods
- Kiddie Park San Antonio Texas
The Whole Foods on Lamar is the most well-known ice skating rink in Austin and is open from November to January. Bask in Austin downtown views, host a holiday party, or simply rent skates for the night. You can’t go wrong with this convenient little getaway right in the center of Austin!
TThe Circuit of the Americas will be having their first winter wonderland this December! There will be many things to do and see such as a skating rink, a human snow globe, singing trees, a petting zoo, camel rides, Santa’s workshop, carnival rides, a hot air balloon float, Christmas movies on The Lawn, food, shopping and a Tunnel of Lights! This is a great new Christmas activity for you and your family to experience!
A perfect spot for the hockey fanatic, The Pond Hockey Club is a 10,000 square foot ice skating facility. Enjoy a game of broomball, skating, shooting and passing, and don’t forget to bring a helmet for safety!
A family-owned public skating business, Chaparral Ice, promotes a fun and safe environment for birthday parties, group skating, and adult hockey leagues. Also, they put on a show called A Hollywood Christmas with figure skaters performing holiday classics.
San Marcos, Texas
Every first weekend of December, Sights and Sounds of Christmas hosts a carnival along the San Marcos River. They offer an outside ice skating rink, food court, live performances, arts and crafts, and much more for the whole family! Come out and see the beautiful display and enjoy all that the lovely San Marcos has to offer it’s visitors.
Eisbahn returns to Marktplatz in downtown Fredericksburg for the 14th consecutive year, offering seasonal ice skating in the Texas Hill Country. Proceeds are donated to two great causes: Lifeline Foundation supporting (cystic fibrosis research) and the Boys and Girls Club of Fredericksburg. All day pass includes skate rental. Open daily but closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
San Antonio, Texas
Over 77,000 square feet, Ice and Golf Center at Northwoods has an indoor ice skating rink, indoor turf field and mezzanine that overlooks the ice and turf. If that wasn’t enough, they have an arcade, miniature golf course, concession stand, and sports bar. Bring the whole family out for a day of activities the entire family can enjoy.
San Antonio, Texas
Kiddie Park, one of San Antonio’s most treasured landmarks, is the perfect way for children and adults to enjoy a nostalgic day of old-fashioned fun. While modern updates have been made, the park has preserved it’s 1920’s style by maintaining all of the original rides. They offer carnival rides, arcade games, pony rides and an outdoor skating rink, how can you not love this place!
Map of Local Ice Skating Rinks
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