The valley has several indoor ice skating rinks open year-round, but there is something extra special about skating outside in the winter! Enjoy these outdoor ice skating rinks this 2018 holiday season:
CitySkate Holiday Ice Rink
In the middle of downtown Phoenix you will find an outdoor ice rink, complete with holiday lights and a huge Christmas tree.
Where: CityScape, 1 East Washington Street, Phoenix
When: Nov. 26th to Jan. 8th, 5pm to 11pm Mondays to Thursdays, 11:30am to 11pm Fridays and 3pm to 11pm Saturdays and Sundays.
Cost: Passes cost $15 at the gate, or you can buy a $30 Express Pass online that lets you skip any waiting in line.
Desert Ice Skating Rink
The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess has an elaborate winter experience, including millions of lights, an Enchanted Plaza with a four-story tree, Santa’s Secret Headquarters, holiday character appearances and more! The 6,000 square foot Desert Ice Skating Rink provides plenty of room of fun for all. Plus, each night there’s a magical rink-side snowfall.
Where: Scottsdale Fairmont Princess, 7575 East Princess Drive, Scottsdale
When: Nov. 20th-Dec. 31st
Cost: $25 per person includes skate rental, $55 parking
Kids & adults are invited to partake in a timeless holiday tradition – outdoor ice skating on our real ice rink! Make magical memories with your loved ones as you glide through an unforgettable winter wonderland.
Where: Westgate Entertainment District, 6751 N. Sunset Blvd., Glendale
When: Nov. 3rd to Jan. 13th, Times Vary based on day and part of the month.
Cost: $15 for adults, $12 children, includes skate rental.
Winter Wonderland Ice Rink
Throughout December, Main Street in Mesa lights up and offers plenty of holiday activities, including the Winter Wonderland Ice Rink in City Plaza. The 4,000 square foot rink holds up to 125 people at a time, and you can enjoy plenty of holiday lights, Santa’s Elfie Village and more before and after.
Where: Mesa City Plaza, 20 E. Main Street. Mesa
When: Nov. 23rd to Jan. 1st; 5pm to 10pm Mondays to Fridays, Noon to 10pm Saturdays and Sundays.
Cost: $10 per person for one hour of skating. Includes skate rental.