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Winterfest Ice Rink

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2018 Rink

Ice Skating Returns to Downtown St. Louis

Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in Kiener Plaza

November 23, 2019 - January 26, 2020

A favorite St. Louis winter tradition for all ages, the fourth annual Winterfest, presented by Bank of America and World Wide Technologies returns to Kiener Plaza and features a community ice rink, a Winter Market shopping district, reserved Igloo seating with Sugarfire table service and more exciting events than ever before.

Experience this St. Louis winter tradition with the most iconic backdrop in the city, the Gateway Arch.

Ice Rink

Ice Rink

Admission: FREE

Skate rentals are available: $12 Adults | $7 Children (3 - 15)
Anyone who brings their own ice skates can skate for free!
Children skate rentals are free on Fridays - courtesy the St. Louis Blues!

Click here to reserve skate rentals online.
Click here to purchase Arch Tram & Ice Skate Rental Combo tickets.

Regular Hours:

Friday: 4 – 8 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Noon – 8 p.m.
Monday, December 24 – Tuesday, January 1: open everyday noon – 8 p.m.

Kids/Family Sundays

Sundays are Family Fun Days, stay tuned for updates on special appearances from you child’s favorite characters and heroes.

Special Events

Grand Opening

Saturday, November 23, Noon to 8pm (Festival of Lights) 
Free Skate Rentals (all ages) courtesy of Ameren Missouri

Thanksgiving Day

Thursday, November 28, 8am to Noon (Parade)
Free Skate Rentals (all ages) courtesy of Gateway Arch Park Foundation

One Nation Event

Saturday, November 30, Noon to 4pm

Fireworks at Winterfest
Fredbird and Louie posing with kids

Igloo Village

Fridays and Saturdays starting November 22nd and ending January 25th. Also open on New Years Eve, Tuesday, December 31st.

New to Winterfest, enjoy the festivities from the warmth of the Winterfest Igloo Village. Reserve your personal, upscale warming tent that includes:

  • Stylish, comfortable seating and cozy blankets in a heated personal space
  • Table service from the Sugarfire Winterfest Café featuring, a $50 credit for food and drink from Sugarfire
  • Up to six Winterfest Ice Rink Skate rentals
  • Free parking at Ballpark Village.
  • Classic view of the Gateway Arch for a picture perfect photos

Great for special occasions, girls’ nights out, and experiencing the magic of the holidays in Downtown St. Louis.

Click here to rent an Igloo!

Couple toasting with beers in Igloo
Empty Igloo with furniture
Igloo at night

Winter Market at Winterfest

November 23, 24, 29 and 30
December 1, 7, 8, 14 and 15

The Winter Market is a European style outdoor market featuring local small businesses. Join us to shop unique gifts, local swag and artisan items for yourself and your home and all the special people on your list.

3-on-3 Hockey Classic

The Winterfest 3 on 3 Hockey Classic starts December 14th and ends with the Championship being played on January 23rd during All-Star Week. Teams will compete for the Winterfest 3 on 3 championship trophy on the Winterfest rink at Kiener Plaza. Registration fee is $500 a team. Click here for more information and registration. The public is invited to watch the exciting games from 10 a.m. to noon.

3-on-3 hockey players
3-on-3 hockey players

NHL All-Star Week

Wednesday, January 22, 4pm to 8pm
Thursday, January 23, 4pm to 8pm
Friday, January 24, 4pm to 8pm
Saturday, January 25, Noon to 8pm
Sunday, January 26, Noon to 8pm

Special NHL All-Star Activities TBA