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Winterfest Ice Rink

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2018 Rink

Experience an ice skating rink like no other! Grab your skates and enjoy this outdoor rink in the heart of Kiener Plaza. In the shadow of the Gateway Arch or under its new lights, the Winterfest Ice Rink is a great winter destination with regular hours and special events November 17, 2018 - January 1, 2019! Enjoy the rink, sip hot chocolate in the renovated park, or explore the play ground. 

Admission: FREE

Skate rentals are available: $12 Adults | $7 Children (3 - 15)
Children skate rentals are free on Thursdays and Fridays - courtesy the St. Louis Blues!
Gateway Arch Park Foundation members will receive $2 off skate rentals throughout the Winterfest Ice Rink Season*.
Skate sizes: toddler 8 - adult 13

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

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

Kick off the 2018 Winterfest Ice Rink season! Join us at A Winter's Dinner Thursday, November 15 at Ruth's Chris Steak House!

RSVP on Facebook for updates and special giveaways. 

Special Events:
Saturday, November 17: Opening Day noon – 8 p.m. & Festival of Lights 4 – 8 p.m.
Thursday, November 22: Thanksgiving Day Skate 8 a.m. – noon with free skate rental & the Thanksgiving Day Parade (rink is only open 8 a.m. - noon on Thanksgiving)
Saturday, November 24: One Nation Night 5 – 8 p.m. (Postponed from November 23)
December 31: New Year’s Eve Party: 4 – 8 p.m. with fireworks at 8 p.m.
January 1: New Year’s Day Skate – last day of Winterfest Ice Rink season.

Thursday Theme Nights:
Dress up before heading to the rink! Skaters who look the part will get $2 off their skate rental. Theme nights are: 11/29 Favorite Decade, 12/6 Star Wars, 12/13 Surfs Up, 12/20 Ugly Sweater, 12/27 School Spirit.

Skate with Characters Sundays:
Special VIP guests from movies and television will be skating on Sundays for great photo-ops with kids and fans of all ages. Special appearances: 12/2 Disney Princesses, 12/9 Daniel Tiger and Katerina Kittycat, 12/16 Elsa and Olaf, 12/30 Captain America and Spiderman.

3 on 3 Hockey:
The Winterfest 3 on 3 Hockey Classic starts Nov. 25 and ends with the Championship being played on Dec. 29. 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.

Little Blues - Learn to Play Program:
Every Sunday from Nov. 25 - Dec. 30 (Excluding Dec. 23) 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. 
Little Blues at the Winterfest Ice Rink is every Sunday. Registration is $150.00 and includes a full set of equipment, USA Hockey membership, five hour long practices, and a Blue Note Kids Club membership. Click here for more information and registration

For sponsorship inquiries, please contact Jay Perry at or 314.881.3539.

For all other inquiries, please contact Casey Jolley at or 314.881.3537.  

*Must present Gateway Arch Park Foundation membership card. Limit two discounted skate rentals per membership per day.

Lead Sponsors

One Nation Night

A Winter's Dinner

Community Sponsors

Media Sponsors