Where to Find the Best Ice Skating Rinks 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! Realty Austin compiled the perfect list for you, so grab a jacket and get ready for some winter adventures!
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.
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, plus 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.
Annual Holiday Lights & Ice at the Omni Barton Creek Resort and Spa is back for its' 6th year. Scenic Hill Country views can be seen from this indoor skating rink with ornament and gingerbread cookie decorating, hot beverages, and festive activities for all ages.
Every first weekend of December, Sights & Sounds of Christmas hosts a carnival along the San Marcos River. They offer an outside ice skating rink, food court, live performances, arts & crafts, and much more for the whole family!
Meaning "ice rink" in German, Eisbahn is an outdoor public skating rink located in downtown Fredericksburg. With traditional, upbeat Christmas tunes and a concession stand selling pizza, candy, and hot chocolate, it is hard not to have fun!
Over 77,000 square feet, Ice & 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.
Located in San Antonio, Kiddie Park is one of the cities most treasured landmarks that provides old-fashioned fun for all ages. From carnival rides, arcade games, pony rides and an outdoor skating rink, how can you not love this place!