Nothing says “winter” quite like ice skating. With the arrival of the holiday season came many festive temporary outdoor ice skating rinks. Here are just a few!
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MacArthur On Ice
Where: The 7,200-square-foot ice skating rink is located just outside MacArthur Center, at the corner of Monticello Avenue and Freemason Street.
When: November 18, 2018 through January 21, 2019
How Much: Regular admission is $7 for skating, $7 for skate rental. All prices include tax.
Military personnel and their family members (must show valid military ID to receive discount) receive $1 off the admission price.
Fine Print: If you have your own skates, feel free to bring them! Children’s and adult sizes are available for rentals, but children’s sizes are limited. There is a small kiddie ring just for the little ones. Keep an eye on the weather, because the rink may close if there is heavy rain or lightning.
Where: The Virginia Beach Farmers Market, 3640 Dam Neck Road
When: Nov. 17, 2018 through Jan. 6, 2018. Mondays through Thursdays 4 p.m to 10 p.m., Fridays from 4 p.m to 11 p.m., Saturdays 10 a.m. to 11 p.m., Sundays 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.
How Much: $15 per person, skate rental included. $7 per person if you bring your own skates. $5 Military Admission plus $8 skate rental.
Liberty’s Ice Pavilion
Where: Duke of Gloucester Street between Nassau and Henry Street
When: Liberty’s Ice Pavilion is open from November 16, 2018 through February 18, 2019, including holidays!
How Much: $12 for adults, $10 for kids 3-12, Free for kids 3 and under, skate rental $4.21. Or there’s also an option for skating season passes, $100 for adults and $85 for children ages 3 to 12.
Fine Print: Parking is available at the hourly spots around Merchants Square or in the paid parking garage on Henry Street. If you have admission to Colonial Williamsburg, you can park at the Visitor Center and catch one of the buses headed to the pavilion from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. Refreshments, such as hot cider and coffee, will be available for purchase.