There is Outdoor Ice Skating available on the Southside and Peninsula in Hampton Roads this winter. Here is the 2018/2019 information for MacArthur on Ice in Norfolk, Liberty Ice Pavilion in Williamsburg, and NEW this year, VB Ice in Virginia Beach!!
MacArthur Center on Ice
When: Saturday, November 17, 2018 - Monday, January 21, 2019
Where: Just outside of MacArthur Center Mall in Norfolk - at the corner of Monticello Avenue and Freemason Street
What: Outdoor ice skating is now in its 14th year at MacArthur Center in Norfolk. The rink is open for skating, birthday parties, and special events. Those new to the ice or feeling a bit rusty can sign up for private lessons or get a helping hand from skate guards on-site. For the little ones there is a Kiddie Rink where they can test out their skills.
Cost: Admission is $7 for skating and skate rental is $8 per person (you can also bring your own skates). There is a Military Discount of $1 off the admission price for military personnel and their family members (must show valid military ID to receive discount). A season pass is available for $199.
The rink also offers specials and special events including:
- Meet & Greet with WAVY TV10 and FOX43
- Student Skate Nights ($2 off admission with valid high school or college ID)
- Date Night Skate Night (two tickets to skate and two hot chocolates for $25 on Wednesdays)
- Skating Santa
- Disco on Ice
- Paint the Ice
VB Ice at the VB Farmers Market
When: Saturday, November 17, 2018 through Sunday, January 6, 2019. Mondays – Thursdays: 4pm – 10pm. Fridays: 4pm - 11pm. Saturdays: 10am – 11pm. Sundays: 12pm – 8pm. School Break Weekdays 10am – 11pm.
Where: The Virginia Beach Farmers Market 3640 Dam Neck Rd, Virginia Beach VA
What: WELCOME WINTER with VB ICE. For the first time, Virginia Beach is ringing in the holiday season with its very own ice-skating rink made of real ice! Opening on Saturday, November 17 at 10am. All are welcome to skate on the only outdoor ice rink in Virginia Beach!
Cost: $15 per person includes Skate Rental. $7 per person/with your own skates. $5 Military Admission/per person plus $8 Skate Rental. Group and private rink rentals available.
Liberty Ice Pavilion at Colonial Williamsburg
When: Friday, November 16, 2018 - Monday, February 18, 2018
Where: Duke of Gloucester Street, Williamsburg, VA
What: Join us at Liberty’s Ice Pavilion sponsored by Dominion Energy for a family-friendly activity this holiday season: ice skating! Experience the sights, sounds, and smells of the season with a few turns on our real ice rink, or sip on a cup of American Heritage Hot Chocolate or Chowning’s hot cider as you cheer on the skaters. Holiday-themed music, including some live performances from local choirs and music ensembles, make for an unforgettable experience.
Cost: Admission is $12 for adults, ages 3-12 $10, and children under 3 are free with skate rental. Skate rental is $4.21. Season passes are also available for $85 youth (ages 3-12) and $100 adult.