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The Rink at Wade Oval

Friday, December 01, 2023 1:00PM —
Sunday, February 25, 2024 8:00PM, Tickets $2-10

The Rink at Wade Oval

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Friday, December 01, 2023 - Sunday, February 25, 2024

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Take winter out for a spin on the fresh ice at The Rink at Wade Oval!

Immerse yourself in a world of frosty enchantment right in the heart of University Circle. From exciting programming to unforgettable moments, our rink is not just ice – it's an experience.

While Holiday CircleFest isn't returning this year, we're bringing fan favorites to the Rink this year including horse-drawn carriage rides, movie nights, and more.

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Hours & Admission

Please note the new ticket prices for the 2023-24 season. All tickets include skate rentals.

  • $5 before 5:00 p.m.
  • $10 after 5:00 p.m. (includes access to special programming - see schedule below)

The Rink is open Friday, December 1 through Sunday, February 25.

  • Fridays-Sundays, 1:00-8:00 p.m.
  • Christmas Eve & New Year’s Eve, 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.
  • MLK Day, 1:00 - 8:00 p.m.
  • President's Day, 1:00-8:00 p.m.
  • Christmas Day & New Year's Day, CLOSED

Open DAILY, December 17 through December 31 from 1:00-8:00 p.m.

After 5:00 PM December Programming

Programming is subject to change

  • Saturday, December 2 - Balloon Art with Flower the Elf | Holiday Trolley featuring GCRTA
  • Sunday, December 3 - Horse & Carriage Rides
  • Friday, December 8 - Horse & Carriage Rides
  • Sunday, December 10 - Horse & Carriage Rides
  • Friday, December 15 - Face Painting with Nana Claus
  • Saturday, December 16 - Pictures with Santa
  • Friday, December 22 - Horse & Carriage Rides
  • Saturday, December 23 - Movie Night | Pictures with Elsa
  • Friday, December 29 - Movie Night | Pictures with Rudolph
  • Saturday, December 30 - Comedy Night

Learn-to-Skate Lessons

New to ice skating? Learn how at The Rink at Wade Oval. Free lessons will take place at The Rink each Saturday from 1:00-2:00 p.m., beginning Saturday, December 9. No need to pre-register; simply show up and enjoy!

Work in University Circle?

Every Friday during The Rink season, show your badge or business card for FREE skating from 2:00-4:30 PM!

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All sales final. No refunds available. American Express not accepted.

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