Holiday in the City

Holiday in the City

Louisville’s Holiday in the City promotes holiday happenings and events throughout Downtown Louisville, and markets the city as a holiday destination for residents and visitors. Holiday in the City will kick off with the annual Light Up Louisville tradition on Friday, November 24 and continues through the holiday season with ice skating at Holiday Square located at 4th and Jefferson. Thanks to our wonderful sponsors!

Ice Rink Hours:

Location: Holiday Square at 4th and Jefferson

Hours subject to change pending weather and skating conditions.
Check 
Facebook  or  Twitter  for updates.


Opening day - Thursday, November 23

Closing day - Monday, January 1, 2018

December 18 - January 1:

 

  • Monday - Thursday: 4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

  • Friday: 4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

  • Saturday: 12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

  • Sunday: 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Holiday Hours:

 

  • Christmas Eve, 12/24 (Sunday): 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  • Christmas, 12/25 (Monday): 4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

  • New Years Eve, 12/31 (Sunday): 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

  • New Years Day, 1/1 (Monday): 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

More Skating Rink Information:

  • Tickets are $12 per person per 60 minute skate session. Skate rentals are included in the ticket price.

  • Tickets are $9 per person per 60 minute skate session. Skate rentals are not included in the ticket price. 

  • Tickets can be purchased at the Skate Shack on site. 

  • Hours are subject to change.

  • Season Passes are available for $45 each and may be purchased at the Skate Shack (on site).

  • For more information, please call 502-566-0149. 

Holiday in the City FAQs:

 
Q: What is the address?
A: Located at the corner of 4th and Jefferson Streets
250 S. 4th street, Louisville, KY 40202
 
Q: What are the hours of operation?
A: 
December 18 - January 1:
Monday - Thursday: 4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday: 4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday: 12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Sunday: 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
 
Holiday Hours:
Christmas Eve, 12/24 (Sunday): 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Christmas, 12/25 (Monday): 4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
New Years Eve, 12/31 (Sunday): 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
New Years Day, 1/1 (Monday): 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 
 
Q: How much does it cost?
A: Tickets are $12 per person per 60 minute skate session and include skate rentals. Tickets are $9 per person per 60 minute skate session. Tickets can only be purchased on site at the Skate Shack.
 
Q: Do you take credit cards?
A: All major credit and debit cards accepted.
 
Q: Can I buy tickets in advance?
A: All tickets must be purchased on site at the Skate Shack.
 
Q: Do you sell season passes?
A: Season passes can be purchased on site for $45 per person.
 
Q: Are there any special group rates?
A: There are special group rates for parties of 20 or more. Please contact Kate at 502-566-0149 or kschroeder@axxisinc.com to arrange.
 
Q: How can I rent out the skating rink for a private party?
A: There is an additional fee to rent out the skating rink. No private skating during public hours. Please contact Kate at 502-566-0149 or kschroeder@axxisinc.com to arrange.
 
Q: Do I need to reserve a time to skate?
A: No reservations required. First come, first served.
 
Q: How many people can be on the skating rink at the same time?
A: For safety reasons, 180 skaters are allowed on the ice at one time.
 
Q: What is the youngest age to skate?
A: If they can walk, they can skate. New skaters are welcome to bring their own bucket for balance.
 
Q: Can I wear shoes on the ice?
A: For the safety of our skaters we only allow ice skates to be worn on the ice rink. 
 
Q: What is the smallest size skate at the Skate Shack?
A: The smallest skate is a size 9 for children. Strap on skates can be used as long as the child is less than 40 lbs. 
 
Q: What is the largest size skate at the Skate Shack?
A: Size 14
 
Q: Is the ice rink real?
A: The Holiday in the City ice skating rink is real ice!
 
Q: Are there any special discounts?
A: Stop by your nearest MainSource Bank for a special $3 discount to be used at Holiday in the City. MainSource Bank is a platinum sponsor for Holiday in the City and Light Up Louisville.  
 
Q: Can I use two discounts at once?
A: Only one discount can be used at time of purchase.
 
Q: Where should I park?
A: There is on-street metered parking available near the rink, along with several nearby parking garages.
 
Q: What if the weather is bad?
A: The Holiday in the City ice skating rink will close if heavy rain is a factor. Updates available on Facebook and Twitter @AroundLou. 

Q: How can I get more information about Holiday in the City ice skating rink?
A:
 We would love to hear from you! Please call Kate at 502-566-0149 or email kschroeder@axxisinc.com

 
 
Additional Information:
For media requests, please contact Claire McCormick at 502-435-5742 or claire.mccormick@louisvilleky.gov
No refunds.
Management refuses to provide service to anyone that is a risk to themselves or the public.

Holiday in the City Sponsors:

Presenting Sponsor:

MainSource Bank

Platinum Sponsor:

LG&E

 

 

Gold Sponsors:
Fourth Street Live

 

 

Go To Louisville

 

  

Silver Sponsors:
Ford uaw

 

Bronze Sponsors:
400 West Market MetroPCS


 

Media Sponsors:
106.9 Play! Louisville Magazine Outfront
 
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