Skating in a Winter Wonderland: Discover Outdoor Ice skating Adventures in Kentucky and Southern Indiana

Louisville iceskatingThe spirit of the season is beaming this year, and what better way to celebrate the holidays than outdoor ice skating? Families in our region can enjoy several outdoor ice skating wonderlands, including a brand new rink in downtown Louisville.

Louisville’s new outdoor skating rink, smack in the middle of Fourth Street Live, has the area all a buzz. Enjoy the crisp air of winter as you glide across this new attraction for the residents of our region.

The rink is made of synthetic ice which will ensure complete availability throughout the holiday season, even if temperatures drop below freezing. For a romantic evening with your sweetie or just a stroll around for some exercise, the ice skating rink at Fourth Street Live is a must see.

Hours of operation:
Sunday, 11:30-8:00 pm
Monday – Thursday, 11:30-9:00 p.m.
Friday — Saturday 11:30-Midnight

The cost is $5 for adults for one hour, $3 for children under 18. Daily rates are $10 and season passes are $40. If you need to rent skates, bring an extra $2.

Just across the river another Winter Wonderland awaits on the corner of Spring and Market Streets in Jeffersonville, Indiana. After a successful 2011 year and more than 10,000 skaters, Jeffersonville’s outdoor rink will re-open to the public.

You can skate with Santa on Sundays from 1-4 p.m., or make Tuesday nights local nights as kids can skate for $4 with a local Jeffersonville merchant receipt.

Until December 21, skaters can glide around:
Sunday – Thursday, 4:00-8:00 pm
Friday & Saturday, 12:00-9:00 p.m.

  • The rink is opened on Christmas Eve from 12-4, but closed on Christmas day. After January 6, the rink will only be open on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
  • Friday will be teen night with a DJ from 7-10 p.m.
  • Join the festive fun on December 22 as we celebrate with an “Ugly Christmas Sweater Party.” Get $2 off admission if you wear an ugly sweater.

Skating in Jeffersonville will run you:

  • $8 per person
  • 6 for a group of 10 or more
  • Get a $2 discount if you bring your own skates.

Take advantage of our local outdoor fun and skate the night away in Louisville or in Jeffersonville.


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