Outdoor Ice Skating

All Winter Long

Children's Museum Downtown

 (2626 W. Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23220)


The Children's Museum is excited to bring Outdoor Ice Skating to Richmond as part of the Legendary Santa tradition. Open all winter long, this 1,344 square foot outdoor synthetic ice skating rink is perfect for all ages and features weekday, weekend, and evening hours.




  • Friday, November 29 from 10:00am-8:00pm
  • Saturday, November 30 from 10:00am-8:00pm


  • Sunday, December 1 through Friday, December 6 from 10:00am-5:00pm
  • Saturday, December 7 from 12:00pm-8:00pm *Note! Parking in the Children's Museum parking lot will not become available until 12:00pm. Be sure to check out the Richmond Christmas parade starting at 10:00am!
  • Sunday, December 8 from 10:00am-8:00pm
  • Monday, December 9 through Thursday, December 12 from 10:00am-5:00pm
  • Friday, December 13 from 10:00am-8:00pm *Note! CarMax $1 Family Night is from 5:00pm-7:30pm and admission to the Children's Museum is just $1 per person! Normal skate fees apply.
  • Saturday, December 14 through Tuesday, December 17 from 10:00am-5:00pm
  • Wednesday, December 18 from 10:00am-5:00pm
  • Thursday, December 19 through Monday, December 23 from 10:00am-8:00pm
  • Tuesday, December 24 from 10:00am-2:00pm
  • Wednesday, December 25 CLOSED
  • Thursday, December 26 through Monday, December 30 from 10:00am-8:00pm
  • Tuesday, December 31 from 10:00am-2:00pm


  • Wednesday, January 1 CLOSED
  • Thursday, January 2 through Saturday, January 4 from 10:00am-8:00pm
  • Check Back Soon for Additional Dates


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Admission & Pricing

General Public ..... $10.00/ Skater

Children's Museum Members ..... $7.00/ Skater

Skate Rental ..... $5.00/ Pair

Children under the age of 6 must be accompanied by an adult 16 years or older while on the rink. All skaters must sign a safety waiver prior to entering the rink- skaters under the age of 18 years must have a waiver signed by an adult 18 years or older prior to entering the rink.

Outside food and beverages are not permitted at the Outdoor Ice Skating Rink. Coffee, hot chocolate, and snacks are available at the Children's Museum.

Policies for the Children's Museum apply to the Outdoor Ice Skating Rink.

The Ice Skating Rink will be closed during rain & snow. 

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Preschool Ice Skating

The Children's Museum Downtown hosts a special holiday themed program that includes an opportunity for preschools to ice skate and participate in a special interactive storytime with holiday characters! 

December 19 & 20th only! Advance reservations required.

(Please note, the "Start Your Reservation" link below takes you to an Eventbrite page to register for Preschool Ice Skating.)