The holiday season is upon us and what better way to embrace the colder weather than to bundle up, grab some hot cocoa, and hit the ice with a pair of rental skates with the people you care about! If you’re looking for things to do in Detroit to celebrate the holidays, then making plans to go ice skating is perfect.
These outdoor ice skating rinks around Detroit give Detroiters the perfect opportunity to try to get into the spirit of the holiday season, which is exactly why Secret Detroit has put together the following list of four outdoor ice skating rinks around Detroit.
Located right in Downtown Detroit, the Campus Martius outdoor ice rink is the perfect spot for Detroiters to get their outdoor skating fix! Right next to the Downtown Holiday Markets, Cadillac Lodge, and Detroit’s holiday tree, this incredible spot is in the middle of it all, which guarantees anyone who comes is going to have a good time!
Ticket Price: Adult Admission – $12, Child Admission – $9, Skate rental – $6
Location: 800 Woodward Ave
This big local park and ice complex offers a roofed outdoor ice skating experience! Hosting public skating sessions six days a week and offering classes to beginners of all ages, this place is a perfect spot for ice skaters of any level! It’s already open for the season and will be until March 24th, 2024.
Ticket Price: Adult Admission – $6, Child Admission – $5
Location: 17985 Armada Center Road, Armada, MI
Just a short drive outside of metro Detroit is the suburb of Warren, its City Square Ice Rink offers a great atmosphere to enjoy an outdoor ice experience surrounded by charming seasonal decorations and lights right in central Warren. If you can, make sure to visit on Saturday, December 2nd in the afternoon to join in on the local tree lighting ceremony and accompanying festive fun!
Ticket Price: Admission – $6 to $10, Skate rental – $5
Location:29000-29406 S Civic Center Blvd, Warren, MI
Just 30 minutes away from metro Detroit by car, this outdoor rink is certainly worth the trip! With fun skating-centered events going on throughout winter with themed skate sessions that range from Harry Potter on New Year’s Eve to Barbie on January 13th. There’s also plenty of room to sit down to warm up and grab some snacks if you get tired on the ice and want to take a break, making this a perfect spot for family fun!
Ticket Price: Admission – Free, Skate rental – Free (limited amount of skates available for borrowing)
Location: 33113 Grand River Ave, Farmington, MI