Downtown Sacramento Ice Rink presented by Sacramento Downtown Plaza

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2014/2015 Ice Rink Information

The Downtown Sacramento Ice Rink has a long history on The Kay. The rink was first established in 1991 by the City of Sacramento. The Downtown Sacramento Partnership assumed operation and management of the rink soon after with the goal of creating a signature holiday experience for the region. Downtown has been a holiday destination ever since. We can’t wait for you to join us out on the ice this season!

Regular Hours: November 7 – January 19

  • Monday-Thursday: 2 pm – 8 pm
  • Friday –Saturday: 10 am – 10 pm
  • Sunday: 10 am – 6 pm
  • Closing Day – Monday, January 19: 10 am – 8 pm

Skating Sessions:

Sessions start when the rink opens and every 2 hours thereafter. (For example, 2pm, 4pm, 6pm.) Basically, if it is an even hour, a session is starting!  Skating sessions are 1 hour and 45 minutes. This may not sound like much, but its a long time on the ice, trust us!  When the session ends staff will clear the ice for 15 minutes while the Zamboni makes a sweep before the next session starts.

What happens if I arrive after a session already started?

No problem! As long as there’s still room on the ice, you’re welcome to join the session already underway for the remainder of the time. For example, if you arrive at 2:30, you’re welcome to join in the 2pm session already in progress for the remaining hour and fifteen minutes. Which just might be plenty of time for you and your group.
If you’d like to get your full 1 hour and 45 minutes, we recommend you purchase a wristband for the next session. You can go do some Christmas shopping, grab a drink and a bite, or simply hang out and watch the skaters until the next session starts.

Holiday Hours:

  • Veterans Day Holiday Nov. 10 | 10am – 8pm
  • Thanksgiving Week | 10am – 10pm
  • Thanksgiving Day | 10am – 6pm
  • Christmas Break | Dec. 15 – Jan. 2 | 10am – 10pm
  • Christmas Eve | 10am – 6pm
  • Christmas Day | Closed

  • New Year’s Eve | 10am – 6pm
  • New Year’s Day | 10am – 10pm

General Info:

Admission: $8

Skate Rental: $2

Lockers, Gloves & Socks: $2

Children under 4: FREE admission and $2 Skate Rental


Parking is available on the street as well as at the neighboring parking garages.


For group reservations, please fill out our group reservation application.

 Download Application here

For groups over 10 please call for group reservation discount: 916-442-8575

Thursday Theme Nights:

We will be announcing theme nights shortly. Stay tuned. 

November 13th:
November 2oth:
December 4th:
December 11th:
December 18th:
December 25th: Closed
January 1st :
January 8th:
January 15th:

Calendar of Events

  • Monday, November 10th Veteran’s Day | Free admission and skate rental with Military ID
  • Wednesday, November 12th | Outward Night/Drag Queens on Ice

The Downtown Sacramento Ice Rink is produced by the Downtown Sacramento Partnership. For event details call 442-8575

Fees : Admission $8 Skate Rental $2

Event Categories: Events, Family Friendly, and Holiday Events.Event Tags: Family Friendly, Holiday, Ice Rink, and Outdoor.

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Downtown Sacramento Partnership
980 9th Street, Suite 400
Sacramento, CA 95814
P: (916) 442-8575
F (916) 442-2053
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