Go Ice Skating with Someone Special this Holiday in Tampa Bay!
Put on your skating boots and take your date night out ice skating in Tampa Bay! Whether you’re an experienced skater or a novice waiting to learn, ice skating makes for a perfect date. And since we’re into the holiday season, you have more options than ever on where to go!
Curtis Hixon Winter Village
The ice skating rink at the Curtis Hixon Winter Village allows you to skate with beautiful views of the Tampa Riverwalk and Hillsborough River. If you don’t have your own ice skates, never worry, skate rental is included in your ticket purchase! Besides ice skating, you can also enjoy some warm drinks at the café, stroll through the shops of the village, or take the Winter Village Express for a holiday streetcar experience.
Tickets for ice skating are $13 and include 90 minutes of skating time plus your skate rental. wintervillagetampa.com
Shops at Wiregrass Ice Skating
Head over to the Shops at Wiregrass for a date full of skating, shopping and fun. This is perfect for a first date or for a longtime couple. The ice skating rink is located in between shops at the outdoor mall, making it a perfect attraction. You can walk through the different stores and get some holiday shopping done while spending time with your significant other. If you’re feeling a little hungry, you can stop at one of the many restaurants for a quick meal or dessert. You can even enjoy some holiday fun at the tree light show. And of course, head over to the ice skating rink to skate around.
For holiday skating, head over to Wiregrass from November 11 to January 7 theshopsatwiregrass.com
Brandon Ice Sports Forum
Ice skating never gets old at the Brandon Ice Sports Forum. Throughout the week, there are different public skating session available. On select nights you can even skate with a live DJ playing music. Once you’re tired of skating, you can play some laser tag, eat at the café or grill and sports bar, or play some games at the arcade. No matter what you do, your date will be lots of fun.
Admission for ice skating is $13 without skates and $9 with skates. Public skating times vary. theicesportsforum.com
Florida Hospital Center Ice
This new rink, open for less than a year, is perfect for your holiday skating date. With over 15 different public skate sessions, you’ll be able to find a perfect time for your date. The Top Shelf Restaurant and Bar makes for a perfect pre- or post-skating meal. You can also get some shopping done at the Tampa Premium Outlets, just a few minutes down the road.
Including skate rental, admission is $14. Without skate rental, admission is $9.75. floridahospitalcenterice.com
Tampa Bay Skating Academy and Clearwater Ice Arena
At any of the three locations of the Tampa Bay Skating Academy, you can skate your heart out on a beautiful date. You and your significant other can skate for 90 minutes and spend the rest of the day together getting a meal at the Bar and Grill or leave the TBSA to explore the area around you and find some other fun event to keep your date going.
Admission for skating varies at $9 or $11, including skate rental, depending on the skating session you choose. tampabayice.com
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