Winter Village to open in Curtis Hixon Park with ice rink


TAMPA, FL (WFLA) — Curtis Hixon Park in downtown Tampa will be transforming into a winder wonderland beginning this weekend.

On November 18th, the Winter Village will open, running through Christmas. As part of the Winter Village, downtown Tampa’s only outdoor ice rink will open.

The ice rink will be open daily from Nov. 18 to Dec. 25. Ice skating tickets are $12 per person for 90 minutes of skating. Tickets and skate rentals are available at the ice rink entrance in Curtis Hixon Park. The hours are:

  • Mon – Thurs: 4:00pm-9:00pm
  • Friday: 4:00pm-10:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am-10:00pm
  • Sunday: 12:00pm-9:00pm
  • School Holidays: 10:00am-10:00pm

A cafe will be open for snacks and holiday beverages near the ice rink, as well as a pop-up market with over 20 local shops so visitors can get some holiday shopping done.

The shop will be open Thursdays through Sundays through December 24th. The hours are:

  • Thursday and Friday: 4:00pm-7:00pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: 12:00pm-7:00pm

Find out more information on the Winter Village here. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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