Christmas at the National Ice Centre

01 December 2018

National Ice Centre

Event Date
01 December 2018

Venue Telephone Number
0843 373 3000 Calls cost 7 pence per minute plus your phone company’s access charge. Calls from mobiles may be higher and are dependent on your mobile company’s charges and tariffs.

Venue Website

Bolero Square, Belwood Street

There’s fun for all the family at the National Ice Centre this Christmas. Surrounded by twinkling lights and a majestic tree, with free skating for children under the age of five when accompanied by a full paying adult, and skates for children from 18 months old, ice skating at the National Ice Centre this December is a Christmas tradition for the whole family to enjoy.

There’s a whole host of special themed events which can be pre-booked now:

Winter Family Fun Day

Saturday 1 December, 11am – 4pm

 Book your skating ticket and enjoy free activities including face painting, arts & crafts, write letters to Santa, classic Christmas films in Encore, meet & greets with characters from Frozen, My Little Pony and more, balloons & stickers for each child, hockey shoot out, cookie decorating and loads more!

 Brookfields Garden Centre will be there with a fabulous range of Christmas gifts, and singers from the Loughborough Student Union ‘Sing’ society will be singing Christmas carols throughout the day.

 Brunch with Santa            

15, 16, 22, 23 December, 9:30am-11am

Treat your little ones to a magical Brunch with Santa himself, then take to the ice and enjoy a festive skate. Youngsters and parents will get the chance to enjoy a delicious buffet brunch, spend time with Santa and receive a special gift before gliding onto the ice. Christmas films will be playing, and face painting will be available free of charge.   

 Brunch with Santa is available to book now at a cost of £15 per child and £12.50 per adult. The cost includes brunch with Santa, gift, skating session and skate hire. Book via or call 0115 853 3137. Please note the Brunch with Santa experience cannot be purchased on the day and will need to be pre-booked.

 Other events include:

 Skate with the Nottingham Panthers   Wednesday 19 December

Christmas Foam Parties                        Friday 21 December

UV Paint Party                                      Saturday 29 December

 Tickets are available to book now and all prices include skate hire. Tickets for all events can be booked here:

 A dedicated Tots Zone is available during many sessions this Christmas. The Tots Zone is an area in the centre of the ice dedicated to under 5s and their parents enabling families to grow in confidence on the ice together. Ice equipment is free to use in the Tots Zone. View Tots Zone sessions here.

Ticket prices:

Under 5s                    Free (when accompanied by a full paying adult)

Adults (16+)               £8.50

Juniors (5-15)           £7.50

Family of 3                 £21

Family of 4                 £27

Family of 5                 £33

Festive food and drinks will be available and seasonal treats can be enjoyed in the Sub Zero café before, during or after skating.

Looking for the perfect Christmas gift? National Ice Centre gift cards are now available to purchase online from just £10.

For further information, or to book your festive skating session at the biggest ice rink around, head to, call 0843 373 3000 or visit in person at National Ice Centre, Bolero Square, The Lace Market, Nottingham.