Skate + Santa

Take a photo with Santa after a morning of skating

During select skate times in December, families have the opportunity to take a photo with Santa, FREE when they reserve Skate + Santa tickets at

Not skating? You can still take a photo with Santa by the tree! There is a $5 suggested donation for non-skaters.

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Dates + Tickets

December 18 - 23, 10am - noon

How to reserve Skate + Santa tickets:

  • Visit and click the Reserve Tickets button
  • Select either “Skate + Santa (Rental Skates)” or “Skate + Santa (Own Skates)”
  • Reserve your time to skate

More info

  • There is no reentry onto the ice. Be sure to finish skating and return your skates before visiting Santa.
  • Upon entry, visitors will receive a Santa sticker. Visitors must wear this sticker throughout the entire visit.
  • To make sure everyone has a chance to meet Santa, families will be limited to 2 poses at the Christmas Tree.
  • Use your own phone to snap a picture of kids, take a selfie, or our staff can take a photo of the whole family.
  • You are welcome to bring your own props to your photo with Santa.
  • Be nice! Santa is watching.

Updated Safety Protocol

Upon arrival at the tree, visitors will have the choice of:

  • Taking a masked photo with Santa
  • Temporarily removing masks and maintaining at least 3’ of distance from Santa