November 17, 2023 – January 1, 2024
Celebrate the holiday season in Tampa's Downtown at Winter Village, presented by the Tampa Bay Lightning, in Curtis Hixon Park!
Located along the Tampa Riverwalk, Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park is transformed with the sights, sounds and activities of the holidays for children and adults of all ages.Please visit our Facebook page @WinterVillageTampa for real time updates. Winter Village will also use paperless ticketing, for more information click the button below.
Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable.
Ice Rink Hours
Please visit our Facebook Page for real-time updates.
Ice Skating Pricing
$17 per skater includes taxes and fees90 minutes of skate time & skate rentals are includedAll reservations must be made online or with on-site QR codes.Tickets purchased for Sensory Skate Mondays must be made in person using credit card only.Check social media for real-time updates.
Read our ice skating FAQs here.
Café At Winter Village
Taste the spirit of the holiday season
by visiting the Cafe at Winter Village.Cafe hours and dates differ from ice skating hours
The Shops of Winter Village
The Shops of Winter Village, delivered by PODS® Moving and Storage, feature boutiques from local makers and purveyors offering a gift idea for everyone on your list.Shop hours and dates differ from ice skating hours
NEW: Silent Disco Fridays
Every Friday from 7-9pm! Silent Disco
headphones are first-come, first-serve.All headphones are the property of the Tampa Downtown Partnership and must be returned. Headphones can be picked up from the Information Podium - in exchange for an ID.
Winter Village Express
We thank everyone for another SOLD OUT
season of the Winter Village Express! See you next year!
360 Degree Light Show
Powered by TECO, the light show
occurs nightly with four shows at the top of the hour:
7PM, 8PM, 9PM, and 10PM.
Curling at Winter Village
Curling is available Wednesday through Sunday on a first-come, first-serve basis. Curling operates at the same hours as our food and beverage. Equipment can be picked up from the Information Podium - in exchange for an ID. We ask that play on the court does not exceed 45 minutes to allow other guests the opportunity to play.
Santa has returned to the North Pole in preparation for the holidays!
Sensory Skate Monday Nights
Sensory Skate Nights occur every Monday during the first hour of rink operations. Tickets will be available for purchase on site by credit card only. Tickets cannot be purchased in advance.A sensory zone will also be provided on select Mondays
by the City of Tampa.
Themed Tuesday Nights
December 26 - “The Spirit of Holiday Past, Present, & Future” - Decades Night
Celebrate our Tampa Bay Lightning with enhanced activations including themed food and beverage items, and additional activities.
Shop Small Saturdays
Celebrate and support the small businesses who help create the vibrant atmosphere of Winter Village.
Holiday Lighted Boat Parade
Date: December 23Tampa’s largest lighted boat parade will happen the Saturday before Christmas along the Hillsborough River in Tampa's Downtown. The parade begins at the southern tip of Davis Islands, travels through the Convention Center basin and up to the Heights where the boats will turn around and head to Sparkman Wharf where judging will occur and the parade will end.To learn more, click here.
Where Can I Park / How do I Get There?
Parking is available for a nominal rate at multiple locations adjacent to Winter Village presented by the Tampa Bay Lightning, including the William F. Poe Parking Garage north of Curtis Hixon Park. Click here for a full list of options.We encourage you to park once to enjoy the Winter Village, presented by the Tampa Bay Lightning, at Curtis Hixon Park and walk the beautiful Tampa Riverwalk to other downtown destinations. You can also travel to the Winter Village by DASH Tampa, Pirate Water Taxi, and more! Visit the Getting Around section in Tampa’s Downtown to explore all your options.
How do I become a vendor for Winter Village?
The Shops at Winter Village, delivered by PODS® Moving and Storage, are full for the 2023-2024 season however fill out this form to be considered next year and for our other Tampa Downtown Partnership events.
Are Dogs Allowed?
Leashed dogs are welcome on the Tampa Riverwalk, Downtown parks, the dog park adjacent to Winter Village, and Winter Village event areas.
Dogs are not allowed on the ice rink.
Is The Winter Village Free To Attend?
Winter Village is free to attend and is open to all ages. The shops and café area feature specialty goods, food and drink for purchase. The ice rink requires paid admission to skate and for ice skating rentals.
Do I Have To Buy Ice Rink Tickets in Advance?
All visits must be reserved in advance by purchasing a timed ticket(s) online. Those who attempt the “walk‐up” purchase of tickets in person, will be shown a QR‐code to purchase tickets on their smartphones; if the present time is fully‐booked, the guest will be shown other available times to skate.
For Ice Rink Event questions, please see the Ice Rink Events FAQs here.
Winter Village at Curtis Hixon Park is located at 600 N. Ashley Drive, Tampa, FL 33602.
About Tampa Downtown Partnership
The Tampa Downtown Partnership is a private, not-for-profit 501(c)(6) organization. It is a membership organization comprised of companies, organizations and individuals with a common goal of advancing downtown Tampa.The Tampa Downtown Partnership serves as the steward of downtown Tampa, cultivating public and private partnerships, and encouraging downtown’s physical and economic development. As a proactive leadership organization, the Tampa Downtown Partnership acts as an advocate for the downtown community.
Thank you to our sponsors
Café At Winter Village
Taste the spirit of the holiday season at the Icicle Craft Kitchen of Winter Village at Curtis Hixon Park.
The Shops of Winter Village
The Shops of Winter Village, delivered by PODS® Moving and Storage, feature boutiques from local makers and purveyors offering a gift idea for everyone on your list. Thanks to the generous support of PODS® Moving and Storage, each Winter Village Shop is held in a PODS® container in a market-style layout.Visitors are encouraged to shop at the various boutiques during their visit, all while enjoying a beautiful view of the Hillsborough River.
Café And Shop Hours
- Calia Rose Boutique
- Charcuterie by Kinki
- Dark Door Spirits
- Don Me Now
- For the Bay Clothing Company
- Jalex Designs
- Modern Paws
- Nairi Handmade Jewelry
- Plante La Vie
- Play By Clark
- The Main Ingredient
- Unlock Tampa BaySix additional shops will be added to the lineup and rotate weekly. Follow us on social at @WinterVillageTampa for more up to date information.
Winter Village Express
The Winter Village Express will make its way from Downtown’s Whiting Station to Ybor and back on the TECO Line Streetcar. Join us for this one-hour, round-trip excursion that is fun for the entire family! Our trip features a holiday sing-a-long, holiday trivia, milk & cookies, and added surprises along the way. You don’t want to miss this memorable holiday event, so get your tickets for the Winter Village Express before they sell out!
Dates & Hours
See you in 2024!
We thank everyone for another SOLD OUT season of the Winter Village Express! See you next year!
New Paperless Ticketing
How To Make a Reservation And Buy a Ticket
Click “BUY TICKETS HERE”
Enter your information and select the date/time you wish to skate.
After payment, a receipt will be sent & a separate email will prompt you to complete waiver(s).
Check your inbox for e-ticket(s) after completing your waiver(s).
NOTE: You will not receive your E-ticket(s) until you have completed the waiver(s). Please read the FAQs here, as tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable. For all issues related to ticketing, please contact [email protected].