Christmas 2022 at the National Ice Centre
Saturday 26 November - Sunday 8 January
We’re very excited to reveal our Christmas events and festive skating sessions for this year!
You can meet Santa, skate with our festive friends and enjoy lots of fun themed parties! All Christmas skating, Santa’s Grotto and Christmas skating parties are available to pre-book now.
🎅 Santa’s Grotto – 17 – 18 & 21 – 24 December 🎅
Come and meet Santa at our magical grotto! This is your chance to talk to the man himself about what you’d like for Christmas and you’ll leave with a special gift!
✨ Christmas Light Switch On – Saturday 26 November (2.30 – 4.30pm)✨
Be the first to skate in our Christmas themed rink as we officially launch Christmas at the National Ice Centre!
👑 Princess & Superheroes Party – Saturday 3 December (10.30am – 12.30pm) ⚡
Especially for families, this is the ultimate fancy dress party for your little ones. Expect music, balloons, and a sprinkling of fairy dust!
⛄ Relaxed Skating Party with Festive Characters On Ice – Sunday 4 December (10.30am – 12.30pm) ⛄
Our relaxed party is perfect for those who would benefit from a more relaxed atmosphere. Set within a quiet and calm environment, with no music or flashing lights and low-level lighting. Skate among festive characters and have your picture taken with them if you wish.
🎄 Christmas Jumper Skate – Friday 9 December (1.30 – 2.30pm & 7 – 9pm)🎄
Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without a funny crimbo jumper. Spread the joy of Christmas and skate in your brightest and silliest Christmas jumper at all our skating sessions on this day!
👦 Festive Tots Sessions – Monday 12 & 19 December (11.15 – 11.45am) 👧
Exclusively for children aged 5 and under, little ones can glide around on a range of ice equipment from giant bananas to seals! Pushchairs and prams are welcome on the ice with children receiving balloons and stickers after your skate.
🦌 Skate with our Festive Characters On Ice – Saturday 17 December (10.30am – 12.30pm) 🦌
Skate among our festive characters – gingerbread man, snowman, reindeer and elves – at this special session. Our carol singers will be singing your favourite Christmas songs as you skate and memory making pictures are guaranteed.
🏒 Skate with Panthers – Tuesday 20 December (6 – 7pm) 🏒
Our popular skate with the Nottingham Panthers ice hockey team session is back! Get selfies, chat to your favourite players, and enjoy skating among ice hockey athletes.
💤 Pyjama Skating Parties – Friday 30 December (1.30 – 3.30pm & 7 – 9pm) 💤
We’re throwing PJ parties on our afternoon and evening sessions! Come along in your coolest set of PJs & we’ll bring the latest tunes and disco vibes.