Festive Family Ice Skating in Dublin and Around Ireland

Michelle

October 6, 2022

Family ice skating in Dublin and Around Ireland

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Looking for something fun to do this winter with the kids? How about some ice skating? Get your skates on and head to one of these fantastic rinks for some family ice skating in Dublin and around Ireland.

All levels of skaters are welcome, with skating aids and children’s rinks on offer to make life easier. Don’t forget to wrap up warm and warm up with some treats and a hot chocolate when your skating session is over!

Family Ice Skating in Dublin

Dundrum on Ice

Dundrum on ice for ice skating in dublin

Dates: November 7th to January 29th 2023

Dundrum on Ice at Pembroke Square in the Dundrum Town Centre is a popular family activity, surrounded by all that Dundrum Town Centre has to offer. Family tickets are available, and penguins for small kids.

For more information, click here.

Swords on Ice

Dates: November 8th to January 15th 2023

Bring on the festive season with a trip to Swords on Ice at Swords Pavilions this winter. With great music and atmosphere, this is a fun family activity with the benefits on the Pavilions on the doorstep.

For more information, click here.

Ice Skating Blanchardstown

Dates: November 18th 2022 to January 29th 2023

Ireland’s largest ice rink returns this year and very popular with families due to the dedicated rink for children, with penguin skating aids. With fresh ice every hour, the 1,000 sq. m. rink is found right next to Blanchardstown Shopping Centre.

For more information and to book tickets, click here.

South Dublin on Ice

Dates: 2022 Details TBC

The spectacular real ice rink at Tallaght Stadium will be the centrepiece of the South County Dublin Christmas Festival and is sure to attract thousands of skaters young and old to the town. 

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Family Ice Skating Around Ireland

Eco Ice Skating at Wicklow Christmas Market

Ice Skating at Wicklow Christmas Market

Dates: November 19th 2022 to January 2nd 2023

Last year, the Wicklow Christmas Market debuted the Eco Ice Rink, and it was such a huge success that they have expanded it this year by 60%! Skate along on an environmentally friendly ice rink to the sounds of Christmas carols while soaking in the festive sights of all things Christmas. The state-of-the-art rink provides the look and feel of real ice, without any negative effects to the environment.

For more information and to book tickets, click here.

Alpine Skate Trail, Cork

Dates: November 4th 2022 to January 29th 2023

The Alpine Skate Trail returns to Fota House and Gardens in Cork this November. It is fully weather proof so whether you’re a pro skater or more like Bambi, you’ll be sure to have an ‘ice time!

For more information and to book tickets, click here.

Wexford on Ice

Sensory Ice Skating at Wexford on Ice

Dates: 2022 Details TBC

Wexford on Ice will be on the Quays in Wexford with family tickets available. For those who aren’t feeling confident, there are stability aids to help you glide across the ice.

Sensory and wheelchair-friendly skate sessions take place every Saturday morning from 9-10am. These sessions give those who wouldn’t normally get the chance to go skating to have their very own special session, where the music and lighting is turned down. It’s fun for all the family to get involved – parents and guardians can join their children without skates. Wheelchair users can take their wheels directly onto the ice!

For more information and to book tickets, click here.

Galway Skates

Dates: 2022 Details TBC

Galway Skates, beside Leisureland, Salthill, is located in an all-weather marquee with a 600 square metre real ice rink.

Fun skating supports available for little ones aged 4+. Family tickets and group discounts available.

For more information, click here.

Kilkenny on Ice

Kilkenny on Ice

Dates: 2022 Details TBC

Kilkenny on Ice runs at The Hub Cillin Hill. The rink has 600 square meters of real ice, and the Mammoth Ice Slide which is 30 meters of real ice.

Warm up with a hot chocolate in the Ice Cafe afterwards. Family tickets available and also this year unlimited entry tickets.

For more information, click here.

Winterfest Mullingar

Dates: 2022 Details TBC

Mullingar on Ice at Winterfest Mullingar welcomes all levels of skaters with a large main rink and a separate smaller rink. During the festive period there will be special events and tasty food on offer too.

For more information, click here.

family ice skating in Dublin and around Ireland

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