Knoxville's Holidays on Ice Skating Rink Opens Nov. 29, 2019

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Knoxville's Holidays on Ice Skating Rink Opens Nov. 29, 2019

Posted: 11/25/2019
knoxville's holidays on iceKnoxville’s Holidays on Ice, presented by Home Federal Bank, opens Friday, Nov. 29, 2019 for a full day of skating from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. to kick off the most wonderful time of the year in Market Square.

Admission, which includes skate rental and unlimited skating time, remains unchanged from 2018: $11 for adults, $8 for children 12 and under. Season passes are $50 for adults and $35 for children 12 and under. All tickets and passes are sold at the rink entrance; season passes are available online at, where buyers can get 10 percent off passes when purchasing between Nov. 29 and Dec. 2.

The rink’s north-facing chiller wall will be decorated with a holiday mural sponsored by the Downtown Knoxville Alliance. This year’s mural is painted by Knoxville artist Megan Lingerfelt, whose local work includes murals in Strong Alley and a Knoxville Piano Project piano.

Knoxville's Holidays on Ice is sponsored by Home Federal Bank, Regal, Carvana, Pilot Flying J, WBIR-TV Channel 10, B97.5, Holston Gases and the Knoxville Ice Bears. 

Ice Rink hours, Nov. 29 - Dec. 15
Monday through Thursday: 4 to 9 p.m.
Friday and Saturday: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Sunday: 1 to 9 p.m.

Extended hours, Dec. 16, 2019 - Jan. 5, 2020 (except holidays listed below)
Monday through Thursday, plus Sunday: 1 to 9 p.m.
Friday and Saturday: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Special holiday hours
Christmas Eve: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Christmas Day: Closed
New Year’s Eve: 1 to 10 p.m.
New Year’s Day: 1 to 9 p.m.

The rink will be open through Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020, closed only on Christmas Day and during inclement weather, like heavy rain, as it occurs. Closures will be announced online at

Peppermint Panda will visit throughout the season to skate with guests and pose for photos.

Holidays on Ice theme nights are:

• Monday: Skaters receive $2 off admission with an Ice Bears ticket stub and can skate with Knoxville Ice Bears players and team mascot Chilly Bear on Dec. 2, 9 and 30, 6-8 p.m.

• Tuesday: Ice skate to popular holiday tunes and classic hits from each decade scheduled as follows: Dec. 3: 1950s & 1960s; Dec. 10: 1970s; Dec. 17: 1980s; Dec. 31: All decades

• Wednesday: Skaters wearing Christmas sweaters receive $1 off admission; the most festive skater will win a prize! 

• Thursday: Skaters who present a valid college ID will receive $2 off admission 

• Friday and Saturday: Disco lights and a mix of music by Knox Vegas DJ 

• Sunday: Family Fun Day

Opening night of Holidays on Ice is included in the Christmas in the City celebration, along with Regal Celebration of Lights from 5:30 - 9 p.m. in Krutch Park, Krutch Park Extension and Market Street, as well as WDVX’s Ho Ho Hoedown on the Market Square stage from 6:30 - 9 p.m. Admission to these events is free. 

For additional information about Holidays on Ice, including downloadable skater liability forms, visit