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The ICE at Discovery Green

The ICE at Discovery Green

Glide around The ICE at Discovery Green this holiday season. (Photo: Morris Malakoff, The CKP Group) 

The ICE is the largest outdoor ice skating surface in the Southwest. Discovery Green uses water from Kinder Lake to freeze the ice, and all equipment runs on Green Mountain Energy’s renewable energy, ensuring The ICE is environmentally friendly and sustainable.

Skating Events:

Cheap Skate Nights
Mondays, Nov. 18, Dec. 2–16, 2019, Jan. 6–13 & 27, 2020, 5–10 p.m.
On select Mondays this winter, glide around The ICE at Discovery Green for just $8 per person or $15 for a pair (includes tax and skate rental).

Theme Night Tuesdays
Tuesdays, Nov. 19, Dec. 3–17, 2019, Jan. 7–28, 2020, 7–9 p.m.
Skating with a twist - and a theme -where costumes are encouraged. Skaters who dress the part can skate for a discounted rate of $11 (including skate rental).

  • Skating Through the '50s, '60s, '70s and '80s: Nov. 19, 2019
  • Harry Potter: Dec. 3, 2019
  • Princesses: Dec. 10, 2019
  • Ugly Sweaters: Dec. 17, 2019
  • Star Wars: Jan. 7, 2020
  • Super Heroes: Jan. 14, 2020
  • Super Villains: Jan. 21, 2020
  • H-Town Pride: Jan. 28, 2020

Skate Then Sip
Wednesdays, Dec. 4–18, 2019, Jan. 8 & 15, 2020, 7–9 p.m.
Skate Then Sip a specialty $3 mulled wine from the Lake House while listening to some of your favorite songs by Houston artists. Skaters are invited to show their H-Town pride by wearing Houston Rockets, Texans, Astros, Dynamo or Dash merchandise to skate from 5 to 10 p.m. at a discounted rate of $11 (including skate rental).

Special Skaters and Wheelchair Wednesdays
Wednesdays, Nov. 20 & 27, Dec. 4 & 18, 2019, Jan. 1, 15 & 29, 2020
These special evenings provide a welcoming environment with designated times for skaters with special physical and developmental challenges to enjoy The ICE. Special skaters are invited to take to The ICE with a friend, caregiver or family member to skate or roll. Visit www.discoverygreen.com/specialskaters for times and details. Please note: Non-motorized wheelchairs are always welcome on The ICE.

Funfetti Fridays
Fridays, Nov. 29, Dec. 6, 20 & 27, 2019, Jan. 3, 17–31, 2020, 7–9 p.m.
DJ Mohawk Steve, a light show and other festive elements make for fun Friday nights.

Skate with Santa and Storybook Stars!
Saturdays, Nov. 16, 2019–Feb. 1, 2020, 5–6 p.m.
Children of all ages are invited to skate with Santa Claus (through Dec. 24) and other favorite characters, including Spider Man, Queen Elsa, Ms. Marvel, Wonder Woman and more.

Skating with the Stars
Sundays, Nov. 17, 2019–Feb. 2, 2020, 6:30–6:45 p.m.
On Sundays this winter, Houston’s top figure skaters perform demonstrations on The ICE. No program on Dec. 15, 2019, or Jan. 19, 2020.

Family Fun with Academy Sports + Outdoors
Saturdays, Nov. 30 and Dec. 7, 6–10 p.m.
Outdoor family fun featuring games on The ICE, a DJ and s’mores for the first 200 skaters.

Special Events
Frostival
Friday, Nov. 22, 2019, 6–10 p.m.
Discovery Green kicks off its winter season with Frostival, an annual park-wide celebration featuring ice carving by Reverend Butter and DLG Ice Factory, skating on the ICE powered by Green Mountain Energy®, ice photo opps, interactive ice sculptures and more. Admission is free; skating fees apply.

Rainbow on ICE
Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, 7–10 p.m.
The annual LGBTQ celebration at Discovery Green returns to The ICE with music by DJ Joe Ross. Admission is free; skating fees apply. 

Dates: 
Friday, November 15, 2019, 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Saturday, November 16, 2019, 11:00 am to 11:00 pm
Sunday, November 17, 2019, 11:00 am to 8:00 pm
Monday, November 18, 2019, 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Tuesday, November 19, 2019, 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Wednesday, November 20, 2019, 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Thursday, November 21, 2019, 5:00 pm
Friday, November 22, 2019, 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Saturday, November 23, 2019, 11:00 am to 11:00 pm
Sunday, November 24, 2019, 11:00 am to 8:00 pm
Monday, November 25, 2019, 11:00 am to 11:00 pm
Tuesday, November 26, 2019, 11:00 am to 11:00 pm
Wednesday, November 27, 2019, 11:00 am to 11:00 pm
Thursday, November 28, 2019, 11:00 am to 11:00 pm
Friday, November 29, 2019, 11:00 am to 11:00 pm
Saturday, November 30, 2019, 11:00 am to 11:00 pm
Sunday, December 1, 2019, 11:00 am to 8:00 pm
Monday, December 2, 2019, 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Tuesday, December 3, 2019, 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Wednesday, December 4, 2019, 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Thursday, December 5, 2019, 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Friday, December 6, 2019, 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Saturday, December 7, 2019, 11:00 am to 11:00 pm
Sunday, December 8, 2019, 11:00 am to 8:00 pm
Monday, December 9, 2019, 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Tuesday, December 10, 2019, 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Wednesday, December 11, 2019, 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Thursday, December 12, 2019, 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Friday, December 13, 2019, 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Saturday, December 14, 2019, 11:00 am to 11:00 pm
Sunday, December 15, 2019, 11:00 am to 8:00 pm
Monday, December 16, 2019, 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Tuesday, December 17, 2019, 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Wednesday, December 18, 2019, 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Thursday, December 19, 2019, 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Friday, December 20, 2019, 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Saturday, December 21, 2019, 11:00 am to 11:00 pm
Sunday, December 22, 2019, 11:00 am to 8:00 pm
Monday, December 23, 2019, 11:00 am to 11:00 pm
Tuesday, December 24, 2019, 11:00 am to 7:00 pm
Wednesday, December 25, 2019, 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Thursday, December 26, 2019, 11:00 am to 11:00 pm
Friday, December 27, 2019, 11:00 am to 11:00 pm
Saturday, December 28, 2019, 11:00 am to 11:00 pm
Sunday, December 29, 2019, 11:00 am to 8:00 pm
Monday, December 30, 2019, 11:00 am to 11:00 pm
Tuesday, December 31, 2019, 11:00 am to 7:00 pm
Wednesday, January 1, 2020, 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Thursday, January 2, 2020, 11:00 am to 11:00 pm
Friday, January 3, 2020, 11:00 am to 11:00 pm
Saturday, January 4, 2020, 11:00 am to 11:00 pm
Sunday, January 5, 2020, 11:00 am to 8:00 pm
Monday, January 6, 2020, 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Tuesday, January 7, 2020, 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Wednesday, January 8, 2020, 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Thursday, January 9, 2020, 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Friday, January 10, 2020, 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Saturday, January 11, 2020, 11:00 am to 11:00 pm
Sunday, January 12, 2020, 11:00 am to 8:00 pm
Monday, January 13, 2020, 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Tuesday, January 14, 2020, 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Wednesday, January 15, 2020, 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Thursday, January 16, 2020, 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Friday, January 17, 2020, 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Saturday, January 18, 2020, 11:00 am to 11:00 pm
Sunday, January 19, 2020, 11:00 am to 8:00 pm
Monday, January 20, 2020, 11:00 am to 10:00 pm
Tuesday, January 21, 2020, 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Wednesday, January 22, 2020, 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Thursday, January 23, 2020, 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Friday, January 24, 2020, 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Saturday, January 25, 2020, 11:00 am to 11:00 pm
Sunday, January 26, 2020, 11:00 am to 8:00 pm
Monday, January 27, 2020, 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Thursday, January 30, 2020, 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Friday, January 31, 2020, 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Saturday, February 1, 2020, 11:00 am to 11:00 pm
Sunday, February 2, 2020, 11:00 am to 8:00 pm
Price: 
General public: $11 admission, $4 skate rental; Online tickets: $15, including skate rental; $20 for Fast Pass option; Cheap Skate Night: $15 for 2 or $8 for 1, including skate rental (not available during school holidays)
Venue: 
Discovery Green
Address: 
1500 McKinney St.
Houston, TX 77010

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