Skating Every Day Through January 8
Visit Santa and Learn to Skate


The Winterfest Hartford rink is open for free ice skating and skate rentals beginning Friday through January 8. Regular rink hours are 11am-8pm with the exception of Christmas Eve and Christmas, when the rink will be open from noon-4pm and New Year’s Eve, when the rink will be open from noon until midnight in celebration of First Night Hartford.  Free Learn to Skate classes will be offered from 10-11am on Saturdays in December. For a list of other fun events/activities  in Downtown Hartford and to find out when Santa is at the carousel, check out the calendar of events on