St Kilda Ice Skating
Big coats, woolly socks, mulled wine, and marshmallows toasting over the fireplace. It’s winter and there’s no better way to celebrate the frosty season than to experience the cold on the ice. If you’re not keen to head out to the snow slopes, St Kilda has you covered.
The Skating At pop-up ice rink will once again be bringing the icy nights (and days) to you. Skate in the heart of one of Melbourne’s most iconic suburbs where the atmosphere, entertainment, and nightlife is all wrapped up into one.
The rink will be open both day and night so you can practice your moves, take the family out, or go on ‘date night’ under the stars.
Themed nights are back
Ever heard of ‘Skate and date’ Tuesday’s? Experience a romantic-themed skate night every Tuesday night at the Skating At rink. Spend the night gliding under the stars to some love-struck tunes, just like in the movies.
Ice Ice Baby’ Thursday nights are now a thing! Yep. Every Thursday night, Skating At ice rink turns up the tunes and plays the best of R&B from the ‘90s and ‘00s. Heat up the ice rink with some old school dance moves.
First time on the ice?
There’s ‘Kanga the skating aid’ for those a little unsure on their skates. “Kanga” gives extra support for newbies, but don’t worry about falling, knee and elbow pads are available for hire.
So what’s included?
Entry to the area is free. You’ll have to pay for your session but skate hire is included.
Once you’re in St Kilda, why not enjoy what the suburb has to offer. Acland Street has some great bars, shops, and cafes that are busy all year ‘round. Some businesses are offering skaters wintery savings when you present your Skating At ice rink ticket, so take advantage.
Priceline is offering a 15% discount on all of their gloves, hats, beanies, and thermals. And 5% off all other products (other than prescription items). Just present your ice rink ticket to claim the discount.
Europa Cakes and Le Bon Cakes
St Kilda is famous for its cake window displays along Acland Street. Cake shops are the epitome of St Kilda, and it’s not unusual to see lines of people staring at the mouth-watering desserts.
Europa Cakes and Le Bon Cakes are offering all skaters coffee and cake for $10 to warm up before or after your ice skating session. Remember to present your ticket when you’re ordering.
Lona St Kilda Tapas Bar
Lona St Kilda Tapas Bar has some great deals to treat yourself after your skate.
SKATE & PLATE! That’s right, join the family fun for the Winter Ice Skating festival, dine at Lona St Kilda and the kids eat for free! Or SKATE & DATE! Amp up your dating game and head to St Kilda for a night of Skating and Dating. Receive 30% off the food bill when you dine at Lona St Kilda. Present your Skating At ticket to redeem these offers.
Chakra is offering 10% off any product in store, and any purchases over $60 will receive a free Chakra bag.
Why not treat the kids to ice cream after ice skating? 7 Apples are offering skaters 20% off.
Jimmy O’Neill’s is offering 20% off meals and drinks. Remember to present your Skating At ticket to receive your discount. https://www.jimmyoneills.com.au/
Bay City Burrito
Bay City Burrito is offering 20% off meals and drinks. Remember to present your Skating At ticket to receive your discount.
Eclectico will be giving a 10% discount to all ticket holders and free gifts for children for the duration of the ice-rink season
X base Backpackers
A free glass of wine and 15% off accommodation bookings. Remember to present your Skating At ticket to receive your discount.
Look out for more offers to come!
Will the rink be overcrowded?
The rink is expected to peak late afternoon and evening. It’s usually busy during school holidays but the capacity on the ice rink is capped, so you don’t have to battle your way through crowds on the ice.
So come down to Acland Street
Ice skate under the stars and enjoy the atmosphere of Melbourne’s favourite suburb. You can find the pop-up ice rink on the corner of Acland St and Barkley St, St Kilda. But bring your coats, beanies, and gloves, we’re bringing icy European vibes to you this school holidays.
The cost for the one-hour session starts from just $16.00 for children and $22.00 for adults. The Skating rink is open from Monday to Sunday, 10 am to 9 pm from June 21st to July 14th. Book online at stkilda.skatingat.com.au to secure a spot on the ice.
Remember to take photos of your rink time to share with your friends. Don’t forget to tag #aclandstvillage and #SkatingAtStKilda on Facebook and Instagram.