Chico Ice Rink in the Plaza
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Chico Ice Rink in the Plaza

Chico Ice Rink in the Plaza is a seasonal outdoor rink in Downtown Chico. With events such as Christmas Preview and the Annual Tree Lighting, Downtown Chico is a vibrant hub of festive holiday activity.

Open from November 17, 2023 through January 14, 2024, the Chico Ice Rink in the Plaza will feature ice skating sessions, skating lessons, and private party events.

The Chico Ice Rink in the Plaza is hosted by a collaboration of Chico Area Recreation & Park District (CARD), the City of Chico, and the Downtown Chico Business Association.

More details to come. Please check back for info on hours, admission, and theme nights.

Regular Hours

  • Mondays-Thursdays: 4pm-9pm
  • Fridays-Sundays: Noon-10pm

Holiday Hours

  • Thanksgiving Week (11/20 - 11/24): Noon-10pm
  • Winter Break (12/26 - 1/5): Noon-10pm
  • Thanksgiving Day: 4pm-9pm
  • Christmas Eve: Noon-8pm
  • Christmas Day: CLOSED
  • New Years Eve: Noon-10pm
  • New Years Day: Noon-9pm

Admission Fees

  • All-ages ticket: $14 (includes skate rental)
  • Youth Ticket with Skate Helper: $19

Special Events

  • Sat. 11/25 - Small Business Saturday Popup Market, Noon-4pm
  • Fri. 12/1 - Downtown Chico Tree Lighting, 6:30pm
  • Fri. 12/8 - Chico Police Toy Drive, 5pm-9pm
  • Sun. 12/10 - Chabad Jewish Center Menorah Lighting, 5pm-9pm
  • 12/16 - Silent Disco Party, 6pm-8pm
  • 1/1 - Polar Bear Skate, 2pm-4pm

Themed Thursdays

  • 11/23 - Ugly Sweater Night
    • Wear your ugliest sweater - prizes will be given out for the worst sweaters!
  • 11/30 - Ho Ho Hoedown
    • Skate while listening to your favorite country tunes from 103.5 The Blaze
  • 12/7 - Classic Holiday Movies
    • Enjoy music from the classics
  • 12/14 - Taylor Swift Night
    • Celebrate Taylor's belated birthday
  • 12/21 - Throwback Holiday Hits Night
    • Listen to the classics while on the ice
  • 12/28 - Barbie Night
    • Hi, Barbie! Remember, pink goes with everything!
  • 1/4 - 80s Night
    • Enjoy all your 80s favorites
  • 1/11 - 90s Night
    • Enjoy all your 90s favorites

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