Time to lace up your skates and hit the fresh ice in Downtown Phoenix! CitySkate, presented by the Arizona Lottery, brings the magic to the heart of the city at CityScape Phoenix for a five-week run through Jan. 1, 2023.

Located at Patriots Park (11 W. Washington St.) in the center of CityScape Phoenix, the real ice CitySkate rink will feature glittering lights, festive décor and a variety of family-friendly festivities to bring in the holiday cheer this season.

“CitySkate has become a staple holiday tradition for families and friends all over the Valley,” said Emily Park, vice president of marketing for CityScape Phoenix. “Thousands of locals come out to participate and it’s rewarding to know that so many people walk away with memories that they will cherish forever. There will be a number of special promotions and exciting events in partnership with the Arizona Lottery this season, so keep an eye on social media and our website for updates.”

Tickets and Times

CitySkate’s hours are 4 p.m. until 11:30 p.m. from Nov. 28 through Jan. 1, 2023, including on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. Skate sessions will run in 90-minute increments.

Ticket pricing includes the skate rental: General Admission ($20 per person); Children 8 and Under ($13 per person); Children 3 and Under (Free); Military and Seniors ($13 per person) and Student Discount Sundays ($15 per person, with valid ID from middle school, high school or college). Guests with their own skates will receive $5 off ticket pricing.

Skating for a Cause

During the skating season, CitySkate will also bring back the popular “Skate it Forward” series. The CitySkate team will partner with a local nonprofit every Wednesday and $5 from each rental on that day will be donated to raise funds and awareness for the charity’s cause.

Visit CitySkatePHX.com for up-to-date special event information, as well as rink hours, a parking map and directions.


Ample and convenient underground parking is available at CityScape.

Skaters are encouraged to dine before or after enjoying the rink at one of CityScape’s many restaurant and entertainment venues for parking validation credit of up to two hours. CitySkate is operated by American Outdoor Skating Centers, LLC.


On Saturday, Dec. 3  and Sunday, Dec. 4, Valley Metro crews will complete Phase 2 along Jefferson St. During this time, drivers and pedestrians can expect the following impacts:

Jefferson St. will be closed between 1st St. and 4th Ave.
1st Ave. will be closed between Jefferson St. and Madison St.

To view the construction notice for this work, click here.

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