What: The Portland Winter Ice Rink and Woodsy Winter Village opens Saturday, December 16 in downtown Portland. In addition to the skating rink, the Woodsy Winter Village features a pop-up marketplace, food, warm beverages, and a cozy lounge with board games, seating areas and warming pods.

Construction started Monday, December 4: trucks are arriving with the tent, power trailers and the ice rink. On Friday, December 8 the tent will go up and the Winter Village build-out begins. Crew will start filling the ice rink on Monday, December 11. The entire buildout will be completed on Thursday, December 14.

Tickets are now on sale! $20 Adults/$12 Youth under 12/$10 Bobby Skating Aid. Tickets include skate rentals. Ticket discounts will be available with purchases from local retailers. 

Sponsors include

  • Alaska Airlines
  • Portland Trailblazers/Rip City Remix/Portland Winterhawks/Rose Quarter
  • The Standard
  • Travel Portland
  • ZGF Architects
  • Hotel Rose/Staypineapple, the official hotel sponsor for the Portland Winter Ice Rink.

Who: Ice-America will be producing the Portland Winter Ice Rink and is hiring for 2023-24 temporary seasonal positions: Supervisors, Skate Monitors, Skate Hosts/Greeters, and Cashiers. Skaters and non-skaters alike are encouraged to apply for this fun and exciting event designed to engage the community during the holiday season.  Apply here: https://www.wintericerinkpdx.com/jobs .

Where: 49 SW Naito Pkwy in downtown Portland near the waterfront at the west end of the Morrison Bridgehead

When: Saturday, December 16, 2023 to Sunday, January 28, 2024. Ninety-minute skate sessions run 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. December 16-31 (closed on Christmas Day). Winter Village is open 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. through December with modified hours in January.

Why: The city, the private sector, and non-profit partners have been hard at work planning events for the holiday season and the new year, both longtime favorites and brand-new activities like the Ice Rink, to encourage residents and visitors to explore downtown, support local businesses, and enjoy all that our amazing city has to offer.