Winter Wonderland

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Welcome to Winter Wonderland

Relish the magic of the season at SouthPark's own Winter Wonderland; Charlotte's favorite open-air ice-skating rink and ultimate Instagram photo op bucket-list destination! Winter Wonderland's ice skating rink features fun for the entire family including a daily afternoon snowfall, holiday lights and decor, as well as attractions such as Santa's Pub, live music and concerts, and visits from Santa and other characters. Join us for special events, guests and activities throughout the season, including our partnership with 103.7 WSOC to bring a Country Christmas to the rink.

What You'll Find

We've got tons of fun things to see and do at Winter Wonderland!

Ice Skating

Amazing Open-Air Ice Skating

Grab some friends, or the whole family, and lace-up for a great time on the ice!

Grand Opening
Friday, November 29

Music & Concerts

It's the Sound of The Season!

We've got an amazing group of musicians scheduled to appear at Winter Wonderland this season; a perfect accompaniment to open air ice skating!
More details coming soon!

Special Guests

Santa Claus and More!

You never know who might show up at Winter Wonderland, so be sure to stay tuned and follow us on social to learn about upcoming visits!

Santa's Pub

Home to Our Holiday Brews

Stop on in at our holiday pub and grab yourself a drink!

Snack Shack

On-Site Concessions!

Work up an appetite with all that skating? Stop over and grab a bite!



Free Admission

Are you looking to come by and enjoy the Winter Wonderland Pub & Coffee Shop, or simply sit back and watch your kids skate? No problem! Admission to the Winter Wonderland park experience is always free; all day, every day!

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per 2hrs

Bring your own skates and enjoy 2hrs of skating at the rink.

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Skating & Rentals

per 2hrs

2hrs of skating at the rink + skate rentals available in all sizes.

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Season Passes

entire season

Unlimited skating and skate rentals, all season long!

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Now Open!

Come on down and enjoy the Winter Wonderland experience!


Please Note:

In case of rain, or inclement weather, check out facebook page for the latest updates, or call 704-931-3551 for more information on our hours.

Operating Hours

Monday - Thursday
3pm - 11pm

3pm - 12am

11am - 12am

11am - 11pm

Special Hours

New Years Eve
Noon - 2am

New Years Day
11am - 11pm

11am - 11pm


Between SouthPark Mall and Symphony Park; located behind Dick's Sporting Goods
4400 Sharon Rd
Charlotte, NC 28211

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If you have a question, please feel free to call us at 704-931-3551

Group Sales & Spirit Days!

Spirit Days at Winter Wonderland!



Find a Day

Winter Wonderland offers exclusive spirit days during the week, and two options (afternoons and nights) during the weekends; allowing for all groups to celebrate when it works best for them. Click the link below to see available days and reserve yours today!

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Skating is More Fun with Friends!

With two private 30' X 30' heated tents, Winter Wonderland is the perfect location for birthday parties, holiday get-togethers and other private events. Contact us today for more information about group sales!




Admission to the Winter Wonderland experience is free, while ice skating is $12.00 if you bring your own skates, and skating plus skate rental is $17.00.

You can purchase tickets online via Eventbrite in the comfort of your home, or on-site at our Skate Shack!

If you've already purchased tickets, or you're a season pass holder, bring your printed ticket (or have your electronic ticket pulled up on your phone) and present it to the attendant in the Skate Shack to redeem your skates and/or skating pass.

Everyone who skates must sign a waiver accepting a skate at your own risk policy. Children under the age of 18 must have an adult sign the waiver on their behalf.

If you are dropping off a child who is under 18, you can sign the waiver online for them. It does need to be done the same day.

No! Admission to the Winter Wonderland experience is free.

For your safety, no one is allowed on the ice without wearing skates.

Children range in abilities. We ask all parents to judge their own child's ability, and make decisions accordingly.

No. Unfortunately refunds are not permitted based on skating skillsets.

Absolutely! All you will pay is $12.00 to skate if you bring your own skates.

Skating tickets (both with and without rentals) include 2 hours of skating. If you would like to skate longer, you may purchase additional skating tickets.

Yes! Complete the contact form or call 704-931-3551 for more information.

We do! We host special events, guests and activities throughout the season. We even have a partnership with 103.7 WSOC to bring a Country Christmas to the rink.

Outside food and drinks are not permitted.

Yes. We've partnered with some great local food trucks to bring amazing food to Winter Wonderland.

The rink is open-air. Plan to dress warm enough to sustain being outside in the daily conditions.

Call 704-931-3551 if you have additional questions or would like to speak with us directly for any reason.

Parking is available in the surrounding parking lots at SouthPark Mall.

Yes, restrooms will be available on site at Winter Wonderland.

We accept cash, debit and all major credit cards (Visa, Mastercard, American Express & Discover).

Getting on the Ice

Easy as 1, 2, 3

1. Sign UP

Click here to sign your complete your online waiver.

2. Check-In

Provide the staff with your name at check-in.

3. Have Fun

Enjoy your day at Winter Wonderland!

Want to Work at Winter Wonderland?

Winter Wonderland is excited to announce we are currently hiring for a number of positions. We're looking for qualified staff who enjoy the holidays as much as we do! Opportunities include:

  • Ice Monitors
  • Hosts
  • Cashiers

If you'd like to join our team, email your resume and contact information to


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