Winter Wonderland

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Welcome to Winter Wonderland

Relish the magic of the season at SouthPark's own Winter Wonderland, Charlotte's newest open-air ice skating rink and ultimate holiday destination. Winter Wonderland's ice skating rink features fun for the entire family including holiday lights and decor as well as attractions, such as Santa's Pub. 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
Tuesday, November 21


Festive Fun For All

Whether you're a kid, or just a kid at heart, take a ride on the Winter Wonderland Carousel

$3/ride, per person

Tree Elves

Tree Elves

Trees, Wreaths, and More!

From King of Pops, pick out your family's Christmas tree & even schedule their elves to deliver it to your home!

Click Here to Learn More

Santa's Pub

Home to Our Holiday Brews

This adult-sized bounce-house (minus the bouncing...) will make you feel like a kid again!

Be sure to stop in!

Event Espresso

Our Coffee & Cocoa Shop!

Need something to warm you up? Of course you do, because "Baby It's Cold Outside..."

A perfect pick-me-up!

Snack Shack

On-Site Concessions!

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

Food trucks also available.


Stay tuned for updates on special events and guests that will be joining us throughout the holiday season!


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!


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 Pass

entire season

Unlimited skating and skate rentals, all season long!

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Intro to Ice Skating Classes

for three 30 min classes

Know someone who needs to learn how to skate (even if that's you)? Winter Wonderland is excited to offer an "Intro to Ice Skating" class to help you get (and stay) on your feet.

Classes will be broken into 3 sessions at one of two times:
Saturdays: Dec. 16, 23 & 30
School Break: Dec. 20, 21, & 22)

All classes include skate rentals and 30 minutes of free skating and are intended for skaters of ages 5+.

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Private Lessons

per 30 min lesson

If you need to learn to skate, but learn better in a small group (up to two skaters*), Winter Wonderland offers private skating lessons on-site. Each lesson runs 30 min and is conducted by one of our professional skating coaches. Lessons are available for skaters at all ages and abilities, so regardless of how young (or just young at heart) the skater, or how much they have to learn, our coaches are ready to help. Lessons are schedule by request only, and on a first-come-first-serve basis, so please email to get scheduled before arriving. Lessons will be offered from 11am - 2pm on Saturdays (12/9, 12/16, & 12/23) while spots last.

* Additional fees may be included for groups larger than 2 skaters.

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Now Open!

Come on down and enjoy the Winter Wonderland experience!


Thru Dec. 17

Mon - Thr
3pm - 11pm

3pm - 12am

11am - 12am

11am - 11pm

Dec. 18 - Jan. 8

Sun - Thr
11am - 11pm

Fri - Sat
11am - 12am

Holiday Hours

Christmas Eve

Christmas Day
4pm - 11pm

New Years Eve

New Years Day
11am - 11pm

11am - 11pm


Between SouthPark Mall and Symphony Park
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


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
  • Bartenders
  • Barbacks
  • Cashiers

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


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