January 17, 2024 at 11:07am | Alexandra McEwen

As winter covers Salt Lake City with the best snow on earth, a magical experience awaits those who seek the thrill of gliding on ice. 

From November through March, the Gallivan Center, located in the heart of downtown Salt Lake City, transforms into a winter wonderland, inviting Utah natives and visitors alike to lace up their skates and enjoy the ice. 

Ice skating at The Gallivan Center is a well-loved seasonal tradition that captures the winter spirit in Utah.

Why you'll love ice skating here: 
Surrounded by twinkling lights and the city's skyline, The Gallivan Center sets the stage for a memorable ice-skating experience as visitors enjoy what literally becomes a winter oasis in the city. 

One of the unique aspects of ice skating at The Gallivan Center is the opportunity to skate under the open sky. It's the perfect activity for those who want to embrace the winter season while enjoying the urban charm of Salt Lake City. 

During the holiday season, the rink is adorned with seasonal decorations, creating a magical ambiance for skaters and spectators alike. Visitors can enjoy the sounds of cheerful holiday music, warm up with hot cocoa from nearby vendors, and revel in the joyous spirit of winter.

Family-Friendly Fun: Ice skating at The Gallivan Center is the perfect way to enjoy a family-friendly activity that caters to skaters of all ages and skill levels.  Whether you're a seasoned skater or stepping onto the ice for the first time, the rink provides a safe and welcoming environment. Families can create fun memories together, share laughter, and witness the delight in children's eyes experiencing the magic of winter on ice. It's also serves as the perfect spot to build and deepen relationships with a 'special someone' if you want a date night full of activity and fun! 

Admissions: (See  Website for updated details.)
Adults: $12.50
Seniors, Military: $11.50
Children 4-12: $10.50
Bring your own skates: $8.50
Children 3 & Under: $3.50

Ice skating works up an appetite. The Gallivan Center offers a variety of mouth-watering concessions that are sure to satisfy your cravings. From classic Philly Cheesesteaks to cheesy pizzas (cheese and pepperoni), your savory cravings are covered. If you're in the mood for something a little more snack-like, they've got crispy nachos, hot dogs, and even jumbo pretzels. For those of you with a sweet tooth, churros are available to satisfy your cravings, along with chips and drinks, including a warm cup of hot chocolate or a frothy cappuccino. There's no shortage of options to keep you energized and skating for hours. 

Living Near The Gallivan Center
If you've got your eye on the Gallivan Center and want to live in Salt Lake City, currently the median sales price of a home is $536,000. You'll find a wide variety of condos and single-family homes. Start browsing Salt Lake City real estate here.



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