Venue Details

51 Star Starred
Downtown Ice
Between the San Jose Museum of Art and the Fairmont Hotel 120 S. Market Street San Jose, CA 95113
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Member Tips

Goldstar Member
Comfortable clothes with thick socks
info Dec 01 2009 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
No lockers for bags or other personal items.
info Dec 01 2009 star this tip starred
Mike Chang
I think $3 garages after 6pm are best!
info Dec 03 2009 star this tip starred
Robin
Wear warm clothes and bring gloves.
info Dec 04 2009 star this tip starred
Carmie
Be sure to use the restroom before you get your skates on!
info Dec 11 2010 star this tip starred
Carmie
Great affordable restaurants along First St
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Reviews & Ratings

84 ratings
4.3 average rating
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22 events
4 reviews
1 stars
attended Dec 14 2009

The atmosphere truly gets you in the holiday spirit. The event was efficient and well maintained. Lots of families with inexperienced skaters, so beware, but not to... continued

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2 events
1 review
0 stars
attended Dec 03 2009

We enjoyed Ice Skating. Luckily, we went a Thursday, so there was no wait and the rink was not very busy. The only downside about skating in the park is that the rink is very bumpy and they only zamboni it at the end of the night.

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45 events
18 reviews
41 stars
attended Dec 15 2010

Had a fantastic time, however...

What I would bring next time:
1. Hand sanitizer (the laces on the skates smell like mildew)

2. Old shoes (you have to leave your... continued

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Website

http://sjdowntown.com/downtownice/

Description

Enjoy ice skating under the stars – and palm trees – at one of the most breathtaking rinks on the planet.  Where else can you spin and glide under clear skies and swaying palm trees that twinkle at night? 

Head to Downtown Ice in downtown San Jose and experience for yourself why more than 45,000 skaters spin around the one-of-a-kind circular rink in the Circle of Palms Plaza each holiday season. Located in the heart of downtown at 120 S. Market Street, between the San Jose Museum of Art and the Fairmont Hotel, the rink is at its best after dark when lights twinkle off the 32 palms and stars shine from overhead.

There are no lockers or secure storage on site. Please do not bring valuables to the rink. There are no restrooms once you enter the ice rink, so it is recommended that you use the facilities located adjacent to the rink, in the plaza area, prior to entering.

Downtown Ice is a San Jose Downtown Association production.

About the Ticket Supplier: San Jose Downtown Association

SJDA, a non-profit membership based organization founded in 1986, represents business and property owners working to enhance the vitality and livability of downtown San Jose. SJDA strives to improve business conditions in downtown San Jose and promote a positive image of downtown through advertising, public relations and outdoor events.