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Snow Flake Ice Skating at Kings Island's Holiday Event

Snow Flake Ice Skating

Location: International Street

Glide down the ice on the shimmering, majestic Royal Fountain, transformed for the holiday season into one of the most scenic and largest ice skating venues around. In front of the ice rink, picturesque polar bears welcome guests as they enter the park. Non-skating guests can take in the enchanting views of Snow Flake Lake while taking in other sights and sounds that capture the spirit of the season.

A supervising companion must accompany all guests under the age of 10. A supervising companion is someone that is 14 years of age or older.

Additional fee required for this attraction.

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What does the time session mean?

Ice skating is unlimited during your time session. Make sure you allow extra time for turning in your voucher, signed waiver and for skate fitting before you enter the ice. At the end of each session the ice will be cleared for the Zamboni.

What does my ice skating voucher include?

The voucher includes skate rental and your skate session. Skating aids are available on a first come first serve basis.

What are the times of the sessions?

Current time sessions:

  • 5:00-6:30pm
  • 7:00-8:30pm
  • 9:00-10:30pm

Times are subject to change.

Is there an age restriction?

All guests under the age of 10 must be accompanied by a supervising companion. A supervising companion is someone that is 14 years of age or older.

Can I come on and off the ice during my session?

Your session must all be at one time. You cannot leave the ice rink and re-enter within your skate session.

If I bring my own skates, do I still have to pay to skate?


Where do I redeem my ice skating voucher when I arrive at the park?

You will redeem your voucher at the Ice Skating Rental Booth located on the left hand side of International Street across from Tinkers Spielzeug Haus (Festhaus).  Please have your voucher and signed waiver ready.

What is the waiver?

All guests planning to ice skate must complete a waiver. Guests ages 18+ must each complete their own individual waiver. Guests under age 18 must have a parent/guardian complete a waiver on their behalf. All guests under the age of 10 must be accompanied by a supervising companion that is 14 years of age or older.

Do the ice skating sessions sell out?

There are a limited number of people allowed on the ice at one time and there will be a limit to the number of tickets we sell for each session. We encourage advance purchase to reserve your skate session.

The date and time I want is unavailable, what are my options?

This means we have reached our online sales limit. We recommend coming to the park early to purchase on-site.

Do season passholders receive a discount?


How should I prepare for my Ice Skating session?

We recommend wearing warm clothes, dressing for the weather. Please make sure to wear socks as they are required to ice skate. In addition, we encourage checking in 15 minutes prior to the time you want to be on the ice to allow for turning in your voucher and waiver and skate fitting.