River Rink in Federation Square

Get your skates on to visit River Rink in Federation Square, the only outdoor ice rink in the heart of Melbourne city.

Bring your friends and family to enjoy some ice skating along the stunning river terrace. Suitable for the young and young at heart, the rink will be open from 10am to 10pm daily. Don’t worry if you’re still learning to skate, assistants in the form of 70 centimetre high penguins and seals can be rented to help support you on the ice.

During the day views of the city and Yarra River form a dramatic backdrop for skaters and as nightfall arrives River Rink in Federation Square transforms into a fairyland of light and colour.

On selected evenings the rink will come to life with themes and live music and if you’re looking to recharge your energy levels, there will be a great selection of food and beverages on offer throughout the season.

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