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Winterfest

Winterfest

Kiener Plaza
November 19th – January 1st

Fridays: 4 – 8 p.m.
Saturdays & Sundays: 12 – 8 p.m.

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Winterfest private igloos are illuminated with colored lights and decorated for the holidays with a view of the Old Courthouse and Gateway Arch in the background.

Igloo Rental

Enjoy Winterfest from the warmth of the Igloo Village in Kiener Plaza!

1 1/2 Hour Igloo Rental: $250

Reserve your personal, upscale warming tent which includes:

  • Stylish, comfortable seating for up to 4 people in a heated personal space.
  • $50 Food and Drink credit toward table service provided by Winterfest Café.
  • Up to four Winterfest Ice Rink Skate rentals.
  • Free parking at Kiener West Garage.
    (1 car per reservation)
  • A picture-perfect photo-opp with beautiful views of the Gateway Arch!

This year, you have the option to upgrade your Igloo rental with a number of packages, including a birthday celebration package, deluxe package, or Winterfest blanket. View details and choose an upgrade after adding your Igloo reservation to your cart.

Note: Online Igloo rentals must be purchased at least a day in advance. Same day igloo rentals may still be available on location when online tickets are sold out. All sales are final. Winterfest is hosted by Gateway Arch Park Foundation and presented by Bank of America and World Wide Technology.

Winterfest Igloo Rental Hours:

Friday: 4 – 8 pm
Saturday: 2 – 8 pm
Sunday: 2 – 8 pm
CLOSED CHRISTMAS DAY

Extended Holiday Hours | Dec 26 – Jan 1: Daily, 2 – 8 pm

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A family poses for a photo on the ice rink at Winterfest

Ice Skating

This holiday season, ice skate in the shadow of the Arch at the Winterfest Ice Rink in Kiener Plaza presented by the Gateway Arch Park Foundation.

Adult Ice Skate Rental (16 & Over): $12
Child Ice Skate Rental (3-15): $7

Things to know:

  • Online skate rental can be used at any time during operating hours on the date chosen for one hour. Time that appears during checkout shows the rink opening time.
  • Skating is free to the public without reservations for those that bring approved ice skates.
  • Walk-up ice skate rentals may be still available when online tickets are sold out.
  • All sales are final.

Regular Ice Rink Hours:

Friday: 4 – 8 pm
Saturday: 12 – 8 pm
Sunday: 12 – 8 pm
CLOSED CHRISTMAS DAY

Special Holiday Ice Rink Hours:

Extended Holiday Hours | Dec 26 – Jan 1: Daily, 12 – 8 pm

Free Skate Days:

Opening Day, November 19 | On Opening Day, everyone can rent skates for free, courtesy of Gateway Arch Park Foundation and Ameren.
Fridays | Kids skate free on Fridays, courtesy of the St. Louis Blues.

Visiting the Gateway Arch?

Check out the Tram & Ice Skate Rental Combo!

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Young boy eating a roasted marshmallow off a stick with his mom at a S'mores station during Winterfest in Kiener Plaza.

S'mores Station

Enjoy Winterfest with a 30-Minute S’mores Station which includes a kit for 6 s’mores.

30 Minute S’mores Station: $15

Things to know:

  • Winterfest Campfire Kit makes up to 4 servings, with 4 graham cracker sheets, 4 marshmallows, 2 HERSHEY’S® milk chocolate bars and 2 toasting sticks.
  • Purchasing a kit also includes access to the Winterfest fire pits for roasting your s’mores.
  • Walk-up availability begins at noon.
  • All sales are final.

Note: S’mores Stations must be purchased at least a day in advance. S’mores stations may still be available on location when online tickets are sold out.

S’mores Station Hours:

Friday: 4 – 8 pm
Saturday: 2 – 8 pm
Sunday: 2 – 8 pm
CLOSED CHRISTMAS DAY

Extended Holiday Hours | Dec 26 – Jan 1: Daily, 12 – 8 pm

Make Reservation