THE RINK presented by UNC Health

  • Dates: 11/18/2023, 11/19/2023, 11/24/2023, 11/25/2023, 11/26/2023, 11/30/2023, 12/1/2023, 12/2/2023, 12/3/2023, 12/8/2023, 12/9/2023, 12/10/2023, 12/14/2023, 12/15/2023, 12/16/2023, 12/17/2023, 12/20/2023, 12/21/2023, 12/22/2023, 12/23/2023, 12/24/2023, 12/26/2023, 12/27/2023, 12/28/2023, 12/29/2023, 12/30/2023, 12/31/2023, 1/4/2024, 1/5/2024, 1/6/2024, 1/7/2024, 1/10/2024, 1/11/2024, 1/12/2024, 1/13/2024, 1/14/2024, 1/15/2024
  • Presenting Organization: UNC Health
  • Venue: Red Hat Amphitheater
  • Location: Downtown Raleigh
  • Address: 500 S. McDowell St., Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Times: See website for hours
  • Admission: Skater admission, $15 (includes skates); Non-skater admission, $6


Come enjoy the thrill of ice skating in a winter wonderland created in the heart of downtown Raleigh! THE RINK presented by UNC Health features a natural ice skating rink with stunning views of the Raleigh skyline. There will also be wintry snack and fun for non-skaters too!

New this year, guests will now have the additional opportunity to reserve an Igloo Lounge! This exciting new addition provides a cozy and private retreat for groups of six. The Igloos offer food and beverage packages featuring seasonal treats and special merchandise. Advance purchasing is highly recommended due to limited availability.

Skaters and spectators alike can also enjoy:

  • Winter Wonderland themed Ice Rink
  • Cozy Stations featuring outdoor lounging furniture and heat warmers
  • Fire pits that are perfect for warming up 
  • 20ft Decorated Holiday Tree
  • Decoration stations for a holiday photo opt, including a 6ft lighted bulb display
  • Snack Bar with hot cocoa, beer, wine, sweet treats, and more
  • Giant Jenga and Cornhole game boards
  • Special community partner nights with local organizations- Helping Hand Mission, Triangle Spokes group, Wake Up and Read, Food Bank of Eastern NC on select days.
  • Themed nights- Throwback Thursday, Flannel Friday, Holiday Market, etc on select days

Pricing for THE RINK presented by UNC Health is $15 for skater admission, including skate rental, and $6 for spectator admission, taxes and fees may apply. Advance purchasing is strongly encouraged as there are a limited number of time slots available for each day. Tickets go on sale Friday, July 28 at 10am and will be available for purchase online at, and at the Martin Marietta Center for the Performing Arts’ box office.