Winter Park


Huntsville’s winter season is set to be more festive than ever before with the addition of Winter Park at The Orion Amphitheater and Apollo South until February 20, 2023! Winter Park is free to enter with additional activities and festive snacks and drinks available for purchase.

Winter Park is an immersive winter-themed experience bringing the magic of the season to life throughout The Orion’s campus! At Winter Park, guests can:

  • Ice skate under the stars in the amphitheater bowl
  • Rent private igloos to enjoy cocktails, charcuterie, and dessert
  • Relax with a warm (or cold!) drink and DIY s’mores kits around one of our fire pits
  • Shop holiday markets featuring local vendors and entertainment
  • Enjoy festive events, treats, crafts, and more


  • Ice skating: $14.99 adults, $12.99 kids 12 or under.
    • $5 discount for bringing your own skates
    • Discounts are available for groups of ten or more. Please contact for more info.
  • Private igloo rentals:
    • $250 for 4 people ($35 per additional person, up to 8 people total) 

Winter Park hours: 

  • Monday - Thursday 5 PM - 9 PM
  • Friday 5 PM - 11 PM
  • Saturday 12 PM - 11 PM
  • Sunday 12 PM - 9 PM
  • With special holiday hours on Monday, January 16 from 1 PM - 9 PM and on Monday, February 20 from 11 AM - 7 PM

Winter Park will feature music throughout the amphitheater and Apollo South, including DJs spinning for ice skaters, and local group performances. With additional events and activities to be announced, there’s winter fun around every corner!

Join us for these special events at Winter Park:

  • January 25 - Irish Coffee Day
    • $1 Off hot drinks including coffee & Irish coffee.
  • January 28 - Global Community Engagement Day
    • Coat Drive - Skate free for each new or gently used coat donation.
  • January 31 - Hot Chocolate Day
    • $1 Off hot drinks including spiked & non-alcoholic hot chocolate.

Join us on Fridays for $5 Skate Nights:

  • Ice skate and enjoy themed DJ sets from 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
    • January 27 - 80's night with DJ Donye West

We're also excited to celebrate our local school districts! On School Spirit Saturdays, teachers will skate free with a valid badge. Students can skate for $10 if dressed in school colors or gear.

  • January 14 - Madison City Schools
  • January 28 - Huntsville City Schools
  • February 4 - Madison County Schools

Lastly, we're excited to host the following community organizations at the rink!

  • January 24 - Cummings Research Park Night
    • Cummings Research Park Employees skate free with badge or work ID.
  • February 7 - First Responders Night
    • Medical, Fire, and Law Enforcement skate free with badge or work ID

Corporate parties and custom private event packages are available. Please inquire here for more information.

Please monitor The Orion Amphitheater's social media pages for delays or closures due to weather.

Parking is free for Winter Park in Orion Amphitheater lots.

Sponsorship opportunities are available. Please contact  for more information.