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Chico Ice Rink

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Open through January 14th!

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The Chico Ice Rink stands as the centerpiece of downtown Chico's enchanting holiday festivities. Operating 7 days a week from November 17th to January 14th, this festive attraction is a collaboration between Chico Area Recreation & Park District, Downtown Chico Business Association, and the City of Chico, with support from Paradise Recreation & Park District.

Hours of Operation

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Every Day Hours:

Monday – Thursday: 4:00–9:00 PM 
Friday – Sunday: 12:00–10:00 PM 

Holiday Extended Hours: 

Thanksgiving Week 11/20–11/24: 12–10 PM daily
Winter Break 12/26–1/5: 12–10 PM daily

Holiday Hours: 

Thanksgiving Day 11/23: 4–10 PM

Friday November 11/24: 6PM-10PM
Christmas Eve 12/24: 12–8 PM
Christmas Day 12/25: CLOSED
New Year’s Eve 12/31: 12–10 PM
New Year’s Day 1/1: 12–10 PM

Please call (530)-855-0828 with any ice rink related questions during bussiness hours 

Admission & Pricing

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 All-Ages Ticket: $14 (includes skate rental)

Youth Ticket with Skate Helper: $19 (while supplies last)

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Cabana Rentals

Cabana Rental: $280 (includes 10 skates, $14/additional person. Rental for 1 hour 45 minutes)

Whether you're planning a company bash, a holiday party, a birthday celebration, or a special event, we've got you covered with our fantastic party cabanas. You can even take it up a notch and rent the entire rink for those grand occasions! Make your seasonal event truly unforgettable by hosting it at the Chico Ice Rink in the Plaza.

To rent a cabana, just visit our ticket site and select the date and time you'd like your rental to be, then select "Cabana Rental." Questions? Email us at or call us at 530-895-4711.

Rent A Cabana



Ice Rink Events

See the full calendar of events here. Don't forget to check out all the great events our friends at Paradise On Ice have this year!

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Interested in becoming a sponsor? Contact us:


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All Polar Bear Partners get their name on various marketing materials, recognition on our Zamboni signage, a shoutout at each ice resurfacing, their logo on a rink dasher board, their logo and link on our website, recognition on social media, and 10 guest passes to the ice rink. Learn more about becoming a sponsor here!

Butte College
Cal Water
Deer Creek Broadcasting
First 5 Butte County
Lamar Advertising
Slater & Son
The Grill at Hotel Diamond
Waste Management



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All Penguin Pal Sponsors receive their logo on a rink dasher board, a shoutout on social media, recognition on our website below (names are updated every Friday), and 5 guest passes to the ice rink.  Learn more about becoming a sponsor here!

Tri Counties Bank
Frontier Consulting Engineers, Inc.
Rolls Anderson & Rolls Civil Engineers
Inspire School of Arts & Sciences
Chico Volkswagen Mazda


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Our Frosty Friends can donate anywhere between $25–$999 and will receive 2 guest passes to the Ice Rink, along with recognition with your name below. Names are updated every Friday! Donations $200+ will also receive a special plaque at the rink entrance. Donations $500+ will also receive a dasher board on the rink! You'll receive an email with details regarding your sponsor benefits within one week of your donation. Thank you for making the holidays magical! 

Kelsey Horne
North Star Engineering
Chico Theater Company
Eleanore Matthiessen
Cheryl Reager
Annabel Grimm