The Maggie Daley Ice Skating Ribbon Is Open for the Season

That’s right folks, the Maggie Daley Ice Skating Ribbon is back again for the winter season!

Starting on Friday, November 15, skaters both young and old can head to Maggie Daley Park for an ice experience like none other. Billed as “the alpine in the city,” the Maggie Daley Skating Ribbon curves throughout the park’s rolling landscape, offering its visitors a track twice the length of your average ice rink with unreal skyline views. In addition to the rink itself, a number of hot chocolate stands also dot the track, making this skating rink the perfect spot for all your winter festivities in Chicago.

Maggie Daley Park
Photo Credit: Maggie Daley Park Facebook

Maggie Daley Skating Ribbon Pricing

Admission to the Maggie Daley Ice Skating Ribbon is FREE!

Skate Rentals are $13 Monday – Thursday and $15 on weekends. $40 will get you a line-skipping fast pass, a locker, and a pair of skates at the Maggie Daley Skating Ribbon. $90 will get you two fast passes, two lockers, and two pairs of skates PLUS hot chocolate. This last one can only be purchased on site.



Maggie Daley Ice Skating Hours (Weather Permitting):

Monday-Thursday 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Zamboni times 2:30 pm & 5:00 pm


Friday-Sunday 10:00 am – 10:00 pm
Zamboni times 12:00 pm, 2:30 pm, 5:00 pm & 7:30 pm

Maggie Daley Ice Skating Holiday Hours:


Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day 10:00 am – 6:00 pm – Zamboni times 12:00 pm & 2:30 pm
New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, President’s Day 10:00 am- 8:00 pm Zamboni times: 12:00 pm, 2:30 pm & 5:00 pm

For more information about the Maggie Daley Ice Skating Ribbon – including Zamboni hours – head to Maggie Daley Park’s website. Free holiday events are also in the works, and you can consult the full schedule when it’s available. Happy skating!



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Featured Image Credit: Maggie Daley Park



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