November 2017 – January 2018

Celebrate the holiday season in Downtown Tampa at the Winter Village at Curtis Hixon Park, presented by USAmeriBank. Located along the Tampa Riverwalk, Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park is transformed with the sights, sounds and activities of the holidays for children and adults of all ages.


Ice Rink Information

Downtown Tampa’s only outdoor ice rink welcomes families and friends to share in this holiday tradition with a view of the beautiful Tampa Riverwalk and Hillsborough River. Whether you are a first-timer, or an experienced skater, the Winter Village Ice Rink is a must-do activity this holiday season.


Open daily through January 2018


Do Floridians own ice skates? Not to worry! Ice skate rentals are available on-site at the ice rink entrance for children and adults.

Ice skating tickets include 90 minutes of skating, including ice skate rental. Tickets are purchased at the ice rink entrance.


Group skating packages are available at the Winter Village at Curtis Hixon Ice Rink. Contact Rachel Radawec at [email protected] or call: (813) 221-3686

Café at Winter Village

Taste the spirit of the holiday season at the Winter Village at Curtis Hixon.


Open daily during season


Stay tuned for the 2017-2018 Season!

Winter Village Shops

The Winter Village Shops feature over 20 boutiques from local makers and purveyors offering a gift idea for everyone on your list. This “pop-up” holiday shopping experience features decorative goods, apparel, handmade toys, jewelry, dog accessories, and more! Thanks to the generous support of PODS® Moving and Storage, each Winter Village Shop is held in a PODS® container in a market-style layout. Visitors are encouraged to shop at the various boutiques during their visit, all while enjoying a beautiful view of the Hillsborough River.

Dates & Hours

Open daily during season


Interested in becoming a vendor at the Winter Village Shops? Applications are now accepted through August 1st, 2017!

Click here for the Winter Village-Shops 2017 Application


We have several options available.

Parking is available for a nominal rate at multiple locations adjacent to the Winter Village, including the William F. Poe Parking Garage north of Curtis Hixon Park. On-street parking in Downtown Tampa is free of charge north of Kennedy Boulevard after 6:00 pm on weekdays and all-day on weekends. Standard parking fares apply at all other times.

We encourage you to park once to enjoy the Winter Village at Curtis Hixon Park and walk the beautiful Tampa Riverwalk to other downtown destinations. You can also travel to the Winter Village by Downtowner free ride service, Pirate Water Taxi, Coast Bike Share, and more! Visit the Getting Around section in Tampa’s Downtown to explore all your options.

Leashed dogs are welcome on the Tampa Riverwalk, adjacent downtown parks and Winter Village event areas. Dogs are not allowed on the ice rink.
Winter Village is free to attend and is open to all ages. The shops and café area feature specialty goods, food and drink for purchase. The ice rink requires paid admission to skate and for ice skating rentals.
No, tickets can be purchased by helpful on-site staff at the entrance of the rink!

Getting Here

Winter Village at Curtis Hixon Park is located at 600 N. Ashley Drive, Tampa, FL 33602.

Contact Us

About Tampa Downtown Partnership

The Tampa Downtown Partnership is a private, not-for-profit 501(c)6 organization. It is a membership organization comprised of companies, organizations and individuals with a common goal of advancing downtown Tampa.

The Tampa Downtown Partnership serves as the steward of downtown Tampa, cultivating public and private partnerships, and encouraging downtown’s physical and economic development. As a proactive leadership organization, the Tampa Downtown Partnership acts as an advocate for the downtown community.

Our Sponsors & Sponsorship Information

Winter Village at Curtis Hixon Park, presented by USAmeriBank, is supported by generous contributions from the City of Tampa, TECO Energy, Tampa General Hospital, Tampa Bay LightningStrategic Property Partners, Tampa Bay Rays, PODS® Moving & Storage, Sykes, Atlantic American Advisors, Moss Construction, Power Design Inc., Courtyard Marriott, De-Simone, and Tampa Bay Times.

Thanks to the Bucs Care Foundation for their continued support as the tent structure donor.