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Skate Manchester Ice Rink, Cathedral Gardens, Manchester City Centre

ice skating in Manchester ice rink
Start Date: 27 Oct 2023
End Date: 1 Jan 2023
Venue: Skate Manchester, Cathedral Gardens

Enjoy some ice skating fun a this Christmas ice rink In Manchester City Centre for 2023

Skate Manchester the Manchester City Centre Ice Rink is back for 2023. 

This year along with their Christmas ice skating sessions there will also be Scare Skate for Halloween. 

Here is everything you need to know:

What to expect at Skate Manchester Ice Rink 

Skate Manchester what to expect

Skate Manchester offers a huge undercover ice rink in the middle of Manchester City Centre. 

There will be a chance to skate under twinkly lights to the sounds of lovely Christmas songs. 

This year there will be a new ice path which you will allow you to skate around the big Christmas tree. 

You can also enjoy a sweet treat, a hot drink and a walk through the impressive Christmas Markets.

Scare Skate Manchester Halloween Ice Rink 

Scare Skate Ice rink halloween Manchester
Credit Skate Manchester

Just in time for Halloween, Scare Skate will be returning to Manchester City Centre. 

Visitors will be able to enjoy Halloween-themed music, props and themed lighting setting the perfect scary scene. 

Skaters will be invited to dress up and new for 2023 there will also be a “frightfully realistic” giant spider. 

What Age is Skate Manchester Ice Skating is for?

Children can ice skate at Skate Manchester from 3 years of age.

Kids between 3 to 9 years old must be accompanied by an adult. 

Can you hire skate aids and ice skates at Skate Manchester? 

Skate Manchester skate aids

Ice Skates are included in the price of entry tickets and they have sizes available from 8 junior to size 14 adult. 

Skate aids for children under 120cm are also available to hire for an additional cost of £5.00.

These should be booked in advance. 

When is Skate Manchester Open? 

Skate Manchester Opening Hours

Skate Manchester will run from Friday 27th October 2023 to 2nd January 2023 (excluding Christmas Day).

Scare Manchester will run from Friday 27th October 2023 to 31st October 2023. 

The timed sessions start at 11.00am with the last at 8.00pm as follows:

  • 11.00am – 11.45am
  • 12.00pm – 12.45pm
  • 13.00pm – 13.45pm
  • 14.00pm – 14.45pm
  • 15.00pm – 15.45pm
  • 16.00pm – 16.45pm
  • 17.00pm – 17.45pm
  • 18.00pm – 18.45pm
  • 19.00pm – 19.45pm
  • 20.00pm – 20.45pm

Where is Skate Manchester Located? 

Skate Manchester Where is located

Skate Manchester is located in Cathedral Gardens ( near Selfridges Manchester). 

Here you will also find some of the Manchester Christmas Market stalls. 

How Much is The Skate Manchester Ice Rink 2022

Tickets prices are divided into:

  • Off Peak on Monday – Thursday, and up until 4pm on Fridays (excluding school and bank holidays) and
  • Peak/Super Peak -Weekends, Bank Holidays, School Holidays

The Price of tickets at this time is as follows: 

Peak tickets cost:
• £17.50 for Adults.
• £14.00 for Children aged 3-12 years
• £50.00 for a Family ticket of 1 Adult and 3 Children or 2 Adults and 2 Children.

Off-Peak tickets cost:
• £15.50 for adult
• £12.50 for children aged 3-12 years
• £46.00 for a Family ticket of 1 Adult and 3 Children or 2 Adults and 2 Children.

Skate aids can also be hired for £5,00, they limited and must be booked in advance. 

To book tickets to Skate Manchester see here. 

Discover More >>> Ice Rinks around Manchester City Centre  


Always check with organiser before setting off
Address: Cathedral Gardens Corporation St, Manchester M4 3BG

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