The Little Ice Dream

Unique Ice-Skating Experience at the Viennese Christmas Dream 

Fun and movement in the Christmas Rathauspark


Opening hours

17. November 2017 until 14. January 2018
Open daily from 10:00 am to 10:00 pm
Opening hours on 24th December: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm  
(not open on 31st December)

About 3,000 m2 of ice invite all visitors to skate in the Christmas-like Rathauspark

Pure romance when skating on the winding tracks through the Rathauspark. With Christmas music in the background and dreamlike surroundings, a unique skating experience in the centre of the city - that is the "Little Ice Dream" with about 3,000 m2 of ice.

Of course the visitors can also hire ice skates and helmets on site. There is the possibility for Viennese kindergartens and schools to make use of this offer for skating free of charge, in class groups, on school-days from Monday to Friday from 10:00 pm to 4:00 pm.

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  • Ice skate hire

    Our hiring agency offers about 2000 pairs - pre-heated with hot air - skates in following sizes.

    • Children's skates from size
    • 23 Men's skates up to size 52
    • Women's shoes up to size 44

    In addition there are adjustable double runners/slide shoe from size 21 to size 25 for children free of charge (while stocks last). For ice skates or double runners a deposit of €50.00 must be left. The voluntary leaving of an ID card with a current photograph instead of a deposit is also possible. Ice skates cannot be reserved in advance.

  • Lockers

    Lockers are available for shoes, handbags or rucksacks.

    • Price per locker: € 2.50
    • Deposit for the key € 3.-
    • Tickets for lockers are available at the cash desk, in the web-shop or at the vending machine
    • The key for the locker is issues at the information desk. When the key is returned to the information desk the deposit is refunded.

    Attention: The period of use ends daily at 10:15 pm! Use outside of the opening hours and the taking of keys is prohibited. Renting a locker for more than one day of for the duration of the whole season is unfortunately not possible.

  • Helmets

    For children's safety helmets are available free of charge (while stocks last). These are available against a deposit or an ID card from the hiring agency.

  • Deposit

    The deposit for the locker keys is € 3 and is also reimbursed at the information desk. 

    A deposit of € 2.- is taken for the tickets. The deposit is refunded at the information desk for all entrance tickets with "Ticket" written on them, and with the years "17" or "18" in the date, until 04.03.2018 at 10:15 pm.

    For season tickets and unwritten tickets (without date, price, validity) and free tickets (printed "EUR 0.00" respectively "F") no deposit is taken nor refunded.

    No tickets are taken back at the cash desks. The deposit for the keys to the lockers is €3.- and is also refunded at the information desk.

  • School action

    All Viennese kindergartens, nurseries and schools (primary and secondary) are invited to skate free of charge when accompanied by supervisory personnel (carers with ID card).

    This "School action" only applies on school-days from Monday to Friday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Special registration is not necessary. The tickets required for going onto the ice are available at the cash desk, without advance notification, after filling in a confirmation of receipt.

    Within the scope of this action there is the possibility of hiring ice skates at a reduced rate of € 3.50 per pair. Slide shoes/double runners (from size 21 to 25) and helmets for children are available free of charge (while stocks last).

    Care must be taken that sufficient accompanying persons are present and that all children and adolescents taking part are equipped according to the requirements of ice-skating, especially robust gloves and helmets.

  • Rules and regulations

    By purchasing an entrance ticket respectively by using the ice rink (also with a "Free ticket") the purchaser accepts the existing rules and regulations.