• Information Hotline: 919.821.6984

About Ipreo Raleigh Winterfest


Join us for the Mayor's Tree Lighting Festival on December 6 from 3 pm to 10 pm!

The Ipreo Raleigh Winterfest is a two-month, community-wide winter celebration produced by the Downtown Raleigh Alliance (DRA) in partnership with the City of Raleigh, drawing over thousands of people to the downtown area. A center piece during the winter season, the premier holiday event features its signature outdoor skating rink along with two months of fun-filled festivities, creating memorable experiences for downtown Raleigh visitors.

Grab your mittens, lace up your kicks, and make your way to the heart of the center city for Raleigh's premier holiday event—Ipreo Raleigh Winterfest, a 10-week long holiday event featuring an outdoor skating rink made with natural ice. The ice rink is open from November 22, 2014 to February 1, 2015.


Information Hotline:

For general information, call (919) 821-6984
For by the minute updates on rink cancelations or events visit the Facebook page at www.facebook.com/raleighwinterfestevent



The Ipreo Raleigh Winterfest Ice Rink will be located in City Plaza situated on the southern end of the 400 block of Fayetteville St. When using a GPS, please use 421 Fayetteville St.



Admission including skate rental is $9 for both adults and children.


Social Media:

Stay connected with us for ice rink dates and times, special events, and the Mayor's Tree Lighting Celebration. In addition, we will be hosting interactive Instagram and Vine contests throughout the season, so be sure to follow us at:

Facebook Event: Downtown Raleigh Alliance

Twitter: @IpreoWinterfest

Instagram: @downtownraleighalliance 

Vine: @downtownraleigh