Coastal Christmas returns for its 4th annual event. Bring the whole family and celebrate the season at the best winter wonderland in South Texas. Kids of all ages will enjoy indoor ice skating, family photo ops, holiday characters, , holiday refreshments and more!

View Events below for times and details

Late Night Skate:

In addition, our popular late-night skate will be held weeknights between TBD from 8pm–10pm.  Each late-night skate will feature a new DJ for your musical enjoyment.

Sensory Friendly Ice Skate Session:
This year we are introducing our sensory friendly ice skating session on TBD before public doors. This session will feature no lights, no sounds and no crowds for sensory-sensitive kids. $10 Sensory Friendly Skating Session includes One Skating Admission + One Pair of Skates. $6 Sensory Friendly Skating Session if you bring your own skates.

To purchase Sensory Friendly Ice Skating. Use code: SENSORYSKATE when purchasing your tickets to unlock the the time slot.

Meet with Santa:
Come meet with Santa! .

Tickets are available to purchase TBD.

Attraction Prices:
$12 (Includes One Skate Admission + Skates)
$8 (With Your Own Skates)
Free Entry Into Event
Free Event Parking

Event Hours:

Skate Sessions:
Each Skate Session is 45 min
and start at the top of each event hour.
Sunday – Thursday / Skate Sessions start at 12pm. Last skate session at 9pm
Friday (Christmas Eve) / Skate Sessions start at 10am. Last skate session at 4pm


Do I have to pay to enter Coastal Christmas if I’m not planning on skating?

No, if you aren’t skating you are able to enter Coastal Christmas for free and enjoy the holiday festivities.

How long are each skate session?

Each skate sessions are 45 min with 15 min breaks.

Sunday 12pm-9pm 

  • 10:00-10:45am (Sensory Friendly Ice Skating)
  • 12:00pm-12:45pm
  • 1:00pm-1:45pm
  • 2:00pm-2:45pm
  • 3:00pm-3:45pm
  • 4:00pm-4:45pm
  • 5:00pm-5:45pm
  • 6:00pm-6:45pm
  • 7:00pm-7:45pm
  • 8:00pm-8:45pm
  • 9:00pm-9:45pm

Monday-Thursday 12pm-9pm 

  • 12:00pm-12:45pm
  • 1:00pm-1:45pm
  • 2:00pm-2:45pm
  • 3:00pm-3:45pm
  • 4:00pm-4:45pm
  • 5:00pm-5:45pm
  • 6:00pm-6:45pm
  • 7:00pm-7:45pm
  • 8:00pm-8:45pm (Late Night Skate)
  • 9:00pm-9:45pm (Late Night Skate)

Friday Christmas Eve 10pm-4pm 

  • 10:00am-10:45am
  • 11:00am-11:45am
  • 12:00pm-12:45pm
  • 1:00pm-1:45pm
  • 2:00pm-2:45pm
  • 3:00pm-3:45pm
  • 4:00pm-4:45pm

How do I purchase the Sensory Friendly Skating Session?

Click “Get Tickets” link. Choose Sunday, December 19 and Select Time of 10:00-10:45AM. Under Ticket Types click “Have an access key?” enter SENSORYSKATE and click UNLOCK to reveal ticket types. You can now continue with securing your skate session.

Please note this is before public doors. Sensory friendly ice skating will feature no lights, no sounds and no crowds.

Skate sizes?

Toddler size 8 up through adult size 14. Subject to availability.

Can I purchase skating tickets on site?

You may purchase tickets DAY OF ONLY on site at our American Bank Center Arena box office using cash or card. We do suggest purchasing online in advance as skating sessions are predicted to sell out.

Where can I park?

Parking is FREE in lots 3 & 5.

What is your refund policy?

We do not offer refunds on skating admission. Please arrive on time for your skating reservation and make sure to follow all safety protocols. If your skates are uncomfortable, please visit the skate shack and they can offer sizing/fit solutions.

Will you have holiday themed snacks available?

S’mores kits are available to purchase at our concession stands. Each kit includes everything you need to make a great holiday treat with our outdoor fire pits.

I purchased the $8 ticket by accident and I need skate rentals. How do I get skates?

You can purchase a $4 skate rental on site at the box office.