Manipulating water can be one of life's greatest joys, whether you propel it through pressurized plastic guns, burn it to create cloud dragons, or freeze it into Arctic supervillain headquarters. Discover how nice ice is with today's Groupon: for $8, you get admission and skate rental (a $15 value) at Downtown Ice, San Jose's only outdoor ice rink. This deal is valid for one-day admission any day January 2–17. Downtown Ice is open during the day and at night. Located amid a sea of palm trees in downtown San Jose, this ice rink gives the blade-footed a surreal setting for skating and catching a beautiful blue ice tan.
Yelpers give Downtown Ice a 3.5-star average:
Palm trees aren't normally present when Kristi Yamaguchi turns a triple axel. But that's par for the course at Downtown Ice, where the former Olympic skater has been known to circle the rink in celebration of a chilly San Jose tradition. Each year, Christmas lights wrap around the tree trunks in downtown San Jose’s Circle of Palms, lighting up the ice rink that spreads beneath the trees' fronds. Designed by rink architect Gil Garcia, the outdoor ice arena enables revelers to partake in a beloved winter tradition without being forced to partner skate with yetis. At night, the palms’ twinkling lights join stadium lighting. The seasonal ice rink is part of San Jose’s Downtown for the Holidays traditions, such as Christmas in the Park and the Winter Wonderland amusement rides.
Downtown San Jose
120 S Market St.
San Jose, California 95113Get Directions