The Gateway Fountains will be closed until Dec 14

College Student Nights at Green Mountain Energy Ice

December 15, 2022

5:00 pm

10:00 pm

College Student Night at Green Mountain Energy Ice

Thursdays, Nov. 17; Dec. 1, 8 & 15; Jan. 12, 19 & 26                        

5 – 10 p.m.     

On select Thursdays college students can show their current college ID to receive $2 off admission. Movies will be featured at 7 p.m.

Los jueves seleccionados, los estudiantes universitarios pueden mostrar su documento de identidad universitario vigente para recibir 2 dólares de descuento en la entrada. Las películas se presentarán a las 7:00 pm.
Presented By
Green Mountain Energy

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Skating Rink

Ice Rink Events, a Houston-based designer, manufacturer, installer, and operator of ice rinks around the globe, transforms Kinder Lake’s model boat basin into a holiday skating destination each winter season at the park. The expanded rink uses equipment that runs on renewable energy and even the ice rink border is made from recycled plastic materials. Open Nov 11, 2022 – Jan 29, 2023. Purchase tickets at

Hours of operations
Monday – Friday: 5-10 pm (Fridays open until 11pm)
Saturday & HISD School Holidays*: 11 am-11 pm
Sunday: 11 am – 8 pm
Thanksgiving Day: 11 am – 11 pm
Christmas & New Year’s Eve: 11 am-7 pm
Christmas & New Year’s Day: 1-7 pm
*HISD school holidays include: Nov. 21-25; Dec. 22-30; Jan. 2-6 & 16
On Dec. 18 and Jan. 15 the rink will close to the public at 5 pm. The last ticket sales are at 3:30 pm

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More to Discover


Discovery Green’s location in the heart of downtown, as well as its beautifully maintained landscape, makes it a much sought-after outdoor venue for events. From company picnics, fundraisers and product launches to concerts, festivals, birthday parties and weddings, the Discovery Green campus has the perfect spot for any event from 20 people to 20,000.