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ice skating delight

Right on the downtown mall, a hub for ice activities like ice hockey and ice skating. Sadly, it is... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2018
Charlottesville, Virginia
Good Skating

Nicely developed skating rink on the east end of Main Street, the Arena draws good crowds... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2017
Alexandria, VA
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible4%
24 Mar 2018
“ice skating delight”
7 Aug 2017
“Our Welcome Event”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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230 W Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5034
+1 434-817-2400
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Reviewed 25 March 2018

Right on the downtown mall, a hub for ice activities like ice hockey and ice skating. Sadly, it is not in the plan for what is changing on the mall. Rumor is a location off the mall. We''ll see.

Thank samtrip12345
Reviewed 7 August 2017

My husband and I were on a long weekend getaway so to arrive to this event with live music, drinks, etc. was wonderful. Great place!

Thank erisley2015
Reviewed 10 April 2017

So sad to hear this place is closing. What an amazing landmark! Wonderful public ice skating! Great for the whole family. Excellent prices!!!

Thank DyanMon
Reviewed 15 February 2017

The folks at Main Street Arena always put on a good show. Anchoring the Charlottesville Downtown Mall, stop by for a skate, a game, or an event.

Thank Ken D
Reviewed 12 February 2017

It's a lively place. There are local restaurants to please every palate all along the Mall and locally owned shops. The Paramount is a restored movie house from 1931 and is a culture anchor w/a full venue of performances, concerts and special movie showings.

Thank Roma M
Reviewed 13 January 2017

The teams and kids need a place to play on the ice-hopefully a new ice rink will be built in a better location soon

Thank marcusfirst
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Nicely developed skating rink on the east end of Main Street, the Arena draws good crowds throughout the day and into the evening. Accessible and moderately priced schedule for hourly skaters along with a nice snack bar. Inside seating for those interested in watching.

Thank jeffl499
Reviewed 24 October 2016

great town centre for mooching round shops. No big chains, lots of lunch options (under the trees so very pleasant);

Thank gemmaallman41
Reviewed 23 October 2016

I attend events at this arena fairly often. Unfortunately, the management here does very little to maintain the facility. From the used/worn furniture in the lobby to the seating to the nasty bathrooms. This place is filthy. It's too bad, this place has many unique...More

Thank gamesray
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We stopped by here one evening while we had guests visiting. What a fun place. We had a drink (good prices) and watched some very talented young skaters practice. Beware---it is chilly in the rink area. What a wonderful thing for Charlottesville to have the...More

Thank norskies
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