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EXPLORE ICE CASTLES IN

Excelsior, MN

 
Ticket Pricing
Tickets
Weekday
Weekend
General Admission
(ages 12 and up)
$10.95
$15.95
Child Admission
(ages 4 - 11)
$7.95
$9.95
Standby Tickets Limited
Standby tickets are not guaranteed.
$--.--
$--.--

Ticket sales are final. Ticket dates and times may be changed as long as changes are made at least 24 hours in advance. Please take this into considerations if there is inclement weather imminent or if you have a sudden change of circumstances. If you would like to exchange your tickets click HERE.

Standby tickets are not guaranteed - you risk not being able to enter if you do not have a pre-paid ticket.

Hours of Operation

Monday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Tuesday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CLOSED

Wednesday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Thursday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Friday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Saturday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . noon - 9:30 p.m.

Sunday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . noon - 8 p.m.

Question about Ice Castles?

Frequently asked questions

Why visit ice castles?

* Appearances are weather dependent. Appearance times may be shortened or canceled.

Parking & Directions

 

There are metered parking spots available on West Lake Street and Lake Street (the street that The Commons park and Ice Castle entrance is on). The meter rate is $4.00 per hour. It is suggested that attendees plan for 1-1.5 hours for the meter and to download the Whoosh! App before arriving in Excelsior. Instructions for using the app and the pay station are listed below. Meters are enforced 7-days a week. Complimentary shuttle service will be offered from Excelsior Elementary School from Friday, January 18-Sunday, January 20.   Shuttles will pick up at Excelsior Elementary School  and drop off at the Port of Excelsior (3 minute walk to Ice Castles.)  Shuttles will run every 15 minutes throughout the following hours:

  • Friday, January 18: 5- 10:15 p.m.

  • Saturday, January 19: 1 p.m.- 10:15 p.m.

  • Sunday, January 20: 1 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.

Whoosh! App

  1. Download Whoosh! from Apple App Store or Google Play Store or visit whooshstore.com

  2. Choose your vehicle

  3. Select your location

  4. Enter your space number (if pay by space)

  5. Choose your duration

  6. Confirm payment

  7. Enjoy the freedom of extending your parking from anywhere!

Pay By Plate (On-street Kiosks)

  1. Press start button on keypad to begin

  2. Enter license plate number

  3. Insert coins or bills to add time or insert card and follow on screen instructions

  4. Press green button to complete transaction

  5. Retain receipt for proof of payment

East & West Lots

Free parking is available to the public behind the buildings on both the east and west sides of the 200 block of Water Street. On-street parking is available but limited to two hours.

Additionally, several downtown merchants provide their own parking. Plan for a 10-15 minute walk down to the Ice Castle entrance depending on which parking location is used.


Thanks to the support of our local partners

Explore ice casltes

Ice Castles is an award-winning frozen attraction is located in six cities across North America. The experience is built using hundreds of thousands of icicles hand-placed by professional ice artists. The castles include breathtaking LED-lit sculptures, frozen thrones, ice-carved tunnels, slides, fountains and much more.