The North Pole Cambridge Christmas Festival 2017

North Pole Cambridge

Cambridge's ice rink and festive funfair is back for 2017.

The North Pole Cambridge Christmas Festival is now open and runs until early January.

With a 600m open-air ice rink, Alpine Lodge, traditional food treats and family favourite fairground rides, it really will make the season feel extra special!

The Ice Rink

Get your skates on this winter and enjoy one of the UK’s most stylish open-air ice rinks. Nestled amongst the trees in Parker's Piece, there's plenty of space to skate and enjoy the simply stunning parkland views on the 600m open air ice rink. Winter revellers can enjoy a traditional skating experience in a truly beautiful setting.

Undercover Alpine Cabin Bar

The Alpine Cabin Bar will be open daily, serving mulled wine and seasonal drinks that you can enjoy in the cosy undercover Alpine style wooden lodge.

Festive food

Throughout the skating season, The North Pole will be bringing you a mouth-watering array of festive food to enjoy!

Festive fairground rides

Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without a visit to a traditional fair, from carousels to slides and dodgem cars; this festival staple is one not to be missed. Come down and enjoy: Bungee, Penguin Boats, Santa’s Toys, Plans, Avalanche, Helter Skelter, Santa’s Slay, Snow Storm, Carousel, Polar Express, Dodgems, Slide, Star Flyer, Ferris Wheel and Formula ONE. With a selection of rides like this, the whole family will be entertained!

>>> Find out more, and book tickets here

Adult ice skating tickets are priced at £11.50 and children under 12 are £9.50. Special Mamas and Papas events for younger families to enjoy the freedom on the ice during the day and learn new skating skills will also be run. Family skate tickets are available at £36.00. Tickets are now on sale!


Head down to Parker's Piece to experience Christmas in the heart of Cambridge city centre. Your nearest car park is the Queen Anne Terrace.