Coastal Christmas

At American Bank Center

5th Annual Coastal Christmas 2023

Coastal Christmas returns for its 5th annual event. Bring the whole family and celebrate the season at the best winter wonderland in South Texas! Kids of all ages will enjoy indoor ice skating, family photo ops, holiday characters, holiday refreshments and more!

Interested in hosting your holiday party at Coastal Christmas?! We have party packages just for you! 

Corporate Holiday Parties

 Interested in American Bank Center hosting your holiday party? $75 per person

  • 25-45 Guests, 25 Guest Minimum
  • Premium Catered Meal/Menu 
  • (2) Drink Tickets per Guest, Cashless Bar Included
  • Event Space Overlooking the Bay
  • 3 Hour Event Space Rental
  • 45 Minutes of Ice-Skating Including Skate Rental
  • Company Name on Centerhung Main Board
  • 3 Hour Party Host 

Ask about additional add ons.

Please contact Event Manager, Jesus Del Alto for availability. 

Jesus.DelAlto@oakviewgroup.com | 361-826-4759

Birthday Parties

 Interested in American Bank Center hosting your birthday party? $50 per person

  • 20-35 Guests (20 guest minimum)
  • Cheese or Pepperoni Pizza, Lemonade or Water
  • Private Party Space with Tables and Chairs
  • 3 Hour Event Space Rental
  • 45 Minutes of Ice-Skating Including Skate Rental
  • Birthday Name on Centerhung Main Board
  • 3 Hour Birthday Party Attendant
  • Bring Your Own Birthday Cake (Plates & Plasticware additional fees)

Ask about additional add ons.

Please contact Event Manager, Jesus Del Alto for availability. 

Jesus.DelAlto@oakviewgroup.com | 361-826-4759

10+ Group Sales

Parties of 10+ Group Sales Prices are not available online. Please email tixinfo.americanbankcenter@cctexas.com

 

  • $10 (Includes One Skate Admission + Skates)
  • $6 (With Your Own Skates)
Event Hours | Skate Sessions

Doors open 30 minutes prior to skate session times.

Monday 18

Skate Times 12pm – 9pm
Event Hours 11:30am-10pm

Tuesday 19

Skate Times 12pm-9pm
Event Hours 11:30am-10pm

Wednesday 20

Skate Times 12pm-9pm
Event Hours 11:30am-10pm

Thursday 21

Skate Times 10am-9pm
Late Night Skate 8pm & 9pm
Event Hours 9:30am-10pm

Friday 22

Sensory Friendly Skating 10am-11am
Skate Times 10pm – 9pm
Late Night Skate 8pm & 9pm
Event Hours 9:30am-10pm

Saturday 23

Skate Times 10am-9pm
Late Night Skate 8pm & 9pm
Event Hours 9:30am-10pm

Late Night Skate

Our popular DJ late-night skate will be held between Thursday, Dec 21 – Saturday, Dec 23 from 8pm–10pm. Each DJ late-night skate will feature neon lights and a new DJ for your musical enjoyment. 

    Sensory Friendly Ice Skate Session

    This year we are introducing our sensory-friendly ice skating session on Friday, Dec 22 before public doors.

    This session will feature no lights, no sounds and no crowds for sensory-sensitive kids. $6 Sensory Friendly Skating Session includes One Skating Admission + One Pair of Skates. $3 Sensory Friendly Skating Session if you bring your own skates.

    To purchase Sensory Friendly Ice Skating use Access Key: SENSORYSKATE to unlock hidden time slots before selecting your tickets.

    Meet with Santa

    Come meet with Santa. Take complimentary family pictures with Santa in his light-up Christmas chair!

     

    • Tue, Dec 19 | 4pm-9pm
    • Wed, Dec 20 | 4pm-9pm
    • Thu, Dec 21 | 4pm-9pm
    • Fri, Dec 22 | 4pm-9pm
    • Sat, Dec 23 | 12pm-9pm
    Meet the Grinch

    Come meet with the Grinch!

    • Times TBD
    Tickets

    Public on sale will be available soon. 

    Attraction Prices
    • $12 (Includes One Skate Admission + Skates)
    • $8 (With Your Own Skates)
    • Free Entry Into Event
    • Free Event Parking

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    Coastal Christmas Photo Gallery

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Do I have to pay to enter Coastal Christmas if I'm not planning on skating?
    No, if you aren’t skating you are able to enter Coastal Christmas for free and enjoy the holiday festivities.
    How long are each skate session?
    Each skate sessions are 45 min with 15 min breaks.

    Monday 12pm-9pm

    • 10:00-10:45am (Sensory Friendly Ice Skating)
    • 12:00pm-12:45pm
    • 1:00pm-1:45pm
    • 2:00pm-2:45pm
    • 3:00pm-3:45pm
    • 4:00pm-4:45pm
    • 5:00pm-5:45pm
    • 6:00pm-6:45pm
    • 7:00pm-7:45pm
    • 8:00pm-8:45pm
    • 9:00pm-9:45pm

    Tuesday-Thursday 12pm-9pm

    • 12:00pm-12:45pm
    • 1:00pm-1:45pm
    • 2:00pm-2:45pm
    • 3:00pm-3:45pm
    • 4:00pm-4:45pm
    • 5:00pm-5:45pm
    • 6:00pm-6:45pm
    • 7:00pm-7:45pm
    • 8:00pm-8:45pm (Late Night Skate)
    • 9:00pm-9:45pm (Late Night Skate)

    Friday 10pm-4pm

    • 10:00am-10:45am
    • 11:00am-11:45am
    • 12:00pm-12:45pm
    • 1:00pm-1:45pm
    • 2:00pm-2:45pm
    • 3:00pm-3:45pm
    • 4:00pm-4:45pm
    How do I purchase the Sensory Friendly Skaing Session?
    1. Click the “Get Tickets” link
    2. Choose Friday, December 22, and select the time of 10:00-10:45AM
    3. Under Ticket Types click “Have an access key?”
    4. Enter SENSORYSKATE and click UNLOCK to reveal ticket types
    5. You can now continue with securing your skate session

    Please note this is before public doors.

    Sensory-friendly ice skating will feature no lights, no sounds, and no crowds.

    What skate sizes are available?
    Toddler size 8 up through adult size 14.

    Subject to availability.

    Can I purchase skating tickets on-site?
    You may purchase tickets DAY OF ONLY on-site at our American Bank Center Arena box office using cash or card.

    We do suggest purchasing online in advance as skating sessions are predicted to sell out.

    I purchased the $8 ticket by accident and I need skate rentals. How do I get skates?
    You can purchase a $4 skate rental on site at the box office.
    What is your refund policy?
    We do not offer refunds on skating admission.

    Please arrive on time for your skating reservation and make sure to follow all safety protocols. If your skates are uncomfortable, please visit the skate shack and they can offer sizing/fit solutions.

    Where can I park?

    Parking is FREE in lots 3 & 5.

    More parking information is here.

    Will you have holiday themed snacks available?

    Themed snacks TBD.

    The American Bank Center Experience

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