Family Fun Night @ Veterans Memorial Coliseum

Family Fun Night at Veterans Memorial Coliseum

by City of Portland, Rip City Management & Portland Winterhawks

December 29th – Movie Night!

Join us for movies on the BIG SCREEN!

Frozen at 5:30pm & Mighty Ducks at 7:30pm

Come for either, or both!

Open ice skating 5:30-9:30pm – Bring your own ice skates

Doors open 5pm

Evening ends at 10pm


December 30th – Winterhawks Watch Party!

Portland Winterhawks vs. Seattle Thunderbirds on the big screen

Watch the live broadcast from Seattle beginning at 6:00pm

Open ice skating 5:30-9:30pm – Bring your own ice skates

Doors open 5pm

Evening ends at finish of game broadcast


Both nights are free to attend with RSVP.

Planning to ice skate? Register with the “I’m bringing my own skates" ticket and reserve some time on the ice!

Concessions will be open for the duration of both evenings with snacks, hot chocolate, and beverages available for purchase.

Skating Info

  • Bring your own ice skates! There will be no ice skate rental available for this event.
  • Anyone skating will need to sign in at the skater check in table inside the main entrance.
  • In the event there are more ice skaters than can be on the ice at one time, skaters will be called based on sign- in time groups. We want to make sure everyone gets their share of fun time on the ice!
  • There will be shoe/bag check for skaters.


Camera Policy

  • No professional cameras of type kind allowed. Instamatic/personal cameras allowed.
  • No video/audio recording devices are permitted.

Guest Services

  • The following items are not permitted into Rose Quarter facilities: food, beverages (including alcohol, soda & water), cans, weapons, firearms, coolers, containers, illegal substances, noisemakers, air horns, whistles, laser pointers, balloons, umbrellas, or oversized banners.
  • New Security Measures – Please arrive early! Based on enhanced security procedures, our Guest Services staff will conduct full bag check on everyone entering Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Please remove all metal from pockets and have all zippers and pouches on bags open and ready for inspection. Thank you for your patience and cooperation as we work to create a safe environment inside Veterans Memorial Coliseum and around the Rose Quarter.
  • Wheelchair escorts are available and can be arranged by calling our Command Center when you arrive at the Rose Quarter at 503.797.9712
  • Smoking is prohibited inside the Veterans Memorial Coliseum. The designated smoking areas for this event are: Outside Gate 10 @ the main entrance.
  • Alcohol is allowed inside the arena bowl (seating area).
  • For a complete list of guest service question and answers please click here

Social Media

  • The new Rose Quarter mobile app, now available, runs on both the Android and Apple’s iOS operating systems, and can be accessed via smartphone and tablets. Know when your favorite concerts and events come to the Rose Quarter. Click here to download.