Rocket City Marathon

Skating in the Park:

Rocket City Marathon participants can enjoy both the Huntsville Tinsel Trail and Skating in the Park. The Tinsel Trail is a display of live Christmas trees in Downtown Huntsville during the month of December. An anticipated 250 will trees decorate Big Spring Park for the holiday season. This includes large flagship trees and the City of Huntsville tree located at the main entrance of the trail. Skating in the Park is another fun holiday tradition. This 50’x70’ ice rink sits directly behind the Huntsville Museum of Art and will be open seven days a week, including holidays. Concessions and outdoor restrooms will be available on site.

Rink Hours: 
• Monday through Thursday 4:00-10:00 p.m.
• Friday 4:00 p.m. until midnight
• Saturday 10:00 a.m. until midnight
• Sunday noon until 8:00 p.m.
• $10 per person ages 9 and up,
• $5 for ages 8 and under
• $8 per person for groups of 10 or more.
•You can also rent skates for $3 and scooters for $5.

For more information, visit or call 256-529-7995 for the rink’s direct line or 256-535-4350 for the museum’s main line.