«Live on Ice» Lucerne

The use of the ice rink is free
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© Luzern Tourismus/Beat Brechbühl

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© Keystone/Severin Bigler

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© Keystone/Severin Bigler


The ice rink with views of the city, the lake and the mountains

Respected light and event artist Gerry Hofstetter injects a Christmas and winter atmosphere into the heart of Lucerne. Savour the Advent ambience with illuminations, the ice rink and mulled wine and show off your skating prowess in the run-up to Christmas: the free ice rink on Europaplatz in front of the KKL Luzern invites you to skate and enjoy the festive atmosphere from 23 November 2019 to 5 January 2020. It's closed on 25 December.

Opening hours

Saturday and Sunday – 1 pm until 10 pm
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday – 4 pm until 10 pm
Wednesday – 3 pm until 10 pm

Special opening hours
Saturday, 23. November – 7 pm until 10 pm 
Tuesday, 24. December – 1 pm until 5 pm
Wednesday, 25. December – Ice rink closed
26. December until 5 January 2020 – daily from 1 pm until 10 pm
New Year’s Eve, 31. December – open until 2 am

Skate hire

Ice skates and children's aids can be hired at the rink: CHF 9.00.
No need to book ahead.

The Live on Ice rink operated by Gerry Hofstetter is under the patronage of Lucerne Tourism by way of a thank you to the people of Lucerne.