Ice & Lights

Experience the winter wonderland at Cameron Run!
ice & lights aerial view

NOVA Parks is proud to  offer Ice and Lights--The Winter Village at Cameron Run.

Ice & Lights offers a fun, outdoor family experience to see unique light displays, take family pictures or selfies with a variety of displays, and take a spin on the outdoor ice rink.  Tickets are available for the Village or Village and Ice Skating daily through January 1st.  Daytime ice skating is available weekends and holidays in January and February.

Please note: All tickets are final sale and are not refundable.  But don’t worry! You can transfer your tickets individually to a different date/time prior to the entry time of the ticket.  The availability of tickets for another date and time is not guaranteed.  Please watch the video below for detailed instructions.  Transferring must be done from a desktop computer or mobile device for each ticket. You can not transfer tickets using the Eventbrite app.

  • To transfer a ticket to another date and/or time, customers should go to their tickets at on a desktop computer and select the order to be changed.  
  • EDIT/TRANSFER will be to the right.  
  • Click on TRANSFER and follow the prompts to select a new date (event) and time.  
  • This has to be done separately for each ticket.  The ticket cannot be transferred after the ticket’s entry time. Transferring ticket dates and times is not available through the Eventbrite app.
  • Additional fees may apply if ticket prices vary.



Opening Hours


November 18, 2022 - January 1, 2023 - 5:00 p.m. to 10 p.m.

2022 Ice & Lights Calendar

2023 Ice Skating at Cameron Run
January 7 - February 26 (Saturday, Sunday, Holidays) skating only - 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.



November 18, 2022-January 1, 2023 Fee

Village Only


At the Door




Village and Ice Skating

Available ONLINE ONLY--no skate tickets will be available at the door.
All skaters, regardless of age, must pay to skate.



 *Price reflects online fees

January/February Ice Skating
January 7-February 26, 2023 Fee

Ice Skating (includes 1-hour skating and skate rental)


Price reflects online fees


Bring your group to Ice & Lights- the Winter Village at Cameron Run.

Groups of 10 or more can enjoy discounted admission rates Monday-Thursday (non-holidays), November 21-December 15th and any day of operation January 7-February 26th (please use separate inquiry form for January/February dates). 

Group Rate for Village Only is $7.00 per person
Group Rate for Village & Ice Skating is $18.00
Group Rate for Ice Skating Only (January/February) is $11.00

Please submit your Group Inquiry Form at least 10 days prior to your visit and review the rules and procedures below.  Your reservation is not held until you receive your confirmation. 

Group Inquiry Form


Features & Attractions

All ice skating tickets must be purchased online in order to provide a great skate experience. 

All skate sessions include FREE skate rentals. There is no discount if you bring your own skates.

Skate sessions are limited to one hour, starting with your ticket time. All skaters will receive a colored sticker that signifies their skate time. At the end of the hour, the ice will be cleared, rental skates must be returned..

Upon Arrival at Ice & Lights:
Please purchase your tickets in advance. 

Please remain in your vehicle until your ticket time or until the outside line subsides to allow you to wait safely on the sidewalk for entry. 

If you are skating, we encourage you to arrive 15 minutes prior to your ticket time (times may be longer on peak nights--December 10-30) to allow time to enter the show, get your skates, and be ready to enter the ice on time to get the full value of your 1 hour skate time. You do not need to arrive early for the first skate block.

In order to speed entry, please have your tickets pulled up on your device with your brightness maximized. If you have paper tickets, please have all the scannable areas available for the ticket attendant.

Retail is available for purchase at Ice & Lights. Please be sure to visit the Cabanas to see all the light up fun!

Visit Slice & Ice for hot chocolate, pizza, donut holes and more!  Bundle up to enjoy Dippin’ Dots, too!

Features and Attractions

One of the unique features of Ice & Lights are the photo ops! Take a pic, post to social media (be sure to tag us @IceAndLights or #iceandlightscameron) and keep those memories! Please do not climb on or touch the displays or walk into roped off areas--this is for your safety. Photo ops and Village displays for 2022 include:

  • NEW- Interactive Stomp Lights
  • NEW- Walk through musical light show
  • MORE- twinkly lights throughout the show
  • NEW- Fire Pit Cabanas
  • Design Stars with colorful additions
  • Giant Walk Thru Tunnel
  • Reindeer Family Photo Op
  • LOVE Letters
  • Giant Wreath
  • 20 Foot Walk Thru Tree
  • Polar Bears
  • Photo Op Sleigh
  • Sing To Me Interactive Tree
  • Penguins
  • Interactive Orb Field
  • Color Changing Trees
  • Elf Scavenger Hunt
  • Dippin' Dots
  • Pizza and hot chocolate


Ice and lights map
Ice & Lights: The Winter Village at Cameron Run
How to apply a promo code
How to transfer Winter Walk Tickets to a new date or time


Ice & Lights: The Winter Village at Cameron Run

4001 Eisenhower Avenue
Alexandria VA 22304
United States

Ice & Lights Manager: Paul Price


Highly recommended for families as an easy, fun seasonal activity.

Nice alternative to drive-thru light parks. Big enough outdoor space that it feels COVID safe. Highl... Read more

Nice alternative to drive-thru light parks. Big enough outdoor space that it feels COVID safe. Highly recommended for families as an easy, fun seasonal activity. You will leave with lots of photos.


by C. Eberle

We visited Ice & Lights on Christmas Day. What a fun, relaxing evening enjoying all the beautiful lights.

Loved watching families and couples taking photo ops and even laying on the ground looking up at all... Read more

Loved watching families and couples taking photo ops and even laying on the ground looking up at all the lights! Awesome place to take the kids! Much better than sitting in a car looking at the lights. This was an experience!



by N. Price

Good price for the fun! I can't think of any complaints at all. The kids really enjoyed themselves and we did too!

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by A. Rich

Enjoy three unique holiday light show experiences in Northern Virginia

Happening now through early January. Reserve your preferred dates today before they sell out!

DRIVE through Northern Virginia’s largest light show at Bull Run Festival of Lights. WALK a sparkling garden trail for an enchanting evening at Meadowlark’s Winter Walk of Lights. SKATE and explore a playful wonderland at Ice & Lights – The Winter Village at Cameron Run.