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Skating rink Olympic Stadium Amsterdam ‘het Glijfestijn’ – Cancelled

February 10 @ 9:00 am February 25 @ 10:00 pm

Skating rink Olympic Stadium Amsterdam

Unfortunately, the organisers have had to decide to cancel the event.

Welcome to “Het Glijfestijn,” a unique ice skating event hosted at the iconic Olympic Stadium in Amsterdam. From February 10th to 25th, this historic stadium transforms into a stunning ice rink, welcoming skating enthusiasts of all ages to experience the enchantment of ice skating. This isn’t just any ice rink; it’s an experience that celebrates the rich skating tradition of Amsterdam, surrounded by the atmosphere of the Olympic Stadium. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced skater, “Het Glijfestijn” offers a unique chance to skate in one of Amsterdam’s most historic locations. Come and discover the magic of ice in the heart of the city!

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Get ready for lots of skating fun at the Olympic Stadium in Amsterdam

Discover the winter activities at Het Glijfestijn and join us for a sporty adventure. In the wintry Olympic Stadium, there’s plenty to explore for both young and old. Challenge your friends to beat your skating record at the speed meters, showcase your skills at the skating clinic, or take a peek inside the Skating Museum. Curious if you can withstand the gales in our wind tunnel and ever wanted to skate on the Keizersgracht? Lace up your skates and visit the largest ice rink in Amsterdam! Of course, the following skating activities are not to be missed:

Skating on the Keizersgracht

Step into a unique experience and glide over the replicated Keizersgracht, surrounded by the charm of historic architecture and the vibrant atmosphere of the Dutch capital. Such an opportunity is rare, so embrace this special moment to experience the magic of the Keizersgracht on your skates.

Children’s ice rink

On the children’s ice rink, the little ones can move freely and have fun on the ice. This section of ice is reserved for kids who are taking their first steps on skates. The children’s ice rink is the ideal place for children to get acquainted with skating in a fun and encouraging way.

The ice maze

Let yourself be guided through the winding paths and hidden turns as your skating skills are put to the test in this unique ice maze. Experience the thrill of finding your way through this labyrinth of ice. Can you discover the right path?


Awaken your inner strategist and discover the finesse of curling on the ice! As you carefully aim the stone towards the target, your teammates strategically sweep to create the perfect path. Whether you’re a beginner wanting to learn the basics or an experienced curler looking to sharpen your skills, curling offers an immersive experience for everyone!

Enjoy a snack and a drink

Have you explored every corner of the ice? Swap your skates for warm footwear and savor all the winter delicacies during your visit to Het Glijfestijn. The ice rink is surrounded by cozy hospitality stands and food trucks, offering a wide selection of delicious dishes. What will you choose? Hot chocolate with whipped cream, freshly baked oliebollen, cheese fondue, or a classic Dutch stamppot?


Step into the enchanting world of Het Glijfestijn, where the ice rink is not just a stage for splendid skating exercises, but also the epicenter of extraordinary entertainment! Show off your dance moves on the ice during the silent disco or sing along with the most enjoyable artists. Come by, participate, and immerse yourself in a celebration full of ice-cold fun!

Opening hours Skating rink Olympic Stadium

The ice skating event ‘het Glijfestijn’ in Amsterdam will be open daily between 10 February and 25 February 2024 at the following times:

Ice RinkOpening hours
Monday09:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday09:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday09:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Thursday09:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Friday09:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Saturday09:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Sunday09:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Entrance fee for the Amsterdam Glijfestijn

To spread out the crowds, The Glide Fest works with arrival times. This means you buy a ticket to come to The Sliding Party within a specific time slot. You can then stay as long as you like. A ticket gives access to all entertainment, fun activities and of course the ice rink including skating. Curling is not included, for this you buy a separate ticket.

Ice rink tickets Price
09.00 – 10.30€ 18.50Get your tickets
12.00 – 13.30€ 22.50Get your tickets
15.00 – 16.30€ 22.50Get your tickets
18.00 – 21.00€ 22.50Get your tickets
Kids Ticket (0-3)Free
Curling€ 35,00

Travel advice to Olympic Stadium Amsterdam

The Olympic Stadium is easily accessible by car and public transport. If you come by car you can park in the parking garage Olympic Stadium.

If you come by public transport, travel to the following stops. (check 9292.nl for current travel times)

  • Tram 24 (bus stop Olympic Stadium)
  • GVB bus line 15 (bus stop Olympiaweg)
  • GVB bus line 62 (bus stop Olympic Stadium)
  • Bus Connexxion 347 (bus stop Olympic Stadium)
  • Connexxion 357 bus (Olympic Stadium stop)
  • Connexxion bus 397 (bus stop Olympic Stadium)
  • Metro 50 (bus stop Amstelveenseweg)
Olympisch Stadion 2
Amsterdam, 1076 DE Netherlands
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