Winter Wonderland at Marietta Square

Is it too early to talk about visits with Santa and New Years Eve plans? Not in Marietta!

We want to enjoy the fall season too, but Christmas trees and holiday decorations have been MariettaSquare_WinterWonderland_Logo_v1spotted in retail stores around town. So, for those that like to plan ahead, Marietta Square will once again host a Winter Wonderland event that includes an ice rink, Santa, and a New Year’s Eve celebration.

This year you can book your appointments online with Santa at, when the website goes active on October 3.


marietta square ice rink
Photo credit: Aidan Hornaday

Here is the preliminary schedule:

October 3: goes live
November 18: It’s back! Kick Off the Season with the opening of the Winter Wonderland Ice Skating Rink
December 1: Tree Lighting and the Arrival of Santa!
December 31: New Year’s Eve Celebration packed with daytime family fun and evening activities for adults.

Due to popular demand, the rink will remain open through February 2017.

For those of you just starting to enjoying fall, we have the Scoop on corn mazes and haunted houses.