Ice Palace Sport and Concert Hall
Ice Palace is the largest and most modern sport and concert complex of the city, holding up to 12,500 people. Various concerts, sporting events, local holidays and festivals are held in the complex on a regularly basis. Ice Palace is also the home arena of St. Petersburg’s SKA hockey club.
The palace was built in 2000 for the World Hockey Championship, held in St. Petersburg for the first time.
Since then, the “Ice Palace” became a leading urban entertainment venue. The complex is suitable for world-class sporting events, including hockey, figure skating, short-track speed skating, boxing, wrestling, basketball, volleyball, ballroom dancing, gymnastics, etc. The palace is also used for various performances, including opera singers and symphony orchestras, domestic and foreign stars, circus shows, exhibitions and fairs, conferences, etc.
Ice Palace is a five-story building with a total area of 37,000 square meters and a volume of 370,000 cubic meters. The height of the hall is 22 meters. The first floor offers a wide variety of cafes and allows viewers to walk a full-circle around the huge palace.
Prices for concert tickets depend on the performer and the seating. Children’s festival ticket can cost 700 rub. and the most expensive ticket to a recent Sting concert was sold for 7000 rub.
The Ice Palace also has an ice rink, of course.
Ice rink tickets
Entrance ticket for adults – 350 rub./hour (7 EUR/hour), for children up to 7 years – 250 rub./hour (5 EUR/hour).
Skate rental for adults – 150 rub./hour (3 EUR/hour), for children up to 7 years – 100 rub./hour (2 EUR/hour).
Attention! Ice rink doesn’t operate in summer!
Address: Pyatiletok prospect, build. 1, metro station “Prospect Bolshevikov” (walking distance from the metro)
Telephone: +7(812) 718-66-20, +7 (812) 718-66-22
http://www.newarena.spb.ru/ (only Russian version)
Translation by Kira Egorova
Edited by Amber Dahlin