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An ice rink opens in mid-December

6. Dec 2021

 The ice rink will officially open on December 11th if everything goes according to plan.

In December and until January, the municipality of Hafnarfjörður in collaboration with Bæjarbíó will set up a 200 square meter ice rink which has been named Hjartasvellið and will be located in the parking behind Bæjarbíó. Hjartasvellið will be a great entertainment, experience and activity for residents and visitors to the Christmas town of Hafnarfjörður, which will connect even better the Christmas village in the town center, restaurants and shops in the heart of Hafnarfjörður and the magic lights in Hellisgerði.

Environmentally friendly ice rink in a unique environment - in the heart of Hafnarfjörður

The ice rink is 100% environmentally friendly, as neither water nor electricity is used to freeze the rink. The skating rink is based on specially designed synthetic ice plates that have the same function as regular ice and all skates can be used except figure skates which have teeth at the front.

Key information

  • The skating rink is expected to open on Saturday 11 December - it will be announced as soon as the date is available
  • The ice rink will be open from 14 -20 every day (excluding 24.25.26. 31.dec and 1.jan)
  • Each skating trip is 50 min and starts at 00 for example 14:00 or 15:00
  • Skating is booked on tix.is - Hjartasvellið - it is also possible to rent skates for those who do not own skates. Bookings will be opened as soon as the opening date is available
  • Those who do not own skates can rent skates in the area or when the skating trip is booked on tix.is - Hjartasvellið
  • Those who bring their own skates need to have them sharpened on site
  • Please arrive on time to avoid queues
  • Hot cocoa and whipped cream, juice and light snacks will be served at the ice rink

Come and take a deep breath on skates in the heart of Hafnarfjörður!