Theme skating rinks of Moscow
01.12.2016 – 03.03.2017
Red Square skating rink
From 10 am to 23.30 pm daily
The most famous skating rink right under Kremlin walls is decorated in avant-garde style. While creating decorations the designers were inspired by the works of Vasily Kandinsky and Mark Shagal. Don’t forget to take a photo of the most important fir tree of Moscow!
Street art skating rink in Gorky Park
From 10 am to 15.00 pm and from 17.00 pm to 23:00 pm daily
The variety and importance of the street art has become the main theme of this year decorations in Gorky Park. The rink is ornated with thousands of little lamps, placed under ice. The park pavilions are complemented by various graffiti, stickers and templates, and alley of arts is turned to a spectacular tunnel of light. In the centre the guest will find a huge installation of a frozen fountain built following principle of famous Shukhovsky tower.
Sokolniki skating rink Lyod
From 10 am to midnight daily
This winter the artificial rink in Sokolniki park has become a rock stage. Designers decided to put a magnificent guitar installation and to draw special lines right on the ice surface, so that visitors could learn special movements of rock-n-roll style. The rink is provided with six neon projectors, that create light spots on the rink’s surface.
VDNKHa skating rink
Tuesday - Thursday from 11 am to 23 pm, Friday - Sunday from 10 am to 23 pm, service break from 15 pm to 17 pm
The visitors of the largest skating rink in Russia will see the images of northern animals and colours of polar glow. The trees, framing the rink, are decorated with shining snowflakes and the gigantic string light - Starry sky - will appear above the heads of skaters.
Ice skating rink in Hermitage Garden
Monday from 2 pm to 23 pm, Tuesday – Friday form midday to 23 pm, Saturday – Sunday from10 am to 23 pm
Artificial skating rink is designed in Italian style. The visitors will plunge into the special atmosphere of Venice carnival with the help of beautiful masks, Italian musical motifs, unique lightning and lovely Christmas decorations.
Why not go skating during your Moscow tour in winter?
Moscow Current Events
Moscow in miniature
Would you like to see the central part of the largest city model that will enter the Guinness Book of World Records? You have an excellent chance to do it till the end of 2015 in All-Russia Exhibition Centre VDNKh. We belive that an architecture model of Moscow (Moscow in miniature) performed at a scale of 1:400 is really worth seeing.
Russian Impressionism Museum
Art-buffs are welcome to visit the Russian Impressionism Museum, which opened its doors in Moscow on the 28th of May. The exhibition hall is located on the grounds of the former “Bolshevik” confectionery factory grounds.
Robostation in VDNH
If you are interested in everything connected with robots you should certainly attend one of the most curious interactive museum called Robostation, situated in All-Russia Exhibition Centre VDNH. Here visitors of all ages have a great chance to get acquainted with modern robots, take part in different activities, enjoy technopark, chemistry show and show of dancing robots.
Archive Of Moscow Events:
13.10.2018 — 14.10.2018
Moscow is behind us 1941. The military-historical festival
Did you know that Borodino Field was not only the location of the Battle of Borodino during Napoleoinic Wars but also the place of a severe clash between the Soviet and German forces in 1941? Join the festival of military reconstruction where the events of the WW II will come to life.
21.09.2018 — 25.09.2018
Moscow International Festival «Сircle of Light» 2018
Moscow International Festival "Circle of Light" is an annual event where light designers and experts in the field of audiovisual art from all over the world transform the architectural appearance of the Russian capital. For a few autumn days, Moscow will once again become a center of colorful large-scale video projections, fantastic multimedia shows with light, fire, lasers and fireworks. The entrance to all the festival venues is free.
24.08.2018 — 02.09.2018
Spasskaya Tower festival 2018
International Military Music Festival "Spasskaya Tower" is an annual tremendous show in the heart of Russia - on Red Square. A breathtaking musical and theatrical performance combines different musical styles, parade defile of military orchestras, dance and show performances, unique light and pyrotechnic shows
10.08.2018 — 22.08.2018
Times and Epochs 2018
The annual festival "Times and Epochs" will be held in the capital from 10 to 22 August. Its main sites will be located on Tverskaya Square, Nikitsky, Passion and Tver Boulevards, in Kamergersky Lane and on Profsoyuznaya Street.
20.07.2018 — 05.08.2018
Inspiration Interrnational arts festival
From July 20 to August 5, 2018 VDNKh for the fourth time will host Inspiration Interrnational arts festival. Each year its program is dedicated to one genre or one important topic of art from recognized classics to amazing experiments. This year the theme of the festival is theater.
19.05.2018 — 20.05.2018
Mousem Night 2018
On the night from Saturday to Sunday 19 and 20 May the museums of Moscow will be open from six in the evening until midnight, and in some museums guests will be allowed to stay until the morning.