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Six people riding ice bumper cars at Dobson Ice Arena in Vail.





Nov - May

Vail Ice Bumper Cars

Vail’s winter activities just got cooler, with ice bumper cars in Dobson Ice Arena. Based in Lionshead Village, this family destination gives the kiddos 15 minutes to go wild on the ice, steering a one-wheel bumper car across the slippery surface. A few friendly collisions and a lot of laughs are sure to occur. Below, check out more information on Vail’s ice bumper cars, as well as reservation requirements and other trip inspiration.

What Are Ice Bumper Cars?

Ice bumper cars blend the excitement of traditional carnival bumper cars with the thrill of gliding on ice. The kiddos can squeal with joy as they spin, turn and bump safely from their little vehicle. The high-energy fun makes it the perfect activity to get some giggles out in the evening during your Vail vacation. Uncover more family-friendly activities throughout Vail.

Locals’ Tip: Near the arena, you’ll find Vail Public Library, which rests along Gore Creek. Before the sun goes down, take an easy stroll along the water for a peaceful moment among the trees.

Vail Ice Bumper Car Requirements

Participants must be 48 inches tall to take the wheel on the ice bumper cars. Rides are $10 per person and last 15 minutes. Please remember to register and reserve your spot before arriving to Dobson Ice Arena.

Schedule & Registration

Other Kids Activities in Dobson Ice Arena

Ice bumper cars are just one of many activities offered at Dobson Ice Arena for children. Keep an eye on their calendar to sign up for public ice skating, stick and puck sessions, and toddler time (which includes skates and instruction!). These are great, affordable options to get the tots out on the ice and confident in their skates. Plus, the indoor facility makes for a playful, interactive outing if you catch a rare rainy day in Vail. Learn about more activities for kids in Vail.

Discover More Vail Winter Activities

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