Holiday Cheer(s)
Pool cabana by the pool with towels and a champagne bottle

Holiday Cheer(s)

Merry Meritage Holiday Ice Rink & Winter Village

Dreaming of sugar plums and ready to celebrate the holiday season? The Meritage Ice Rink, Napa’s Favorite Holiday Tradition, is back from November 11 through January 8 at The Meritage Resort! 

Ice Rink at The Meritage Resort

Holiday Ice Rink Hours

Nov. 12 | 4:00 pm - 10 pm

Nov. 13 - Nov. 18

  • Monday - Friday | 4 pm - 10 pm
  • Saturday - Sunday  | 11 am - 10 pm

Thanksgiving Break, Nov. 19 - Nov. 27

  • Monday - Sunday | 11 am - 10 pm

Nov. 28 - Dec. 16

  • Monday - Friday | 4 pm - 10 pm
  • Saturday - Sunday  | 11 am - 10 pm

Winter Holiday Break, Dec. 17  -  Jan. 8

  • Monday - Sunday | 11 am - 10 pm

Reserve Tickets

Grand Reserve cabana with lounge chairs and a TV

Ice Skating

Dash away to a winter wonderland destination in beautiful Napa Valley. Skate with family and friends, purchase beer and wine from our on-site tasting rooms to enjoy rink side, or upgrade your experience and reserve an Igloo or Fire Pit.

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See you on the Rink

RESERVE NOW

Ice skating tickets include skate rental and 90-minutes of time on the ice. Entry is allowed 10-minutes prior to arrival, and up to 20-minutes after your reserved time.

For group ice skating inquiries for 20 or more during regular operational hours, please email icerink@meritageresort.com. 

Special Skate Nights:

  • Mondays: Kids 13 & Under skate for $17, Teachers skate for $20
  • Tuesdays: Kids 13 & Under skate for $17, Giving Tuesday bring an unwrapped new toy for Toys for Tots skate for $20
  • Wednesday – Kids 13 & Under skate for $17, First Responders/Military skate for $20

Woman relaxing in a pool

Toys For Tots

In the spirit of the Holiday Season, give back by donating a new unwrapped toy at our resort donation drop off locations. Read more to learn about the Toys For Tots sponsored skate night, bring a  toy valued at $20 or more and skate for free.

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November 11 - December 4

Drop Off Location - Fivetown Grocery

Reservations Required

  • Bring an unwrapped, new toy, equal to or greater than $20 Value and skate for free on Tuesdays! Select "Toys for Tots Skating Promo" when reserving your ticket online and bring your toy when checking in at the rink to get on the ice.
  • Ticketed and open to the public
  • Ticket includes a holiday treat

Sponsored By: NeilMed Pharmaceuticals, BMW of Fairfield and The Meritage Resort

See you on the Rink

RESERVE NOW 

Ice skating tickets include skate rental and 90-minutes of time on the ice. Entry is allowed 10-minutes prior to arrival, and up to 20-minutes after your reserved time.

For group ice skating inquiries for 20 or more during regular operational hours, please email icerink@meritageresort.com. 

Special Skate Nights:

  • Mondays: Kids 13 & Under skate for $17, Teachers skate for $20
  • Tuesdays: Kids 13 & Under skate for $17, Giving Tuesday bring an unwrapped new toy for Toys for Tots skate for $20
  • Wednesday – Kids 13 & Under skate for $17, First Responders/Military skate for $20

Meritage pool Cabana with a set up table and lounge chairs

S'Mores Fire Pit

Toast marshmallows and your tootsies rink side with a family-fun experience for up to five people. Access includes a family-sized s'more kit for up to five and two hours of firepit time. Ice skating tickets sold separately.

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Family-Fun S'Mores Fire Pit

RESERVE NOW 

Includes two hours of fire pit access and a family-sized s'more kit for five, ice skating tickets sold separately.

For group ice skating inquiries for 20 or more during regular operational hours, please email icerink@meritageresort.com. 

 Rates starting at $175

See you on the Rink

RESERVE TICKETS 

Ice skating tickets include skate rental and 90-minutes of time on the ice. Entry is allowed 10-minutes prior to arrival, and up to 20-minutes after your reserved time.

For group ice skating inquiries for 20 or more during regular operational hours, please email icerink@meritageresort.com. 

Special Skate Nights:

  • Mondays: Kids 13 & Under skate for $17, Teachers skate for $20
  • Tuesdays: Kids 13 & Under skate for $17, Giving Tuesday bring an unwrapped new toy for Toys for Tots skate for $20
  • Wednesday – Kids 13 & Under skate for $17, First Responders/Military skate for $20

VIP Igloo

VIP Igloo Experience

Cozy up rink-side in a VIP Igloo Experience and sip bubbles in this warm and comfortable refuge for up to six people. Access includes two hours and a bottle of bubbles, ice skating tickets sold separately. 

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VIP Igloo Experience

RESERVE NOW 

Includes two hours of Igloo access and a bottle of bubbles, ice skating tickets sold separately. 

For group ice skating inquiries for 20 or more during regular operational hours, please email icerink@meritageresort.com. 

Rates Starting at $250

See you on the Rink

RESERVE TICKETS 

Ice skating tickets include skate rental and 90-minutes of time on the ice. Entry is allowed 10-minutes prior to arrival, and up to 20-minutes after your reserved time.

For group ice skating inquiries for 20 or more during regular operational hours, please email icerink@meritageresort.com. 

Special Skate Nights:

  • Mondays: Kids 13 & Under skate for $17, Teachers skate for $20
  • Tuesdays: Kids 13 & Under skate for $17, Giving Tuesday bring an unwrapped new toy for Toys for Tots skate for $20
  • Wednesday – Kids 13 & Under skate for $17, First Responders/Military skate for $20

Tinsel Tea

Tinsel Tea

This special holiday tradition includes a scrumptious three-tier presentation of desserts, scones, and tea sandwiches, storytelling hosted by a visiting princess, and ice skating at this unforgettable holiday experience. 

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Tinsel Tea

Reservations are required, this event will sell out.

SOLD OUT

Princess Schedule:

  • December 10 - Anna of Arendelle 
  • December 17 - Belle
  • December 24 - Snow White

Pricing:

  • Age 0-3 - Free
  • Age 4-13 = $50 (includes 1 ticket to skate for 90 minutes, includes ice-skates)
  • Age 14+ = $75 (includes 1 ticket to skate for 90 minutes, includes ice-skates)
Holiday Brunch at The Meritage

Sunday Brunches

Feast on a delectable brunch featuring omelet and avocado toast stations, and an expansive breakfast corner, complimented by an assortment of beverages and bar add-ons. Conveniently located by the rink for a fun-filled morning and afternoon.

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Sunday Holiday Brunch

RESERVE TICKETS 

Every Sunday, December 4 - January 1

9:00 am - 1:00 pm

  • Ages 0-3 = Free
  • Ages 4-13 = $25
  • Ages 14+ = $50

Breakfast Corner

  • Scrambled Eggs, Applewood Smoked Bacon, Sausage, Chicken Apple Sausage, Breakfast Potatoes Pancake with Whipped Butter and Maple Syrup
  • Eggs Benedict, English Muffin, Ham, Hollandaise Sauce
  • Assorted Fresh Fruits
  • Assorted Freshly Baked Pastries and Breakfast Bread
  • Assorted Donuts
  • Mini Bagel and Cream Cheese

Omelet Station

  • Eggs Or Egg Whites, Onions, Bell Peppers, Tomato, Mushroom, Spinach, Ham, Bacon, Shrimp, Diced Sausage, Mozzarella Cheese, Sharp Cheddar, Pepper Jack.

Avocado Toast Station

  • Wheat Or Sourdough Bread, Sliced Avocado
  • Assorted Toppings: Pickled Red Onion, Everything Seasoning, Hard Boiled Eggs, Smoked Salmon, Cherry Tomato, Arugula, Lemon Wedge, Sliced Radishes, Bacon Bites, Capers

Non-Alcoholic Beverages

  • Orange, Grapefruit, and Cranberry Juice
  • Assorted Teas, Coffee (Caffeinated and Decaf Available)

Mimosa And Bloody Mary Bar (Not Included in Brunch Price)

  • Mimosa - Traditional Orange, Peach, or Strawberry
  • Bloody Mary Bar - Regular or Spicy Mix, Bacon, Shrimp, Olives, Pickled Onions, Celery, Lime and Lemon Wedge, Pickled Chili

See you on the Rink

Ice skating tickets include skate rental and 90-minutes of time on the ice. Entry is allowed 10-minutes prior to arrival, and up to 20-minutes after your reserved time.

For group ice skating inquiries for 20 or more during regular operational hours, please email icerink@meritageresort.com. 

Special Skate Nights:

  • Mondays: Kids 13 & Under skate for $17, Teachers skate for $20
  • Tuesdays: Kids 13 & Under skate for $17, Giving Tuesday bring an unwrapped new toy for Toys for Tots skate for $20
  • Wednesday – Kids 13 & Under skate for $17, First Responders/Military skate for $20

RESERVE TICKETS 

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Christmas Brunch

Feast on a delectable brunch featuring omelet and avocado toast stations, and an expansive breakfast corner, complimented by an assortment of beverages and bar add-ons. Conveniently located by the rink for a fun-filled morning and afternoon.

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RESERVE NOW

9:00 am - 1:00 pm

  • Ages 0-3 = Free
  • Ages 4-13 = $25
  • Ages 14+ = $50

Breakfast Corner

  • Scrambled Eggs, Applewood Smoked Bacon, Sausage, Chicken Apple Sausage, Breakfast Potatoes Pancake with Whipped Butter and Maple Syrup
  • Eggs Benedict, English Muffin, Ham, Hollandaise Sauce
  • Assorted Fresh Fruits
  • Assorted Freshly Baked Pastries and Breakfast Bread
  • Assorted Donuts
  • Mini Bagel and Cream Cheese

Omelet Station

  • Eggs Or Egg Whites, Onions, Bell Peppers, Tomato, Mushroom, Spinach, Ham, Bacon, Shrimp, Diced Sausage, Mozzarella Cheese, Sharp Cheddar, Pepper Jack.

Avocado Toast Station

  • Wheat Or Sourdough Bread, Sliced Avocado
  • Assorted Toppings: Pickled Red Onion, Everything Seasoning, Hard Boiled Eggs, Smoked Salmon, Cherry Tomato, Arugula, Lemon Wedge, Sliced Radishes, Bacon Bites, Capers

Non-Alcoholic Beverages

  • Orange, Grapefruit, and Cranberry Juice
  • Assorted Teas, Coffee (Caffeinated and Decaf Available)

Mimosa And Bloody Mary Bar (Not Included in Brunch Price)

  • Mimosa - Traditional Orange, Peach, or Strawberry
  • Bloody Mary Bar - Regular or Spicy Mix, Bacon, Shrimp, Olives, Pickled Onions, Celery, Lime and Lemon Wedge, Pickled Chili
New Years Eve Dinner

Winemakers New Year's

For a truly spectacular New Year’s Eve, join Trinitas Cellars for a candlelight dinner in the grand Estate Cave. This annual tradition sells out quickly and highlights the resort’s culinary team’s expansive talents, paired with Trinitas wine.

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Estate Wine Cave Winemaker’s Dinner 

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Location: Estate Cave
Price Per Person: $350
Start Time: 6:00 pm
End Time: 10:00 pm

Includes entrance to the New Year’s Eve Party in The Meritage Ballroom 10:00 pm - 1:30 am

Winemakers Estate Cave NYE Menu:

  • Dungeness Crab Salad – roasted baby beet, edamame, smoked trout roe, blood orange coulis
  • Creamy Celery Root & Leek Soup – crispy sweetbreads, apple, saba, shaved black truffle
  • Duck Confit Raviolo – creamy wild mushroom ragout, romesco, braised salsify
  • American Wagyu New York – seared duck liver, potato dauphinoise, parmesan foam red wine essence, black truffle
  • Black Forrest Layer cake – preserved cherries, port truffles, espresso buttercream
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New Year’s Eve Party

The annual New Year's Eve Party will feature the band Pop Fiction and includes party favors, a balloon drop and toast of bubbly at midnight. cash bar. Cash bar open for drink purchases. Entrance included with the Village Bistro and Estate Wine Cave dinners. 

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New Year’s Eve Party

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Entrance included for those in attendance to the Estate Cave and Village Bistro Wine Dinners.

Location: Meritage Ballroom
Price Per Person: $80 
Start Time: 10:00 pm
End Time: 1:30 am

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Holiday Brunch at The Meritage

New Year's Day Brunch

Feast on a delectable brunch featuring omelet and avocado toast stations, and an expansive breakfast corner, complimented by an assortment of beverages and bar add-ons. Conveniently located by the rink for a fun-filled morning and afternoon.

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RESERVE NOW

9:00 am - 1:00 pm

  • Ages 0-3 = Free
  • Ages 4-13 = $25
  • Ages 14+ = $50

Breakfast Corner

  • Scrambled Eggs, Applewood Smoked Bacon, Sausage, Chicken Apple Sausage, Breakfast Potatoes Pancake with Whipped Butter and Maple Syrup
  • Eggs Benedict, English Muffin, Ham, Hollandaise Sauce
  • Assorted Fresh Fruits
  • Assorted Freshly Baked Pastries and Breakfast Bread
  • Assorted Donuts
  • Mini Bagel and Cream Cheese

Omelet Station

  • Eggs Or Egg Whites, Onions, Bell Peppers, Tomato, Mushroom, Spinach, Ham, Bacon, Shrimp, Diced Sausage, Mozzarella Cheese, Sharp Cheddar, Pepper Jack.

Avocado Toast Station

  • Wheat Or Sourdough Bread, Sliced Avocado
  • Assorted Toppings: Pickled Red Onion, Everything Seasoning, Hard Boiled Eggs, Smoked Salmon, Cherry Tomato, Arugula, Lemon Wedge, Sliced Radishes, Bacon Bites, Capers

Non-Alcoholic Beverages

  • Orange, Grapefruit, and Cranberry Juice
  • Assorted Teas, Coffee (Caffeinated and Decaf Available)

Mimosa And Bloody Mary Bar (Not Included in Brunch Price)

  • Mimosa - Traditional Orange, Peach, or Strawberry
  • Bloody Mary Bar - Regular or Spicy Mix, Bacon, Shrimp, Olives, Pickled Onions, Celery, Lime and Lemon Wedge, Pickled Chili

Merry Meritage FAQs

Where is the ice rink located?

The Ice Rink is located in The Village at The Meritage.

What are the Ice Rink hours of operation?

Nov. 11 - Nov. 18
Monday - Friday | 4 pm - 10 pm
Saturday - Sunday  | 11 am - 10 pm

Thanksgiving Break, Nov. 19 - Nov. 27
Monday - Sunday | 11 am - 10 pm
Thanksgiving | 11 am – 8:00 pm
Black Friday & Tree Lighting | 11 am – 10 pm

Nov. 28 - Dec. 16

Monday - Friday | 4 pm - 10 pm
Saturday - Sunday  | 11 am - 10 pm

Winter Holiday Break, Dec. 17  -  Jan. 8
Monday - Sunday | 11 am - 10 pm

How do I comunicate with the Ice Rink Team?

The Ice Rink Management Team can be reached by email at icerink@meritageresort.com. Please expect a response within 24 hours. 

Where can I purchase tickets?

Tickets may be purchased online HERE. Reservations are only valid for the time(s) and date(s) purchased. 

Tickets may be purchased on-site by QR code with a cell phone, but quantities are limited. To ensure availability, we advise guests to purchase their tickets ahead of time. All Merry Meritage events can be found HERE.

Can I buy tickets on-site?

Tickets may be purchased on-site by QR code with a cell phone, but quantities are limited to 90 spots per half hour. To ensure availability, we advise guests to purchase their tickets ahead of time. All Merry Meritage events can be found HERE.

How old does a child need to be to ice skate?

There is no age restriction. We do ask that a skating adult accompany anyone under the age of 12.

PLEASE NOTE:

  • SHOES ARE NOT ALLOWED ON THE ICE.
  • PARENTS ARE NOT ALLOWED TO CARRY CHILDREN WHILE SKATING.
Are strollers allowed on the ice?

No.

Can children wear a helmet?

Of course, extra protection is always encouraged.  The Meritage Resort does not offer helmets, but please feel free to bring your own.

Does the resort offer skate aids for toddlers?

Double runner skates for shoe sizes Toddler 8 to Youth 2 are available which are more stable for younger children. Stand up skate aids are not available or allowed on the ice. 

Is the Meritage Ice Rink ADA accessible?

Absolutely! Our ice rink is ADA-compliant.

Are wheelchairs allowed on the ice?

Yes, we allow and encourage wheelchairs on the ice; please ask a Guest Service member for assistance.

Are skates included in the ticket price?

Yes! Ice Skating tickets are valid for 90 minutes and include ice skates. Igloo and Fire Pit reservations do not include ice skating. 

How long is a skating session?

Tickets are valid for 90 minutes of ice skating, which begins at check-in time. For a seamless and easy check-in, guests can arrive 10-minutes before their reserved skate time and up to 20-minutes after their reserved time.

Can I purchase back-to-back skating sessions?

Yes, guests can skate as long as they would like. Each skating ticket is valid for 90-minutes of skate time.

Does the resort offer an unlimited ice-skating package ?

This year the resort is offering an unlimited ice-skating package. This package is based on double occupancy and includes two (2) unlimited skating passes that are valid for the duration of the guest’s resort stay. The skate team will provide dated wristbands to each guest, and these wristbands are non-transferable. This package can be reserved HERE. 

Can tickets be used on a different date/time than reserved?

Tickets are non-refundable, and reservations are only valid for the time(s), and date(s) purchased; however, reservations can be revised up to the 24-hours before the reserved skating date/time. Need help updating your reservation? Email the Ice Rink Management Team at icerink@meritageresort.com. 

What happens if the weather is unfavorable?

The Ice Rink remains open in light rain or drizzle. If heavy rain or severe storm conditions are expected, resulting in a venue closure, relevant tickets will be rescheduled or refunded. Any questions can be relayed to icerink@meritageresort.com

What are the smallest/largest skate size?

We have skates from Toddler Size 8 to Adult Size 15. We also offer double-runners for young children.

Can I bring their own ice skates?

Yes, however, there is no discount applied for bringing your own skates. 

Do I need to wear socks?

Yes! While there is no need to wear extra thick socks, it is important to wear socks.

Can I wear shoes on the ice?

No. Only ice skates are allowed on the ice surface.

Does the resort offer skate sharpening services?

No. The Meritage does not offer sharpening services.

Does the resort offer ice skating lessons?

No

How do I reserve an igloo or fire pit?

Igloo and firepit inventory only show at the available reservation start times. So guests must put the specific times listed below to reserve one of these VIP experiences. If the experiences are SOLD OUT the website says SOLD OUT.

November 11 - November 20 & November 28 - December 18

  • Monday - Friday 4:00 pm & 7:00 pm
  • Saturday - Sunday | 11:00 am, 2:00 pm, 5:00 pm, 8:00 pm

November 21 - November 27 & December 19 – Jan 8

  • Monday – Saturday | 11:00 am, 2:00 pm, 5:00 pm, 8:00 pm
  • Sunday | 12:00 pm, 3:00 pm, 6:00 pm
How long are igloo and fire pit reservations?

Igloo and Fire Pit reservations are each for 2 hours. When reserving igloos and firepits online, guests must select the available time slots as follows:

November 11 - November 20 & November 28 - December 18

  • Monday - Friday 4:00 pm & 7:00 pm
  • Saturday - Sunday | 11:00 am, 2:00 pm, 5:00 pm, 8:00 pm

November 21 - November 27 & December 19 – Jan 8

  • Monday – Saturday | 11:00 am, 2:00 pm, 5:00 pm, 8:00 pm
  • Sunday | 12:00 pm, 3:00 pm, 6:00 pm
What is included with the igloos and firepits?
  • Igloos – Accommodate 6, Includes a Bottle of Bubbly
  • S’mores Fire Pits – Accommodates 5, and includes a s’more kit for 5 (additional kits available for $10)
  • Large Party Fire Pits – Accommodates up to 20, and includes a s’more kit based on the party size
How many people can each igloo and firepit accommodate?
  • Igloos – Accommodate 6, Includes a Bottle of Bubbly
  • S’mores Fire Pits – Accommodates 5, and includes a s’more kit for 5 (additional kits available for $10)
  • Large Party Fire Pits – Accommodates up to 20, and includes a s’more kit based on the party size
What are the Food and Beverage Options at the rink?

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