Dogs on Ice

Bring your pups out for some fun on the Whitewater Center’s one-of-a-kind ice skating rink. All dogs must be off-leash when on the ice rink and accompanied by their owners.  Dogs must be on-leash at all other times.

Check-In Location: River Center

Price: $7 per person

Session 1 – Small Dogs (<45 lbs): 12:00pm-12:45pm

Session 2 – Large Dogs (>45 lbs): 1:00pm-1:45pm

Session 3 – Small Dogs (<45 lbs): 2:00pm-2:45pm

Session 4 – Large Dogs (>45 lbs): 3:00pm-3:45pm

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Disclaimer: Activities at the Whitewater Center are inherently dangerous.  Ice can be slippery, wet, or sharp and it is recommended that dogs wear boots or other paw coverings. Close-toed shoes and ice cleats are required for humans.  No food or toys will be allowed on the ice rink. The Whitewater Center reserves the right to limit capacity based on the number of attendees for each Dogs on Ice session.


Vendor Village

Dog Days of Winter features pet brands from Charlotte and beyond to spread the doggy love at the Whitewater Center. Swing by the various tents to get your dog some gear, yummy treats and more.

Location: Guest Services Hub (by ice skating rink)

Time: 10:00am – 4:30pm

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Doga (Dog Yoga)

Strengthen the connection between you and your furry friend. Doga is a form of yoga for you and your dog that helps improve posture, promote better sleep, and alleviate stress and anxiety.

Check-In Location: South Ridge

Price: Free

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Live Music – Hayes Carll

Hayes Carll is a Texas singer songwriter who mixes rock & roll rhythm with swagger, an easygoing country attitude, and regular-guy storytelling.


Live Music – The Lone Bellow

Throughout their lifespan as a band, The Lone Bellow have cast an indelible spell with their finespun songs of hard truth and unexpected beauty, frequently delivered in hypnotic three-part harmony.