With an abundance of holiday events to check out this season, add some of these Los Angeles ice skating rinks to your list to make the most of the most wonderful time of the year. The following are the top five spots to ice skate in Los Angeles.
Ice at Santa Monica
Fifth Street and Arizona Avenue have been taken over and transformed into a winter wonderland, creating the perfect destination to get your ice skating on. The rink will be open daily, from noon to 10 p.m. until Jan. 16, with an oversized rink to skate, holiday music, festive light displays and concession stands offering handmade pizza, gelato, specialty hot chocolate and more indulgent bites. Admission is $20 and includes skating rentals and day-long fun. To learn more about Ice at Santa Monica, visit downtownsm.com.
Pershing Square Holiday Ice Skating
Offering the hottest place to chill and glide, Pershing Square Holiday Ice Skating is back after a two-year hiatus. The return comes with extended hours, including skating available daily until Jan. 8. The space is the largest rink in all of L.A. and will feature live music, nighttime skating, holiday decor and an enchanting good time. General admission includes skate rentals for $20, with additional fees for lockers ($5) and skate helpers ($6) for little ones. To learn more about Pershing Square Holiday Ice Skating, visit holidayicerinkdowntownla.com.
The Ice Rink at Paséa Hotel & Spa
Offering one of the most unique spots to ice skate in Los Angeles, The Ice Rink at Pasèa Hotel & Spa is a must to visit this season, offering a stunning oceanside ice skating rink on the hotel’s grounds. From now until Dec. 31, visitors can enjoy oceanside ice skating, in addition to hot chocolate and other indulgent sweets, cozy fire pits, holiday music, themed nights, festive cocktails and more. The spot is perfect for a date night or a family venture on the ice. Tickets to ice skate are $35 an hour, while tickets for the fire pits begin at $150 for two hours. To learn more about The Ice Rink at Paséa Hotel & Spa, visit paseahotel.com.
Skating Under The Stars
Irvine Spectrum Center will be hosting its annual Skating Under The Stars this winter season, offering a dreamy destination to skate, catch a bite to eat and get some holiday shopping done. Known as one of the best locales to ice skate in Los Angeles, the rink will be open daily until NYE, with varying hours depending on the day. Tickets are $25 per person, $23 for those who bring their own ice skates and $21 for little ones. In addition to skates, items like helmets, socks and lockers are also available for an additional fee. To learn more about Skating Under The Stars, visit irvinespectrumcenter.com.
LA Kings Holiday Ice at L.A. Live
Bundle up and head to the Crypto Arena for the annual LA Kings Holiday Ice at L.A. Live. The exciting event, presented by Coca-Cola, will run until Jan. 8 and is open daily to the public. General admission is $25 per person and $20 for little ones 6 and under. As always, the local favorite rink will feature holiday decor from top to bottom, live music, a massive Christmas tree to skate around, holiday treats and more fun for everyone in the family. To learn more about the LA Kings Holiday Ice at L.A. Live, visit lalive.com.