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Where To Go Ice Skating During the Holidays in Los Angeles

Updated for 2020: Ice Skating has been cancelled by all the usual places on our list this year. Fingers crossed for 2021!

Even in Los Angeles, there’s just something about the Holidays that make you feel like Ice Skating outdoors; call it hometown nostalgia, call it a desperate desire to cool off from all this heat – whatever works! And you’re in luck, because there are multiple places you can go Ice Skating in LA, even while wearing t-shirts and shorts!

Places like LA Live Ice Skating, Santa Monica Ice Skating, and of course Pershing Square Ice Skating – can give you a taste of Winter fun without the cold! We have curated a list of the best places to go ice skating in LA – Have fun!

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Bai Holiday Ice Rink Pershing Square 
532 S. Olive Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013

Located in the heart of downtown Los Angeles, Pershing Square’s outdoor holiday ice rink will be open daily from November 14th through January 20, 2020. Get ready for lots of fun at the “largest outdoor ice skating rink” (7,200 square feet) in Los Angeles. A variety of special events are planned this holiday season including “Let It Go Tuesdays” when “ice rink lights will be predominantly blue and every third song played will be from the Frozen Original Broadway Cast Recording. A portion of all proceeds will benefit the City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation & Parks. Tickets are available online or can be bought onsite. 

***RE-opening on Sunday, November 10th at 10am****
ICE at Santa Monica
1324 5th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401

Every holiday season, Downtown Santa Monica transforms “the corner of Fifth Street and Arizona Avenue into the winter wonderland known as Ice at Santa Monica, an 8,000-square-foot ice-skating rink.” Private and/or group skating lessons are also available. This year’s season begins November 1st and continues through January 20, 2020. To celebrate their grand re-opening, they are offering FREE skating on Monday, November 18th from 2pm -10pm.

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photo courtesy of ICE Santa Monica

The Rink in Downtown Burbank
150 N. Third St., Burbank, CA 91502

Located in the heart of Downtown Burbank, The Rink provides a festive way for families to get active and moving. This year, The Rink will be open from December 12th through January 5, 2020. Highlights include special performances, curling pop-up, skating lessons, and special theme nights and events.

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Queen Mary Christmas
1126 Queens Highway, Long Beach 90802

Beginning November 29th, on select nights, the Queen Mary will host their True North Ice Rink, circling a 26-ft Christmas tree, and set in a North Pole Village. There will even be onboard festivities, including Santa and a 4D screening of the Polar Express. Tickets and more information on their website.

LA Kings Holiday Ice Skating
LA Live 
800 W Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90015
Westfield Topanga
6600 Topanga Canyon Blvd., Canoga Park, CA 91303
The Pike Outlets
95 S Pine Ave., Long Beach, CA 90802

The LA Kings Host their annual Holiday Ice! There are three outdoor locations around L.A. so you’re sure to find one convenient to you. Make it a complete outing – do some holiday shopping, enjoy a great meal, and then have some fun ice skating! Check the website for details including dates, times, and ticket prices.

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photo courtesy of Pershing Square Ice Rink

The Lakes at Thousand Oaks
220 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks, CA 91362

Get ready to skate The Lakes this season with festive music, hot chocolate, and plenty of holiday cheer to go around. Skate rentals are available. Guests may bring their own. The rink opens November 7th.

Irvine Spectrum on Ice
670 Spectrum Center Dr., Irvine, CA 92618

The upscale outdoor shopping center brings outdoor ice skating back for another year. Located in Giant Wheel Court adjacent to Nordstrom and Macy’s, Irvine Spectrum on Ice is opens November 1st, 2019. This year, each Thursday night from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm, enjoy special entertainment and giveaways. And, if you come dressed in clothing related to the weekly theme, you’ll receive $5 off. Check the website for hours and ticket information.

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Kana Okubo skating at Pershing Square, photo used with permission

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