8 Cool Places To Go Ice Skating in LA & OC


Public Skating at The Rinks

Locations: Anaheim Ice, Great Park Ice, Lakewood Ice, Poway Ice, Westminster Ice, and Yorba Linda Ice

Enjoy ice skating on NHL and Olympic-sized rinks. They have over 1,000 pairs of professionally maintained hockey and figure skates for rental, plus skate mates for new skaters. Must register online. Visit their website for public skating dates.

Admission: $12 per person, plus $5 skate rentals.


Dodgers Holiday Festival

Los Angeles | Nov 26 – Dec 31
The Los Angeles Dodgers are hosting a Holiday Festival in the beautiful, newly-renovated Centerfield Plaza, warning track, and bullpens complete with nightly entertainment, an ice skating rink, scenic and light displays, holiday-themed food and beverage, and an opportunity to take photos with Santa!

Admission: $16-22 per person. Separate ice skating tickets start at $15 (includes skate rentals)


LA Kings Holiday Ice at L.A. Live

Los Angeles | Nov 27 – Jan 7
The annual LA Kings Holiday Ice presented by Coca-Cola brings outdoor ice skating to L.A. LIVE on Xbox Plaza right out front of STAPLES Center. Skate your way into the holiday season and enjoy the rink.

Admission: $20-25 per person (includes skate rentals). General admission tickets are sold on-site at the rink.


Sock Skating Rink at Kidspace Children’s Museum

Pasadena | Nov 19 – Jan 9
Ok, not exactly ice skating, but a great way to introduce little ones to a rink! Kidspace transforms into a land of wonder and delight at its first annual Winter Frolic. Enjoy the no-ice Sock Skating Rink, perfect for beginner skaters who want to slide, spin, and experience this winter tradition. More activities include “ice fishing” in the stream, building winter sculptures with “ice blocks”, and decorating a snowflake.

Admission: $14.95 per person (over the age of 1), plus Sock Skating Rink for an additional $5 per person.


The Elf on the Shelf’s Magical Holiday Journey

Pomona | Now – Jan 2
An outdoor immersive experience featuring scenic displays, a Christmas village with shopping and dining options, outdoor ice skating rink, and a heart-warming walk-through journey that explores Christmas cheer from an elf’s perspective and culminates in a magical trolley ride.

Admission: $24.95-49.95. Ice skating is an additional $8-13, plus $7 for skate rental (can be purchased on-site).

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Public Skate Sessions at East West Ice Palace

Artesia | November 26-28 and Dec 4, 11, & 20
Public skate sessions are back at East West Ice Palace on select days! Come skate at the home of Olympian and 5x World Champion ice skater, Michelle Kwan. Visit their website for the public skate schedule.

Admission: $13-14 per person, plus $3 skate rental.


Oceanfront Ice Rink at Paséa Hotel & Spa

Huntington Beach | Nov 25 – Jan 2
Enjoy a secluded skating experience complete with holiday drinks and bites, theme nights, luxury firepit experiences, performances, and more. Visit their website for fun, themed nights including Ugly Sweater Night, Ornament Giveaways, Santa Visits, and more. Skate and chill where the sand meets the snow.

Tickets: $30-35 per person (includes skate rentals).


Surf City Winter Wonderland

Huntington Beach | Nov 26 – Jan 2
Ice skate at Surf City Winter Wonderland and enjoy an unobstructed view of the pier, sand, and sea. Experience Huntington Beach’s coastline in a merry new way this holiday season!

Tickets: $13.50-20 per person.


Irvine Spectrum Center

Irvine | Now – Jan 2
The most wonderful time of the year is even better at Irvine Spectrum Center. Enjoy open-air, holiday fun and visit the Ice Rink now open. The ever-popular ice skating rink is located in Giant Wheel Court and is open daily at 3pm.

Tickets: $21-25 per person.

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This post was written by Alina Na

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