11 Cool Places To Go Ice Skating in LA & OC
Public Skate Sessions at East West Ice Palace
Artesia | Now – Jan 6, 2023
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: $14-15 per person, plus $4 skate rental.
LA Kings Holiday Ice at L.A. Live
Los Angeles | Nov 26 – Jan 8, 2023
The city’s largest and most popular outdoor ice rink returns to L.A. Live in downtown Los Angeles.
Admission: $20-25 per person (includes skate rentals). General admission tickets are sold on-site at the rink. Discounted tickets are available for seniors (62+), military, LA Kings Season Ticket Members, and Delta SkyMiles Members.
Pershing Square Holiday Ice Skating Rink
Los Angeles | Nov 23 – Jan 1, 2023
An enchanting holiday activity, ice skating in downtown LA guarantees to delight everyone, from first-time gliders to experienced skaters. Come visit for merrymaking, outdoor fun and guaranteed smiles.
Admission: $20 per person (includes skate rental).
Sock Skating Rink at Kidspace Children’s Museum
Pasadena | Nov 18 – Jan 8, 2023
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 tossing super-soft “snowballs.”
Admission: $14.95 per person (over the age of 1), plus Sock Skating Rink for an additional $5 per person.
Oceanfront Ice Rink at Paséa Hotel & Spa
Huntington Beach | Nov 25 – Dec 31, 2022
Skate and chill where the sand meets the snow with oceanfront ice skating, reserved firepit experiences, theme nights, holiday cocktails and bites, group skate sessions, performances and more holiday delights. Santa visits on December 14th and 21st.
Tickets: $35 per person for 60 minutes (includes skate rental).
Surf City Winter Wonderland
Huntington Beach | Nov 28 – Jan 8, 2023
Located at the base of the historic Huntington Beach Pier, Surf City Winter Wonderland is the newest addition to the City of Huntington Beach’s catalog of epic events! Enjoy a day or night out with family and friends by skating to the sounds of crashing waves and following it up by supporting local downtown restaurants and businesses.
Special events include Jersey Jam (Dec 12), 80s Night (Dec 14), Skate with a Cop (Dec 16), and Skate with a Lifeguard (Dec 19).
Tickets: $22 per skater (includes skate rental).
Santa Ana Winter Village
Santa Ana | Dec 8 – Jan 8, 2023
Enjoy a world-class outdoor ice-skating rink and live entertainment, shopping, local food trucks and more. Ride a festive trackless train, read a story with Mrs. Claus, or simply enjoy a warm holiday treat under the magical lights of this holiday wonderland. Lucky guests may even catch a glimpse of Santa!
Tickets: $5-10 per person for Santa Ana residents, $10-15 per person for non-residents. VIP tents available for rent.
Winter Fest OC
Costa Mesa | Nov 25 – Jan 1, 2023
The OC Fair & Event Center transforms into a winter wonderland with oversized holiday decor, a million lights, ice skating, ice tubing slide, snowboard simulator, carnival rides, holiday market, food and drinks, photo ops, and more.
General Admission: $21.95-26.95 per person. Ice skating sessions are an additional $18 per person (includes skate rental).
Irvine Spectrum Center
Irvine | Now – Jan 2
Holiday magic starts at Irvine Spectrum Center with the return of the Ice Rink sponsored by the Anaheim Ducks. The open-air ice skating rink is located in Giant Wheel Court and is open daily at 3pm.
Tickets: $21-25 per person.
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, skate mates for new skaters, plus themed nights! Must register online. Visit their website for public skating dates.
Admission: $13-16 per person, plus $6 skate rentals.
Santa’s Village at Skypark
Skyforest | Nov 17 – Jan 8, 2023
Visit the enchanting Santa’s Village to have breakfast with Santa, tea with Mrs. Claus, ice skate at the Silver Bells Arena, visit Santa’s elves in the workshop and post office, enjoy spectacular Christmas shows, and watch the entire village come with a dazzling light show.
Tickets are $59-69 per person.
This post was written by Kidsguide