Where to go Ice Skating in Los Angeles

Pershing Square ice skating in Los Angeles
Holiday Ice Rink in Pershing Square.

Sharpen your skates and hit the rink to go ice skating in Los Angeles.

Holiday Ice Rink in Pershing Square
Nov. 12-Jan. 18. Ice skating in Los Angeles among the downtown skyscrapers is where you’ll be at this pristine ice-skating rink, which materializes every holiday season at Pershing Square, in the heart of downtown L.A. See website for hours and skate-session schedule. $9, skate rental $4. 532 S. Olive St., downtown. holidayicerinkdowntownla.com

Ice at Santa Monica
Nov. 1-Jan. 18. Holiday spirit by the beach: an 8,000-square-foot outdoor skating rink in downtown Santa Monica. M-Th 2-10 p.m.; F 2 p.m.-midnight; Sa 10 a.m.-midnight; Su 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Admission, including skate rental, $15. 1324 5th St., Santa Monica, 310.260.1199. downtownsm.com/ice

L.A. Kings Holiday Ice at L.A. Live
Nov. 28-Dec. 31. Channel your inner Kopitar and go ice skating in Los Angeles at the skating rink at Micorsoft Square L.A. Live for ice skating, food and other holiday festivities. Buy your tickets at the rink or extend your night with a pre-skate dinner at a participating L.A. Live restaurant (Ford’s Filling Station, Rock ’N Fish, Tom’s Urban, Lawry’s Carvery, The Farm of Beverly Hills and Rosa Mexicano). Just ask for the Supper & Skate menu and you’ll get a prix-fixe meal, VIP front of line access, admission and skate rental. 800 West Olympic Blvd., downtown, 310.535.4400. lalive.com

Queen Mary’s Chill
Nov. 20-Jan. 10. The Queen Mary’s adjacent dome is filled with 2 million pounds of ice for tubing, ice skating (in front of the ship) and more. Walk among 2.5-story-tall ice sculptures—at a frigid 9 degrees—and see scenes from The Nutcracker and A Christmas Carol. Also visit ice exhibits, penguin village, the all-new ice bar and much more. See website for select dates and times. $34.99, Children ages 4-11 $24.99. Queen Mary, 1126 Queens Hwy., Long Beach, 877.342.0752. queenmary.com

Downtown Burbank Ice Rink
Dec. 10-Jan. 3. Skate among the festively decorated shops and restaurants of downtown Burbank. Find themed entertainment, twinkling lights and more at downtown Burbank’s ice rink. Each skating session is 90 minutes. $10/pp; $6 skate rental. downtown-burbank.org

Olaf’s Frozen Ice Rink at Downtown Disney
Nov. 13-Jan. 3. Olaf, the snowman from Disney’s Frozen, welcomes you to his ice rink in the center of this quaint village. Get into the spirit of the season as you skate to holiday music. A towering Christmas tree, decorated from trunk to tip, serves as an ideal centerpiece for the ice rink. Sun.-Thurs. 3-10 p.m., Fri.-Sat. 3-11 p.m. $10-$17. 1510-1590 S. Disneyland Drive, Anaheim, 714.781.4565. disneyland.disney.go.com

Festival of Lights
Nov. 27-Jan. 6. See more than 4 million holiday lights, appearances by Santa Claus, the world’s largest manmade mistletoe measuring 12’ x 8’, horse-drawn carriage rides, freshly fallen snow, horse-drawn carriage rides and more at the Mission Inn Hotel & Spa. In addition, there is an outdoor ice-skating rink on the Main Street pedestrian mall complete with holiday vendors and family-friendly entertainment. 3649 Mission Inn Ave., Riverside, 951.784.0300. missioninn.com

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