Los Angeles Ice Skating Rink Roundup 2013

Downtown on Ice.

Sharpen your ice skates and enjoy the multitude of ice skating rinks in Los Angeles. If you’re looking for something fun for the whole family to do in Los Angeles, lace up those skates and hit the ice!

Downtown On Ice
Nov. 14-Jan. 20. Strap on your ice skates and glide below the skyscrapers of downtown Los Angeles. The winter festivities kick off Nov. 14, with a live performance from the star of Disney’s Broadway Musical Spectacular, “The Lion King,” with skating exhibitions by the LA Ice Theater, and more. The season continues with free events including winter concerts and Winter Holiday Festival on Dec. 14, along with championship skating exhibitions, broomball games, and more. $8 per person; one-hour skating session Skate Rental: $2 (figure/hockey). 532 S. Olive St., downtown, 213.624.4289. pershingsquareicerink.com

Chill at the Queen Mary
Through Jan. 5. Witness the Queen Mary as it is overtaken by a deep freeze for the second annual Chill, bringing holiday cheer, enchantment and North Pole temperatures to families across sunny Southern California. See larger than life, hand carved ice sculptures that fill the 14,000 square-foot igloo called The Ice Kingdom, featuring scenes from The Nutcracker, such as life sized reproductions of Clara, the evil Mouse King, sugar plum fairies and the Nutcracker himself. Grab an oversized tube and race down one of the six slides standing two stories tall and 100-feet long and ice skate in the 6,000 square-foot ice skating rink. Enjoy a holiday village with gingerbread houses, holiday carolers and Santa. $29.95 for adults; $14.95 for children. Open Tu-Su through January 5. 1126 Queens Hwy., Long Beach, 800.437.2934. queenmary.com

Ice At Santa Monica
Nov. 1-Jan. 20. A Downtown Santa Monica turns winter wonderland with the arrival of the popular Santa Monica skating rink, back for its seventh year. The outdoor venue offers skate rentals, a snack bar and even a minirink for children younger than 7. M–Th 2–10 pm; F 2 pm–midnight; Sa 10 am–midnight; Su 10 am–10 pm. Admission, skate rental $12. 1324 5th St., Santa Monica, 310.461.8333. downtownsm.com/ice

LA Kings Holiday Ice
Nov. 29-Dec. 31. Channel your inner Kopitar and hit the skating rink at Nokia Plaza LA Live to join in on skating, food and other holiday festivities this winter. Buy your tickets there or extend your night with a pre-skate dinner at LA Market Restaurant by Kerry Simon where you can dine on a three-course prix fixe menu and tickets to the rink for $30/adults; $20/children. Or drop by for the Sugar & Spice Junk Food Platter that features an array of sweet treats like peppermint brownies, holiday cookies, housemade cotton candy and more. Rink only: $13 adults; $6 military, seniors, children under 5. 800 West Olympic Blvd., downtown, 310.535.4400. lalive.com

Downtown Burbank Ice Rink
Nov. 22-Jan. 5. Skate amidst the festively decorated shops and restaurants of downtown Burbank. Find themed entertainment, twinkling lights and holiday music at downtown Burbank’s ice rink. Each skating session is 90 minutes. $10/pp; $3 skate rental. downtown-burbank.org

Olaf’s Frozen Ice Rink at Downtown Disney
Nov. 14-Jan. 11. Olaf, the snowman from Disney’s new movie 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. Mon.-Thurs. 3-10 p.m., Fri.-Sat. 3-11 p.m. $17/general; $10/active military; $12/children under 6. 1510-1590 S. Disneyland Drive, Anaheim, 714.781.4565. disneyland.disney.go.com



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