With warm weather MOST of the year, how cool that around the holidays, all these gorgeous ice rinks pop-up all-over town here in Southern California!! Who's in??
Los Angeles County
Dodgers Holiday Festival 2021
Dodger Stadium is the site of a Holiday Festival now through Friday, December 31st. The Holiday Festival features an ice skating rink, nightly entertainment, light displays, photo opportunities with Santa, holiday-themed food, and more. Tickets are available online.
Skating by the Sea
RPV Civic Center
30940 Hawthorne Blvd., Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
Families can have some fun ice skating while enjoying a view of the ocean! The skating rink will be open throughout the month. Reservations are recommended as drop-ins are limited. Skate lessons are also available. Check the website for hours, prices, and special themed nights happening throughout the month (including Ugly Sweater, Disco, and 80s).
Queen Merry Christmas
1126 Queens Highway, Long Beach
November 29th to January 1st
Put on your skates and glide around the true north ice rink on the Queen Mary’s top-floor deck (181 feet above sea level) for 360-degree panoramic views of the Long Beach harbor and skyline. queenmary.com
L.A. Kings Holiday Ice at L.A. Live
800 Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles
Now to January 12th. Enjoy outdoor ice skating around the Christmas tree at this LA Kings-sponsored link in Microsoft Square. lakingsholidayice.com
Irvine Spectrum Center - Giant Wheel Coat
670 Spectrum Center Drive, Irvine
Open until January 1st. Tie those ice skates to the Giant Wheel Court. Over 25,000 skaters visit Anaheim Ducks-sponsored links during this holiday season. The facility is open 7 days a week and is open until 11pm, with a skating theme on Thursdays. To skip the line, buy your ticket online. irvinespectrum.com
Winterfest at OC Fair & Event Center
88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa
December 19th to January 5th
Under the stars, you can enjoy ice skating at Southern California’s largest outdoor ice rink. An ice tube down a 150-foot mountain with 8 lanes. Blow in fresh snow every day to play and slide in the snow. winterfestoc.com
Surf City Winter Wonderland
Huntington Beach Holiday Ice Rink
325 Pacific Coast Hwy, Huntington Beach, CA 92648
Huntington Beach is the place for Surf City Winter Wonderland. Now through January 2nd, 2022, families can ice skate “with an unobstructed view of the pier, sand, and sea.” It’s an only-in-Southern California opportunity. Get the cameras ready! Tickets and details are available online.
The Annual Oceanfront Ice Rink
Ocean Lawn at Paséa Hotel & Spa
21080 Pacific Coast Hwy, Huntington Beach, CA 92648
For a fun get-away option, you’ll find an outdoor skating rink at the Paséa Hotel & Spa in Huntington Beach. “This secluded skating experience is complete with holiday cocktails and bites, theme nights, evenings honoring first responders,” and more. Tickets are valid for 90 minutes of skating. Tickets must be purchased in advance and are available online.
Silver Bell Arena in Sky Park Santa's Village
28950 Ca-18, Sky Forest
Now to January 5th. In winter, the arena transforms into a skate pond that the whole family can enjoy. The Arctic-themed link is located in a forest surrounded by tall pine trees. Night skating is available on certain nights and offers spectacular views of the stars. skyparksantasvillage.com
Pelzer Ice Rink
Pelzer Family Cellar
40275 Calle Contento, Temecula
Open now to January 12. Pelzer Farm will feature 100ft x 65ft ice skates in the second year. Open daily from 3 pm to 9 pm, session hours are 3 pm, 4:30 pm and 6 pm to 7:30 pm. peltzerwinery.com
Temecula On Ice
41902 Main Street, Temecula
Open now to January 5th. After enjoying winter wonderland in the old town, go out to the streets and enjoy holiday shopping! ticketpice.com
Galway Downs, 38801 Los Corralitos Road, Temecula
Open now to January 6th. Enjoy ice skating, food and drink stalls, holiday hay rides, Mrs. Klaus’ holiday concessions, Santa’s house, craft fairs and other holiday bazaars. temeculaicefest.com
Holiday Ice Rink on the Lake
2200 Thousand Oaks Boulevard, Thousand Oaks
Open now to February 2nd. Get ready to skate on the lake this season with festive music, hot chocolate, and lots of holiday cheers.
San Diego County
Skating by the Sea
Hotel del Coronado
1500 Orange Ave., Coronado, CA 92118
If you feel like scheduling a little get-away, think about the famous Hotel del Coronado. Now through January 2nd, 2022, “the iconic resort shimmers and shines as its signature red turrets are draped in thousands of sparkling lights with magical Christmas trees, snowy surprises and garlands galore filling the property with holiday cheer.” Their special Skating by the Sea Package includes overnight accommodations and two passes to The Del’s legendary beachfront ice rink. Details are available online.
Thanks to California News Times & Momsla.com🙂