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Ice Skating in Santa Monica Returns 
Nov. 3, 2018 - Jan. 21, 2019


The holiday season means one thing in Santa Monica - ice skating by the beach!The holiday season means one thing in Santa Monica - ice skating by the beach!

Every holiday season downtown Santa Monica brings a little ice - and ice skating - to our beachside community, transforming the corner of 5th Street and Arizona Avenue into a winter wonderland.

Known as ICE at Santa Monica, the 8,000-square-foot outdoor ice skating rink is a seasonal event better known as "Ice at Santa Monica".

Skating by the beach is designed to offer residents and visitors alike a little taste of winter without the bite.

The corner location just off the Third Street Promenade, is a great location to celebrate the holidays, hang out with friends and family, or perhaps throw a party in a private event cabana. 



Don't Know How to Ice Skate? No Worries!

Don't know how to ice skate?

No worries, you can book private or group skating lessons with the Randy Gardner School of skating here.

Want to host a birthday party for the little ones, perhaps? They've got you covered with party cabanas and catering options.

Skate rental and all-day admission is $15; a locker rental is $5. For more information call the ice team at 310.260.1199.

Santa Monica Ice Skating Details

General hours of operation:

  • Monday - Thursday: 2 p.m. - 10 p.m.
  • Fridays:  2 p.m. - Midnight
  • Saturdays:  10 a.m. - Midnight

Ice at Santa Monica is an outdoor ice rink and as such is subject to weather conditions.

The ice rink will operate if it rains, but will close should conditions become dangerous to skaters or staff.

All ticket sales are final and there are no refunds due to rain or other weather related circumstances or said conditions' impact on the skating surface or overall experience.

Get Santa Monica parking tips and locations here.





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