The ice skating rink by the beach offers residents and visitors a little fast of winter without the bite.
It's a great location to celebrate the holidays, hang out with friends and family, throw a party in a private event cabana, or sign up for skate lessons.
You're invited to help kick off the 11th season of ICE at Santa Monica at this free bash complete with a performance by some of California's elite skaters, DJ dance jams, food from local restaurants, and swirling faux snowfall.
The event is completely open an free to the public, and guests are invited to bring a new unwrapped gift or gift card to support the PAL Best Gift Ever Toy Drive, which provides presents to children in Santa Monica who are less fortunate than most.
All-day admission & skate rental is $15; $5 locker rentals.
For more information, visit downtownsm.com or call (310) 393-8355.