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An enchanting holiday activity, ice skating in downtown LA guarantees to delight everyone, from first-time gliders to experienced skaters. Come visit us for merrymaking, outdoor fun and guaranteed smiles at The Bai Holiday Ice Rink Pershing Square.

Opening on November 14, 2019, and gliding until January 20, 2020, downtown LA’s favorite ice skating destination is must-do entertainment for all. Plan your visit now!


Hours and times vary by day. Skating sessions last 60 minutes.

November 14 – December 15
11:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday
11:30 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. Friday
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. Saturday
10:00 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. Sunday

December 16 – December 30
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. Daily

December 24
10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

December 25
11:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.

December 31
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.

January 1
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.

January 2 – January 20
11:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday
11:30 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. Friday
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. Saturday
10:00 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. Sunday

Check our calendar of events for any closed sessions.


General Admission: $9
Skate Rental: $5
Locker Rental: $3
Skate Helpers: $6

Purchase tickets online at Eventbrite, our official ticketing partner.

Online ticket sales are limited, but same-day tickets are available at the ice rink ticket window 15 minutes before the first session. Tickets sell fast; we recommend arriving early or purchasing online for a future date.

A portion of ticket proceeds benefit our community through The City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks.


Rent skates for $5. Figure and hockey skate sizes range from toddler’s size 8 to adult’s size 15. You may also bring your own ice skates.

For beginning skaters under 48" tall, we offer Skate Helpers: Penguin & Polar Bear Helpers that glide with the skater along the ice and helps with balance and control. Skaters must be able to stand on their own and push the Helper by themselves. Others cannot push them.

For safety considerations, Skate Helpers cannot be rented to anyone over 48" tall and are rented at the discretion of the Rink Manager. They may be paid for rink side or at the Cashier Window for $6.


Lockers may be rented for $3 and typically hold a couple of pairs of shoes, a medium-size handbag and a few small purchases. Based on first come, first serve basis.

Restrooms are located in Pershing Square Park. Since skates may not be worn outside of the ice rink, we recommend you use the facilities before skating.


Group rates for ice skating in downtown LA are available Monday through Thursday:

  • 25-39 skaters - $1 discount per person
  • 40 or more - $2 discount per person
  • 75 or more - see Private Parties below

Private Parties:
Available select Mondays and Tuesdays during the 5:30pm and 7pm sessions. On or before 12/17/19: $2,700 for the 5:30pm session and $3,100 for the 7pm session. On or after 1/6/20: $2,200 for the 5:30pm session and $2,900 for the 7pm session. Sessions are not open to the general public if sold to a private party.


Get your card today and earn rewards points every time you visit! Register your card here to get entered to win prizes awarded bi-weekly.

  • At 10 stamps earn “Preferred Guest” title and two free passes to the rink
  • At 20 stamps earn “Platinum Status” title and free locker use with each subsequent visit through the end of the season
  • At 30 stamps earn “Red Carpet” title and “skip the line” access through the end of the season
  • At 40 stamps earn “VIP” title and a VIP experience to a rink event of your choice plus a Family Four Pack of tickets.


We remain open in light to moderate rain but may close in heavy or sustained rain at the discretion of ice rink management. No refunds or rain checks will be issued for tickets purchased at the door, but rain checks will be honored for tickets purchased online in advance.


While the weather for ice skating in downtown LA is rarely frightful, the temperature on the ice may range from balmy to chilly. We recommend layers and, if prone to frigid fingers, mittens. We do sell both mittens and socks if you forget them.


Located in the heart of downtown LA, our ice skating rink can be found in Pershing Square at:

532 South Olive Street
Los Angeles, CA 90013

We are easily accessible by car or Metro:

Car: Underground parking is available on a first come, first served basis at the Pershing Square Parking Garage.

Metrolink: Take Metrolink to the Bai Holiday Ice Rink! Metrolink riders can save $1 off admission by showing a valid Metrolink ticket.

Metro: Skip the hassle of driving and parking and Go Metro. Take the Metro Red Line or the Metro Purple Line to Pershing Square Station. A partnership with Metro allows riders to receive a $1 skating session discount. Plan your trip using the Trip Planner below.

Pick up a Metro Bike and go for a ride in downtown Los Angeles. There’s a Metro Bike Share Station at Pershing Square, on Olive & 5th. Find a station near you at




A holiday tradition, ice skating in Union Square promises to bring a smile to everyone’s face and delight you and your skating partners – big and small, young and old. Join us for festive, fun ice skating in Union Square from November 6, 2019, until January 20, 2020. Plan your visit to The Safeway Holiday Ice Rink in Union Square presented by Alaska Airlines – the other cool place to be this winter!

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