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Ice Skating in Downtown LA - Prices, Hours and FAQ

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 Holiday Ice Rink Pershing Square.

Open daily November 16, 2023 through January 7, 2024, 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 are 60 minutes.

November 16 – December 14
11:30 am – 9:30 pm Sunday through Thursday
11:30 am – 11:00 pm Friday & Saturday

December 15 - December 30
11:30 am – 11:00 pm Daily

January 2 - January 7
11:30 am – 9:30 pm Sunday through Thursday
11:30 am – 11:00 pm Friday & Saturday

Thanksgiving Day, November 23
11:30 am - 9:30 pm 

Christmas Eve, December 24
Christmas Day, December 25
New Year’s Eve, December 31
11:30 am - 9:30 pm

New Year’s Day, January 1
11:30 am – 11:00 pm

Check our calendar of events for special events and closed sessions.


General Admission: $20 (includes skate rental)
Locker Rental: $5
Skate Helpers: $6
Gloves: $5
Socks: $5


Skate rental is included in the price of admission. 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. These can be rented rinkside or from the Skate Shop, onsite only. Limited quantity and available on a first-come basis.


Lockers may be rented for $5 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  the ice rink, we recommend you use the facilities before skating.


Available on select Mondays and Tuesdays during the 5:30pm & 7:00pm sessions. On or before 12/12/23: Rate for private party is $5000. Sessions are not open to the public if sold to a private party.


Rebook your Session:

Rebooking can only be accomplished online. To rebook your session, please open the confirmation you received via email. Just above the yellow "Your Ticket" section, click "Change booking" to rebook. From there, you can choose another available session.


If your ice-skating session prematurely ends or is canceled due to inclement weather or the threat thereof, your tickets are valid for any new date and time that is available on or before January 7, 2024.

The Ice Rink has an “Exchange Only Policy”. It does provide refunds in very limited circumstances only or there is an extraordinary circumstance. If a refund is issued, it will not include the Convenience Fee.


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, gloves. We do sell both gloves 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 Holiday Ice Rink!

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. 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 1, 2023 through January 15, 2024. Plan your visit to The Safeway Holiday Ice Rink in Union Square presented by Kaiser Permanente – the other cool place to be this winter!

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