ICE at Santa Monica outdoor skating rink is already open, but the official Grand Opening Celebration is November 7, 2013. It's hosted by Olympic skaters Randy Gardner, with performances by synchronized skaters, a holiday concert and free public skating.
ICE at Santa Monica features an 8000 square foot main rink, plus a smaller 400 square foot rink for children 6 and under. Skating lessons and season passes are available.
When: Nov 1, 2013 - Jan 20, 2014, Mon-Thurs 2 - 10 pm, Fri 2 pm - midnight, Sat 10 am to midnight, Sun 10 am to 10 pm, extended hours over the holidays.
Where: 1324 5th Street (at Arizona Avenue), Santa Monica, CA 90401
Cost: $12 including skate rental. Admission to opening day festivities is free.
Note: Lockers are available for $10 with $5 refund when key is returned.
ICE at Santa Monica isn't the only rink already open. Outdoor skating rinks are also live in Woodland Hills and Irvine. For information on these and all the other outdoor rinks opening around Southern California this season, see the full list of Outdoor Ice Rinks Around Los Angeles.
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Photos Courtesy of ICE at Santa Monica