Ice Presented by Plaza at Santa Monica returns November 1, 2019

Every holiday season Downtown Santa Monica brings a little ice to our beachside community, transforming the corner of Fifth Street and Arizona Avenue into the winter wonderland known as Ice at Santa Monica, an 8,000-square-foot ice-skating rink.


Don't know how to skate? No worries. You can book private or group skating lessons with the Randy Gardner School of Skating. Want to host a birthday party for the little ones? We have you covered with party cabanas and catering options.


The Ice season runs November 1, 2019 to January 20, 2020.

Skate Rental & All-Day Admission: $15  

Locker Rentals: $5 


General Hours of Operation


Monday — Thursday 

2 p.m. — 10 p.m. 



2 p.m. — Midnight 



10 a.m. — Midnight 



10 a.m. — 10 p.m. 


Holiday Hours

From Dec. 23 through Jan. 3, 2020 Ice at Santa Monica will open at 10 a.m.

Ice will also open at 10 a.m. on the last day of operation, Jan. 20, 2020, which is Martin Luther King Day. 



Ice at Santa Monica is located at 1324 Fifth St. in Downtown Santa Monica. For more information call the Ice team at 310.260.1199. 


New this year: Ice Breakers presented by the Plaza at Santa Monica

Every Sunday from November 10, 2019 to January 19, 2020 enjoy free musical performances that will have the whole family on their feet and feeling the groove.



Ice at Santa Monica is an outdoor ice rink and as such is subject to weather conditions we cannot predict. 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 on purchased tickets due to rain or other weather-related circumstances or said conditions' impact on the skating surface or overall experience.