Ice Skating in New York City

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Rockefeller Center, Wollman Rink Central Park, Bryant Park and More!

Ice skating in New York City at Central Park, Rockefeller Center and Bryant Park is a classic New York winter experience for both locals and tourists alike! The big question is whether you want to skate during the day or night time? Wherever you choose to skate, you are sure to be surrounded by wonderful views of our amazing city!


The Rink at Rockefeller Center

Ice Skating in New York City

October 11, 2016 – April 2017
The Ice Rink at Rockefeller Center has been a quintessential NYC winter experience for generations. Skate under the watchful eye of Prometheus and the unique urban backdrop of Rockefeller Center’s sparkling lights. Afterwards, enjoy a meal at Rock Center Café, The Sea Grill or Cucina & Co.

The Rink, Rockefeller Center
5th Ave between 49th and 50th Streets
$25+ Adult Admission ($15 Under 11 and Seniors)
$12 skate rental (Rates sometimes drop in January)
www.therinkatrockcenter.com

Also check their special packages: Breakfast with Santa, VIP Skate, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, First Skate, Engagement-On-Ice, and Sky Skate.

Rockefeller Center More Info

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Hotels Near Rockefeller Center

Hotels Near Rockefeller Center

Some of our top value picks near Rockefeller Center include:

See the Insider Guide for dozens more Hotels Near Rockefeller Center.

Rockefeller Center runs from 47th - 50th Streets, between 5th and 6th Aves. Download our free neighborhood maps at Midtown East Hotels and Midtown West Hotels

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Wollman (now Trump) Rink in Central Park

Ice Skating New York City | Central Park

October 22, 2016 – March 2017

Skating in Central Park at nighttime is a true New York City moment. Music plays, a moon is a plus, but not required, since the ice itself gives off a silver sheen. The holiday season is the most popular and the most picturesque. Skaters and spectators warm up at the snack bar serving assorted fast food, hot and cold drinks.

Wollman Rink, Central Park
$11-$18 Adult Admission, $6 Kids, $8 skate rentals, Cash Only.

Also See the Lasker Rink located at the north end of Central Park, near 110th Street and Lenox Avenue. Adults: $7 Youths: $4 Seniors: $2.25 Skate Rentals: $6.00 (tax incl.)

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Central Park NY Hotels

Central Park NY Hotels

Some of our top value picks near Central Park include:

See the Insider Guide for dozens more Central Park NY Hotels and download our free Central Park map at Central Park NY Guide

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Ice Skating at Bryant Park (formerly CitiPond)

Ice Skating New York City Bryant Park

October 29, 2016 – March 5, 2017
Bryant Park, 42nd and 5th Ave

Skate FREE while viewing the New York Public Library or a gorgeous outdoor holiday market. Dine afterward at Celsius or the more casual, Ice Bites and don’t forget to check out their wonderful Holiday Gift Market.

Winter Village at Bryant Park
Sunday – Thursday: 8am – 10pm;
Friday & Saturday: 8am – Midnight
General Admission: Free, Skate Rentals: $14
www.bryantpark.org/things-to-do/wintervillage.html

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Ice Skating at the Standard Hotel Downtown

Ice Skating New York City | Standard Hotel

848 Washington Street, at 13th Street
Meatpacking District

The Standard, New York softly opened the Meatpacking District’s first ever ice skating rink in December 2010. Located in front of the hotel, the 3,000 square foot ice rink is open all Winter long and features 3 types of skates to rent, as well as an "Après Skate" menu featuring hot chocolate with marshmallows, apple cider and cheese fondue.

www.standardhotels.com/culture/Standard-High-Line-Ice-Rink-Meatpacking

Tickets are $12, and skate rentals are $3.
The rink is open from 12pm – 12am weekdays and 9am – 1am on weekends.
Skate lessons, as well as locker rentals, are available to all.

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Ice Skating at the South Street Seaport

Ice Skating South Street Seaport

Dates TBD
South Street Seaport Tree Lighting – Nov 29- Dec 31, 2016

Monday – Thursday, 12pm – 9pm
Friday, 12pm – 10pm
Saturday, 10am – 10pm
Sunday, 10am – 8pm

More Info: www.southstreetseaport.com

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Steals and Deals: NYC Ice Skating Savings

Often the top NYC Deal Sites offer savings on ice skating in New York City on skate rental and fees. I’ve seen many discounts over the years at these sites and many more. Plus, the sooner you sign up (FREE) for the best NYC Deals, the sooner you start saving on everything in NYC!

NYC Coupons
All NYC Deals
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Groupon
Daily Deals in NYC
Great deals in NYC

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More Ice Skating in New York City Ice Rinks

Here are some additional NYC ice skating rinks:

  • Sky Rink at Chelsea Piers (Indoors)
  • McCarren Park Ice-Skating Rink (Brooklyn) – www.mccarrenpark.com
  • The Polar Rink at the American Museum of Natural History (closed 2014)

W Hotel Downtown (Financial District)

Ice Skating New York City | W Hotel DowntownW Hotel Downtown – Closed in 2014

Check out views of lower Manhattan and the new World Trade Center on the W’s new fifth floor ice rink.

The small rink (about 400-square-feet) has special drinks, including a deadly vodka-tequila Hot Chocolate Martini

2pm-10pm, No Skate Fee, $12 for skate rental
Check with Hotel for Rink hours

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