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 locals and tourists alike! Your hardest choicest will be whether to skate during the day or night time and which of our amazing views you want to see – Central Park, The skyline from a rooftop, the Rockefeller Tree or overlooking the Hudson River?

The Rink at Rockefeller Center

Ice Skating @ Rockefeller Center

November 6, 2021 – January 2, 2022

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 City Winery, Del Frisco’s or any of the dozens "on the go" options around Rock Center.

The Rink, Rockefeller Center
5th Ave between 49th and 50th Streets
$20+ Adult Admission ($15 Under 11 and Seniors)
$12 skate rental (Rates sometimes drop in January)
skatingatrockcenter.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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Best Hotels Near Rockefeller Center

Some of our top value picks near Rockefeller Center include:

Hotels Near Rockefeller Center

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 Rink in Central Park

Ice Skating New York City | Central Park

November 15, 2021 – Jan 31, 2022

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
$14-$23 Adult Admission, $6 Kids, $11 skate rentals

  • New Website 2021: wollmanrinknyc.com
  • Old Website: wollmanskatingrink.com

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

Ice Skating New York City Bryant Park

October 29, 2021 – March 6, 2022
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
Monday – Thursday: 8am-10pm
Friday – Sunday (and holidays): 8am-11:30pm
Winter Village closes 4pm on New Year’s Eve
General Admission: Free, Skate Rentals: $15-$45
bryantpark.org/amenities/the-rink

More on Bryant Park:

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Bryant Park Hotels

Bryant Park runs from 40th - 42nd Streets, between 5th and 6th Aves. Both Midtown East Hotels and Midtown West Hotels will be nearby, but here is our hand-chosen list of those within a 5-10 minute walk to Bryant Park, Grand Central Station and The New York Public Library.

Royalton New York

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The Rink at Brookfield Place

Ice Skating at Brookfield Place

Beatiful rink right on the Hudson River with amazing views. Owned by US Olympians Melissa Gregory and Denis Petukhov. The Rink offers Learn to Skate, Mommy / Daddy & Me, Kick Ice Hockey Fitness and Corporate Skating Events.

The Rink at Brookfield Place, Battery Park City
$15 Admission, $5 skate rentals

Three World Financial Center, 230 Vesey St, New York, NY 10281

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Ice Skating at the South Street Seaport

Not in 2021, Pier 17 is now The Greens with dining cabins

Ice Skating Pier 17 Winterland

November-December
The Rooftop at Pier 17 Winterland Rink

Take a spin on the ice atop The Rooftop at Pier 17. After a fun-filled debut in 2018, Winterland Rink is back and larger in size, serving up more spectacular views of the East River, the Brooklyn Bridge and the Manhattan skyline.

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

89 South Street NY, New York 10038

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Ice Skating at The Rink at Manhattan West

November-December
385 9th Avenue, Hudson Yards

Brought to us by the same developers as the The Rink at Brookfield Place, this boutique outdoor skating rink offers daily public skating and upscale ice skating programs for men, women, and children hosted by Olympians Melissa Gregory and Denis Petukhov. Situated on the Manhattan West Plaza, families, professionals and tourists alike can enjoy this wonderful winter activity!

More Info: The Rink at Manhattan West

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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)

Fun Things to do in New York in Winter

Fun Things to do in New York in Winter

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Ice Skating at the Standard Hotel Downtown

Ice Skating New York City | Standard Hotel

Pending 2021 Opening Dates (usually December)

848 Washington Street, at 13th Street
Meatpacking District
December – March

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/winter-garden-east-village-ice-rink-high-line

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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