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5 Places to Ice Skate in Atlanta this Holiday Season

I remember coming to ice skate at Atlanta’s Centennial Olympic Park in high school. It was the closest ice skating rink to my hometown, Carrollton. At the time, it was one of the few (if not only) rinks in Atlanta. Unfortunately, this year the Centennial rink is closed due to construction and Super Bowl preparations. However, Atlanta is now offering over a dozen ice skating rinks for you to enjoy. Read our list of Atlanta’s best ice skating rinks to decide which one you should visit next!

Atlantic Station

Location: 1380 Atlantic Dr NW Atlanta, GA 30363

Timing: November 17 through January 21

Monday – Thursday: 4:00 PM – 10:00 PM; Friday – Saturday: 12:00 PM – 11:00 PM; Sunday: 12:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Pricing: $15 for General Admission

Details: This is one of the largest outdoor skating rinks in the Southeast. The city skyline provides a beautiful backdrop to skating.

Note: Skate the Station is in a new location this year off of Tower Street. Park near Stairwell 4 in the parking deck for closest access, and enter Skate the Station via the stairs at the end of Tower Street.

Skyline Park at Ponce City Market

Location: 675 Ponce de Leon Ave NE Atlanta, GA 30308

Timing: November 23 through Winter

Monday – Wednesday: 3:00 PM – 10:00 PM; Thursday: 3:00 PM – 11:00 PM; Friday: 12:00 PM – 11:00 PM; Saturday: 11:00 AM – 11:00 PM; Sunday: 12:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Pricing: $15 + rooftop admission

Details: This outdoor skating rink is on the roof at Ponce City Market. It’s covered by a large tent and the rink itself is cooled so the ice doesn’t turn to slush. Be sure to book an igloo to relax and make s’mores in after you skate.

Note: This rink is all ages during the day, but 21+ on Fridays and Saturdays after 5:00 PM. You must pay to get to the rooftop in addition to rink admission.


Park Tavern

Location: 500 10th St NE Atlanta, GA 30309

Timing: November 30 through January 21

Monday – Friday: 4:30 PM – midnight; Saturday – Sunday: 11:30 AM – midnight

Pricing: $15 Monday – Thursday; $20 Friday – Sunday until 8:00 PM. Skate for free after 8:00 PM if you dress up in Steampunk attire.

Details: Skate under the Garden Tent and enjoy drinks and eats right beside the rink. Purchase tickets online in advance or at a kiosk at the venue.

Note: After 8:30 PM, the rink becomes ages 16 and up. Be sure to pay for parking at the lot next door.


Astor Ice Rink at The St. Regis

Location: 88 West Paces Ferry Road Atlanta, GA 30305

Timing: November 23 through January 6 (Schedule varies.)

Monday – Friday: 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM; Saturday – Sunday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM (Schedule varies.)

Pricing: $30 for adults

Details: Skate in style at the St. Regis Atlanta. The rink is limited to 30 people per hour and offers an intimate skating setting.

Note: Be sure to make a reservation since space is limited.


Avalon on Ice

Location: 400 Avalon Boulevard Alpharetta, GA 30009

Timing: November 18 through January 21

Monday – Friday: 3:00 PM – 10:00 PM; Saturday: 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM; Sunday: 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Pricing: $18 for adults

Details: The Avalon offers a great environment for outdoor skating and fun for the entire family. There are lots of shops and restaurants are nearby for food and drinks when you get tired or cold.

Note: Offers private lessons and skate school. Free parking offered close by.

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