Atlanta Holiday Ice Skating

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I know many of you didn’t grow up ice skating or roller skating for the most part, but those from the North may be seeking a bit of their past that is rare to find down here in the south.  We now have several places you can go this winter to get your ice skating fix.  When I grew up, the ice skating rink was the hang out to meet your friends, and when it got really cold we could skate on friend’s ponds.  I had friends that would get to know lots of people from different schools from hanging out at the roller rink and down here you can hardly find one!  Well, here they are, hope you can enjoy a fun weekend day with your children, or perhaps a birthday party.  We do have them, just not as many.

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The St. Regis Atlanta Astor Holiday Ice Skating Rink:

November 21, 2015 through January 3, 2016.

  • 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm Monday through Friday
  • 9:00 am – 9:00 pm Saturday and Sunday
  • *Special Hours* December 19 through December 24: 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
  • *Special Hours* December 25: 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • $30 per hour for adults & $18 per hour for children under 16 plus tax and 20% service charge
  • Last skate reservation is 8 p.m.

Reservations are recommended.  Call The St. Regis Atlanta Holiday Desk at 404.563.7797 for reservations and more information.

Centennial Olympic Park Ice Skating Rink:

November 21, 2015- January 10, 2016

  • Monday – Thursday 4:30pm – 10:00pm
  • Friday 4:30pm – 11:00pm
  • Saturday 10:00am – 11:00pm
  • Sunday 10:00am – 10:00pm

Admission is $12.00 per person for a 90- minute session (including skate rental)

Rink @Park Tavern at Piedmont Park

  • Monday- Friday 4:30pm-Midnight (21+ 8pm-Midnight)
  • Saturday & Sunday 11:30am-Midnight (21+ 8pm-Midnight)

All-day skate for $15 – $20 for all ages until 8pm. At 8:30pm the SW Rink is a 18+ venue until Midnight.

SKATE Atlantic Station:

November 21, 2015- February 14, 2016

  • Monday-Thursday: 4:00PM-10:00PM
  • Friday-Saturday: 3:00PM-11:00PM
  • Sunday: 3:00PM-11:00PM
  • Holidays: 3:00PM-11:00PM

General Admission is $13.00 with discounts for military, seniors, and students. Call Concierge at (404) 410-4010 for more information.

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I’ve also just learned that an ice rink is coming to Marietta Square this holiday season! It’s scheduled to open November 30. No specifics on hours or admission have been announced yet, but I’ll post more info on Facebook when I get details.

For year-round ice skating and roller skating, check out these rinks:

Marietta Ice Center has hockey league teams but there is also public skating available. Here’s the calendar or you can call or email for more information

  • Email:
  • Phone: 770-509-5067

Center Ice Arena in Sandy Springs offers hockey, curling, special events, and public skating. Here’s the calendar and their contact information

  • Email:
  • Phone: 404-549-8425

Sparkles Family Fun Centers has several roller skating locations around Atlanta, including Smyrna and Kennesaw. They have public skating but are also set up for parties with concessions and packages.

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