With winter just around the corner, it’s time to lace up your skates and twirl through the frosty air at some of the coolest Nevada ice skating rinks.
Edgewood on Ice
Offering breathtaking views of snow-covered mountains, Edgewood on Ice is a picturesque Nevada ice skating rink that is sure to create an unforgettable experience (open through March). This alpine oasis becomes a dazzling arena surrounded by towering evergreen trees and snowflake lights. And if you’d like to make your winter excursion more of an extended stay at the Edgewood Tahoe Resort, there are plenty of cozy cottage-style villas made for making merry memories. Spend the snowy season tucked away on the stunning shores of Lake Tahoe. General skating admission is $25 for adults and $15 for children, which includes skates. For more information, visit edgewoodtahoe.com.
The Ice Rink at the Cosmopolitan
It’s that time of year to experience a treasured Las Vegas tradition. Every year during the holidays, The Cosmopolitan’s Boulevard Pool is transformed into a winter wonderland perched above the glowing Las Vegas strip. At this Nevada ice skating rink, guests can look forward to roasting s’mores over flickering fire pits, indulging in seasonal bites and beverage options, and, of course, 4,200 square feet of stunning ice surrounded by glittering lights. The spirit of the season will be celebrated with reimagined mountaintop designs and plenty of festive décor. In addition, Overlook Chill, a revamped holiday version of Overlook Grill, is a rink-side café that will be serving up classic comfort food with a sophisticated twist. Ice skating admission costs $30 and includes all-day skating access and skate rentals. For more information, visit cosmopolitanlasvegas.com.
The Rock Rink
The annual return of the Rock Rink is always something to look forward to. From the signature 8,000-sq.-ft. shimmering ice skating rink to the festive holiday train, there is no shortage of family-friendly fun at this Nevada ice skating rink. Guests can skate beneath the stars through Jan. 16 while listening to upbeat holiday music and admiring a magnificent 40-ft., dazzling Christmas tree. In addition, guests can warm up with Sterling’s Hot Cocoa, which offers a variety of signature holiday beverages. Lastly, you can’t miss out on the chance to ride the holiday train that rolls around the ice skating rink and holiday tree centerpiece. Skate rentals start at $16, and all ages are welcome. For more information, visit summerlin.com.
The Ice Rink at Grand Sierra Resort
The Grand Sierra Resort’s Ice Rink transforms into a winter wonderland as snow blankets the surrounding scenery. One of the best spots to go ice skating this season, this expansive outdoor rink is the perfect place to chill out or hit the ice from 4 p.m. to midnight. Of course, there will be plenty of s’mores and hot chocolate to warm your hands and fill your stomach. In addition, this Nevada ice skating rink also offers a specialty cocktail menu for adults. Ice skating admission costs $10, and skate rentals are available for $7. For more information, visit grandsierraresort.com.
Like a childhood Christmas fantasy, the stunning decorations and story-themed adventures throughout Enchant are more than whimsical. Begin your jolly journey by lacing up your skates and gliding through the brand-new Christmas Light Maze, designed with a narrative theme specifically for Las Vegas. There will be illuminated tunnels, life-size gifts, and even a 100-ft.-tall glowing Christmas tree alongside the shining ice trail. At the same time, there will also be an enchanted village. So, if you work up an appetite, you’ll be delighted by s’mores, specialty sandwiches, homemade doughnuts and more. And since adults deserve to have fun too, there will also be a Tipsy Tree Lounge, filled with Enchant’s famous spiked hot chocolate, merry mocktails in a signature lightbulb cup, as well as festive Hallmark Channel wines. Enchant Las Vegas is open until Jan. 1. Admission is $34 for adults, and $20 for children, and it includes the ice skating experience. For more information, visit enchantchristmas.com.