Over the weekend, we went ice skating at the Cosmopolitan for date night, and it was a magical evening. We hung out at the cozy firepit, had a few boozy drinks, people watched, and then worked up the courage to ice skate.
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Last Updated: October 28, 2020
Ice Skating at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
What You Need to Know
The Ice Rink at The Cosmopolitan transports you to a winter wonderland overlooking the Strip. You can enjoy the views from the ice or snuggle up next to the fire pits with a warm cocktail and s’mores. To make it extra special, they have snow showers periodically through the evening making it feel like you’re in a real-life snowglobe.
The Ice Rink opens on November 18, 2020 and runs until January 3, 2021. Hours are as follows:
- Nov 18 – Dec 17 | Mon-Fri 3pm – 11pm, Sat-Sun 12pm – 11pm
- Nov 26-27 | 12pm – 12am
- Dec 18, 2020 – Jan 3, 2021 | 12pm – 11pm
- Dec 24-25 | 12pm – 12am
- Closed New Year’s Eve
All admission prices include all-day access and skate rentals.
- $30 per person
- $20 per person Mon-Thurs for locals, military with valid ID, and hotel guests (limit 4 per room)
- $15 skate aid 60-min rental
The Ice Rink also hosts special events like Date Skate every Monday and Tuesday from Nov 23 – Dec 29. In addition to skating, you can enjoy a movie under the stars.
Capacity is limited for safety. Everyone is required to wear a mask at all times with the exception of eating or drinking while seated. Social distancing will also be strictly enforced.
Pro Tip: Weekdays will be the least crowded and the best times to visit.
We’re always looking for great views in Las Vegas and ice skating from this vantage point was just icing on the cake. It was really magical to experience snow right on the strip.
It was definitely crowded during our visit, but we still really enjoyed it. When the rink felt too crowded, we escaped to our fire pit and ordered drinks. Now that there’s limited capacity, it will be much better.
We ordered the Fire and Ice and Campfire Delight, which is basically s’mores in a glass.
We even won some money on the way out! :)
- Pick up this rechargeable hand warmer if you get cold easily. It comes with us on any chilly adventures and can charge your phone too!
- Wear thick socks to make the ice skates more comfortable.
- Dressing in layers is helpful so you can shed your jacket when you’re moving around but bundle up when you’re sitting.
What are your plans for NYE? When’s the last time you went ice skating?
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