Baby it’s Cold Outside! It’s that time of year to head outdoors for some ice skating, hot cocoa and a classic Holiday movie on a giant screen.
The Ice Rink at the Cosmopolitan has lots of event options happening this season. It sits high above the Las Vegas Strip and features a light snowfall every 30 minutes. It will run this year from November 16th, 2021- January 2nd, 2022. The Ice Rink was named one of USA Today‘s 10 Best Ice Skating Rinks in North America.
A fan favorite during the holidays, the Ice Rink at the Cosmopolitan returns for holiday family fun. Experience a winter wonderland above The Las Vegas Strip with ice skating, fire pits, warm cocktails, s’mores and breathtaking views.
Date Skate at the Ice Rink
Enjoy a movie night under the stars during Date Skate every Monday and Tuesday from November 16 – December 28, 2021. Movies begin at 6:30pm. The Date Skate movie schedule:
- November 16- Jack Frost
- November 22- Authur Christmas
- November 23- National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation
- November 29- The Santa Claus
- November 30- The Perfect Holiday
- December 6- The Muppet Christmas Carol
- December 7- Almost Christmas
- December 13- A Christmas Story
- December 14- Santa Buddies
- December 20- Elf
- December 21- The Grinch
- December 27- The Polar Express
Special Events at the Ice Rink
Benny the Ice Skating Dog– Wednesday, December 8th, 6pm-8pm. Bring the kids and catch Benny the Ice Skating Dog on the ice throughout the evening.
Vice on Ice– Thursday, December 16th, 8pm-11pm. In partnership with The Cosmopolitan and DJ Vice, Tao Cares hosts a holiday collection drive benefitting the Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth. Enjoy views of The Las Vegas Strip at The Ice Rink while listening to a high-energy club set by resident DJ Vice.
A Night with the Knights– Tuesday, December 28th, 7:30pm. Join Chance and The Knights Guard at The Ice Rink to cheer on the Vegas Golden Knights as they take on the Los Angeles Kings. Enjoy an enhanced game viewing experience while sipping on hot chocolate and practicing your moves on the ice.
New Year’s Eve 2021– Friday, December 31st, doors open at 9pm. Experience unmatched views of The Las Vegas Strip and ring in 2022 with an open bar and champagne toast at Midnight as The Ice Rink hosts a New Year’s Eve fireworks watching celebration.
- Admission includes open bar and champagne toast at Midnight
- Guests must be 21+ to experience the open bar. Guests under 21 can purchase a ticket for non-alcoholic beverages (must be accompanied by a parent or guardian)
- Skate rentals included with tickets or reservations (subject to availability) Tickets start at $200 per person + taxes and fees.
Lose yourself in a magical, park-like atmosphere surrounded by the glittering lights of Las Vegas. Grab a friend, or even better, a date, and come out for Date Skate on Mondays and Tuesdays and see a classic Christmas movie as well.
Check out all of the amazing events and concerts coming to the Cosmopolitan at their entertainment calendar.
Dates and hours for the Ice Rink for 2021 are as follows:
- Nov. 16 – Dec. 17 | 4 – 11PM (Mon – Fri) | Noon – 11PM (Sat & Sun)
- Dec. 18, 2021 – Jan. 2, 2022 | Noon – 11PM (daily)
- Nov. 24 | Noon – 11PM
- Nov. 25 & 26 | Noon – Midnight
- Dec. 24 & 25 | Noon – Midnight
Entry to the Ice Rink area is complimentary. Ice skating admission includes all-day skating access and skate rentals. You may also bring your own skates. Skate rental is $30 or $20 for locals, military, and hotel guests( limit 4 guests per room) Mon-Thurs. Kids Skate-aid is $15 for 60 minute rental. Advanced reservations must be made for fire pits at the Ice Rink, for up to 6 people. You must call for fire pit reservations over 6 people.
All visitors to The Ice Rink are required to wear a mask at all times unless eating or drinking while seated. Social distancing and reduced capacity will be strictly enforced—maximum skating rink occupancy is 60 guests at a time. Learn more about how the Cosmo is committing to your health & safety.
Check out our other great Holiday Posts currently being updated, like Holiday Train Rides and Holiday and Christmas Events in Las Vegas. Since Christmas is still over a month away, check out some other great events on our calendar here and plan ahead.
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