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 15th– January 1st. 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. 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.
Date Skate at the Ice Rink
Enjoy a movie night under the stars during Date Skate every Monday and Tuesday from November 15 – January 2, 2022. Movies begin at 6:30pm. The Date Skate movie schedule:
- November 15- The Nightmare Before Christmas
- November 21- Almost Christmas
- November 22- Santa Paws
- November 24- A Christmas Carol
- November 28- Christmas with the Kranks
- November 29- The Perfect Holiday
- December 5- Arthur Christmas
- December 6- Tyler Perry’s A Madea Christmas
- December 12- A Christmas Story
- December 13- The Grinch
- December 19- Four Christmases
- December 20- National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation
- December 24- Elf
- December 25- Fred Claus
- December 26- The Santa Claus
- December 27- Frozen
- January 2- The Polar Express
Special Events at the Ice Rink
Marquee Night Circus– November 20 & 27, and December 4, 11, & 18, 8-11pm. Marquee Nightclub takes over the Ice Rink with its iconic Night Circus themed party on select Sundays. Don’t miss surprise appearances by over-the-top carnival characters, photo-worthy moments and performances by live DJs. Attendees who are 21+ will also receive complimentary admission to Night Circus Sundays at Marquee Nightclub (skate rental purchase required). Benny the Ice Skating Dog– Wednesday, December 1st, 6pm-8pm. Bring the kids and catch Benny the Ice Skating Dog on the ice throughout the evening. A Labrador, Benny was rescued days before euthanization and immediately took to the ice after his new owner fashioned him a pair of custom ice skates. For every skate rental purchased during the event, $2 will be donated to NSPCA. Skate the night away and don’t miss the chance to take a photo with Santa. Tree Lighting with Josh Jacobs– Wednesday, December 7th, 6pm-8pm. The Ice Rink’s annual Tree lighting returns to kick off the holiday season with special guest Josh Jacobs of the Las Vegas Raiders. Football fans, locals and guests alike are invited to join in on the family-friendly event featuring an autograph signing, photo and meet & greet opportunities. New Year’s Eve 2022– Experience a New Year’s Eve fireworks watching celebration at The Ice Rink. Complete with unmatched views of The Las Vegas Strip, an open bar, beats by DJ Adam and a champagne toast at midnight.
- 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 for 21 and over start at $200 per person + taxes and fees.
See the New Year’s link above for multiple NYE events happening at the Cosmopolitan Las Vegas. And check out all of the upcoming events and concerts coming to the Cosmopolitan at their entertainment calendar.
Dates and hours for the Ice Rink for 2022 are as follows:
- Nov. 15 – Dec. 18 | 7 – 11PM (Fri – Sun)
- Dec. 19 – Jan. 2 | 7 – 11PM (Wed – Sun)
- Nov. 24 & 25 | 7PM – Midnight
- Dec. 24 & 25 | 7PM – 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.
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. You can get free daily email updates of all the free and cheap events, plus deals and discounts on entertainment and dining, by subscribing to our daily newsletter. For even more cheap fun, “like” us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.