Irvine Spectrum Center's Ice Skating rink is now open so you can skate into the holiday season! The rink is open for skating Monday - Sunday from 3-5:30 pm, 6-8:30 pm and 9-11 pm, and join the center for "Themed Thursdays" during the 6-8:30 pm skating slot. Every Thursday, you can experience entertainment and giveaway fun on the ice skating rink; come dressed in the weekly theme and receive $5 off! 

Themed Thursdays kicked off this past Thursday, Nov. 7th with the Anaheim Ducks theme! Check out all of the themes below, and don't forget to attend the Irvine Spectrum Center's Black Friday Frenzy for post Thanksgiving shopping, live music and entertainment, skating, giant wheel rides, and the tree lighting

Irvine Spectrum Center Giant Wheel and Skating Rink Left Side
Skating Under the Stars Banner Irvine Spectrum Center

Daily Skate Schedule 

Monday - Sunday:
3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Themed Thursdays 

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Join us every Thursday from 6 pm - 8:30 pm for entertainment and giveaways.

Plus, come dressed in the weekly theme and receive $5 off! 

  • Thursday, November 7: Anaheim Ducks Night
  • Thursday, November 14: Thursday Night Football Fans
  • Thursday, November 21: Turkey Skate
  • Thursday, December 5: Reindeers & Red Noses
  • Thursday, December 12: Crazy Christmas Hats
  • Thursday, December 19: Star Wars Night
  • Thursday, December 26: Ugly Holiday Sweater
  • Thursday, January 2: New Year's Sparkle 


Holiday Schedule

November 28 (Thanksgiving Day): CLOSED

November 29 (Black Friday) - FREE Admission:
Midnight - 12:40 am
1:00 am - 1:40 am
2:00 am - 2:40 am
3:00 am - 3:40 am

November 29 (Black Friday) - General Admission:
Noon - 2:30pm
3:00pm - 5:30pm
6:00pm - 8:30pm
9:00pm - 11:00pm

December 24 (Christmas Eve):
3:00 pm - 6:30 pm

December 25 (Christmas Day): CLOSED

December 31 (New Year's Eve):
3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

January 1 (New Year's Day):
3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

In the event of inclement weather, the Ice Rink may close. Please call ahead to confirm operating hours.


Tickets can be purchased at the Ice Rink Box Office in Giant Wheel Court. Cash and Credit Cards (Visa/Mastercard) accepted.

$22 per person, includes ice skate rental
$20 per person, bring your own skates

$18 per person, includes double-blade ice skate rental
(sizes 10 Child, 11C, 12C, 1Y & 2Y only)

Military (with ID)
$18 per person (up to 4 people), includes skate rental

Seniors (age 62+ with ID)
$18 per person, includes skate rental

Season Pass
$199 per person: includes admission + skate rental (no blackout dates)

$5 (recommended; available upon request)

$4 (subject to availability; available upon request)

Secure your belongings while skating with our onsite lockers for only $0.75 (one-time use; subject to availability)

Buy Tickets Online!

Jump the line! Purchase tickets in advance for quicker access to your skating session.

$40 per person (one price for everyone).
Click here to purchase tickets.
*Limited availability per session.

Group Events & Private Parties

Group Events
$16 per person.
Groups of 15 or more must be pre-book tickets.
Contact the Ice Rink Box Office at (714) 742-0160 for details and to make a group reservation. 

Private Parties
$1,200 per hour for groups of 50
$12 per person above 50 guests up to 150 guests
Available during off-public skate times only (9am - 11am & 11pm - 1am)
Contact the Ice Rink Box Office at (714) 742-0160 for details and to make a reservation.

Irvine Spectrum Center Ornament Close Up Ice Skating Rink