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The Rink at Rockefeller Center 2022 guide

Ice skating on The Rink at Rockefeller Center is the most iconic NYC tradition, here's are the details you should know

Shaye Weaver
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Shaye Weaver
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The iconic Rink at Rockefeller Center is open to skaters! Ice skating is not only one of the best Christmas things to do, but it’s one of the best things to do for fall and winter! Every year, The Rink at Rockefeller Center ushers in the holiday season by opening up to the public to skate under a golden Prometheus. Once peak season hits, there’s going to be a bit of a wait to get on the slick stuff. Use our handy guide to navigate your way through one of the best New York attractions.

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Where is The Rink at Rockefeller Center?

The Rink at Rockefeller Center is located at Fifth Avenue between 49th and 50th Streets.

When does The Rink at Rockefeller Center open for the season?

This year, The Rink at Rockefeller Center opened on November 6.

What are the hours for The Rink at Rockefeller Center?

The Rink at Rockefeller Center is open daily from 9am until midnight.

When does The Rink at Rockefeller Center close for the season?

The Rink at Rockefeller Center is usually open until April.

How do I get to The Rink at Rockefeller Center?

Take the B,D,F or M train to 47–50 Sts Rockefeller Center.

When is the best time to go to The Rink at Rockefeller Center?

Once peak season hits (from November 21 through January 1), there’s going to be a long-ass line to get on the ice. So it’s best to take advantage of snagging tickets in advance when they go on sale on November 12.

How much do I have to pay to skate at The Rink at Rockefeller Center?

$20-$54 per person depending on the date and time of day. Skate rentals are available for $10. Local skaters can also purchase a membership to have access to the rink and unlimited skating throughout the season.

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