This small, festive outdoor rink offers family skate nights with picnics, a live piano duet and visits from Santa. You can catch occasional guests, like Frosty and Friends, and the Lamorinda Theatre Academy entertaining guests, and novice skaters can also take lessons at its Holiday Ice Skating Academy.
Civic Park, 1375 Civic Dr, Walnut Creek. Nov 11th–Jan 16th. 12pm-8pm Mon to Thurs; 12pm–11pm Fri; 11am–11pm Sat; 11am–8pm Sun. $12–$15. iceskatewalnutcreek.com.