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The Rink at Rockefeller Center

Open Now: 8:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Open today: 8:30 AM - 12:00 AM
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The Rink at Rockefeller Center is the classic NYC ice skating experience. This world famous ice skating rink is located in the middle of Rockefeller Center, accompanied by the iconic backdrop of the famous Prometheus statue and the Christmas Tree at...more
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Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
600 5th Ave, Rockefeller Center, New York City, NY 10020-2302
+1 212-332-7654
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is what New York is all about. Great buzz and the wind blowing all the flags over the ice rink! Excellent.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank StephenCr0ss
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Get some new equipment. Visited with 8 year old and 12 year old. It wasn’t busy and the weather was great. It should have been fun. However, all our skates were in very poor condition. I changed mine and was given another pair that were...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Kenniff
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Family visit with skating daughter who made a good ice penguin for mum and dad... holiday fun on one of the most iconic ice rinks in the world... where no one I know can laugh at my style!!!!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank molk01
Reviewed October 9, 2019

This was a fun experience for the kids because of the Christmas Tree. It is quite expensive though, like most things in NYC.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank robinrobinrobin123
Reviewed October 4, 2019 via mobile

Checked on the ice rink opens up in a few days. On October 12th I’m guessing around the same time every year.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank LosAngeles427
Reviewed August 30, 2019

I love coming here to watch the skating in the Fall/Winter season. Was here last in January 2019 with my significant other. I highly recommend visiting for short stays when showing friends around town.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank neil102
Reviewed July 11, 2019 via mobile

I’m a New Yorker at heart and this Rockefeller Center Is in the ❤️ of Manhattan and a year round attraction. Of course nothing beats viewing the Christmas Tree in Winter, but stop here where the rink is transformed into a pop-up lounge/bar. There is...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank chriskF8978AV
Reviewed May 15, 2019 via mobile

I’ve never ice skated before, but this was fun to try for my first time. I went on Valentines Day, and it was pretty busy of course. A really cool experience for anyone’s first trip to the city for sure!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank lakeishamason
Reviewed April 29, 2019

Stoped in with our 5yo daughter after Top of the Rock's. Well, it is not cheap, if you need to rent skates, but we did it for her as she wanted it so badly. Spent one hour there, watching on her and some other pretty...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Yellenita
Reviewed April 26, 2019

The Iconic Rockefeller Center Ice Skating Rink is known throughout the world for the throngs of locals and tourists that go in Winter to enjoy the ice. Near the holidays the tree and spirit is alive. In recent years I will say the number visiting...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit - spectacular skyscrapers
like the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's paradise where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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October 15, 2019|
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Response from robinrobinrobin123 | Reviewed this property |
Check their website. They have the schedule online and you can pick your times I believe.
August 28, 2019|
Response from chriskF8978AV | Reviewed this property |
You can buy same day tickets during your stay. There will be a line so just be patient. It goes quickly. You also can rent skates. You are in the off season so I don’t believe tickets can be purchased now. When you do... More