The holidays may seem to come and go quickly, but not all wintry activities will retire with them.
Ice skating is one of those activities that lasts past New Year’s and sometimes into February. Here are seven icy winter wonderlands located near Atlanta to visit during and after the holiday season.
Open until Feb. 18, 2018
Where: Atlantic Station
Pricing: General admission is $15 adults, $12 for kids ages 12 and under, $12 for seniors and $10 for military members. Season passes, which include three skating sessions, are $45.
Every Tuesday night, college students can skate for $12 with their student IDs. Wednesdays are spirit nights, and kids 12 and under sporting their school spirit gear can skate for $10. Skate Atlantic Station is open on Christmas Eve, Christmas, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s.
Open until Jan. 14, 2018
Where: SunTrust Park
Pricing: Admission is $15 for adults and $12 for children on peak nights and $13 for adults and $10 for children on non-peak nights. Skate rentals are included in the admission price.
The Battery Atlanta is a new lifestyle destination built outside SunTrust Park and not too far from Cumberland Mall. Visitors can also shop and dine in the area. When you buy tickets for the ice skating, you can also receive discounts at particular restaurants in the area. Times are 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Sundays through Thursdays, and 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. Closed on Christmas Day. See the holiday schedule here.
Open until Feb. 19, 2018
Where: Piedmont Park
Pricing: $15 to $20
Skating is available for all ages at the Park Tavern restaurant from 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, and 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. on the weekends. Patrons ages 16 and up can skate from 8:30 p.m. until midnight.
Open until Feb. 14, 2018
Where: Ponce City Market
Pricing: $15 for adults and $8 for children ages 5-12 years old
How often do you get to see the Atlanta skyline while skating on a rooftop? Skating begins at the top of every hour at Ponce City Market’s Rooftop Terrace and lasts for 50 minutes. After 5 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, the rooftop is for skaters ages 21 and up. See the rest of the schedule here.
Open until Jan. 7, 2018.
Where: Marietta Square
Cost: Admission and skate rental is $12 for everyone.
More Information: The Marietta Square has transformed into a winter wonderland with Santa’s Workshop, outdoor skating, twinkling Christmas trees and more. Skating hours vary depending on school schedules and holidays, so check out the event page here.
Open until Jan. 21, 2018
Price: General admission (includes skate rentals) is $18 for adults and $14 for children 9 and under. Groups of 10 or more people can skate for $10 per person, and season passes are $175.
Hours are 3 to 10 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturdays and 12 to 7 p.m. on Sundays. Holiday hours (Nov. 20-24 and Dec. 22-Jan. 5) are 10 a.m to 10p.m. On Dec. 2, The Mike Veal Band will play live music for skaters from 4 to 6 p.m.
Open until Feb. 25, 2018
Pricing: Admission and Skate Rental is $10 per person.
Skating hours vary, so take a look at the schedule here. The rink is located at the Olde Town pavilion in Conyers with a botanical garden next door. Food, candy and hot drinks are available at the snack bar.