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The Rink at Rockefeller Center

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The Rink at Rockefeller Center is the classic NYC ice skating experience. Explore ice skating prices and schedules and reserve tickets online.
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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 days ago via mobile

Don’t skip this! Absolutely do it. It would be impossible for me to be more in the Christmas spirit than I was after 1.5 hours of ice skating beneath the iconic tree, watching the Saks lighted display from the ice all the while singing Christmas...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank amybG2866ZF
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you are going to do it, do it right. It is 110% worth the additional cost to get VIP access. Coat and bag check, private entry and exit to lounge and ice, cookies, water and hot chocolate in a private, secure area. It adds...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MLB0714
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Did general admission —really contemplated doing VIP. We were extremely satisfied with our experience with general admission. Other reviews complain about the staff in general admission? I had zero complaints about the staff they were all pleasant. I had told my group to be prepared...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Emily S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was an awesome experience and absolutely worth paying the money to go through the VIP area. Early access, easy skate rentals, a place to take a break and get some hot chocolate, cookies, and coffee. Definitely made the experience that much better.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 532markm532
Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked the tea party/ice skating experience. Our time started at 3:30 in the Rock Center Cafe. They brought us out our choice of beverage including soft drinks, teas, coffee, and hot chocolates. Then they brought us out a premade tray with sandwiches, scones, and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank amyw2012
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have wanted to do this since I was little. Ice skating at the Rockefeller is a must for all romantics at heart. You are the same level as the fountain, under the tree. We went with the more expensive VIP option, which I would...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank IvyD-L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We joined the long line be of skaters on Christmas Day afternoon ,and after two hours in the freezing cold we got tickets for our children. They had a fantastic time on ice while my wife and myself watched from the cafe inside. Superb experience.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank theoraclesboy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On a recent trip to New York, I was lucky enough to cross off ice skating at the Rockefeller centre off my bucket list! Going in October, meant that we beat most of the queues as the rink had only about 30 people on it...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Erin M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I emailed them inquiring about making reservations for a skating lesson for 2 for my daughter’s birthday in November. A manager replied this morning stating that their last available lesson was at 1:30pm. I decided to call in anyways at 12:54pm and was then told...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank RSangiovanni
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

Great experience when in New York suitable for all ages. Great fun for everyone regardless of how well you can skate. Can be quite expensive (about $40pp) but definitely worth the money.

Date of experience: October 2018
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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 heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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