DC Area Ice Skating - 20 in 2022

Washington DC Virginia Maryland Winter Activities

20 DC Area Ice Skating Rinks both indoor and outdoor in DC, Virginia and Maryland!

DC Area Ice Skating Pentagon Row

Pentagon Row Ice Skating. Photo by FamilyTripGuides.

DC Ice Skating Rinks

  1. NGA Sculpture Garden - November 26, 2022 – March 5, 2023 weather permitting. No reservation is required.
  2. Georgetown Washington Harbor - Opens Nov. 18, 2022, weather permitting.
  3. The Wharf - Opens Nov 23, 2022 through February 2023.
  4. Enchant Christmas - Nov. 25- Jan 2. (Nationals Park) - additional $18 includes skate rentals.
  5. INDOOR: Fort Dupont Ice Arena - Check their calendar for open skate times.

DC Area Ice Skating Reston

Photo courtesy of Reston Town Center.

Virginia Outdoor Ice Skating

  1. Pentagon Row - Open Nov 7, 2022. Open every day including all major holidays. Sunday through Thursday we are open from 10 am until 10 pm. Friday and Saturday we are open from 10 am to 11 pm. Reservations required.
  2. Reston Town Center - November 12, 2022 - March 12, 2023. Reservations and more info
    1. Monday – Thursday: 11:30AM – 9PM
      Friday & Saturday: 11:30AM – 11PM
      Sunday: 11:30AM – 9PM
      November 22: 11:30AM – 11PM
      November 23: 11:30AM – 11PM
      November 24: 11:30AM – 9PM
      December 18 – December 23: 11:30AM – 11PM
      December 24: 11:30AM – 9PM
      December 25: 1:30PM –  11PM
      December 26 – December 31: 11:30AM – 11PM
      January 1: 11:30AM – 9PM
    3. Garage Parking is Free for the First Hour, Free After 5PM, and Free on Weekends
  3. Cameron Run Ice and Lights - Opens November 18, 2022 - January 1, 2023 - 5:00 p.m. to 10 p.m. Reservations required. Lights and a small outdoor skating rink with skate rentals. (Read more on the Holiday Light Display blog)
  4. Harris Pavilion - Manassas, covered pavilion, reservations required. Opens November 18, weather permitting.

Virginia Indoor Ice Skating

  1. Fairfax Ice Arena - open now, see website for open skate times.
  2. Prince William Ice Center - Located in Woodbridge, VA. Open now, see website for open skate times.
  3. Ashburn Ice House - open now, see website for open skate times.
  4. Skatequest - in Reston VA. Open now, see website for open skate times.
  5. MedStar Capitals Iceplex - in Ballson. See website for public skate times.

Maryland Outdoor DC Area Ice Skating

  1. Quiet Waters State Park - Annapolis. Currently closed with no opening date but check website for more details.
  2. Color Burst Park - Columbia, MD. Checking on opening dates for 2022. Last year opened on November 19th. Reservations required.
  3. Silver Spring at Veterans Plaza - No date yet and checking on if it will open in 2022.

Maryland Indoor DC Area Ice Skating

  1. Cabin John Ice Rink - open now, see website for open skate times.
  2. Rockville Ice Arena - open now, see website for open skate times.
  3. Wheaton Regional Ice Rink - open now, see website for open skate times.

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