Ice, Ice Baby!
Folsom Historic District’s Magical Ice Rink
Sutter Street, Folsom, 916-936-4110, folsomicerink.com
Folsom’s ice rink has a family-friendly atmosphere and is a tradition for many local families. They offer hour-and-a-half sessions daily through January 16, from 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. General admission is $12 (plus $3 skate rental), and there’s a $2 discount for seniors (62+) and young children (eight and under). You can also rent their “party tent” for any winter wonderland celebration.
Iceland Ice Skating Rink
1430 Del Paso Boulevard, Sacramento, 916-925-3121, skatesacramento.com
Iceland has been a fixture in Sacramento since 1940, but unfortunately burned down in an arson fire in 2010. The spirit of the rink still stands though, and they’re open for another great season! Swing by daily and avail of a variety of skating opportunities, including lessons, drop-ins, freestyle for intermediate and advanced skaters, hockey, parties and much more. Admission varies, so be sure to check their online calendar for accurate information.
Downtown Sacramento Ice Rink
701 K Street, Sacramento, 916-442-8575, godowntownsac.com/ice-rink
Downtown Sacramento’s rink is open through January 15 and offers group reservations, theme nights, a holiday shop and more. General admission is $12 and $6 for those six years old and under. Hours vary, and they’re closed on Christmas Day, so be sure to check online before heading out.