The Ice Rink At The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas Returns On November 21st

The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas announced that The Ice Rink will be returning on November 21st and lasting until January 6th! There are numerous activities planned, including the annual tree lighting, date skates, movies, and so much more! 

Photo courtesy of The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

Here is a list of activities, special menus, and other seasonal offerings at The Ice Rink:

Second Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony with Vegas Golden Knight Deryk Engelland

  • Wednesday, Dec. 5
  • 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • In celebration of the holiday season and the return of one of Las Vegas’ most adored holiday destinations, Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Deryk Engelland will host The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas’ second annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony. Fans, locals, and tourists alike can take part in all of the winter festivities The Ice Rink has to offer during this family-friendly affair. The lighting of the 36’ tall Christmas tree will take place at 7:00 p.m.

Space Skate Night with the cast of OPIUM

  • Thursday, Dec. 13
  • 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • Unbuckle your moon boots and lace up your skates for an out-of-this-world evening at The Rink with the cast of the galaxy’s hottest new show, OPIUM, now performing at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. Be prepared to set your phasers to fun when you step onto the ice to skate with the space ship OPM 73’s raucous crew and compete in space-themed skill contests for a chance to win ringside tickets to experience the show for yourself.
    • Want to skate for free? Just bring a non-perishable food item to be donated to The Shade Tree -or- purchase a ticket to one of OPIUM’s Dec. 17 performances and show proof of purchase upon skate rental.
    • Pro-Tip: Bring your skate rental receipt to the OPIUM Theatre box office for a special $35-off discount on reserved seating tickets for that night’s performances.

Vice on Ice featuring TAO Group Cares Holiday Drive benefitting Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth

  • Wednesday, Dec. 19
  • 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
  • Vice on Ice takes over The Ice Rink with a high-energy club set by resident DJ Vice. Attendees will have the opportunity to give back through TAO Group Cares’ Holiday Drive, benefiting the Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth. Guests will be able to enjoy complimentary skating with a donation from NPHY’s Holiday Wish List.                                                                     

Annual Fireworks Viewing Celebration

  • Monday, Dec. 31
  • 7:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
  • The highly anticipated New Year’s Eve celebration at The Ice Rink will also host its annual fireworks viewing party for guests of all ages with skating, open bar and a live DJ overlooking the Las Vegas Strip.
    • Tickets for New Year’s Eve at The Ice Rink are available at or through Ticketmaster. Adult tickets include open bar and complimentary skate rentals. Those under the age of 21 with tickets will be provided complimentary soft drinks and skate rentals.
      • Currently, limited early bird pricing is available for $50 while supplies last. Tickets will then shift to $100 through Dec. 1, and following Dec. 1, general admission tickets will be $150.
      • Tickets for those under the age of 21 are available starting at $50. All underage guests must be accompanied by an adult.
      • Beginning at 11:30pm, hotel guests can access the pool deck to view the fireworks complimentary, but must purchase a ticket to skate or access the open bar.


Date Skate Mondays and Tuesdays featuring Holiday Movie Classics

Monday, Nov. 26 – Tuesday, Jan. 1

A fan favorite during the holidays, Date Skate Mondays and Tuesdays welcomes love birds to a movie date night on ice. Cuddle up at a fire pit and stay toasty with a signature cocktail as a double feature of classic holiday films are shown on the resort’s 65-foot digital marquee beginning at 7:00 p.m.

Date                 7:00 p.m. Film                                     

Nov. 26            Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory                         

Dec. 3              A Christmas Story                                            

Dec. 4              National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation                        

Dec. 10             Home Alone                 

Dec. 17             The Santa Clause

Dec. 18             The Polar Express                                

Dec. 24             Elf

Dec. 25             Disney’s A Christmas Carol

Jan. 1               Frozen

Photo courtesy of The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

Holiday Culinary Menu to Include:

The winter wonderland will also serve a variety of curated cocktails, an adult play on traditional seasonal favorites such as the Egg Noggy Nog, Campfire Delight, Rebel without a Claus, Scrooged, White Elephant Game, and The Griswold.

Menu selections include hearty classics reminiscent of winter childhood favorites such as grilled cheese and tomato soup, turkey potpie, fully loaded potato skins, chicken nachos, sliders, crispy chicken tenders, warm pretzel rolls and spicy green bean fries. Sweets bites including campfire s’more, cinnamon churros, and a pumpkin pie liege waffle will also be available.


General Information and Reservation Details:

The Ice Rink will be open Nov. 21 through Jan. 6. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 3 p.m. to midnight and Saturday and Sunday from noon to midnight. Special holiday hours of noon to midnight will be in effect Dec. 21 through Jan. 6. A light snowfall will occur every 30 minutes between 7 p.m. and midnight every Friday through Sunday from Nov. 21 to Dec. 20 and every Wednesday through Sunday from Dec. 21 to Jan. 6. Special holiday hours of noon to midnight, seven days a week will be in effect Dec. 21 through Jan. 6. All day skating access is $20, and Monday through Thursday, all day skating access for Nevada residents, hotel guests and military is $10. Additionally, skate aid seals and reindeers are available for $10 an hour. Admission to the unique winter wonderland atmosphere surrounding The Ice Rink is complimentary.

To reserve one of 13 private fire pits email

The Ice Rink welcomes guests ages two and up. However, minors must have a liability waiver signed and be accompanied by an adult over the age of 21. For complete details and contact information, please visit


Little Winter

Beginning Nov. 21, guests at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas will experience the return of “Little Winter,” an immersive digital art installation that combines digital technology and architecture into one captivating piece. This one-of-a-kind digital art experience will transform areas throughout The Cosmopolitan into a vibrant progression of a winter’s day through a unique physical/digital hybrid of five scenic vignettes.  The playful characters partake in The Cosmopolitan style of mischief with little surprises. Set to an original score composed by Jesse Solomon Clarke, “Little Winter” includes the following scenes drawn from relatable memories of the holiday season:

  • Scene 1: Arctic Ice Fishing in the early orange glow of dawn
  • Scene 2: Alpine Skiing in a day of sunshine
  • Scene 3: Ice Skating in the colors of sunset
  • Scene 4: Mountain Hot Springs in darker shades of evening
  • Scene 5: Fox Quest set in the deep night

Photo courtesy of The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

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