Grab your friends, family or special date and lace up your skates! We've picked out the top ice skating rinks in D.C., Maryland and Virginia for you to explore.
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Sculpture Garden Ice Rink (between 3rd and 9th streets NW along Constitution Avenue) -- Bring friends for an artsy spin in the National Gallery of Art's Sculpture Garden, located on the National Mall. The rink's perfect soundtrack will get you pumped to stay even once you get chilly. Open through March 13, weather permitting. Rates: $8.50 adults; $7.50 kids and adults 50 and older; $3 skate rentals.
Washington Harbour Ice Rink (3050 K St. NW) -- This Georgetown rink is D.C.'s largest. You'll find it at the Georgetown waterfront surrounded by restaurants... just in case you need to warm up with a tasty bite when you're done. Open through mid-March. Rates: $10 adults; $9 kids, seniors and military; $5 skate rentals.
Canal Park Ice Rink (202 M Street, SE) -- If you're looking to spice up your skating experience, check out College Night on Thursdays, Rock n Skate on Fridays or Cartoon Skate on Saturdays. Open through mid-March. Rates: $9 adults; $8 kids, seniors and military; $4 skate rentals. Two admissions for the price of one on Tuesdays.
Silver Spring Ice Skating at Veterans Plaza (8523 Fenton St., Silver Spring) -- This covered, but outdoor, rink is smack in the middle of downtown Silver Spring. After you're done skating, explore the surrounding restaurants and shops. Open through March 25. Rates: $9 adults; $8 kids and adults 55 and older; $4 skate rentals.
Skating at the Square (131 Gibbs St., Rockville) -- Take a twirl on the ice at Rockville Town Square, just steps away from plenty of restaurants and shops if you need to warm up afterward. Rates: $9 adults; $8 kids and seniors; $4 skate rentals.
Pentagon Row Ice Outdoor SkatingPlaza(1201 S. Joyce St., Arlington) -- Grab your friends and skate adjacent to the Pentagon City area's abundant restaurants and stores. Rates: $9 adults; $8 kids and adults 55 and older; $4 skate rentals.
Tysons Corner Ice Rink (1961 Chain Bridge Road, McLean) -- Right outside the Tysons Corner Center, step into a wintry world... with a Shake Shack conveniently right next to the rink for when you're in need of sustenance. Open through early March. Rates: $10 adults; $9 kids, seniors and military; $6 skate rental.
The Loy E. Harris Pavilion (9201 Center St., Manassas) -- Take a spin on the ice in Old Town Manassas. Rates: $8 adults; $7 kids age 10 and younger; $4 skate rentals.