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Skate → where
the city
the stars. S+4

A winter tradition. With a downtown twist. The Ice Rink has returned to the Seaport for a season of winter festivities and complimentary skating along the East River.

Skyline views continue to set the Ice Rink apart, and this year skaters can also take in the celestial sights of Aurora, an overheard light installation designed by Ithaca Studio.

The Ice Rink is open daily. Rink admission is free, with skate rentals available for cost. Our neighbors and Seaport Insiders have the opportunity to receive a discount offer.*

Located at Seaport Square between Piers 16 & 17.

DO NOT book the “Rink Admission ONLY” ticket if you need to rent skates. You MUST book a “Rink Admission + Skate Rental” ticket, otherwise you may be subject to an additional fee onsite, on top of the existing skate rental fee.

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*Neighborhood and Seaport Insider discount redeemable by providing proof of ID with one of the following zip codes: 10002, 10004, 10005, 10006, 10007, 10038, or 10280. Discount offer not redeemable during peak times, including holiday season and select weekends.

Hours & Pricing


Mon – Thurs: 3pm – 10pm
Friday: 12pm – 11pm
Saturday & Holidays: 10am – 11pm
Sunday: 10am – 10pm


Weekday (Mon – Thurs)
Regular: $23
Neighborhood: $20

Weekend (Fri – Sun)
Regular: $26
Neighborhood: $22
Peak Pricing: $35


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people skating at the new ice rink in the Seaport

Witness the northern lights, downtown

Skate beneath the Northern Lights right here at the Seaport. Aurora, an overheard light installation designed by Ithaca Studio, brings the magic of the Northern Lights to the Ice Rink. More than 4,000 individually controlled overhead lights will emulate the star-lit sky so skaters can sail on ice beneath a close-to-lifelike Aurora Borealis. Color and light shows, complete with shooting stars, will be set to music, and each month the Aurora will feature a unique theme.

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Cozy up at The Sapphire Cabin

Warm up in comfort. Chase Sapphire® Reserve and Preferred cardmembers have exclusive access to the Sapphire Cabin, a heated lounge with ample seating located rink-side. Take advantage of complimentary lockers and phone chargers, and enter and exit the ice with ease. Sapphire Reserve cardmembers who show their card will also receive a voucher redeemable for a free item at the Tin Building while supplies last.



Where is the rink? 

The ice rink is located on Seaport Square, between Piers 16 & 17. Address is 89 South Street, New York, NY 10038. 


Walk-ins are welcome even if a skate session is sold out online. Our staff will do their best to get walk-ins on the ice at the next availability while adhering to rink guidelines.

If a skate session is available online, it is strongly recommended you reserve a rink ticket (with or without skate rental) ahead of your visit to assure quickest entry. 

How long can I skate? 

Skate time may be limited to 75 minutes from your ticket’s start time during times of high volume. Please note late entry is permitted but your total skate time may be reduced because of late arrival. Should you arrive late our staff will do their very best to get you on the ice as soon as availability allows.  

Can I book a ticket past January 16?  

Currently dates are available to reserve through January 16, 2023. Reservations for January 17 through February 2023 will be released in December.  

Are purchases refundable? 

No. All purchases are final sale and cannot be refunded, unless in the case of weather. 

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