Nov 6–Jan 5
The former Marin on Ice rebranded last year and added after-school skate instruction, but the feel-good vibes, piping-hot cocoa, and all-day family-centered skating remain the same. Northgate Mall (San Rafael).
Nov 6–Jan 20
Watch the Union Square tree-lighting ceremony from the ice, spin with your headphones on for the Silent Skate Party, or take free lessons every Saturday and Sunday from professionals. Union Square (SF).
Nov 22–Jan 5
On Sunday mornings, instructors from Granite Curling Club of California will visit this S.F. Civic Center landmark to give lessons in the broom-driven sport. Or stop in for the Holidaybreaker yoga and dance party on December 7.
Recently renovated Snoopy’s Home Ice in Santa Rosa offers year-round skating, and Yerba Buena Ice Skating and Bowling Center’s NHL- size rink in San Francisco has extended hours during Thanksgiving week and December.