Fun Spots for Outdoor Ice Skating in New Jersey

Beat the winter blues at these family-friendly rinks.

A girl ice skates outside.

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Looking to embrace the chilly weather this winter? New Jersey’s outdoor ice-skating rinks offer fun for the whole family. (Note that rinks are subject to close amid unfavorable weather conditions; we recommend calling or checking websites before you go.)

Bergen County’s Winter Wonderland


Select dates through Monday, January 1: Head to Van Saun County Park to enjoy ice skating, ice bumper cars, a beer and wine garden, kids’ games, carousel rides and live entertainment.

WinterFest Ice Skating Rink at Cooper River Park

Cherry Hill

Select dates through Sunday, February 25: Spend an afternoon or evening tearing up the ice under the twinkle light–adorned trees.

Palmer Square


Select dates through Sunday, February 25: Lace up some rental skates in charming downtown Princeton. If you’re not too tired afterward, take in some culture or unwind at a great local eatery.

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Egg Harbor City

Through Sunday, February 25: Skaters of all ages and skill levels can have fun on the ice and off. Live entertainment, fire pits, a retail shopping village with local vendors and more amenities await.

Newport Skates

Jersey City

Select dates through Tuesday, February 20: Drink in the Manhattan skyline during those fancy twists and turns. And once you’ve worked up an appetite, visit one of our favorite Jersey City restaurants!

Roosevelt Park’s Family Skating Rink


Select dates through Sunday, March 31: Enjoy a lovely lake view as you attempt figure-eights.

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