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The Holiday Ice Rink Pershing SquareMakes a Grand Return to DTLA After 3 Years! November 23, 2022, to January 1, 2023

Skaters Enjoying the Holiday Ice Rink at Pershing Square
Photo Credit: Red Apple Photography

Tickets for Los Angeles’ Largest Outdoor Ice-Skating Rink
now on sale at
Wednesdays DJ Spotlight Night returns beginning November 23

The Holiday Ice Rink Pershing Square returns to downtown Los Angeles, opening Wednesday, November 23, 2022, through Sunday, January 1, 2023.   Wednesdays DJ Spotlight Nights are announced to return beginning November 23. 
In addition, The Holiday Ice Rink will participate in the City of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation December 10 Winter Festival, which is also returning this year.
Open seasonally, The Holiday Ice Rink Pershing Square has brought winter fun to sunny Los Angeles for over 20 years. At 7,200 square feet, it is the city’s largest outdoor rink, offering visitors professional-quality ice for skating and entertainment, welcoming more than 54,000 skaters and 450,000 spectators annually. The rink fosters community while embracing winter fitness and fun.
The beloved recreational landmark will kick-off its return since 2019 with the annual Opening Celebration on Wednesday, November 23 at 11:00 am.  This year’s opening event features a live performance, special guests and more. After the ceremony, The Holiday Ice Rink Pershing Square’s first skaters will be area youth.
Whether you are a Los Angeles resident or simply visiting for the holiday season, The Holiday Ice Rink Pershing Square is an absolute must when it comes to embracing winter in Los Angeles,” says Willy Bietak, president of Los Angeles-based Willy Bietak Productions.
Located at 532 South Olive Street, the landmark destination is easily accessible by car, bus, Metro (Pershing Square stop) or Metrolink. General admission to the rink, including skate rental, is $20, locker rental is $5, and skate helpers are $6.  Tickets can be purchased in advance online at
Private parties are available on select Mondays and Tuesdays during the 5:30pm & 7:00pm sessions on or before December 13, 2022. (The rate for a private party is $5,000. Sessions are not open to the public if sold to a private party.) 
2022 Sponsors and Promotional Partners include the Downtown Center BID, who are sponsoring DJ Spotlight, LA Weekly, Metro and Metrolink. 
This year’s beneficiary is the City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation & Parks.
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3 Ways To Treat Yourself

You may have heard of the term “treating yourself” or perhaps you are a seasoned professional at giving yourself little gifts from time to time. Either way, although it shouldn’t be abused, it’s great to treat yourself when you feel that you’ve done a good job or feel that you have a little extra money or time. 

Whether you have suddenly come into a large sum of money or you have completed a huge accomplishment or are about to begin a difficult stint in work or in school, knowing when you need a little pick-me-up is a wonderful form of self-care. That being said, sometimes you may not know exactly how to treat yourself.

Here are some simple ideas and options for you, if you’re wondering.

Buy Something Expensive

This tip is for those that feel they can afford to do this. You should never purchase anything expensive (for yourself or anyone else) if it is going to completely stress you out or put you into debt. That being said, if you have worked hard your entire life, you should be able to spend your money however you wish.  

If that means purchasing something expensive every so often to lift your own spirits, so be it. Whether you would like to buy a Ford Bronco, a designer dog, or a hot tub for your backyard,just make sure you spend a little more time considering large purchases than you would small ones. 

If you are spending a larger amount of money, be sure this is something you really want or need or something that makes you super happy. If you are certain this is the case, go for it! Money can’t buy happiness, but sometimes it can provide you with ways in which to treat yourself. 

Get A Massage

Going to the spa and getting your nails done, getting a facial, or getting a professional massage can be a wonderful and special way to really treat yourself and show yourself some love. 

Getting a massage is the perfect way to unwind and relax, especially after a long, hard, or busy week. Get into the routine of doing this as a way to care for your body every once in a while, but not too often because you still want it to feel like a treat!

Spend Time In Nature

Surprise! Treating yourself doesn’t always have to involve spending money. Sometimes all it takes is just getting outside and going for a walk or a hike. Of course, if you live in a big city where there isn’t any accessible nature around to speak of, you may have to travel to a more suitable environment first. 

But you’ll be surprised how much nature can help you mentally, physically, emotionally… It may be just the thing you need and the best gift you could possibly give yourself.

Treating yourself doesn’t make you spoiled, it just makes you good at self-care! And don’t you know that self-care is so in right now? So go ahead, use this little list to give yourself some ideas about how to be just a little kinder to yourself!