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Lace Up Your Skates – The Fairmont Washington, DC, has announced the unveiling of its new outdoor skating rink. So, mark your calendar, the hotel will debut the rink on November 25. Plan on grabbing your skates enjoy the twinkling lights, and hot chocolate by the fire pits all within the interior courtyard. Fairmont’s ice skating rink will be open to the public every Monday through Friday from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and on Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Ice skating is $5 per hour and includes rental skates. 2401 M Street, NW; 202.429.2400 (http://www.fairmont.com)

Art and Ice – Experience the sophistication of skating in the Sculpture Garden, while enjoying a panoramic view, and large-scale sculptures by contemporary artists including, Louise Bourgeois, Roy Lichtenstein, Roxy Paine and others. The Gallery and Sculpture Garden will be closed during the evening, you can access the rink near 7th Street and Madison Drive near 9th Street. The rink will be open November 18 – March 11; Monday-Thursday 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Friday 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. (lessons only) 11:00 – 11:00 p.m. Sunday 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. National Gallery of Art (https://www.nga.gov/visit/ice-rink.html)

Baby, It’s Cold Outside – The Watergate hotel has risen to the top this year with a brand-new rooftop skating rink. They have transformed their rooftop bar into a winter wonderland, with synthetic ice and a 360-degree view of the nation’s capital. They are offering a delightful seasonal menu with items such as s’mores, hot pretzels with British mustard and jalapeno cheese and hot and cold beverages to keep you going through the night. Top of the Skate will be open Wednesday through Friday from 5:00 p.m. -10:00 p.m. Saturday through Sunday 1:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Skate rentals are $20 for adults and $10 for children. Private lessons and group packages are also available; 202.827.1600 (www.watergatehotel.com