Friday, November 12, 2010

Union Square Ice Skating is back!

The ice rink is open and the Christmas Tree is in place. It is still being put together and decorated, but it will be lit on the Friday after Thanksgiving, known as "Black Friday" at 6:00pm. The tree lighting ceremony is always a fun time. "Black Friday" in the Union Square area is one of my favorite days of the year. It has an incredible buzz and the area is filled with shoppers, protestors, kooks and more. I love it!

Skating Hours are 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday. Open until 11:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Ninety-minute sessions start on every even hour. Please note: Rink closes at 9:30 p.m. on December 31.
Admission is $9 for adults and $4.50 for children eight and under, Monday through Friday until 6 p.m. $9.50 for adults and $5 for children eight and under, Friday at 6 p.m. until closing on Sunday. Skate rental is $4 with a $1 surcharge for hockey skates.
The best part is that we have discounted tickets available while supplies last. Our tickets are 40% off the regular price.

Here is a view from the roof of the hotel.

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