Safeway Holiday Ice Rink in Union Square
Ages: 4 and up
November 7 - January 21
What's more quintessential holiday fun than outdoor ice skating in the big city during the holiday season? We can't think of anything. The area is filled with holiday buzz as shoppers and families stroll through Union Square to admire the skaters and the magnificent Christmas tree.
Admission is $10 for adults and $6 for children eight and under. Skate rental is $5 with a $1 surcharge for hockey skates. Tickets may be purchased at the gate or online.
Hours of operation: Sunday-Thursday, 10am-10pm; Friday & Saturday, 10am-11:30pm; closes at 9:30pm on December 31.
Reviewed on 11/27/2011
My 6, 8, & 12 year old can't wait for our annual holiday trip to the city. Ice skating at Union Square is one of their all time favorite holiday memories.
If you're looking for a special holiday event, put this on the list. A nighttime skating session is hard to beat.
Reviewed on 12/23/2010
Holiday skating can't get any better than skating at the Holiday Ice Rink in Union Square!
Surrounded by the twinkling wreaths in each window of the Macy's building, a giant decorated spruce, festive red and green lights of St. Francis Hotel's zooming elevators, skating becomes an annual must-do for my birdies.
The sessions do sell out, so if you're set on skating at a particular time, it's wise to purchase your...more