Downtown on Ice is celebrating it's 12th season at Pershing Square. Even though the rink has been open since Nov 19th, the Free Winter Holiday Festival is next weekend, Dec 12-13th, 11 AM- 6 PM. The festival activities will include: Free Snow Zone for sledding and romping, Free live puppet shows, Free photo moments and more!
The fun does not stop there! Downtown On Ice is the only venue to provide a Free Winter Concert Series at the ice rink: at 8-10 PM on Wednesday through Friday nights, in the afternoons on the weekends, and also during lunchtime concerts on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Check the calendar online for updates.
The rink is open daily until...
10 PM through January 18th. By the way, there is a 30-min break in between 1-hr skate session for ice resurfacing. If you take the Metro, you can save a buck with a coupon and bus pass. Otherwise, parking is available underground at a discount with ice skating validation. Bonus: Wireless internet access is available for free in that area.
UPDATE 11/01/10: Mark your calendars for Downtown on Ice on Nov 18th, 2010 - Jan 17th, 2011. The cost of admission continues to be only $6, which includes the skate rental. Click HERE for the FREE concert schedule if you would like to skate to the sounds of live music, such as salsa and blues. Ice skating makes for a fun day date idea in the wintertime. Have fun!
Approximate cost of creative date idea = $8 per person including skate rental + Parking.
Actual value of the cheap date idea = Priceless.
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Kiss & Tell Date Idea by Natalie Nicole (Follow on Twitter at @NatalieNicole)