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Date posted: 11/01/2011

Skate in the Holidays at Downtown on Ice!

Are you spending some part of the holiday season in Los Angeles? Even though the weather is sunny even during winter, you’ll still be able to participate in the holiday tradition of ice skating. Downtown Los Angeles’ own Pershing Square is hosting the 14th annual Downtown on Ice from November 17, 2011 to January 16, 2012.  Come skate under the sun and stars in Downtown Los Angeles for only $8!Downtown on Ice - Pershing Square

Get into the holiday spirit this year by visiting this outdoor skating rink in the heart of Downtown, framed by skyscrapers and festive holiday lights. At $8 including skate rental, Downtown on Ice offers the most affordable ice skating experience in Los Angeles, thanks to the City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks and Councilmember Jan Perry.

From November 17 to December 18, the rink will be open from 12pm to 9pm Monday through Thursday and 10am to 10pm Friday through Saturday. From December 18 to January 11, the rink will be open from 10am to 10pm every day. Skate park admission and rental is only $8 for one hour in a 4500 square foot real-ice rink in Pershing Square in front of the Biltmore Hotel. Underground parking is available for $6 before 5pm Monday to Thursday and $5 after 5pm with skating validation. Weekend parking is $5 all day. Pershing Sqaure is also easily acessible from Universal City via the Metro Red Line. The rink also provides lockers for 75 cents so you can store valuable items while skating.

Every year, guests are invited to enjoy skating along with special events throughout the holiday season including the Winter Holiday Festival in December, skating exhibitions, a winter concert series, live telecasts, broomball games, fundraisers and much more. Talk shows “Today Show,” “Ellen” and “The Tonight Show” have all featured this festive holiday event. Break out those skates and get ready for a blast at Downtown on Ice this holiday season!

Event Details

Date: November 17, 2011 – January 16, 2012

Time: 12pm-9pm weekdays, 10am-10pm weekends

Location: Pershing Square

532 S Olive St
Los Angeles, CA 90014

Admisson:  $8

For more information on Downtown on Ice, please visit www.laparks.org/pershingsquare/doi.html

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