Ice rink at Fountain Square now open

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - As temperatures get colder, it's now time for ice skating on Fountain Square.

The U.S. Bank Ice Rink opened Wednesday and will remain open until Feb. 19, 2012.

Hours are:

  • November 23 – January 1
    Sunday-Thursday: 10a.m. to 10 p.m.
    Friday & Saturday: 10 a.m. to midnight
    Holidays: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day & New Year's Day 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.
    Christmas Eve 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • January 2 – February 19
    Sunday-Wednesday: noon to 6 p.m.
    Thursday: noon to 8 p.m.
    Friday & Saturday: noon to 10 p.m.
    Holidays: Martin Luther King Jr Day 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Valentine's Day 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Cost is $3 admission and $3 skate rental, payable by cash or credit card. Admission and skate rental close one hour before the rink closes. Times are subject to change due to weather or special events.

Amenities include skate rental, lockers, benches, and a heated tent with vending machines for snacks and drinks. Nearby restaurants and coffee shops include Tazza Mia, Graeter's, Servatii's, Starbucks, Chipotle, Potbelly Sandwich Works, Palomino, Via Vite, Ingredients, McCormick & Schmick's, Morton's, and Rock Bottom Brewery.

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