Fountain Square skating rink opens for season Friday

Fountain Square skating rink opens for season Friday

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - The O'Keefe's Ice Rink on Fountain Square officially opens for the season Friday.

Skate rentals are available noon until 11 p.m.

The rink is opening a few days earlier than last year, when skaters took to the ice on Halloween.

It's the 10 year anniversary for the Fountain Square ice rink, so they are celebrating in a big way.

FC Cincinnati will be down on the rink Friday and this weekend to help with the grand opening. Skaters can meet some of their favorite players on the ice.

The rink includes admissions and skate rental tents, a full-service concessions tent with hot and cold snacks, and alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks and even a warming tent.

The rink will be open seven days a week through Feb. 20.

Hours of Operation:

  • Pre-Holiday Hours (Oct 28 – Dec 15)
  • Monday – Thursday: 12 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Friday 10 p.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Saturday: 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Sunday: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.


  • Election Day Nov. 8 ( 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Veterans Day Nov. 11 (9 a.m. to 11 p.m.)
  • Thanksgiving Holiday break Nov. 23-27 (9 a.m. to 11 p.m.

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