SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – The Downtown Sacramento Ice Rink is now open for the season.
The ribbon-cutting ceremony took place in the newly renamed Ali Youssefi Square on 7th and K streets at 10 a.m. Friday.READ MORE: In Wake Of Sacramento Teen Shootings, Police Gang Units Arrest 4, Seize Guns, Illegal Drugs
Starting today, the ice will be open daily until January 20. Opening day admission is $2 until the rink’s 10 p.m. closure.
Normal tickets costs will be $6 for kids ages six and under and $13 for those ages seven and up. Prices increase for the holidays (November 24-30 and December 24-January 4) to $15 for skaters seven and up. Skaters can get a $5 discount by showing a Western Health Advantage card, or $2 by showing a same-day Sac RT ticket or pass.
The rink will be open on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s.READ MORE: 'The Mighty Ducks' Star Who Was Arrested In Marysville Celebrates 2 Years Sober With Striking Photos
- Monday – Thursday: 2 pm – 9 pm
- Friday – Sunday: 10 am – 10 pm
- November 11 (Veterans Day)- 10 am – 9 pm
- November 24-30- 10 am – 10 pm
- November 28 (Thanksgiving)- 10 am – 4 pm
- December 24 (Christmas Eve)- 10 am – 9 pm
- December 25 (Christmas Day)- Noon – 9 pm
- December 26-January 4- 10 am – 10 pm
- December 31 (New Year’s Eve)- 10 am – 9 pm
- January 20 (Martin Luther King Jr. Day)- 10 am – 8 pm
The Downtown Sacramento Ice Rink will hold several theme days throughout the season:
- Saturday, Nov. 9: Princess & Superhero Day presented by SacRT – 12–2 pm
- Saturday, Nov. 16: Skate with Republic FC – 1–4 pm
- Wednesday, Nov. 20: Drag Queens on Ice presented by Outword – 6–9 pm
- Tuesday, Dec. 3: #GivingTuesday, 2– 9 pm
- Thursday, Dec. 5: DOCO Disco presented by Downtown Commons, 7–9 pm
- Saturday, Dec. 14: Grinch Day presented by Xfinity, 12–3 pm
- Sunday, Dec. 15: Kids Day presented by Sacramento Kings, 12–2 pm
- Sunday, Dec. 22: Ugly Sweater, 6–10 pm
- Sunday, Jan. 5: Sports Day presented by Western Health Advantage, 12–2 pm
Last year the rink changed shape, going from an oval to a rounded square due to the increase in businesses and restaurants in the area surrounding the Golden 1 Center, which is located blocks from the rink. The shape change meant 25% more skaters could use the rink at a time.MORE NEWS: Rocklin Teacher Comes Under Fire For Years-OId Tweets With Derogatory, Racist Tone
The Downtown Sacramento Ice Rink first opened in 1991.