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DOWNTOWN ON ICE HOLIDAY SKATING RINK AT PERSHING SQUARE CELEBRATES 16TH SEASON AS FAVORITE HAPPENING

LOS ANGELES – Get your glide on this holiday season at the Downtown on Ice outdoor skating rink where the coolest fun gets underway on LA’s biggest outdoor rink with the smallest admission price. As an original Southland tradition and a favorite holiday destination, the community rink is open everyday November 14, 2013 through January 20, 2014.

Celebrating its 16th season spectacular at picturesque Pershing Square, 532 South Olive, the facility boasts a medley of FREE events including a winter concert series, the Winter Holiday Festival (Dec. 14th), championship skating exhibitions, broomball games, and more.

Framed by towering skyscrapers and stunning historical landmarks, the spacious rink is made possible through collaboration with the City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks, Councilmember 14th District, and Willy Bietak Productions which handles rink operations and management.

Downtown on Ice at Pershing Square is easily accessible by car, bus or Metro (Pershing Square stop). A partnership with Metro and Metrolink allows riders to receive a $1 skating session discount by showing their Metro transit receipt/pass. Montebello Bus lines also feature a $1 discount coupon available on buses. Underground discount parking is available with validation.  Sponsors of the holiday rink include: The City of Los Angeles, City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks, Disney’s THE LION KING, Despicable Me2 (Universal Studios Home Entertainment), 100.3FM the Sound, L.A. Downtown News, LA Weekly, and Univision34 and UniMás46.

DOWNTOWN ON ICE: Pershing Square, at 532 South Olive Street, Los Angeles 90012

HOURS OF OPERATION/ADMISSION:  

Open Everyday
November 14, 2013 – January 20, 2014
Info line: 213.624.4289
Admission: $8 per person; one-hour skating session
Skate Rental: $2 (figure/hockey)
Purchase tickets at the rink or in advance at: www.pershingsquareicerink.com

Daily Schedule:
November 14 – December 20
Monday through Thursday                        11:30am – 9:30pm
Friday through Sunday                              10:00am – 11:00pm

December 21 – 30                                    10:00am – 11:00pm daily (Extended holiday hours)

November 28 (Thanksgiving)                    11:30am – 9:30pm

December 24 (Christmas Eve)                  10:00am – 8:00pm

December 25 (Christmas)                         11:30am –11:00pm

December 31 (New Years Eve)                 10:00am – 9:30pm

January 1 (New Years Day)                       10:00am – 9:30pm

January 2 – January 5
Thursday through Sunday                          10:00am – 11:00pm

January 6 – January 20
Monday through Thursday                         11:30am – 9:30pm
Friday through Sunday                               10:00am – 11:00pm