DETROIT (WWJ) – The ice skating rink at Campus Martius Park in downtown Detroit is opening this weekend for a special preview.

The rink will be open to the public Friday, Nov. 14 through Sunday, Nov. 16 before the rink officially opens following the Detroit Tree Lighting Ceremony next Friday.

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The rink at Campus Martius Park is larger than the internationally renowned rink at Rockefeller Center in New York City and features surround-sound music and color-changing lighting.

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Rink side, the Fountain Bistro and Arctic Zone Concessions will provide options for both formal and casual dining experiences. There will also be a variety of beverages from a full bar at the Bistro to hot chocolate in the concession stand.

The rink hours and prices for this special engagement are as follows:

  • Friday: 5 p.m. to midnight
    Saturday: 10 a.m. t0 midnight
    Sunday: Noon to 8 p.m.
  • Adults 13-49: $8
    Children 12 and younger: $7
    Seniors 50 and older: $7
    Skate rental: $3
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