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Free Ice Skating at the Rink at Empire State Plaza

The event has already taken a place at this date: 
11 am to 8 pm; rink closes early on Christmas Eve & New Year's Eve; ice maintenance is usually early afternoon
Free to skate, Rentals $4/adult, $3/child Sat. to Thurs. Friday rental free, sponsored by Hannaford


All Ages


Empire State Plaza
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY, 12242
United States


Contact name: 
Heidi Goertz
Email address: 
Free ice skating! Skate rentals available every day, rentals FREE on Friday.

Located in the shadow of the majestic State Capitol, amenities include a full-service snack bar, and a skate lounge with lockers and music.  Rentals are available whenever the rink is open for $3 for children under 12 and $4 for adults.

•Hours: Every day from 11am - 8pm, weather dependent
•Cost to Skate: FREE!
•Skate Rental: $3 for children 12 and under, $4 for adults. Skate rentals are available whenever the rink is open. A photo ID is required to rent skates. Every Friday is free skate rental courtesy of Hannaford Supermarkets.
•Full-service snack bar open Friday nights, weekends, and school holidays
•Skate Lounge & Lockers located on the Plaza