Detroiters to get sneak peek at ice-skating rink at Campus Martius Park

Park opens ice-skating rink for holiday preview weekend

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DETROIT - The rink at Campus Martius Park will open to the public for a weekend of pre-season skating Friday, November 9th through Sunday, November 11th before the rink officially opens on Friday, November 16, following the Detroit Tree Lighting Ceremony.

The spectacular Rink at Campus Martius Park is larger than the internationally renowned rink at Rockefeller Center in New York City. It features surround-sound music and color-changing lighting for recreational skating enthusiasts, and a skate house to rent and change skates. Skaters as well as spectators will enjoy the ambiance of the park, surrounded by the spectacular view of the Detroit skyline.

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 rink for this special engagement are as follows:
November 9-11, 2012
Friday: 5 p.m. - midnight

Saturday: 10 a.m. - midnight
Sunday: Noon - 8 p.m.

Adults 13-49: $7
Children 12 and younger: $6

Seniors 50 and older: $6

Skate Rental: $3

For more information, contact The Rink at (313) 963-9393, or visit

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