Summer is over . An event marking the start of the winter season arrives. The legendary Rockefeller Center skating rink reopens Saturday, October 10. New Yorkers and tourists can enjoy until Easter 2016.A show of Olympic medalists Sochi Meryl Davis and Charlie White is expected to mark the return of the rink before the official reopening .
The rink can attract 150,000 people every year and is open from 8:30 am to midnight.
New this season: The opportunity to book some nights a ticket for the last skating session of the day ( between 10:30 pm and midnight ) .
How much does it cost? It is 25 dollars per person in low season into which you need to add $ 12 to rent skates. Note that the entrance fee will be higher during the weekends of November and December : the price is then set at $ 32 during the ” peak season “, the high season. If you absolutely do not want to wait, note that you can book on the website of the rink a ticket ” VIP Skate ” for the day of your choice: it will then cost between $ 60 in low season and $ 125 in high season for an hour and a half on the ice.
After skating and be well frozen , get your hot chocolate from the Jacques Torres store. The store opened recently on the ground floor of Rockefeller Center and hot chocolate is delicious.
Hot chocolate price: between $ 3.5 and $ 5 .
Hours: Monday to Friday : 8:30 am – 8:00 pm , Saturday and Sunday : 10: 00am – 6: 00pm
HAVE FUNNN !!