Rotary Rink at Fountain Plaza

Rotary Rink at Fountain Plaza is a free and open-to-the-public ice rink in Downtown Buffalo. The rink allows all members of the community to enjoy free ice skating throughout the winter season.

Rotary Rink is now open, weather permitting, on a regular schedule.  We expect to operate on the schedule below until Sunday, March 13th, 2016.  

The official season opening will be on December 5th, with our annual tree lighting event.

Regular Hours of Operation:
Tuesday - Friday: 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. & 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday 11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Sunday 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Closed Mondays

Rotary Rink is a weather dependent Rink.  If the temperature reaches 45 Degrees, please call (716) 854-RINK or (716) 856-3150 before you come Downtown to skate.  

2016 Holiday and Special Hours

January 18th: 11am - 9pm

February 15th through February 19th : 11am - 9pm

PLEASE NOTE: Ice-Skate Rental is available for $2.00 for children and $3.00 for adults.  

Skate Rentals END 30 MINUTES before closing time each evening.

Looking for a fun and unique place to host your upcoming party or special event?  Group rates and party packages are available.  Click here to download a party package menu and reservation form!

Support Rotary Rink by visiting our Concession Stand - snacks and beverages are available for purchase.

Special thank you to our Media Sponsor and Partners,
The Buffalo News and

Looking for information on the Downtown Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration? Click here for details!