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

2015 - 2016 Special Hours
December 24th: 11am - 2pm
December 25th: Closed
December 26th: 11am - 8pm
December 29th & 30th: 11am - 9pm
December 31st: 11am - 12:30am
January 1st: 11am - 9pm
January 2nd: 11am - 8pm
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 check out our Party Menu.  Click here to download an order form!

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.  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!