Rockefeller Center’s ice rink announces opening date

Hard to believe the holiday season is here! Get ready to break out the ice skates because the Rockefeller Center Ice Rink is about to open for the season.

Rockefeller Center's ice rink opens Oct. 8

The Rink at Rockefeller Center will make its grand return on Oct. 8. The rink, which usually opens Columbus Day weekend, will kick off its season with options to pre-book a skating time and schedule an afternoon tea and skate - a newer program at the venue, according to a spokeswoman.