December 7, 2019

Rotary Rink at Fountain Plaza

One M&T Plaza, Buffalo, NY 14203

(716) 856-3150

Age Range

All Ages

Saturday, December 7th, join us for the 2019 Downtown Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration at Rotary Rink at Fountain Plaza. This annual event marks the official opening of the free ice-skating season in Downtown Buffalo. The event begins at 5pm with free ice-skating. At 6pm, Buffalo Place and local elected officials, countdown the lighting of the tree and fireworks display over Fountain Plaza.

Immediately following the fireworks and tree lighting, the fun will continue with visits with Santa, free rides on the kiddie Merry-Go-Round and Ferris Wheel, holiday gifts, and more. Duke’s Donuts will be on-site with hot, freshly made doughnuts available for purchase. Ice-skating is free and ice-skate rental is available; $2 for children and $3 for adults. Guests are encouraged to bring their own ice-skates and avoid waiting in the ice-skate rental line (but rentals are available!) Santa will visit with children from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. For more information, visit the website.
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