San Francisco’s Union Square Ice Rink kicks off the holiday season on Wednesday

San Francisco's Union Square Ice Rink Ice Breaker: Opening Ceremony 2015. Courtesy: Union Square Ice Rink

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — The holiday ice rink in San Francisco’s Union Square is kicking off the holiday season on Wednesday, November 2.

Union Square Ice Rink’s ice-breaking ceremony is from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and will be open until 11:30 p.m. Wednesday evening. After opening day, the ice rink will be open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. until January 16.

The Safeway Holiday Ice Rink in Union Square presented by Alaska Airlines celebrates its opening this holiday season with a special ice-breaking ceremony featuring Assemblyman David Chiu, Lou Seal of the San Francisco Giants and special performances from the Yerba Buena Professional Skating Ensemble and Disney’s THE LION KING as well as DJ Von playing music for a portion of the day.

The ice rink is located at Powell and Geary streets in San Francisco’s Union Square. Tickets are $12 for adults and $7 for children 8-years-old and younger. Figure skate and hockey skate rentals are $6 per pair. A portion of the ticket proceeds will go to the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department.

Since 2007, the Union Square Ice Rink has delighted children and adults with a holiday-themed ice park located in San Francisco’s Union Square.

For additional information please visit Union Square Ice Rink’s website at or call 415-781-2688.

If you are going to kickoff this holiday season at Union Square Ice Rink’s opening day, send KRON4 your photos via our mobile KRON4 App for both iPhone and Android users.

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