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Here’s How To Skate At The Millennium Park Rink And Ice Ribbon This Winter

The popular outdoor rinks will stay open through the winter, with varying hours around the holidays.

File Photo: A person skates around the McCormick Tribune Plaza & Ice Rink at Millennium Park in December 2016.
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CHICAGO — Skating fans can hit the ice Downtown at the Maggie Daley ribbon and Millennium Park rink.

The popular outdoor rinks opened in October and will stay open through the winter, with varying hours around the holidays.

McCormick Tribune Ice Rink

The rink is open daily at 201 E. Randolph St., with people able to book 90-minute sessions that start at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m., 5 p.m., 7 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Admission is free at the Millennium Park rink. People must reserve tickets online, with tickets released on a rolling basis.

People can bring their own skates or rent them for fees of $16-$20.

There will also be weekend sessions where people can learn to skate on the rink. People can reserve their spot for those sessions online.

Snacks and drinks are available at the nearby Momentum Coffee and Millennium Hall.

More information is available online.

Maggie Daley Ice Ribbon

The ribbon is open daily at 337 E. Randolph St., with people able to book sessions 11 a.m.-1 p.m., 2-4 p.m., 5-7 p.m. and 8-10 p.m.

People must reserve tickets online in advance. Tickets are released on a rolling basis and are often in high demand. Tickets start for free for select days for people who bring their own skates, but the cost goes up for renting skates and booking sessions Friday-Sunday and on holidays.

People can bring their own skates or rent them for a fee. People can also rent lockers, though space is limited.

There is a rink cafe where people can grab snacks, including hot dogs and burgers, as well as drinks.

More information is available online.

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