Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation and Be Our Guest has opened The Ice at Canalside, presented by BlueCross Blue Shield of Western New York.  A family-friendly Season Opening Celebration is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 22, starting at 5 p.m.  This season marks the return of Ice favorites, including skating, curling, ice bikes, ice bumper cars and more. New this year: six-person heated igloos available to rent. Skaters will also be able to warm up and get a snack at the new Explore & More-The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children’s Museum Low Bridge Café, presented by M&T Bank.

The Ice at Canalside Ice hours of operation are as follows:

  • 3 to 7 p.m.: Wednesday/Thursday
  • 1 to 10 p.m.: Friday
  • 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.: Saturday
  • 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.: Sunday

Visitors are encouraged to take Metro Rail to the Erie Canal Harbor Station stop; parking is available in adjacent parking ramps and lots.