The Rink at Rockefeller Center Opens Oct. 14 with The Rockettes & Elvis Stojko


NEW YORK, On Monday, October 14, 2013, 2-time Olympic Medalist and World Champion figure skater Elvis Stojko joins New York’s Rockettes to open The Rink at Rockefeller Center’s 2013-2014 winter season. A beloved international landmark, this year The Rink offers new packages with advanced reservations available for the first time online.
PRESS OPENING: Ribbon-Cutting with the Rockettes and First Skate with Elvis Stojko will take place on Oct. 14, 10-10:30 am. To attend RSVP:
“After 77 years The Rink is still enchanting for all who visit it,” said Nick Valenti, restaurateur and CEO of Patina Restaurant Group, which operates The Rink and its surrounding restaurants. “We are proud to be a part of its history and look forward to many memorable years to come.”
Packages offered this season will have everyone dreaming of a “White Christmas.” For prices, details, and booking visit:
“Christmas Spectacular”
Show Packages:
November tickets to the Radio City Christmas Spectacular, along with VIP Skate, and three-course dinner at Rock Center Cafe or The Sea Grill.

VIP Skate:
Bypass the line to the ice and enjoy a first-class experience at the rink-side Igloo with hot cocoa, freshly baked cookies and more.

First Skate:
Be the first to skate at 7am, with complimentary coffee, hot cocoa, freshly baked pastries provided by Cucina & Co.

Breakfast with Santa:
Late November-Christmas Eve, families join St. Nick at Rock Center Cafe and The Sea Grill for a decadent breakfast with live carolers, gifts, and skating with Santa.

Engagement on Ice:
Offering couples an unforgettable engagement at center ice, with private ice time for proposals, Champagne toast and optional dinner packages.

Sky Skate:
Post-holiday, take a spin on the ice and visit Top of the Rock Observation Deck.
About The Rink at Rockefeller Center
A national treasure recognized throughout the world, The Rink first opened in 1936 as the premiere outdoor skating pond built in New York City. Today, amenities include: night skating, a heated house for changing skates, piped-in music and rink-side dining. Located at 5th Avenue between 49th and 50th Streets. For schedules and skate rental information, visit or call 212.332.7654.

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