New Hoboken ice rink will open on Thursday, Dec. 22 (next week)

HOBOKEN–On Thursday Dec. 22 the new outdoor ice-skating rink hold a grand opening event at 3:30 p.m. in the “Harlow Winter Village” under the 14th Street Viaduct.
The rink will run until Feb 28 and is sponsored by Advance Realty, the developer of the Harlow building.
“The outdoor skating rink, made of synthetic ice, is the latest example of the City providing fun recreational opportunities for residents and children of all ages,” wrote Mayor Dawn Zimmer in an email. “And, the rink will add to the vibrancy of the Viaduct area, which is becoming one of the most popular neighborhoods in the City!”
The rink is 3,100 square feet and is made of synthetic ice which is designed for ice skates with metal blades.
The rink is free with skate rentals at $10 and local vendors will be on site to sell food and drinks.
The rink is scheduled to be open Monday through Friday from 2:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. and weekends from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.