BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — The Ice at Canalside will open for the winter season the day after Thanksgiving, on November 25.

A big party will kick-off the season that night. From 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., there will be a DJ, a colorful display of holiday lights, food and drink and fireworks for the family.

Curling is coming back this year, along with ice bikes and bumper cars on the ice.

Here’s a look at the pricing:


  • 5 and under: free
  • Children and military: $6
  • 13 and up: $8
  • Skate rental: $5

*Highmark BCBS of WNY Members receive $1 off admission, $10 off season passes, and $19 off family season passes.


  • $15 a person
  • There is a 4-person minimum, 10-person maximum

Bumper Cars:

  • $8 for an 8-minute ride                   

Ice Bikes:

  • $12 for a half hour

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