There is never a lack of family fun things to do during winter in Buffalo. Celebrate the start of the skating season with family-friendly activities at MLK Jr. Park. Activities include the BlueCross BlueShield Healthy Zone Cruiser, old-fashioned pond ice-skating (weather dependent), free skate rentals (figure and hockey), face-painting, balloon art, hands-on activity with the Buffalo Museum of Science, refreshments donated in-kind by Ashker’s Buffalo, James Desiderios Inc., Tops Friendly Markets, Wegmans and Wolter’s Bakery. All activities are free and open to the public.

Join the fun at  Martin Luther King Jr. Park Basin and Casino West Parade Circle, Buffalo. Parking is available along Humboldt Parkway South (enter via West Parade Circle) and Martin Luther King Jr. Park (enter via Northampton Street)

Saturday, January 20, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Regular ice-skating hours at the MLK Jr. Park Basin are Monday through Friday, 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday, noon to 5:30 p.m. Ice-skating is weather dependent. For the most up-to-date information on ice conditions, call 716-838-1249 ext. 17.