Farmington’s Riley Park Ice Rink opens for the season

Riley Park Ice Rink opened on Christmas Eve, launching a season that will last as long as the cold weather does.

Riley Park Ice Rink

Located at Grove and Grand River in downtown Farmington, the rink is celebrating its fifth year. Skaters are welcome 8:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, and 8:30 a.m.-11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. No skates? You can borrow from the dozens collected through donations.

The season’s first event, with a Harry Potter theme, happens at 6 p.m. on December 29. There’ll be a horcrux scavenger hunt, prizes, butter beer, and more. Cost is $5 per person, $20 per family.

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