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Skating With Friends 2024

Free (plus parking)

Sunday, Feb 11

10:00am - 6:00pm

Frog Pond

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Pack on the warm layers for a magical time on ice! Friends of the Public Garden are hosting their 3rd Annual Skating With Friends. There will be FREE hot cocoa and FREE skate rentals on the Frog Pond (while supplies last). If you or your little ones are just learning to skate, skating assistants will be available. This event will also include a special appearance from Frog Pond Freddie!


Skating sessions are in 2-hour intervals starting at 10:00am. Space is limited to 225 skaters per 90-minute session.


Metered parking is free downtown, but the Boston Common Garage charges between $10-$18 on weekends. Ride sharing or public transportation, are other options.


*Per an email sent 1/26/24, this event was rescheduled from January 28th to February 11th.

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