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Manhattan Square Park and Ice Rink

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Address: 353 Court St, Rochester, NY 14607
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great place for a public event

I came here for a movie screening, and a festival recently, it was very nice, spacious and surprisingly accommodating to a large crowd.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 August 2015
Christe D
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Spencerport, New York
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Rochester, NY
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748 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Every year at Christmas time we make it a point to go ice skating at Manhattan Square Park. They usually play Christmas music and have the fireplace going inside. A number of years ago they did a major renovation to the rink and the warming house and it is now a lot better. The rink is not big which is... More 

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Singapore
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218 reviews
74 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 529 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

This was built in an era of impersonal concrete architecture so it always feels very unemotional and cold. However, it can be useful for music and other events so it has some redeeming value.

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Hartford, Connecticut
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39 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016

Located next to the STRONG museum of play, this place is a great before or after museum run and around or skate. My boys love it, 3 and 5 year old.

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Batavia, New York
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83 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2015

this is where they have moved the party in the park - while it is a better location, the stage is at the bottom of a hill - so in order to get a drink or further back from stage, you have to go straight up and then you no longer see the stage.. but it is a decent place... More 

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Spencerport, New York
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79 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2015

I came here for a movie screening, and a festival recently, it was very nice, spacious and surprisingly accommodating to a large crowd.

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Thank Christe D
Rochester, New York
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2,793 reviews
868 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2015

This was the first time I've ever come to this park to see a concert, and I did have a good time. The park used a stage that was set up facing a hill for their "Party in the Park" series, which featured Victor Wooten, an amazing bass player. A good time was had by all, although I'm not sure... More 

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Upstate, NY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2015

I love skating here! It's the perfect place to go in winter because after skating you can go to Java's for hot chocolate and hang with friends. The rink is a good size and the view looks magical with falling snow at night, which is when I like to skate. The location is perfect with everything else around the rink... More 

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2015

Went to the Big Apple BBQ, where there was excellent BBQ food and live bands playing in the park. Great day out.

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Geneseo, New York
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9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2015

My husband and I went ice skating here on a Thursday afternoon. I loved that the rink was entirely outdoors! Very beautiful on a sunny day. Staff was friendly and funny and even let us use the plastic "walkers" that are usually for kids (this was only our second time skating). Fun music played as we skated. What a fun... More 

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Rochester, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2015

Note - before I start this review, the name of this park had been changed to Martin Luther King Park. We visited this park to do some ice skating with a group of my daughter's friends for her birthday. The park is nicely maintained, and the ice is kept fresh via the use of a Zamboni. It is never overcrowded,... More 

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