Jaden Lofbom holds Brianna Galvan,5, as they spin around on the ice. Pershing Square has been transformed into a partial winter wonderland as the 14th annual Downtown On Ice Holiday Rink was opened Thursday Morning, 11/17/2011.
Olympic Champion Tara Lipinski, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, a skating Snoopy and girls from the Los Angeles Ice Theater Youth Ensemble welcomed Children from San Pedro Street Elementary and Sheenway School and Cultural Center to be the first to take to the ice for the holiday season. The rink will be open everyday, including holidays through January 16, 2012. The charge to skate is $6 plus an additional $2 if you need to rent skates. Los Angeles, CA. 11/17/2011(John McCoy/Staff Photographer)