Even though Detroit is definitely gaining a reputation as a fun city for young people and professionals, it still doesn't get the same treatment as Chicago and New York. However, once you spend a few hours at the Frankenmuth Ice Rink at Campus Martius downtown, you might be more convinced that Detroit deserves that cool city fame.\nRockefeller Center in New York City is an iconic image that pops up in all of your favorite Christmas movies during the holiday season. The towering lighted tree is a symbol of the festivities that come in December.\nWell, get ready to see Detroit in a whole new way. When you're skating on this rink in the evening, lit up by the beautiful lights, there will be no question to the city's status as a cultural hub.\nThe ice rink is a part of the Campus Martius park for the wintry season and it's become the social center of Downtown Detroit.\nYou'll see families, couples, and people just there to have fun. It's a place that you need to add to your winter bucket list this year.\nThere are a lot of places to eat and drink once you get tired of skating.\nView this post on Instagram Wouldn't be Christmas without a trip downtown Detroit #campusmartius #detroit #festive #merrychristmas A post shared by Tracy Rossetto (@tracy_rossetto) on Dec 22, 2019 at 4:09pm PST\nParc is the higher end restaurant in Campus Martius. They have delicious drinks during happy hour and their dining room offers a great view of the skaters enjoying themselves.\nView this post on Instagram happy to be the same age again A post shared by Claire Riddle (@claire_riddle) on Nov 24, 2019 at 5:20pm PST\nCadillac Lodge is just down the street and is a winter pop-up that you should check out while you still have a chance. They offer hot drinks with booze in them, which is pretty much perfect after a long evening of skating.\nView this post on Instagram just to clarify our last name is Schervish despite all our usernames. Sorry for the confusion A post shared by ✗sᴀʀ✗ (@sarahscherv) on Feb 7, 2019 at 3:04pm PST\nWhile you're in Downtown Detroit, you should also check out these winter date ideas or this cozy holiday lodge.\nView this post on Instagram Happy Holidays! A post shared by Sarah Charbonneau (@sarahcharbonnea) on Dec 23, 2019 at 1:31pm PST\nFrankenmuth Ice Rink at Campus Martius\nPrice: Admission is $10 for adults and it costs $5 to rent a pair of skates.\nHours: Monday - Tuesday: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Wednesday - Thursday: 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.; Friday: 11 a.m. - 11 p.m.; Saturday: 10 a.m. - 11 p.m.; Sunday: noon - 8 p.m.\nAddress: 800 Woodward Ave., Detroit, MI\nWhy You Need To Go: The rink really transports you to a whole other world and there are so many cool restaurants and bars to try out nearby. \nWebsite\n\n\nThere are stories everywhere! If you spot a newsworthy event in your city, send us a message, photo, or video @NarcityUSA on Facebook and Instagram.\n\n\n\n\nWe strongly advise that before you go swimming or visit any location, you check the most recent updates on potential hazards, security, water quality, and closures. If you do plan to visit a location, respect the environment.