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Inaugural Roller Disco skating into Rochester October 9-10

Release Date: September 24, 2021

Media Contact: Katie Adelman
Rochester Downtown Alliance
Office: 507-216-9886



Inaugural Roller Disco skating into Rochester October 9-10

ROCHESTER, Minn.—Skaters participating in Roller Disco presented by Rochester Downtown Alliance and Destination Medical Center October 9-10 will soon be movin’ to the disco groove.

A 22 foot by 28 foot roller rink will be installed to transform Peace Plaza into a temporary outdoor roller-skating venue. In addition to skating, Roller Disco attendees will enjoy the following:

Schedule of events October 9

  • 2 to 6 p.m.: Teen time
  • 6 to 10 p.m.: Evening experience
    • Open skate
    • DJ D.I.M.E. spinning the jams from 6:30 to 10 p.m.

Schedule of events October 10

  • 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Family skate time

During the dedicated Roller Disco times, Med City Roller Derby skaters will provide attendees with a refresher demonstration of basic skating techniques. The event will also feature a 3-D photo booth, free skate rentals, a curated selection of vendors, and branded merchandise for sale. To add to the experience, Peace Plaza will be decked out with a disco ball and party lighting in addition to the outdoor roller rink.

Roller Disco attendees are asked to either bring their own roller skates—in-line skates are not allowed—or rent them for free onsite.

Roller Disco event partners include presenting partner Destination Medical Center, media partners Townsquare Media and KTTC TV, and event partners Olmsted Medical Center and Winona State University, Rochester.

For all Roller Disco information and updates, visit and follow Downtown Rochester, MN on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

About the Rochester Downtown Alliance
The Rochester Downtown Alliance is a nonprofit corporation comprised of a broad range of people representing property owners, business leaders, the city and others with a direct stake in enhanced business and economic development conditions in the downtown district. We work together to build a vibrant downtown community. We believe a strong core positively impacts the greater city of Rochester. Through a series of special events, activities, and initiatives, we create energy, excitement, and a unique character to Downtown Rochester, Minnesota.