Brian Boitano Guest Bartending

Tuesday, January 23 from 4 - 6:30 p.m.

Olympic Gold Medalist Brian Boitano will take center stage behind the bar at The Guild House and Lincoln Social Rooftop. Experience the art of mixology crafted by someone who knows excellence over ice. Brian's talent goes beyond the ice rink, as his recipes are featured on the Cooking Channel and Food Network, and the creation of Boitano's Lounge. Don't miss this exclusive opportunity while Brian is in Columbus for the U.S. Figure Skating Championships! No registration required, just show up!

  • January 23 from 4 - 5 p.m. at The Guild House
  • January 23 from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. at Lincoln Social

Learn to Skate

Friday, January 26 at 9 a.m. OR 10:15 a.m. 

Sign up for SkateFest at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships on Friday, January 26 at 9 a.m. or 10:15 a.m. Get out on the ice and learn the basics. It’s open to all ages and skill levels with no prior skating experience necessary. It’s free to participate and includes free skate rentals. Please note there is a maximum of 75 skaters per session, so please sign up before spots fill up.

Author Visits

Friday, January 26 and Saturday, January 27

Two figure skating legends will visit Main Library during Championships Weekend! Olympic silver medalist Nancy Kerrigan added author to her long list of accomplishments after writing a children's book called Stronger Than She ThinksGracie Gold won two national championships and skated for Team USA in the 2014 Olympics. Her memoir Outofshapeworthlessloser comes out in February. These events are free to attend but require registration. Get the details below.

Memorial Fund Reception

Friday, January 26 from 10 - 11:30 a.m. 

Honor the legacy of the Memorial Fund and enjoy a brunch with special guests. $275 of your ticket will go to support the Memorial Fund and help Team USA athletes continue to pursue their passions both on and off the ice. Tickets are $375 and on sale now.

Hall of Fame Reception

Saturday, January 27 from 5 - 7 p.m. 

The Class of 2024 includes Vivian & Ronald Joseph, Christa Fassi and Charlie Cyr. Tickets include two drinks, and hor d'oeuvres will be provided. Please purchase with name of attendee(s). The guest list will be checked at the door.

Friends of Figure Skating Breakfast

Sunday, January 28 from 9 -10:30 a.m. 

Join U.S. Figure Skating to celebrate the athletes of the 2024 Prevagen U.S. Championships. Learn how your dollars directly affect the Team USA skaters and hear from them directly! 

Become a member of Friends of Figure Skating to enjoy this intimate breakfast with our Team USA athletes. Visit Friends of Figure Skating - Campaign ( to start your membership process today.

Breaking the Ice

Sunday, January 28 at 12:30 p.m. 

Join us at the Lincoln Theater for Breaking the Ice: Exploring Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion in Figure Skating, a panel discussion hosted by U.S. Figure Skating DEI Director, Kadari Taylor-Watson. The panelists, including founders of diverse ice-skating programs, coaches, choreographers, parents, athletes, and officials, will share their unique experiences and insights on advancing DEI within the sport. This engaging conversation will take place at the Lincoln Theatre, a cultural landmark with a rich history of incubating talented emerging artists in the African-American community.