The perfect place to warm up, watch the skaters below, and enjoy free games and activities

Our observation deck, located on the second floor of the Skating Pavilion, is the perfect place to warm up and enjoy the skating fun below. While you sit, enjoy a selection of games, chess, and art supplies, all for free! Overlook may be closed to the public on certain days for private events. Please check back here for up-to-date hours and information. No purchase is necessary to enter Overlook.

​October 28, 2017 – March 4, 2018
Overlook may be closed for rentals.


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Host a party at Overlook

Overlook, our rinkside event space, offers unmatched views of Winter Village, Bryant Park, and Midtown Manhattan. The perfect setting for holiday parties, receptions, corporate events, dinners, and more, Overlook features floor-to-ceiling windows and custom menus by world-class caterers:

Union Square Events, the catering business of Danny Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality Group, offers enlightened hospitality and culinary excellence.

Great Performances provides delicious, seasonal food inspired by its own organic farm and the New York food scene, along with gracious service.

To inquire about availability and menus, email us or call 917-438-5170.

Overlook is cozy, so please:

Enjoy use of the games and art supplies provided

Use one chair per person

Use an inside voice

Clean up after yourself

Do not gamble

Keep your wristband on in the Skating Pavilion

No skates can be worn in Overlook