Events Calendar

Week of November 4 - November 10, 2012

Calendar
Sunday, November 4, 2012

Bryant Park is now open.

Due to Hurricane Sandy, power has just returned to the park and crews are working diligently to restore ice to Citi Pond. Please check back here for updated information on a re-opening date.

Status of park amenities:

Electricity: Power has been restored to the park.

Citi Pond: Closed at this time. Now that the park has power, we can begin to make ice and prep for the public to return to NYC's only free admission skating rink.

General Park Areas: Open, including Bryant Park Bathroom, the ping pong area, and the 'wichcraft coffee and express kiosks at 42nd Street and 6th Avenue.

The Holidays Shops: Many have returned to regular store hours, and others are on their way in that direction. As of Friday, over 60 were open for shopping.

Celsius Rink-Side Restaurant: The bar will open Sunday afternoon. Dinner service begins Monday evening.

Bryant Park Grill, the Southwest Porch, 'wichcraft, and Le Carrousel: Individual amenities will have varied hours as they resume service. We will update you as soon as we have projected reopening estimates.




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Thank you for your patience and understanding.

 
Monday, November 5, 2012

Bryant Park is now open.

Due to Hurricane Sandy, power has just returned to the park and crews are working diligently to restore ice to Citi Pond. Please check back here for updated information on a re-opening date.

Status of park amenities:

Electricity: Power has been restored to the park.

Citi Pond: Closed at this time. Now that the park has power, we can begin to make ice and prep for the public to return to NYC's only free admission skating rink.

The Holidays Shops: Most shops are open, with regular hours.

Celsius Rink-Side Restaurant: Dinner service begins tonight, Monday, November 5.

Bryant Park Grill: Chef Gadi is back in the kitchen, and the restaurant reopened as of Saturday night, November 3.

Le Carrousel: Open for rides with regular hours, as of Sunday, November 4.

General Park Areas: Open, including Bryant Park Bathroom, the ping pong area, and the 'wichcraft coffee and express kiosks at 42nd Street and 6th Avenue.

The Southwest Porch, 'wichcraft hot chocolate and sandwich and soup kiosks: Individual amenities will have varied hours as they resume service. We will update you as soon as we have projected reopening estimates.

 

Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided.

Lessons are weather permitting. You'll be surprised that Alex and Jordan can often be found outside tossing pins in the snow!

 

Power up your laces, hop on your Hover Board and synchronize your watches for Back to the Future: Part 1 Trivia.

Reservations are encouraged by emailing bryantpark@triviaad.com with BTTF Trivia in the subject line.

Order yourself a chocolate malt for some Dutch Courage and get ready to go back to the future... trivia! Libyan nationalists are welcome, but we'll keep an eye on you.

You've seen them 100 times. You know them by heart. You've joined the cult. Now prove you're their leader. Attend a Monday Trivia night at the Porch to test your cult movie knowledge with quiz masters from Trivia, A.D..

Presented by Southwest Airlines and 'wichcraft

 
Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided.

Lessons are weather permitting. You'll be surprised that Alex and Jordan can often be found outside tossing pins in the snow!

 

Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided.

Lessons are weather permitting. You'll be surprised that Alex and Jordan can often be found outside tossing pins in the snow!

 
Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided.

Lessons are weather permitting. You'll be surprised that Alex and Jordan can often be found outside tossing pins in the snow!

 
Thursday, November 8, 2012

Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided.

Lessons are weather permitting. You'll be surprised that Alex and Jordan can often be found outside tossing pins in the snow!

 

Citi Pond will re-open for the season on Thursday, November 8 from 5pm - 10pm.

Regular hours will begin on Friday, November 9 at 8am.



For updated information about events, performances, and activities at the Pond, please visit CitiPondatBryantPark.com.

 
Friday, November 9, 2012

Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided.

Lessons are weather permitting. You'll be surprised that Alex and Jordan can often be found outside tossing pins in the snow!

 

Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
476 Fifth Avenue at 42nd Street
New York, NY 10018-2788

Free live performance

Performances, Projections, Community

This event will celebrate the powerful voices of the NYC Youth Poet Ambassadors and their unique views on voting and civic engagement. This will also be the first performance of the 2013 NYC Youth Poet Laureate.

Words on Walls combines live performance and light projections on iconic NYC buildings to celebrate cultural diversity, neighborhood histories and the power of youth voice.

Presented by: Urban Word - Partner of the Bryant Park Reading Room

 
Saturday, November 10, 2012

Hop on over to our pad for unfroggetable fun with Flaubert Frog and all his carousel pals.

In case of inclement weather, Flaubert Frog & Friends will be cancelled.

 
Petanque

Pétanque

Pétanque is a French game of "boules" played in the park. Try your hand after a free lesson from La Boule New Yorkaise.

Learn more about Pétanque in Bryant Park
Ping Pong

Ping Pong at The Tables

The Tables are located in the northwest corner of the park, and equipment is provided free of charge.

Give The Tables a spin