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Bank of America Winter Village

Bank of America Winter Village
People skate around the rink in front of the Christmas Tree in Bryant Park NYC.

Ice skating, Bumper Cars on Ice, Cozy Igloos, Curling Café & Bar, and festive rinkside dining at New York City's winter wonderland

The Rink
Monday - Wednesday: 8am-10pm
Thursday - Sunday + holidays: 8am-midnight

The Lodge
Monday - Wednesday: 10am-10pm
Thursday - Sunday + holidays: 8am-midnight

Holiday Shops are closed for the season! They'll be back fall 2023.

Monday – Friday: 11am-8pm
Saturday & Sunday: 10am-8pm
Many Shops are open later hours after Thanksgiving, and many will be open on Thanksgiving & Christmas Days, especially noon-5pm.

Please note: the park closes early on New Year's Eve, usually before 4pm.

When does Winter Village open?
Friday, October 28, 2022

How long is Winter Village in the park?
The Rink and The Lodge are open through Sunday, March 5, 2023. The Holiday Shops close 4pm on Monday, January 2, 2023.

Are Igloos returning this year?
Yes, our Cozy Igloos AND our Curling Cafe will be back this season! Tickets are now available for Igloos and Curling Café.

What about Bumper Cars?
Bumper Cars usually return to The Rink In January, after the holidays. Stay tuned for more information!

Does Winter Village have a Christmas Tree and Tree Lighting show?
Yes, the Christmas Tree will be on the east side of the rink, and we will host a Tree Lighting show on Tuesday, November 29 at 6pm. Find more info and watch the livestream of the event here!

It is always free to enjoy Bryant Park in New York City, and that includes Winter Village! You can purchase food and drink at the park OR bring your own, grab a table, and enjoy the skaters and festive views, no reservations needed.

Reservations are required for The Rink. For more information on The Rink, scroll below. You may also reserve skate time onsite, but we recommend reserving ahead of time, especially during peak skating times during the holidays.

The Lodge does not take reservations: just walk in, grab a seat and enjoy great food and drink + rink views! Scroll below for more Lodge info, including food kiosks, bars, and hours.

Cozy Igloos and our Curling Café & Bar require paid tickets. Scroll below for all info on skating, igloos and iceless curling in the park this summer!

Looking for the perfect setting for your holiday party, receptions, corporate events, dinners, birthdays, and more? Winter Village has event spaces for you! Email rink@bryantpark.org for more information and to book your next event.

Ice Skating at The Rink

The centerpiece of Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park, this 17,000 square foot rink features free admission ice skating, high quality rental skates, free skating shows, and events. The Rink is open daily through the Winter Village season.

Skate rental tickets for The Rink are now available. Please visit the "Reserve Tickets" button at the top of this page. Be sure to use your Bank of America credit or debit card at checkout to receive 10% off skate rentals.

Rink info

Admission
Free

Skate Rentals
$15-$50
Save on rentals by visiting during off-peak hours and dates.
Skate sizes: 6T-7T, kids 8-13, big kids 1-4, and adults 5-14

Premium Skate
135+
Includes skate concierge, snacks + beverage, access to Polar Lounge, skate rentals, bag check, and extended ice time.

Additional Offerings
Skate Aid rental: $22+
Helmet rental: $6
Socks: $6
Skate Sharpening: $20 (24hr turnaround), $30 (same day)

Storage
NEW: Shoe check is complimentary for all skaters, as no bags are allowed on the ice. We recommend that skaters leave personal items at home, or check them at the skating pavilion.
Bag Check
$5 per item
$15 per oversized item* (eg: stroller or piece of luggage)

*Bag Check size is at the discretion of rink staff

Please note:  there can be no unattended items in the Skating Pavilion. Backpacks or any kind of bag are NOT allowed on the ice this season. Rink staff and BPC security reserve the right to put unattended items in Bag Check, which can be retrieved for a fee.

Unattended stroller parking is available starting mid-November. Space may be limited m, so it is first-come first-served. 

Refund policy
Please be aware that due to the seasonal nature of Winter Village, there are no refunds for any paid ticket. You can reschedule your own tickets up until a certain time; be sure to check your ticket for rebooking info.

Be sure to use your Bank of America® credit or debit card at checkout to receive 10% off eligible skate rentals between October 28, 2022 and March 5, 2023. Please look for the cardholder discount at checkout.
 

Discount pricing on eligible Skate Rentals when you use any Bank of America® issued debit or credit card as your form of payment to pay for your purchase at checkout. Offer valid between October 28, 2022 and March 5, 2023. Offer only valid on orders up to $500. Customers must enter their credit card number, card expiration and CVV directly on the payment page at checkout to qualify for this offer. Except where required by law, cannot be redeemed for cash or cash equivalent, reproduced, modified, sold, traded, refunded or replaced if lost or stolen. Not valid on previous purchases or at any other location or website. No cash back. Bryant Park Corporation also reserves the right to change the terms and conditions applicable to discount codes at any time. Void where prohibited. Fulfillment of this offer is the sole responsibility of Bryant Park Corporation LLC.

October 28, 2022 – March 5, 2023
Daily: 8am-10pm
Select weekend and holiday hours: 8am-midnight
 

The Rink is open rain or shine. The park closes if weather conditions are severe. You will receive an email if your skate session is cancelled for inclement weather. Please check the rink message at bryantpark.org for daily updates.

Skate rentals
Click here to reserve skate rental tickets through Thanksgiving Day weekend. More skate rental tickets will be released in November.

Be sure to use your Bank of America® credit or debit card at checkout to receive 10% off eligible skate rentals between October 28, 2022 and March 5, 2023.

Own skates
For those bringing their own skates, tickets roll out daily for skate times one week in advance, throughout the season. Click here to book "bringing own skates" tickets.

Follow us on social @bryantparknyc for ticket release updates.

Opening cut: 7:40 – 8:00am
9:30 – 9:50am
11:35 – 11:55am
1:40 – 2pm
3:45 – 4:05pm
5:50 – 6:10pm
7:55 – 8:15pm
10:00 – 10:20pm*
*midnight closures only

Can I skate for free?
The Rink at Bank of America Winter Village is NYC’s only free admission ice skating rink. If you bring your own skates, you can ice skate for free. Please be sure to reserve an entry time ahead of your visit at the “Reserve skate time” button on the top of this page.

Why can’t I book a ticket for dates farther out? Are those tickets all sold out already?
Those tickets are NOT sold out! This season, "Own skates" reservations will roll out daily for dates one week out.

December skate rental tickets will start rolling out in November.

I have my own skates. Can I book multiple skate sessions in a row one day?
We do not allow multiple skate sessions to be booked in a row. This allows us to accommodate as many skaters as possible each day. We ask that each skater limit themselves to one time slot per person per day.

If I come a few minutes after my ticket time can I still skate?
Yes!

If I come several hours after my ticket time can I still skate?
Our staff will accommodate you if possible per availability. During peak season it is highly unlikely that late arrivals can be accommodated.

When is the best time to skate to avoid crowds?
-Early mornings: a great time to skate with small children, especially as skate aids are free before 11:30am daily.
-Off peak dates and times: visit weekdays and mornings, and dates before Thanksgiving and after the new year.

Does The Rink close when it rains?
The Rink is generally open rain or shine. We may close The Rink for severe weather. In the event of a weather closure, customers will be notified by email, and refunded for their purchase less a processing fee.

Do you have to be vaccinated to visit The Rink, the Holiday Shops, or the park in general?
Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is not required to visit Winter Village at Bryant Park.

I don’t skate. Can I go into the Skating Pavilion and skating areas with my party?
Only if you are a guardian for younger children. Children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult. Guardians do not need a ticket to enter the pavilion, but there is a strict limit to the number of guardians who can enter the pavilion. One chaperone* may enter with a small group of children. For larger groups:

Children ages 7 and under require a minimum of 2 chaperones per 10 children

Children ages 8+ require one chaperone per 10 children

Please note: we ask that non-skating adults do not “babysit” items in the pavilion. Please utilize our Bag Check; shoe check is free. Other non-skating adults cannot enter the pavilion, but can enjoy the view from around The Rink. Non-skaters in Premium Skate parties must have a Premium Skate ticket to join their group in Polar Lounge.

*Chaperone entry is at the discretion of rink staff

I have my own skates. Can I skip the line?
You must have a ticket to enter skating areas. If you are bringing your own skates, please reserve a free “own skates” ticket ahead of your visit to The Rink. You must show your ice skates to enter with an "own skates" ticket.

Do you have skate aids?
Yes! We have three types of skate aids: Penguins, snowmen, and zambonis will help your little skater navigate The Rink with ease, all on their own or pushed by an adult! Penguins and snowmen are for beginner skaters under ten years old only ($22/hour). The Zamboni skate aid is pushed by an adult, with a little one riding ($30/hr).

  • Penguins: you must be under 4' tall to use the penguins;
  • Snowmen: you must be under 5' tall to use the snowmen;
  • Zambonis: the rider must be under 4' tall to sit on the zamboni. The "driver" must be an adult.

Skate aids are available for purchase on site at The Rink only. Availability is first come, first served. Skate aids reservations are not transferable to other skating parties.

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL: all skate aids are free for use  before 11:30am daily, and are also available first come, first served.

What size skates do you have?
Kids 6-4, Adults 5-14

Do you have lockers this year?
We do not have lockers.

Where can I put personal items?
Please see “Pricing + storage” above.

Can I visit Overlook?
Currently, Overlook is only available for events.

Can I have a birthday party or rent space at The Rink?
Yes, you can rent Polar Lounge for birthday parties and special occasions, or Overlook for larger events. To learn more about our custom packages and to reserve space, email rink@bryantpark.org.

I want to get engaged on the ice! Can you help?
Bryant Park offers packages for those who want to make their trip to The Rink extra special. Please contact rink@bryantpark.org for more details. 
Please note: for the safety of our skaters, we cannot accommodate impromptu proposals on the ice. Please contact us at the email above for proposal options.

What about Bumper Cars?
Look for Bumper Cars on Ice to return to the park in January!

Group reservations for ice skating must be secured 24 hours in advance over the phone at 917-438-5174 or by email at rink@bryantpark.org.

Group minimum: 30

Reservations include: Skate rentals

Chaperone policy: Ages eight and over require one chaperone per 10 children. Ages seven and under requires a minimum of two chaperones per 10 children.

Payment information: Group reservations may be paid via credit card or company issued check. Reservations are not secured until full payment is made. No refunds are given once payment has been made, however reservations may be rescheduled if notified 24 hours prior to scheduled visit date based on availability.

Schools: Please contact us for information on special rates.

The Rink offers private, semi-private, and group lessons with skate coaches for all ages and levels, from beginners to those wishing to perfect their skating techniques.

No need to book a skate time if you're booking a lesson! Just visit the link below to reserve and pay for your lesson (skate rentals also available for pre-purchase below, or you can reserve on site).

Visit here for more information and to book ice skating lessons

Skaters’ Code of Responsibility

Ice skating is an inherently dangerous and physically demanding athletic ability. Please abide by the following rules and help make Winter Village a wonderful experience for everyone. You must have a Winter Village skater wristband to enter the ice rink.

  • Ice skates must be worn to enter the ice rink.
  • Read and abide by all signs
  • Follow announcements, and obey the instructions of the skate guards.
  • Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
  • Cell phones, headphones, cameras, backpacks, and pocketbooks are not permitted on the ice.
  • Food and drinks are not permitted on the ice, or in the Skating Pavilion.
  • Skating while under the influence of drugs or alcohol is strictly prohibited.
  • No sitting or climbing on the railings.
  • No carrying a child while ice skating. This is very dangerous for the child.
  • No more than two people may hold hands while skating.
  • Do not congregate at the railings or block the entrances/exits.
  • The center of the ice rink is for skating lessons and figure skating.
  • Spins, jumps, and backwards skating are not permitted when the rink is crowded.
  • Please report any injury to a Winter Village staff member.
  • Skate respectfully.
  • For security reasons, online skating reservations require the name of each person in your party. If fake or repeat names are used, your order may be cancelled, and you will be charged a cancellation fee. Failure to comply with this policy could result in being permanently banned from The Rink.
  • If you do not show up for a skate reservation and make no attempt to notify us in advance, this constitutes a “no-show”. Repeated “no-shows” are grounds for being permanently banned from The Rink.
  • No abusive, aggressive, abrasive or disorderly conduct, which may include weaving, pushing and power stopping.
  • If you are skating in any manner that endangers your fellow skaters, you may be warned and/or asked to leave the ice. Winter Village staff members reserve the right to permanently ban aggressive skaters from The Rink.
Skating reservations are approximately 55 minutes from arrival to departure, so that everyone can enjoy free public ice skating at Winter Village.

Acknowledgement of Risk

Release of liability and waiver of all claims by persons entering Winter Village at Bryant Park

Participant and/or Participant’s parent(s) or guardian(s) (individually and collectively, “Participant”) understands, acknowledges, and agrees that ice skating is an inherently dangerous and physically demanding activity. Participant assumes full responsibility for any risk of injury, property damage, or death while participating in any activity at Winter Village at Bryant Park and all related facilities and surrounding areas (collectively, “Winter Village”).

Participant hereby waives any and all claims including, but not limited to, bodily injury, property damage, or death, that Participant or Participant’s heirs, assigns, and/or legal representatives may have against Bryant Park Corporation (“BPC”), Rink Management Systems (“RMS”), the sponsors of Winter Village, and/or the City of New York, and/or their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, officers, directors, employees, agents, and volunteers, arising out of Participant’s use of Winter Village and/or rental of skates.

Participant hereby releases and holds harmless BPC, RMS, the sponsors of Winter Village, and/or the City of New York, and/or their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, officers, directors, employees, agents, and volunteers arising from any and all liability for any loss, damage, or expense that Participant or Participant’s heirs, assigns, and/or legal representatives may suffer as a result of Participant’s use of Winter Village and/or rental of skates from any cause whatsoever, including but not limited to, negligence or breach of contract on the part of BPC, RMS, any sponsor of Winter Village, or the City of New York, or their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, officers, directors, employees, agents, and volunteers, in the operation, supervision, design, maintenance, or condition of Winter Village.

Participant agrees to abide by the “Code of Ice Skater Responsibility” and to follow the instructions of the operating staff of Winter Village. Failure to follow this code of conduct or instructions may result in the termination of Participant’s use of Winter Village and/or rental of skates without refund.

Participant permits BPC, RMS, the sponsors of Winter Village, and the City of New York to use any photographs, videotapes, recordings, or any other records taken while on the premises of Winter Village for publicity, advertising, or any other legitimate purpose. This facility is monitored by video surveillance.

Both manual and motorized wheelchairs are permitted on the ice. Adaptive sleds are available free of charge.

Users who wish to enjoy the ice using our adaptive sled can be pushed by a member of their party or by one of The Rink’s Skate Hosts. To request Skate Host assistance ahead of time, you may call 917-438-5170, though it is not required.

There are accessible park entrances mid-block on 40th and 42nd Streets, between Fifth and Sixth Avenues. There is an accessible route that connects the 6th Avenue side of the park up to The Rink entrance.

Bumper Cars on Ice return to the park soon. Scroll below for more information!

Bumper Cars on Ice

Bump, slide, and spin your way into the new year at The Rink on our bumper cars! Not your typical bumper car, ours go ON the ice. Join us for the 2023 season starting Friday, January 13!

Please read all instructions and rules to the right before booking. See you on the ice!

All Bumper Cars on Ice riders must:
  • Be 7+ years old, at least 42 inches tall, and under 300 lbs
  • Wear flat, closed-toe shoes
  • Sign a waiver; children under 18 require a parent or guardian’s signature
  • Remain seated while inside the bumper car
  • Secure any personal belongings inside the bumper car
  • Read and abide by all rules.
  • Follow announcements and obey staff instructions
  • Sign a waiver and release before riding. Scroll below to view the waiver and release you must sign before riding.
Not permitted:
  • More than one person per car
  • Children or objects on laps
  • Use of mobile phones or cameras during ride
  • Riders under the influence of alcohol or drugs
  • Riders who are pregnant
  • Riders who have a medical condition that could be aggravated as a result of the ride
     
Operating instructions:
  • Riders will be brought out to the cars for the start of the session as a group. Please wait in line, and an attendant will direct you to your bumper car.
  • To get into bumper car: there is a scooped area between the front of the car and the joysticks. Sit at the top of the scoop (bottom facing into car) and slide into the seat.
  • To go forward, push both joysticks forward away from you. To go backward, pull both joysticks back toward you. To turn left, tap on the left joystick. To turn right, tap on the right joystick. To stay in place, do not press the joysticks.
  • When the ride is over, the cars will start to beep. Drive your car back to the rink wall, or ask an attendant for help returning the car.
  • Remain in your seat until are cars are returned to the wall. An attendant will help you out of your car if you need assistance
When riding:
  • You are welcome to bump other cars, but do not bump into the walls of the rink
  • Staff reserves the right to ask any rider to leave the ice for disobeying rules, endangering themselves or others
  • Please note: If available, bumper cars can be booked online (we recommend reserving in advance, as cars fill up quickly)
  • Any open cars can be reserved onsite on a first-come-first-served basis
  • Accommodation of late arrivals is at the discretion of the operator, and may not be possible
  • You may modify your reservation up to 3 hours ahead of your scheduled time

Read the rules and instructions? You're ready to ride! Visit here to book your bumper car ride.

All riders agree to the terms below when booking a bumper car ride, and must sign a copy onsite before riding bumper cars.

RELEASE OF LIABILITY AND WAIVER OF ALL CLAIMS

The Participant and/or their parent(s) or guardian understands, acknowledges, and agrees that riding Bumper Cars can be an inherently dangerous and physically demanding activity. Participating Rider assumes full responsibility for any risk of injury, property damage, or death while participating in activities at this establishment.

Participant and/or their parent(s) or guardian hereby waive any and all claims including, but not limited to, bodily injury including death and property damage they may have against Bryant Park Corporation and/or Rink Management Services and its affiliated companies including but not limited to Bryant Park Corporation and/or Rink Management Services (herein collectively referred to as BP/RMSC) and its affiliates, partners, officers, directors, employees, agents, and volunteers arising out of Participant’s use of the facility and all surrounding areas.

Participants and/or their parent(s) or guardians hereby release and hold harmless BP/RMSC, all sponsors, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, officers, directors, employees, agents and volunteers from any and all liability for any loss, damage, or expense that the Participants or their respective heirs, assigns and legal representatives may suffer as a result of Participant’s use of the Bumper Cars from any cause whatsoever, including but not limited to, negligence or breach of contract on the part of BP/RMSC, and all sponsors of the establishment, in the operation, supervision, design, maintenance, or condition of the Bumper Cars, track, or the facility and allsurrounding areas.

Participant agrees to abide by the “Code of Conduct” as posted within the Bumper Car area, for the use of the facility and will follow the instructions of the operating staff. Failure to follow these codes of conduct may result in the termination of Participant’s use of the Bumper Cars and the surrounding areas without refund.

Participant permits BP/RMSC to use any photographs, videotapes, recordings or any other records taken while on the premises for publicity, advertising, or any other legitimate purpose. Participant's presence in Bryant Park constitutes acknowledgement and consent that participant may be photographed and/or videotaped by Bryant Park Corporation, and resulting image or likeness may be used in promotional and advertising platforms and materials as the result of a photo shoot/videotaping while visiting the park.

BY READING/SIGNING THIS RELEASE OF LIABILITY AND WAIVER OF ALL CLAIMS, I UNDERSTAND THAT I AM RELEASING BP/RMSC FROM ANY POTENTIAL CLAIMS FOR NEGLIGENCE AND FOR ANY DAMAGES CAUSED BY BP/RMSC AND ALL SPONSORS’ NEGLIGENCE.

FOR PARTICIPANT UNDER 18 YEARS OF AGE

MINOR RELEASE: (must be completed by Parent/Guardian for any participants under age of 18)

I, CERTIFY AND AFFIRM THAT I AM THE MINOR’S PARENT AND/OR LEGAL GUARDIAN, AND I UNDERSTAND THE NATURE OF THE ACTIVITY AND THE MINOR’S EXPERIENCE AND CAPABILITIES AND BELIEVE THE MINOR TO BE QUALIFIED, IN GOOD HEALTH, AND IN PROPER PHYSICAL CONDITION TO PARTICIPATE IN SUCH ACTIVITY. I HEREBY RELEASE, DISCHARGE, COVENANT NOT TO SUE, AND AGREE TO INDEMNIFY AND SAVE AND HOLD HARMLESS EACH OF THE RELEASEES FROM ALL LIABILITY, CLAIMS, DEMANDS, LOSSES, OR DAMAGES ON THE MINOR’S ACCOUNT CAUSED, OR ALLEGED TO BE CAUSED IN WHOLE OR IN PART BY THE NEGLIGENCE OF THE “RELEASEES” OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING NEGLIGENT RESCUE OPERATIONS AND FURTHER AGREE THAT IF, DESPITE THIS RELEASE, I, THE MINOR, OR ANYONE ON THE MINOR’S BEHALF MAKES A CLAIM AGAINST ANY OF THE RELEASEES NAMED ABOVE, I WILL INDEMNIFY, SAVE, AND HOLD HARMLESS EACH OF THE RELEASEES FROM ANY LITIGATION EXPENSES, ATTORNEY FEES, LOSS LIABILITY, DAMAGE, OR ANY COST THAT MAY OCCUR AS A RESULT OF ANY SUCH CLAIM.

The undersigned parent certifies that the immediately preceding representation and warranty is true and correct in all respects for the participant named hereinabove.

I understand that by submitting this statement, I am giving the Releasee(s) permission to verify this statement and that the information provided in this statement is true.

The Lodge Bar + Food Hall

The Lodge is a rinkside open air, après skate escape where visitors can cozy up with a festive cocktail, enjoy delicious food, and watch ice skaters. This cozy winter destination boasts festive bars and multiple food options to fulfill the cravings of New Yorkers and visitors alike.  

Looking for great game day viewing? The Lodge has a big screen, and lots of food and drink options! Scroll below for more Lodge info.

Lodge info

Hours
Monday – Wednesday: 10am-10pm (last call)
Thursday – Sunday + holidays: 10am-11pm (last call)

Alcove Bar
Full service bar with seating inside The Lodge. We recommend a Winter Spiced Negroni or Maple Bourbon Old Fashioned, but it's hard to choose! You can also grab some bites in The Lodge and enjoy a game on the big screen.

El Pambazo Shop
A unique sandwich shop and bakery serving traditional Mexican sandwiches, pastries, churros, coffee and delicious, artisanal hot chocolate. 

The Lodge Bar by Stout NYC
A full service bar inside the Lodge with views of The Rink and the Christmas Tree, and a big screen for games. You have to try their Signature Mulled Wine, or Grand Marnier Hot Chocolate, perfect drinks for a cozy winter meet-up or post-holiday shopping escape.

Rinkside Bar by Stout NYC
A full service, open air bar on The Lodge deck, with heaters to take off the winter chill. Grab a drink (Irish Coffee Martini or Frangelico Hot Chocolate, anyone?) and enjoy the rinkside views!

S'mores N'More
Nothing encompasses the spirit of the holidays more than a delicious mug of hot chocolate or an ooey gooey s’more. Let S’mores N’more bring out your inner child with their deliciously delightful confections!

Stout NYC
Charcuterie, a selection of delicious sausages (including vegan option), loaded fries and more! Perfect winter comfort food.

SweetTooth
Don't miss these European handcrafted cheese cake cones, freshly baked every day. Choose from chocolate, vanilla or strawberry cheesecake cream. Be on the lookout for their Santa Cone!

Curling Café & Bar

Grab your family, friends or colleagues and experience iceless curling! Your reservation includes a dedicated curling lane and heated dome with food and drinks.

*BONUS*: get 20% off your booking with code CURLING23 at checkout!

Book here to reserve a curling lane today!
No reservations are needed to sit at the bar.

Curling Café info

Small package serves 1-4 guests.

Large package serves 5-8 guests.

Pricing for packages starts at $275

  • Carafe of hot chocolate or hot apple cider
  • Crispy french fries
  • Chicken tenders or sliders or cheese board or mac & cheese
    Additional food and beverage options are avaliable à la carte
  • Each Curling Café reservation is 90 minutes.
  • To reserve your curling lane and dining dome, purchase the package with your preferred time and date.
  • No reservations are required to sit at the Curling Bar.
  • Curling Café is located at the Bryant Park Café, located at the NE corner of the park.
  • Please arrive 15 minutes before your reservation time.
  • Dining domes are heated, but curling lanes are entirely outdoors. Please dress accordingly.
  • Please note, ice skating is not included with the purchase of a curling package. Return to the home page and reserve skate time separately.
  • Please note that curling reservations cannot accommodate parties larger than 8 people.
  • You must present the purchasing credit card, ID of purchaser that matches name on credit card, and you must sign a receipt on site.
  • Additional food and beverage can be ordered a la carte. No outside food or beverages is permitted.
  • We ask all guests respect their designated timeframe so the domes can be cleaned and prepared for the next group of reservations.
  • Bryant Park Corporation reserves the right to cancel reservations at any time due to severe weather conditions.
  • Questions about your reservation and curling packages can be directed to bookings@bryantpark.org.

Curling Café is located at the Bryant Park Café, located at the NE corner of the park.

All domes will be properly cleaned by our dedicated team between each booking.

There are no refunds for the Curling Café. Due to the seasonal nature of this amenity, please understand that we are unable to refund reservations.

You may reschedule your curling reservation until 48 hours before your reservation start time. If you'd like to reschedule, please click "Manage this booking" in your confirmation email and follow the instructions.

Bryant Park Corporation reserves the right to cancel reservations at any time due to severe weather conditions.

Cozy Igloos

Revel with friends and family inside your own private igloo – the ultimate winter experience!

Enjoy festive food and drinks in these cozy domes, just steps from the iconic ice-skating rink, surrounded by midtown skyscrapers. 

*BONUS*: get 20% off most Mondays-Wednesdays with code WEEKDAYWARMER20 at checkout!

Book your Cozy Igloo here.

Cozy Igloos info

Pricing for packages starts at $215

Small package serves 1-4 guests.
Large package serves 5-8 guests.

  • Gourmet Popcorn
  • Carafe of Hot Chocolate or Hot Apple Cider
  • Chicken Fingers or Hot Dogs or Bavarian Pretzel or Charcuterie or Cheese Board
  • Crispy French Fries
  • Each Cozy Igloo session is 90 minutes.
  • To reserve your space, purchase the package with your preferred time and date. You must purchase a package to be seated.
  • Food and drink selection is shared. Small packages include one choice of beverage and food. Large packages include two choices of beverages and food. 

  • Cozy Igloos are located between the Skating Pavilion and the Tree, in the southeast corner of The Rink Deck.
  • Please arrive 15 minutes before your reservation time.
  • Our igloos are heated, but if the temperature is below freezing you may want to wear an extra layer.
  • Please note, ice skating is not included with the purchase of an igloo. Return to the home page and reserve skate time separately.
  • Please note that igloos cannot accommodate parties larger than 8 people.
  • You must present the purchasing credit card, ID of purchaser that matches name on credit card, and you must sign a receipt on site.
  • Additional food and beverage can be ordered a la carte. No outside food or beverages is permitted.
  • We ask all guests respect their designated timeframe so the igloos can be cleaned and prepared for the next group of reservations.
  • Bryant Park Corporation reserves the right to cancel reservations at any time due to severe weather conditions.
  • Questions about your reservation and igloo packages can be directed to bookings@bryantpark.org.

Cozy Igloos are located between the Skating Pavilion and the Christmas Tree, in the southeast corner of The Rink Deck.

All igloos will be properly cleaned by our dedicated team between each booking.

There are no refunds for Cozy Igloos. Due to the seasonal nature of this amenity, please understand that we are unable to refund reservations.

You may reschedule your igloo reservation until 48 hours before your reservation start time. If you'd like to reschedule, please click "Manage this booking" in your confirmation email and follow the instructions.

Bryant Park Corporation reserves the right to cancel reservations at any time due to severe weather conditions.

Private entertaining

Overlook
Overlook, our largest private event space, sits above the enchanting Winter Village landscape. Overlook is perfect for holiday parties, receptions, corporate events, and more. The space features sweeping views of the skating rink, Bryant Park, and Midtown Manhattan through its floor-to-ceiling glass walls and clear roof.

Polar Lounge
A cozy alcove near the entrance onto The Rink, Polar Lounge serves as a perfect location for birthday parties, intimate gatherings, and skate outings.

For more information about our private event spaces or to book a space, email us!.

Private event space Overlook at Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park, set up and glowing blue for an event.

Plan your visit

Hotels

Bryant Park Hotel
40 West 40th Street, across from the park

Park Terrace Hotel
18 West 40th Street, across from the park

Andaz 5th Avenue
485 Fifth Avenue, across from the NYPL

LUMA Hotel
120 West 41st Street between Sixth & Broadway

Getting to Winter Village

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Parking near Bryant Park

Find options here

Holiday Shopping in NYC

Holiday Shops are closed for the season, but they'll be back in fall 2023!
Our European inspired open-air market, the Holiday Shops by Urbanspace, features artisans from New York and around the world. Located along Bryant Park’s allées, plazas, and terraces, the Shops are housed in custom-designed, "jewel box" kiosks.  Enjoy local crafts, artisan provisions, and exquisite gifts from around the world.

Find Shops on our directory, or  learn more about individual Shops!

Shops info

October 28, 2022 – Monday, January 2, 2023

Holiday Shops are closed for the season. They return to the park fall 2023!


Hours
Monday – Friday: 11am-8pm
Saturday & Sunday: 10am-8pm
Holiday Hours
Many Shops are open later hours after Thanksgiving
Many Shops will be open on Thanksgiving & Christmas Days, especially noon-5pm

Some Holiday Shops are at grade, while others have a step up to get inside the kiosk. To gain access to those kiosks with a step, call 917-635-1115 for assistance. An attendant with a portable ramp will escort you into those kiosks for the duration of your visit.

There are accessible park entrances mid-block on 40th and 42nd Streets, between Fifth and Sixth Avenues.

Missed our Tree Lighting? Thanks to Bank of America, we livestreamed the event, available here to rewatch. Enjoy the show!





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