Skate + Santa

Take a socially distanced photo with Santa after a day of skating

During select skate times in December, families have the opportunity to say hello to Santa and get a holiday photo from a safe social distance, FREE when they reserve Skate + Santa tickets at

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Dates + Tickets

December 17, 18, 21, 22, and 23

How to reserve Skate + Santa tickets:

  • Visit
  • Click on one of the above dates
  • Look for skate rental groups marked “Skate + Santa” between 12:24pm-1:05pm
  • Reserve your time to skate!
  • See below for more info

More info

  • There is no reentry onto the ice. Be sure to finish skating and return your skates before visiting Santa.
  • Upon entry, visitors will receive a Santa sticker. Visitors must wear this sticker throughout the entire visit.
  • To make sure everyone has a chance to meet Santa, families will be limited to 2 poses at the Christmas Tree-o.
  • Use your own phone to snap a picture of kids, take a selfie, or our staff can text you a picture taken on one his elves’ phones.
  • Bryant Park will not provide any props, but families are welcome to bring their own.
  • All visitors are required to wear a mask. Santa will be wearing a face covering.
  • Maintain 6’ of distance between other groups in the queue and 6’ distance from Santa.
  • Be nice! Santa is watching.