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Ice skating, rinkside bar & food hall, and holiday shopping

Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park is Manhattan’s winter wonderland. Enjoy the Holiday Shops, a pop-up rinkside food hall, and The Rink, the centerpiece of Winter Village and New York City’s only free admission ice skating rink.

Annual Tree Lighting Skate-tacular on December 4th, hosted by Alan Cumming with an exciting skating performance headlined by two-time Olympian and three-time US Champion Johnny Weir.

New Yorkers and visitors can also stop by Santa’s Corner for a free holiday photo opp with Santa and his helpers from December 16th – December 23rd.

On opening day, beginning at Noon, Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park will offer free skate rentals, Bank of America knit gloves, and hot chocolate from Squish to the first 100 skaters in line for the rink.

Tree Lighting Skate-tacular
Santa’s Corner
Skate School
New York City Opera Caroling

Holiday Shops
The Winter Village holiday market features  170+ food and artisanal boutiques offering delicious eats and exquisite gifts. Our European inspired open-air market hosts artisans from New York City and around the world. Located along Bryant Park’s allées, plazas, and terraces, the Holiday Shops are housed in custom-designed kiosks. Browse NYC’s best outdoor holiday market and check everyone off your list!

Holiday Shops open Saturday, October 27 at noon

October 27, 2018 – January 2, 2019
Monday – Friday: 11am-8pm
Saturday & Sunday: 10am-8pm
Many Shops are open on major holidays and after Thanksgiving will be open later than 8pm

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, and free skating shows, special events, and activities.

The Rink opens Saturday, October 27 at noon, and is open daily through the end of season 8am-10pm, weather permitting. The Rink may also be closed for events, please check back for scheduled rink closings.

The Lodge
Winter Village’s new rinkside bar and food hall, The Lodge by Urbanspace, is a cozy winter destination with a dozen new and classic NYC restaurants. The Lodge features a festive cocktail bar surrounded by a full range of eateries, including Mah-Ze-Dahr bakery, Pierogi Boys, Good Stock, Todaro Bros, Chimney Cakes by Stackery, a S’Mores Bar by Squish, an outdoor beer garden, and many other exciting dining options to fulfill the cravings of New Yorkers and visitors alike from morning until night.

Overlook opens Saturday, October 27 at noon

Our observation deck, located on the second floor of the Skating Pavilion, is the perfect place to warm up and watch the skating below. While you sit, enjoy a selection of games, chess, and art supplies, all for free! No purchase is necessary to enter Overlook.

Overlook may be closed to the public on certain days for private events, so please click here to check hours before visiting. Scroll down to Private Entertaining if you are interested in renting Overlook for a holiday party or event.

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