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Bryant Park’s Winter Village opens for its 22nd Season
October 29, 2023, 5:25.25 pm ET


Photo: Bryant Park

The Winter Village and Holiday Shops at Bryant Park have returned for the season, a sign that Christmas is right around the corner. The rink is open for ice skating, bumper cars and new this season, iceless curling, where you can reserve a line with food and drink inside a heated dome for up to 8 guests for 90 minutes.

This year there are dozens of shops to browse for gifts or self-indulgences ranging from Silly Puppets to Exotic Handmade Jewelry, Himalayan Artwear and more. There are more than 40 food vendors to choose from. Including The Migrant Kitchen, Palenque Empanada’s, Koukli Saucy Greek, Mama’s Cupboard and Winter Pie Shop. Or catch a drink or hot cocoa at The Lodge bar + food hall featuring the Rinkside Bar, S’mores N’more, among others. For a look at this year’s directory click here

Visitors can also book their own private igloos accommodating up to 8 guests. Packages start at $215 and include a seasonal selection of food and drinks.

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