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Bryant Park

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“christmas market”(608 reviews)
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Bryant Park has a French-style merry-go-round, open year-round, plus a well-maintained lawn, with chairs and tables. The outdoor Reading Room has picture books and summertime story times. In winter. Take a spin on the free ice-skating rink. The park...more
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between 40th and 42nd Streets & Fifth and Sixth Ave, New York City, NY 10017
+1 236-565-2365
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Reviewed yesterday

Charming winter must see. Ice rink and skaters, with view of Manhattan skyline up above and frozen ponds; very Manhattan and Christmasy !

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Grant P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If course we were there in winter. Wonderful ice skating rink. Certainly well cared for park within a busy section of the city. Very nice to take a break and just rest the senses

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank mattd323
Reviewed 2 days ago

I love visiting Bryant Park as a tourist in winter. Check their website to see what they have on at the moment - it is so different in summer versus winter. In winter there are gorgeous holiday shopping market stalls, great food, ice skating, and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mcgfi
Reviewed 2 days ago

I came here everyday for 3 years and asked every person what their last name was. Lots of Kobe like kobe beef but no BRYANT. TERRIBLE

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jackas07
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Called at Bryant park on our walk about . Watched the ice skaters . It's a really pretty park . Wonderful free public toilets!! Better than Harrods!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank mattcaron68
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is such a great place to take your toddlers for a bit of ice skating, dinner and treats. We had such a fun time taking our daughter here for exactly that. Clean, great space and a beautiful location close to our hotel. We couldn’t...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank jenbabe7
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Christmas markets at Bryant Park are notorious! There are a variety of vendors selling goods for every interest. There are ice skaters of all ages and skill levels. There are benches from which to watch, hot chocolate to drink and a beautiful Christmas tree...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank TripTips14
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great to go during the Winter Park shops starting right after Halloween. Ice skating rink is great but the holiday shops are awesome.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank rbyapee
Reviewed 5 days ago

in the summer great place to sit and relax have refreshments play games great area nice walk to times square. in winter november time they set up all these little shops artistic great shopping for christmas or hanaukah sit and watch the ice skaters while...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Patricia C
Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited the park whilst we were visiting in December, the Christmas market was great. It wasn't as big as I expected? A great place to walk, grab a hot chocolate and the crepes were lovely! I even walked here after dinner to get a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MarkHadley
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the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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3 January 2019|
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Response from mplewis51 | Reviewed this property |
Can’t answer the question in whole. I do know that some of pop ups are permanent.
7 December 2018|
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Response from wiinks2 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there were vendors that served breakfast pastries and such.
1 December 2018|
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Response from Sam612014 | Reviewed this property |
The rink is open it shouldn’t depend on outside temp but i don’t thing it’s going to warm up any time soon . Anything happens with mother nature