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Bryant Park

between 40th and 42nd Streets & Fifth and Sixth Ave, New York City, NY 10017
+1 236-565-2365
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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 also has clean bathrooms, a rarity in midtown.
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  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice skating” (1,132 reviews)
“christmas market” (385 reviews)
“ping pong” (266 reviews)
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Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
between 40th and 42nd Streets & Fifth and Sixth Ave, New York City, NY 10017
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Reviewed today

We have been to various Christmas markets in Europe and I came home to the US to find that the Bryant Park Christmas Market is absolutely wonderful. Unlike some of the other markets it is not filled with many many shops selling almost exactly the...More

Thank darylqu
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My family and I decided to check out Bryant Park to see the shops, ice skating rink and food stands. There were quite a few shops with a variety of items from all over the world. Novelty gifts in abundance- personalized golf tees, tools made...More

Thank nanette75
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Although there are a number of Christmas markets in NY, this was our favourite! The tree is beautiful, big ice rink and a great place to sit inside and have a hot chocolate or a drink. Great atmosphere!

Thank sunburned2010
Reviewed yesterday

We visited during the XMAS Holidays - Bryant Park has amazing food carts and really cool shopping carts - be prepared to be very cozy - the carts are small and people love this place Well worth a visit

Thank Hans K
Reviewed yesterday

Loved the ice skating rink with great music. Many shopping kiosks with unique items--perfect for holiday shopping. Several nice restaurants nearby.

Thank likethewind27
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

‘‘Tis the season and Bryant Park is all decked out with a big tree and a skating rink and an assortment of vendors of foods and trinkets. It was a cold blustery day but a few hours here was very nice. Interesting items to shop...More

Thank Averagejoe001
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Fantastic Christmas market with skating rink. Fabulous, romantic and cozy atmosphere. Many booths with plenty of designer ornaments, jewlery and more. Not to expensive but affordable enough to get several souvenirs.

Thank Martin T
Reviewed yesterday

Bryant Park was one of many stops of our self guided waking tour of NYC Christmas lights. This didn't disappoint. In our opinion it was the best of the Christmas markets. WE were tempting to go skating but it was last stop and needed to...More

Thank BigBird57
Reviewed yesterday

Visited a couple of times on recent trip to NYC in mid-December. There is a very nice selection of small shops both to buy gifts of all sorts and food.

Thank LebaRJ81
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Bryant Park has an ice skating rink and alot of small outdoor shops. Shops are kind of expensive but worth taking a walk to.

Thank Robin G
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like
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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15 November 2017|
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Response from LaurLaw | Reviewed this property |
So I just looked and Rockafella Center is open and its a peak rate day - $34 per person. Have a great time!!!!
2 November 2017|
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Response from Francofile44 | Reviewed this property |
We didn’t sit but yes a restaurant at back with lots of seating
14 August 2017|
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Response from BryantParkNYC | Property representative |
Our Winter Village will be open in November with New York's only Admission-Free Ice Skating Rink, the Holiday Shops with gifts from local artisans, as well as our seasonal eatery Public Fare. You can find out more at our... More