Enjoy free performances by ice skating stars and a live jazz band as Bryant Park lights its Christmas tree this Friday, December 2 at 6pm.
The stars are coming out at Bank of America Winter Village on Friday, December 2 at Bryant Park’s Tree Lighting Skate-tacular. Come watch Olympic and national champion skaters perform to live Christmas music as part of an original holiday tale on ice. The event is completely free and open to everyone, no tickets required.
Winter Village Skating Ambassador and two-time Olympian Johnny Weir is part of a star-studded cast of skaters including reigning world champion Javier Fernandez of Spain, the world’s top-ranked ice dancing team Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje, 2006 World Champion Kimmie Meisner, and our good friends, 24-time U.S. National Champion synchronized skating team The Haydenettes.
The skaters perform to live Christmas music played by the authentically swinging New York City big band, Lapis Luna. After the beautiful 50-foot Norway Spruce is lit to a sparkling fireworks array, The Rink will open again for public skating accompanied by Lapis Luna performing an additional hour-long concert of holiday favorites and glittering standards.
Hit the ice on Thursday mornings for a workout led by skilled skating instructors.
Stop in the Facebook tent on the Deck and see this immersive VR experience for yourself.
Help the fight against AIDS in Africa with your purchase at (SHOPATHON)RED on the Upper Terrace.
Set with food, flowers, and fashion, the 34th Street District is prepped for a busy season.