Bryant Park


Outdoor Brew House Hosts Food, Drink, Trivia, and Music

Bring family and friends to the Brew House this Friday and Saturday to enjoy a host of fun activities. Relax under the heaters, sip a warm drink, and play a board game at the Second Annual Winter Carnival.

Phillip Angert

The Second Annual Winter Carnival at Bryant Park takes place this weekend. The two-day celebration offers free activities for all, a star-studded skating exhibition, and a festive Ice Ball at The Rink. Capping it all off is a gigantic Silent Disco on Saturday night. 

For respite and refreshment throughout the event, be sure to visit the Outdoor Winter Brew House on The Deck. Providing heaters and beer garden-style seating for all, the Brew House also offers a tantalizing array of food, beer, and glühwein for purchase, along with free activities and entertainment.

Being out in the crisp winter air builds an appetite, and you’ll have a variety of foods to choose from. The outstanding Hester Street Fair vendor lineup includes Arancini Bros., Good Stock Soup, Oxido, and Wafels & Dinges. While you’re relaxing, eating, or having a drink, board games like Rock ‘em Sock ‘em Robots and Connect 4 will be available to use for free.

If you’re a trivia buff, be there on Friday night for Brew House Trivia, hosted and curated by TriviaNYC and featuring questions with winter and NYC themes. There’ll be prizes for first, second, and third places, and teams can include up to four players. The first session starts at 7pm, followed immediately at 8pm by the second. Participate in both sessions if you want to, since question won’t be repeated!

Music takes over the Brew House on Saturday, with WFUV morning host Corny O’Connell spinning live from 6pm – 8pm. Then at 8:15pm, Tamsin Wilson, lead vocalist and songwriter of the Brooklyn band Wilsen, takes the stage to perform a live set of her signature intimate folk music.   

Throughout the celebration, visit the Bank of America Warming Lodge on the Upper Terrace to warm up. While you’re there, pose for a free photo at the incredible Icy Illusion Photo Op. You can also stop by Southwest Porch to pick up free hand warmers, courtesy of Southwest Airlines.

Winter Carnival runs from 12pm-10pm on Friday and Saturday, February 5 and 6. All activities and exhibitions are free and open to all while food and drink are available for purchase. Visit the Winter Village website for more information and a full schedule of events and activities.  

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