15 Best Winter Festivals in and around New York City

You can’t possibly be bored in New York City – even if it is cold and blustery. The winter season of festivals has everything to warm your heart, and provide a feast for the senses – from snow festivals to fireworks displays, skating, boat, and dog shows and even a gypsy festival! Go have fun with the kids.

Winter Village in Bryant Park

Inspired by the open-air markets of Europe, the winter village with around 128 shops, is located along the terraces and walkways of Bryant Park in specially designed kiosks. When the kids have finished their skating session, wander down through the market to find exquisite gifts created by artisans from around the globe, stop off for some seasonal delicacies or some gingerbread and hot chocolate.

When: October 28th 2017 to January 2nd, 2018.

Where: Bryant park – behind the New York Public Library between 40th and 42nd Streets & Fifth and Sixth Avenues, midtown Manhattan.

Phone: 212-768-4242

Cost: Free (Does not include skate rental.)

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