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Winter Jam

Saturday, January 27, 2018*
11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Central Park, Manhattan
Bandshell Area

Enter at 72nd Street

*Rain Date: February 3, 2018

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Free Event for All Ages

City of New York Parks & RecreationLake Placid

I Love NYI Ski NY


Presented by NYC Parks, Lake Placid, I Love NY, and I Ski NY, Winter Jam is a free winter sports festival for New Yorkers of all ages! Our partners at Gore Mountain will blow lots of snow in the heart of Manhattan, creating an urban snow field for all to enjoy! 

Featured Venues

  • Lake Placid Snow Field
  • Learn to Ski
  • Snowshoeing by REI
  • Sledding
  • Arctic Golf
  • Live Ice Sculpting
  • Taste NY Winter Market/Warming Hut 

Participants in the Learn to Ski, Sledding, and Snowshoeing activities must sign a waiver and provide photo identification before participating in any of these activities. The waivers will be provided at the event. Participants under the age of 18 must have a legal guardian present with photo identification to sign the waiver. Waiting lines for the activities are subject to close early.

For more information, please call (212) 360-8213.


For accessibility information, please contact our Accessibility Coordinator by our online form or by mail at The Olmsted Center, 17-2 Roosevelt Avenue, Corona, NY 11368. To learn more about accessible paths and entrances at Winter Jam 2018, please view the Winter Jam 2018 Accessibility Map [PDF].

a woman helps another woman to learn how to ski on a snow-covered slope

a man uses a saw to sculpt ice into a winter-themed design

Presented by

Lake Placid

I Heart NY

I Ski NY

Sponsored by






Black Panther

Boxed Water




Zico Coconut Water

Media Partner

Fresh 102.7 FM

Food Trucks Provided By

Roaming Hunger


Interested in becoming a sponsor of Winter Jam? In addition to being featured in the one of the largest outdoor public events in NYC during the winter, your brand will gain exposure through a comprehensive marketing plan that includes, but is not limited to:

Please contact William Morrison at for more information.

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