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Winter Jam

NYC's Ultimate Snow Day

Saturday January 23, 2016
11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Central Park, Manhattan
Bandshell Area

Enter at 72nd Street

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Free Event for All Ages
Snow, rain or shine!

City of New York Parks & Recreation

I Love NYLake Placid


Presented by NYC Parks, Lake Placid, I Love NY,  and I Ski NY, Winter Jam NYC is the ultimate snow day: a free winter sports festival for New Yorkers of all ages! Our partners at Gore Mountain will blow lots of fresh snow in the heart of Manhattan, so there will be plenty for all to enjoy!

Want to help out? Learn about volunteering at Winter Jam!

Featured Venues

  • Lake Placid Snow Field
  • Snowshoeing
  • Learn to Ride: Skiing and Snowboarding
  • Kicksledding
  • Taste NY Winter Market
  • Sledding

Equipment provided at no cost, or bring your own snow sports gear and enjoy the terrain! Please note: lines for activities may close early.

Participants in snowshoeing, kicksledding, and in snowboarding/skiing lessons 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, call (212) 360-8213.

kid snowboarding

band playing

Presented by

Lake Placid

I Heart NY

Media Partners

WCBS FM 101.1

Sponsored by

Gore Mountain

I Ski NY

Mountain Creek


Taste NY




Resort Sled Outfitters

SmartyPants Vitamins

Mommy Nearest


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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