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Winter Jam NYC

Saturday, February 1, 2020

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.

Please note: This event has already taken place. Please use the Search options on the right to find upcoming events.

Presented by NYC Parks, the Olympic Regional Development Authority, 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 a mini-mountain of snow in the heart of Manhattan, creating an urban wonderland for all to enjoy! 

Featured Venues

  • Lake Placid Snow Field
  • I SKI NY Learn to Ski (limited* - see below for registration details)
  • Live Ice Carving
  • Ice Sculpture Garden

Other activities include:

  • Snowshoeing with the Urban Park Rangers
  • Sledding
  • Curling
  • Ice Bowling
  • Dodgeball
  • Flag Football
  • Puppet Making
  • Heated New York Public Library Reading Room
  • Bobsled Photo Op
  • Snowcat Photo Op

There will be food and drinks onsite for purchase.

*Please note: Winter Jam is free and open to all members of the public, but space in the “Learn to Ski” activity is limited and participants will be selected via a drawing. Register for the Learn to Ski drawing by Thursday, January 23, 2020.

Participants in the I SKI NY Learn to Ski, snowshoeing, and dodgeball 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 accessibility information, please email accessibility@parks.nyc.gov or call (212) 360-1430 by January 24.

For more information, please visit our Winter Jam page.

Rain, snow or shine.


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(212) 360-8213


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