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Bumper Cars on Ice at Bryant Park Thrills Kids and Families

Bumper Cars on Ice at Bryant Park Thrills Kids and Families

Part of the Bryant Park Winter Village, bumper cars on ice provides more winter fun for families


Bumper cars are back at the Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park. But these bumper cars have a twist—they're on ice! So get ready to bump, slide and spin on the park's ice rink with bumper cars on ice, open through Feb. 27.

This winter-time activity is something almost anyone can do. It's also great for those who may not be the best at ice skating, but still want to have a good time on the ice. 

“Bumper cars bring excitement back to the ice after the busy holiday season, and we try to offer a variety of activities so that even visitors who are reluctant to skate can enjoy Bank of America Winter Village,” says Irene Vagianos, vice president of brand partnerships and events at Bryant Park. 

During bumper cars on ice, each person gets their own car, allowing you to compete with everyone else in your group! Each bumper-car session lasts 10 minutes. 

Other Activities at the Bryant Park Winter Village

After your time on the ice, stick around for these other activities happening throughout the season at the Winter Village:

  • The Ice Rink: Open daily, the 17,000-square-foot rink is completely outdoors, and skate time and rentals can be reserved on the website. New skate reservation dates will be released on a rolling basis throughout the season.

  • The Lodge by Prime Video: A covered, outdoor skate escape where visitors can cozy up with a festive cocktail or cup of hot cocoa, enjoy delicious eats, watch the ice-skaters, or admire the magnificent tree.

  • Curling Cafe: Enjoy iceless curling that offers guests a dedicated curling lane where two teams of up to four people each can experience "street" or iceless curling for 90 minutes. Each lane is accompanied by a private, heated dome where their teams can warm up and seasonal snacks. Family packages start at $250. Hours: Wednesday-Friday, 3:30-9pm; Saturday, 11:30am-9pm; Sunday, 11:30am-7pm. 

  • Cozy Igloos by Prime Video: Heated, clear structures decorated with seasonal decor  that provide an intimate setting for family and friends to enjoy festive food and drinks. Family packages start at $200. Hours: Monday-Friday, 12-9:30pm; Saturday-Sunday, 11:30am-11pm. 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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What You Need to Know About Bumper Cars on Ice at the Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park

Where is the Winter Village located?

It’s located in Manhattan’s Bryant Park, between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, between 40 and 42 Streets.

How much are tickets for bumper cars on ice?

Tickets for bumper cars on ice start at $20.

What are the hours of operation?

Bumper cars on ice is open Monday-Friday, 2-8pm; Saturday-Sunday, 11am-5pm.

Who can ride in a bumper car?

All bumper car riders must be at least 7 years old, 42 inches tall and under 300 pounds. 

What are Bryant Park's current COVID guidelines?

Face coverings are required to enter some areas of the Winter Village, including the rink and during bumper cars. Per NYC guidelines, proof of vaccination is required to enter certain enclosed spaces. Shops may enforce capacity or face covering requirements. 

For more information, visit the website or follow Bryant Park at Facebook or Instagram.

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