New York City’s Ultimate Snow Day Winter Jam 2016 is here!

Winter Jam is a free winter sports festival for New Yorkers of all ages—snow, rain or shine.

Presented by NYC Parks, I Love NY, I Ski NY and Lake Placid, and sponsored REI, Petro Home Services, and Polis Montessori World School.

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Featuring fresh blown snow by Gore Mountain and free equipment rentals, there will be plenty for all to enjoy at the city’s largest snow day!

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 Saturday, January 28, 2017

 TIME:  11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

 LOCATION:               Central Park Bandshell  Enter at 72nd Street MANHATTAN

The 2017 Winter Jam features include:

  • Activities

o    Arctic Golf – NEW ACTIVITY!!!

o    Snowshoeing

o    Snowboarding and Skiing lessons

o    Live entertainment (Ray King the Bucket Drummer and Industrial Rhythm) and much, much more!

  • Taste NY Hut & Market

o    Warming Hut

  • Guests can warmup and try samples!

o    Market

  • Guests can purchase select food items.
  • Food Trucks


Winter Jam is also sponsored by Gore Mountain, Belleayre, I Taste NY, REI, Polis Montessori World School, Petro Home Services, Mommy Nearest, the LEGO Batman Movie, Emergen-C, and Disney’s Pinocchio.


Participants in cross–country skiing, snowshoeing, and 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.