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Bryant Park

bryant park

May 5 @ 7:00 am - 10:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 7:00 am, repeating until June 30, 2021

Bryant Park
42nd Street & Fifth Avenue Midtown
New York, New York

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Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly


There’s always something fun happening – performances, classes, games and more- at this lush midtown oasis with perhaps the cleanest public bathrooms in the city.

* Read books, newspapers, and magazines for all ages in the Reading Room open-air library.

* Create art inspired by the urban life, flowers, and monuments of Bryant Park with free drawing and craft supplies at the Art Cart.

* Borrow chess, Connect Four, Sorry and other board games on the Fifth Avenue Terrace and play at ping pong tables.

* Ride the small, charming Le Carrousel, specially created to complement the park’s French classical style, with brightly colored animals and French cabaret music (11 am-7 pm daily, $3/ride).

* Shop at SPRING UP: an Urbanspace Market, and outdoor shopping experience with lots of food options and a diverse mix of original art, antique collectibles, jewelry and cuisines from local small businesses you won’t be able to find anywhere else.

* Pick up Belgian waffles, ice cream, pastries, babka, salads, sandwiches and more food and treats from the many kiosks (lots of tables and chairs available or picnic on the lawn), or sit down to dine al fresco at the outdoor Fever-Tree Porch with swings and lounge furniture,  on the patio and rooftop of Bryant Park Grill (which currently has a gorgeous floral photo-op), or the more informal Bryant Park Café.

* Beloved Swedish bakery Ole & Steen and new French patisserie Angelina Paris are both across the street at Sixth Ave & 40th Street.

* See the daily calendar for upcoming family-friendly activities, from juggling lessons to piano concerts.

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