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Bryant Park

42nd Street & Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 

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    There’s always something fun happening – performances, classes, games, ice skating in the winter and an outdoor reading room the rest of the year – at this lush midtown oasis with perhaps the cleanest public bathrooms in the city. Catch a spin on the charming Le Carrousel for $3 and see the original Winnie the Pooh in the stunning flagship New York Public Library.

    Bryant Park

    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…

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    Le Carrousel

    This small, charming carousel, specially created to complement the park’s French classical style, is an homage to both European and American carousel traditions. Its 14 delightful animals , replicas of classic carousel horses frogs, bunnies and and more, revolve to the sounds of French cabaret music. The rounding boards, inspired by Bryant Park’s elegant barouque-style…

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    Piano in Bryant Park

    Visit the Bryant Park Upper Terrace to hear New York City’s finest ragtime, stride, and jazz pianists. Different musicians featured weekly.

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    Join free juggling lesson with the Bryant Park Jugglers.Try for a few minutes, stay for the whole time, or just enjoy watching them put their skills to the test.

    All skill levels welcome. Equipment is provided.

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    Ribbon Dancing

    Instructor Margaret Yuen of the Red Silk Dancers guides visitors in the ways of finely flowing traditional Chinese art of ribbon dancing Classes will take place in the heated space of the Overlook and feature music to set the tone.

    All are welcome and encouraged to participate. Ribbons are provided, but you are welcome to…

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    Bryant Park Picnic Performances

    Enjoy live and in-person music, dance, and theater events produced in partnership with a diverse and storied lineup of New York City’s performing arts institutions including the New York Philharmonic, Carnegie Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center, New York City Opera, Classical Theatre of Harlem, Joe’s Pub, Paul Taylor Dance Company, Limón Dance Company, Elisa Monte…

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