Governors Island's Winter Village Offers Holiday Fun to Families
Historic Colonels Row will be transformed into a winter destination as Governors Island Winter Village opens with ice skating, holiday lights and seasonal fun for all ages.
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What You Need to Know About Visiting the Winter Village at Governors Island
Where is the Governors Island Winter Village located?
The Winter Village is located at Colonels Row on Governors Island, which is considered part of Manhattan and located in New York Harbor. Get to the island by taking the ferry from Manhattan at 10 South St. Boats run daily. A round trip ferry ticket is $4 for adults and free for seniors and children younger than 12. Check out the ferry schedule at govisland.com/ferry.
When is the Winter Village at Governors Island open?
The Winter Village at Governors Island is open daily, 7am-6pm, Dec. 17 through at least February 2022.
When is the Winter Village ice-skating rink open?
The Governors Island ice-skating rink will be open Thursdays and Fridays from 12-5pm; Saturdays and Sundays from 10am-5:30pm; and on public school holidays. You can reserve tickets to the rink in advance beginning the week of November 14 by visiting govisland.com.
What are Governors Island's current COVID guidelines?
Ticket reservations are highly encouraged to ensure space for social distancing on ferries.
Masks are required while waiting for, boarding, and riding the ferry.
Main photo courtesy the Trust for Governors Island