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Central Park Conservancy Ice Festival 2017

February 11, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Did you know that the Conservancy maintains Central Park’s collection of 50+ bronze and stone monuments year-round? On the weekend before Valentine’s Day, celebrate your love of Central Park’s sculptures at our sixth annual Ice Festival. Witness ice-carving artists fromOkamoto Studio use electric chain saws, chisels, and picks to transform more than 6,000 pounds of ice into a glistening replica of one of the Park’s most beloved statues.
As night falls, revel among colorful lights as the Mall becomes a vibrant silent disco with live DJs, all to celebrate the Central Park Conservancy’s preservation efforts.

Events Schedule
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm: Live ice carving by Okamoto Studio
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm: Silent Disco with three DJs simultaneously spinning the best of the 80s, early 90s, and Top 40 hits

Ongoing Activities
Statue and monument restoration exhibit with Matt Reiley, Associate Director of Conservation and Preservation
Central Park Conservancy trivia
Bites, treats, and food truck fare for purchase
Sculpting station: Mold your very own iconic Central Park statue
Dazzling lights in a romantic Central Park setting

What to Wear
Baby, it’s cold outside! Dress warmly; the event is entirely outdoors.

More Info
This event is FREE; Please RSVP to let us know you’re coming.
RSVPs do not guarantee headphones for the silent disco. Headphones are distributed on a first come, first served basis, so please arrive early.
In case of inclement weather, please check our website for updates.


February 11, 2017
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Event Category:


Naumburg Bandshell
Central Park (mid-park from 66th to 72nd Streets)
New York, Central Park 10019 United States

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