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Governors Island - Governors Island - Colonels Row Green

This page is for the 2022 – 23 Gov­er­nors Island Win­ter Vil­lage, which closed in Feb­ru­ary 2023. For cur­rent offer­ings on Gov­er­nors Island, vis­it gov​is​land​.org/​t​h​i​n​g​s​-​to-do.

The Gov­er­nors Island Win­ter Vil­lage in Colonels Row fea­tures fun activ­i­ties and win­ter vibes for vis­i­tors of all ages, including:

  • Ice skat­ing rink open Thurs­day-Sun­day & all NYC Depart­ment of Edu­ca­tion holidays
  • Fire pits & lawn games Thursday-Sunday
  • Sled and bike rentals from Blaz­ing Sad­dles daily
  • Food from Lit­tle Eva’s avail­able daily
  • Feb­ru­ary only: up to 25% off select Gov­er­nors Island mer­chan­dise at the Win­ter Vil­lage infor­ma­tion kiosk, open Thursday-Sunday!

Gov­er­nors Island Win­ter Vil­lage Ice Skat­ing Rink

Thurs­day: 12 – 5:30pm
Fri­day: 12 – 5:30pm
Sat­ur­day: 10am‑5:30pm
Sun­day: 10am‑5:30pm

The rink is also open Feb­ru­ary 20 – 24 (Mid­win­ter recess).

Rink admis­sion: $12/​person on week­days, $13/​person on week­ends
Skate rentals:

Reser­va­tions are avail­able in 90-minute blocks. Click here to pur­chase advance rink reser­va­tions and skate rentals. Rink admis­sion is free every Thurs­day!

No pri­or reser­va­tions required for Free Admis­sion Thurs­days. A lim­it­ed num­ber of walk-up reser­va­tions will be avail­able Fri­day-Sun­day. Unless oth­er­wise not­ed, the rink is open rain or shine. Lock­ers and skate aids are avail­able at the rink on a first come, first served basis.

Inter­est­ed in rent­ing out the rink for an event or hol­i­day par­ty? Click here for event pack­ages and more information.

Inter­est­ed in bring­ing a group to the rink? Email events@​govisland.​org for more infor­ma­tion on group reservations. 

Please note, we are unable to process refunds at this time. Please use the con­tact the orga­niz­er” func­tion through Eventbrite if you need to rebook for a dif­fer­ent date, or for more infor­ma­tion on the refund policy. 

Gov­er­nors Island Win­ter Vil­lage Food Vendors

Upcom­ing Events at the Win­ter Village

The 2022 Gov­er­nors Island Win­ter Vil­lage is pre­sent­ed with sup­port from The May and Samuel Rudin Fam­i­ly Foundation.

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Governors Island - Governors Island - Colonels Row Green