Hours: 12-4 p.m.
Address: Between 40th and 42nd Streets and Fifth & Sixth Avenues - 212-661-6640
Description: Families, pets included, are invited to Citi Pond at Bryant Park’s Second Annual Family Day Event to celebrate and kick-off the holiday season by enjoying a day full of fun, family-friendly activities on Saturday, Nov. 12. Activities include: a book reading by “Christmas Feet” author Maureen Sullivan and an appearance by lead character, Carlos the French Bulldog; a pet fashion show and complimentary face-painting and treats. Throughout the day, live entertainment will include performances by legendary jazz singer and songwriter Bob Dorough of the famed “Schoolhouse Rock” series, Freckleface Strawberry The Musical and a live children’s musical performance “Songs for Seeds” by apple seeds. In addition, Ada Nieves, a renowned certified FIT pet fashion designer, will host a holiday-themed pet fashion show displaying must-have accessories. New this year, guests can sing karaoke with the whole family in a seven-foot freezer while testing out Columbia Omni-Heat jackets and enjoying complimentary s’mores! The event is free and open to the public from 12 – 4 p.m.! In addition, starting at 12 p.m., the first 100 kids (12 years old and under) will receive free skate rentals (admission is always free at Citi Pond at Bryant Park).