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Bergen County's Winter Wonderland Opens This Weekend

originally published: 11/22/2023

Bergen County

(PARAMUS, NJ) -- Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco and the Bergen County Board of Commissioners are excited to announce that Bergen County's Winter Wonderland opens this Friday, November 24, 2023.

Back for its 8th season, Winter Wonderland attracts over 30,000 visitors each year and promotes year-round access to the Bergen County Parks System with outdoor ice skating, games, a beer and wine garden, ice bumper cars, and, new to this year, weekly Bergen County-based live entertainment. From the giant 30-foot centerpiece Christmas Tree to the festive decorations throughout, Winter Wonderland has become a cherished holiday tradition, bringing together our 70 communities here in Bergen County.

Be among the first to ice skate on the largest outdoor rink in Bergen County by joining them for Winter Wonderland’s kickoff event on Saturday, November 25!

Bergen County’s Winter Wonderland runs from November 24 through January 1. The hours of operation are Fridays, 4:00pm–9:00pm; Saturdays, 11:00am–9:00pm; and Sundays, 11:00am–7:00pm. Monday and Wednesday, the ice rink will be open for skating from 3:00pm–9:00pm. Winter Wonderland will have adjusted hours on Christmas Eve (12/24) and New Year’s Eve (12/31) and operate 11:00am–6:00pm. From December 26–January 1, Winter Wonderland will operate 11:00am–9:00pm. Winter Wonderland will be closed on Christmas (12/25).

Prices: All Access (admission, skating, and one carousel ticket): $20 + online service fee; Seniors, Veterans, & Active Military: $10 + online service fee; General admission: $10 + online service fee; Seniors, Veterans, & Active Military: $5 + online service fee; Age 3 & under: FREE. Additional skating sessions: $10 + online service fee; Carousel ticket: $2; Train ticket (only available 11am-3pm on Saturday and Sunday): $2.

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For more information about Winter Wonderland, including online ticket sales and the full 2023-2024 Event Calendar, visit

Upcoming events

Friday, November 24 at 4:00pm– Winter Wonderland Officially Opens

Saturday, December 2 at 6:00pm –Winter Wonderland Tree Lighting

Wednesday, December 13 at 6:00pm – Winter Wonderland Menorah Lighting

Wednesday, December 27 at 6:00pm – Winter Wonderland Kinara Lighting

The Bergen County Parks Department is dedicated to providing recreation opportunities for all, preserving open space, enhancing environmental health, and protecting significant cultural and historic sites for current and future generations. The Bergen County Parks System which has been connecting people to nature for 75 years, spans over 9,000 acres and includes a nationally accredited zoo, six golf courses, 21 parks, two horseback riding areas, an environmental center and nine historic sites.

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