Winter Onederland at One World Observatory - Entertainment
Follow Ollie the snow owl from his home in the winter forest to the greatest landmarks in the world, leading him to the most iconic city of them all, New York City! Ollie will be your guide through the first phases of the multifaceted Winter ONEderland experience within One World Observatory, atop One World Trade Center.
Wander through a magical underground winter grotto after completing the journey across the world to New York City with Ollie. Children of all ages and adults will feel transported to a whimsical pathway that leads to Snowy SkyPods, some of the fastest elevators in the world.
Delight in the thrill of snowfall while riding above New York City’s sparkling skyline in the fastest elevators in the Western Hemisphere. The SkyPod elevator travels to Floor 102 in 47 seconds, at a speed of about 23 miles per hour. An incredible video show that shows the evolution of New York City provides a one-of-a-kind experience that will surprise and delight.
Surprise the children accompanying you with an unforgettable experience in a breathtaking setting a meeting with Santa himself. Take home the keepsake of a visit with Santa on top of the World, professionally captured in a high quality 8x6 photo (included). A surprise gift included with every purchase. NOTE: Santa will be available Saturdays and Sundays, 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. through Christmas Eve.
MAGICAL FROSTED WINDOWS
While the spectacular 360-degree views of Manhattan, Brooklyn and beyond are amazing enough on their own, three windows will magically add a shimmering frosted finish to the view with a simple touch. These technological wonders will ignite the curiosity and amazement of all those who experience them.
Giant Snow Globe
Marvel at a giant snow globe showcasing New York City’s famous skyline, and enjoy the ultimate selfie moment. Mechanized fans will blow "snow" through a glass sphere, as it gently cascades over a replica One World Trade Center, Ollie and the Manhattan view in the background.
TOAST THE HOLIDAYS LIKE NEVER BEFORE
Speciality cocktails and daily specials at One World Observatory's restaurant, One Dine, and bar, One Mix, will be the perfect companion to your holiday experience at Winter ONEderland. Expertly crafted cocktails are specifically designed to encompass the winter and holiday spirit, while daily dining specials are chosen to showcase fresh ingredients of the season.
ONE WORLD EXPLORER
This hand held augmented-reality tour highlights important landmarks that you won’t want to miss with a holiday twist. Learn the fascinating history of holiday season in New York City through a series of fun, informative videos that react and coincide with the view. To learn more, click the button below. (Available in 8 languages. Additional fee required.)