It's So Cold in NYC, Ice Festival Has Been Canceled Weather could drop to minus-10 with wind chill By Newser Editors and Wire Services Posted Feb 12, 2016 3:55 PM CST 28 comments Comments Joggers make their way along a snow covered road in New York's Central Park Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle) (Newser) – It's too cold in New York City for the annual Central Park Ice Festival. The Central Park Conservancy says Saturday's event has been canceled. The National Weather Service predicts temperatures in the teens on Saturday for New York. But wind chills could drop to between zero and minus-10, and wind gusts could reach around 44mph. The free event was to feature ice-carving artists and music.