Events in NYC | Times Square New Year’s Eve
The Times Square New Year’s Eve Celebration is a top Event in NYC that is loved by New Yorkers and guests at our NYC Hotel.
The Times Square New Year’s Eve Celebration is one of the biggest Events in NYC of the year. Ring in the New Year with about 1 million of your closest friends at the most well-known New Year’s Eve celebration in the world.
About Times Square New Year’s Eve Celebration:
You may be familiar with the iconic ball that drops at exactly midnight in Times Square, but there is much more to this Event in NYC than that. Celebrity performances, pyrotechnics, confetti, and more are all part of this exciting NYC Event.
New Yorkers know all the tricks for attending this Event in NYC, but guests at our NYC Hotel who are attending for the first time might not. Here are a few things to keep in mind when attending the Times Square New Year’s Eve Celebration.
The famous 1-ton Waterford crystal ball drops at midnight, but you’ll have to arrive well before that if you want the best view of the action. Those in the know start arriving as early at 3 p.m. Don’t think you can wait until the last minute, because you’ll likely leave disappointed. Once the streets reach full capacity, New York City police stop allowing people to enter.
Bags are not allowed. If you have a bag, the police will turn you away. Carry your ID and credit card in a pocket and leave everything else in your Guest Room at our NYC Hotel.
Think Warm (and Comfortable)
It’s New York City. It’s January. It’s cold. Keep that in mind as you pick out what you’ll wear. Remember that you’ll be standing outside for hours waiting for the ball to drop, so in addition to dressing warm, you’ll also want to make sure you choose comfortable shoes.
Best Viewing Spots
If you want a great view of the ball drop then here is where you should go: Broadway between 43rd Street and 50th Street or Seventh Avenue up to 59th Street. As mentioned above, you’ll need to arrive early to get the best spots.
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