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Car-Free Pedestrian Plaza
Discount Show Tickets
Times Square Info Center
World's Largest Toy Store
America's Most Visited Tourist Site
Want to experience "sensory overload?" Just stand anywhere in
the heart of Times Square after dark and watch the masses go by
— there's no place like New
York City! Neon lights, street music, the crowds, the energy Times Square is America's
most visited tourist site and one of the world's most exciting destinations.
It's our favorite place to people-watch, especially after midnight.
Located in the heart of the Theater District Broadway & 7th
42nd-47th Streets Times Square is home to top hotels, Broadway Shows, off-Broadway Theaters, cinemas, restaurants, cafes, delis, tons
shops, the best people-watching, a popular Pedestrian Plaza... and The Naked Cowboy.
also world-famous for its annual New Year's
Eve Celebration and Ball Drop.
Note: The crystal ball is displayed "all year"
Times Square (Broadway at 43rd Street)
Toys R Us
Largest Toy Store
Be sure to check out the awesome Toys R Us Toy Store,
located in the heart of Times Square — your kids will love it!
Giant Indoor Ferris Wheel,
Barbie Dollhouse and
The store features a Giant 60-ft. tall indoor Ferris
Wheel (just inside the main
a two-story Barbie Dollhouse and a huge terrifying
lifelike 5-ton, 20-ft. high, 34-foot long animatronic T-Rex Dinosaur
from Jurassic Park.
Lots of FUN, especially for adults! Where else in the world
can you ride a giant Ferris Wheel in a toy store!
Visit Toys R Us web site below or call their Special
Event Hotline for more info on Events and Private Parties.
World's Largest Diamond Market
If you have the time...and the interest, visit the nearby Diamond District
(W. 47th Street, between 5th & 6th Avenues) it's the Largest Diamond
Market in the World.
Fun Event Locations
Times Square is a fun destination for hosting Group Events.
It's home to many fine Hotels, Broadway Theaters, Upscale
Bars, great Restaurants and
the World's Largest Toy Store. What a fun place for a corporate
It or Not! Odditorium houses the "greatest
collection of unbelievable, odd and unusual items ever assembled
roof, from this world and beyond." Oddities include a two-headed
calf, a six-legged cow, an albino giraffe, a lock of Elvis Presley's
hair, 24 shrunken heads from Ecuador...and much, much more!
On May 24, 2009 part of Times Square was converted into a permanent Pedestrian Plaza by
closing two sections of Broadway to traffic (Times Square,
from 47th-42nd Streets) — it's the best thing they ever did!
Today, the Pedestrian Plaza is dotted with little red tables and chairs — it's a popular hang-out with tourists and locals alike. Grab a cup of coffee at the nearby Starbucks and relax in the middle of all the hubbub — it's great for people-watching!
The plaza also features permanent bleacher seats (pictured below, near the TKTS Booth) — it's a fun place to sit, be entertained, and watch the world go by :)
Discount Show Tickets
If you're interested in discount tickets for a Broadway show and don't
mind waiting in line be sure to visit the TKTS Booth for same-day Discount
Theater Tickets (photo below), located in the heart of Times Square.
New Year's Eve
Celebration & Ball Drop
Times Square is world-famous for its annual New Year's Eve celebrations and
of the Ball" to ring in the New Year. Over a million revelers flock
Times Square each year for this FUN event — and millions more around
the world watch
the celebrations on TV.
on New Year's Eve Celebration and Ball Drop
and Trivia on the Times Square New Year's Eve Ball
Display of Times Square Ball to Celebrate other Holidays
(Embassy Movie Theater)
1560 Broadway @
(bet 46th & 47th Sts)
The Times Square Info Center New York City's first-ever multi-service
Tourist Center provides
information from multilingual tourist counselors, free brochures, maps and entertainment
guides, theater tickets to Broadway and off-Broadway shows, sightseeing tours,
Internet access, a Post Office, and a wide range of other services.
Info Center Hours
Open daily 8am-8pm.
Square Info Center
Broadway & 7th Ave
bet 42nd-47th Streets
New Year's Eve Celebration and Ball Drop
The Naked Cowboy
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