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Attractions, Sports & Tours

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  • NYC Must-See WeekSM | Citywide | January/February
    • NYC & Company signature program that runs each winter, offering 2-for-1 tickets to attractions, museums, tours and more. The next iteration will take place in 2021.
  • Vessel | Manhattan | March 2019
    • The centerpiece of the public square in Hudson Yards is an interactive public landmark designed by Thomas Heatherwick with 154 interconnected flights of stairs, providing unobstructed views of the Hudson River.
  • Central Park’s Belvedere Castle | Manhattan | June 2019
    • The 19th-century lookout point above the park’s turtle pond recently reopened following an extensive renovation that upgraded and preserved the structure in its former glory.
  • Empire State Building | Manhattan | Fall 2019
    • The icon offers a new visitor experience, including a museum on the 2nd floor highlighting its history, an entrance with a replica of the building, self-ticketing kiosks to decrease wait time, and “NYC: Above and Beyond,” in partnership with NYC & Company, allowing visitors to create custom five-borough itineraries
  • Sloomoo Institute | Manhattan | October 2019
    • This family-friendly attraction takes the slime craze to the next level, with a DIY slime design bar, video booths for capturing slime content, immersive slime artwork and much more.
  • Museum of Ice Cream | Manhattan | December 2019
    • This interactive exhibit includes ice cream- and candy-themed art, a sweet shop and shareable moments.
  • Riverside Church Tours | Manhattan | December 2019
    • For the first time ever, the 90-year-old Riverside Church opened the tallest church tower in the US to tour groups, with spectacular 360-degree views of the City from its unique vantage point in West Harlem.
  • Mrs. Maisel’s Marvelous Tour | Manhattan | December 2019
    • Visitors and locals can now see firsthand some of the most prominently featured NYC locations in the hit Amazon series, with the help of this behind-the-scenes tour.
  • Arcadia Earth | Manhattan | January 2020
    • This multisensory art experience on environmental sustainability transports guests through 15 rooms themed to ecological issues such as overfishing, plastic pollution, food waste, deforestation, climate change.
  • XFL New York Guardians | NYC Tristate Area | February 2020
    • This new American football team, with a unique set of league rules, joined NYC’s roster of professional sports teams.
  • Edge | Manhattan | 2020
    • Hudson Yards will soon be home to the tallest outdoor observation deck in the western hemisphere at more than 1,000 feet, with a partially see-through floor and panoramic views of the Hudson River and the NYC skyline.
  • Luna Park | Brooklyn | Summer 2020
    • The world-famous Coney Island’s amusement park will debut a new adventure park, complete with a log flume, ropes course and zipline. The project will increase the Luna Park attractions by 50 percent.
  • One Vanderbilt | Manhattan | August 2020
    • Towering above Grand Central Terminal, the fourth-tallest structure in NYC will feature a restaurant from Daniel Boulud and an observation deck 1,000 feet above the City.
  • New York City Marathon 50th Anniversary | Citywide | November 1, 2020
    • The world’s largest marathon turns 50 in 2020, when more than 50,000 runners from 125+ countries will celebrate throughout the five boroughs.
  • TSX Broadway | Manhattan | 2021
    • The hospitality and retail space will feature the largest LED light display in the area, a 669-room hotel, 10 floors of retail space, outdoor terrace and the only permanent Times Square performance stage.
  • Universal Hip Hop Museum | The Bronx | 2023
    • Located just south of Yankee Stadium, this new space will pay homage to the South Bronx’s rich culture and history as the birthplace of hip-hop.