- Catch a Broadway Show
- Watch the Lights for a Midnight Moment
- Discover History at the Museum of Broadway
- Experience The Ride
- Taste Italy at All’Antico Vinaio
- Climb The Red Stairs
- Soar High at RiseNY Museum and Attraction
- Enjoy the Famous Street Tacos at Los Tacos No. 1
- Be a Part of a Live Show Taping
- Marvel at the Times Square Ball
- Enjoy a Meal and More at The View Restaurant
- Make Customized Candies at M&M's New York
- Celebrate Christmas in New York Year Round
- Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth at Hershey's Chocolate World
- See Yourself on a Billboard
Catch a Broadway Show
Times Square is synonymous with Broadway. Treat yourself to a world-class theatrical experience by catching a show at one of the numerous theaters in the area. From classic musicals to cutting-edge dramas, there's a performance for every taste.
Watch the Lights for a Midnight Moment
Though it only lasts a few minutes — 3 to be exact — this fantastic light show showcases the digital artwork of contemporary artists across the electronic Times Square billboards. Catch this magnificent display nightly from 11:57 PM - 12:00 AM on over 92 digital displays spanning 41st to 49th Streets 364 nights a year.
Discover History at the Museum of Broadway
Enjoy this immersive experience showcasing the history of Broadway and some of the best shows of all time. Get the inside story of how Broadway shows and musicals are brought to life. Don't forget to swing by the gift shop to find a special souvenir commemorating your visit.
Experience The Ride
Climb aboard The Ride for a unique, interactive bus tour through the city. This one-of-a-kind multimedia experience combines sightseeing with entertainment, providing an unforgettable journey through New York City.
Taste Italy at All’Antico Vinaio
Times Square's location of this famed sandwich shop, which originated in Florence, Italy, serves the same fresh deli meats, cheeses, veggies, and other delicious toppings on the freshest baked breads. If words like prosciutto, mozzarella, mortadella, sun-dried tomato, and pecorino cream make your mouth water, you'll need to try these authentic Italian sandwiches.
Climb the Red Stairs
Located near the TKTS Booths, where you can secure tickets to Broadway shows, these iconic stairs are a great place to take a selfie, be seen on the Times Square's live webcam, or just take in all the sights and sounds of this nearly always jam-packed tourist destination.
Soar High at RiseNY Museum & Attraction
This newer, unique attraction is brimming with New York history and the excitement of an amusement park ride. Tour the historical and informative exhibits before soaring through the air over NYC, taking in all the sights, sounds, and smells of the Big Apple.
Enjoy Street Tacos at Los Tacos No. 1
If you like tacos, and let's face it, who doesn't? You need to try the famed street tacos at Los Tacos No. 1. The menu has the normal delicious pork, chicken, and steak fillings. Or if you are feeling adventurous, try the Nopal taco, plate, or quesadilla with grilled cactus.
Be a Part of a Live Show Taping
Stop by Good Morning America's location in Times Square on weekday mornings to watch the show through the massive windows outside or on the big screens above. Saturday Night Live, Today, Late Night With Seth Myers, and The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon are all filmed around the corner near Rockefeller Center. Show tapings may require advance reservations, take several hours to film, or have age requirements.
Marvel at the Times Square Ball
The Times Square Ball, with a total of 2,688 dazzling crystal triangles brilliantly illuminated by 32,256 LED lights, is an iconic symbol of New Year's Eve celebrations. While you may not be in Times Square for the countdown, you can still appreciate the ball's significance year-round. If you are able to experience a live ball drop on New Year's Eve, even better!
Enjoy a Meal and More at The View
Dine in style at The View, a rooftop restaurant located in the Marriott Marquis. Indulge in delicious cuisine while experiencing breathtaking, ever-changing panoramic views of the city due to a floor that revolves 360° each hour.
Make Customized Candies at M&M's New York
Immerse yourself in a world of colorful chocolate fun at the massive M&M's Store that's filled with thousands of the classic candy-coated chocolates, M&M's merchandise, and interactive displays. It's a sweet treat for all ages. Customize your experience by adding personalized messages and a variety of images on up to 15 different colors of M&Ms.
Celebrate Christmas in New York Year Round
Next door to the M&M's store, you'll step into a world of Christmas all year round. You will find a wide range of Christmas-themed merchandise and a unique and memorable experience that allows you to take a piece of the city's holiday magic home with you.
Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth at Hershey's Chocolate World
Not only can you get all kinds of yummy, chocolatey sweet treats, but with interactive games, views of the chocolate-making process, and more, a visit to Hershey's Chocolate World is a Times Square must for chocolate lovers. (And, aren't we all?)
See Yourself on a Billboard
Imagine taking a picture standing in front of your larger-than-life likeness on a billboard. Think you'd have to be famous for that dream to come true? Think again. Just purchase a revolving spot, and you'll see your picture on a billboard in the heart of Times Square and online live stream for 15 seconds every hour for 24 hours. Be prepared, you may get asked for your autograph.
Best Things To Do in Times Square Bottom Line
With its diverse range of attractions and experiences, Times Square offers something for everyone. Whether you're a theater buff, a foodie, or simply looking to soak in the lively atmosphere, you're sure to make unforgettable memories in this iconic New York City destination.