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Times Square Events

There are an endless array of exciting events happening throughout the year in The Big Apple. And while The City may never sleep, you'll be refreshed and rested while staying at Courtyard New York Manhattan/Times Square and ready to experience all our magnificent city has to offer.


Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

A beloved American tradition, the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade has brought smiles to the faces of millions over its 90 year history. This year, experience it first hand during your visit to New York City. You'll be in a prime position while staying at Courtyard New York Manhattan/Times Square, as the Thanksgiving Day Parade passes along 6th Avenue - less than a half a block from our hotel. With extravagant floats, gigantic balloons (some of which are four-stories tall), and entertainment from the country's best cheer and dance teams, marching bands, and the famous Radio City Rockettes, this iconic parade is truly a joy to behold. For an extra special parade experience, catch a sneak peek of the famous balloons at their inflation ceremony at The American Museum of Natural History the day before the parade. Spending Thanksgiving at Courtyard New York Manhattan/Times Square will surely be a Thanksgiving to remember.

Bryant Park Winter Village

Located just a block east of our Manhattan hotel, Bryant Park Winter Village returns to the park every fall. With an expansive ice rink as the centerpiece of Winter Village, Bryant Park is the perfect winter skating destination for our guests. Enjoy free admission ice skating, high-quality rental skates, skating shows, and special events throughout the season. Winter Village at Bryant Park also features The Holiday Shops, a European-inspired open-air market. More than 125 boutique shops along tree-lined allées offer unique holiday gift items to meet all your shopping needs. Frequent guests of the Courtyard New York Manhattan/Times Square will want to sign up for Winter Village's Polar Perks program to earn great rewards for visiting the Winter Village.

Comic Con

What started as a small comic book convention in Southern California has grown into a massive pop-culture phenomenon!  Typically held the second weekend of October at Midtown Manhattan's Javits Center, New York Comic Con brings the best in comic book, graphic novel, and film and television entertainment to you. Along with a power-packed lineup of celebrities to meet throughout the four-day event, you'll have the opportunity to attend panels and autograph sessions, advance screenings of upcoming films and television shows, fan events, and more. There's no better place to experience the second largest comic book convention in the world than in the infamous location of Gotham City itself.  And at 1.5 miles away, there's no better place to stay than Courtyard New York Manhattan/Times Square.

New York City Marathon

Held annually on the first Sunday of November, the New York City Marathon is the largest marathon in the world with over 50,000 finishers. Runners from around the globe clamor to participate in this pre-eminent event, which courses through all five boroughs of the city. Due to its immense popularity, runners not qualifying for guaranteed entry are chosen for participation through a lottery system. The race course reaches Manhattan around the 16-mile mark with the thrilling finish line located in Central Park. Guests of Courtyard New York Manhattan/Times Square will have close access to the race's grand finish, as well as the many festivities and race week events, including a Health and Wellness Expo, providing fun for runners, families, friends, and fans. 

Fashion Week

New York City is known for fashion and home to the internationally acclaimed and show-stopping extravaganza of Fashion Week. Held in February and September each year, New York Fashion Week introduces the Spring/Summer and Autumn/Winter fashion collections to buyers, the press, and the public before they are showcased in London, Paris, and Milan. Although tickets for most runway shows are not available to the general public, there are a slew of free fashion events throughout the week and the excitement of the world's most famous models, designers, stylists, and celebrities crawling the streets. With Fashion Week events happening throughout the city, Courtyard New York Manhattan/Times Square is the perfect choice for your personal headquarter location. With easy access to the subway and some events within walking distance, you'll enjoy the comfort and convenience of our hotel while checking out all the latest in haute couture.

Restaurant Week

NYC Restaurant Week is a semi-annual celebration of savory cuisine served at the finest New York City dining establishments. Participating restaurants offer specially crafted prix-fixe menus, showcasing a selection of appetizers, entrées, and desserts. The affordable prices during Restaurant Week allow you to indulge in extraordinary dining experiences Monday through Friday, for lunch and/or dinner. Drink specials and featured à la carte dishes are often offered as well, enhancing your experience further. Scheduled every Summer and Winter, this food-fest is a stellar opportunity to enjoy the unique atmosphere and innovative dishes of NYC's most popular eateries for a fraction of the normal cost. After you've eaten your way through the city, the comfort of your Courtyard New York Manhattan/Times Square guest room will be calling your name to offer rest, relaxation, and the chance to change into your cozy sweatpants before heading out the next day to indulge in more delicacies.

New Year's Eve Ball Drop

For over 100 years, Times Square has been the focal point of the world every New Year's Eve, with over a million people ringing in the New Year at the biggest party on the planet.  You are mere steps away from all the action when staying at Courtyard New York Manhattan/Times Square. Walk down to One Times Square early to see the Waterford Crystal Times Square Ball lighting and its ascent 77ft up into the New York skyline. Fun party favors are passed out to the revelers and "New Year's Rockin' Eve" performances keep you entertained while anticipating the infamous countdown to the brand new year. Celebrate with us - the exciting Ball Drop, the world-famous NYE confetti, and the joy of welcoming a year of brand new possibilities.

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