AMC 42nd St Times Square New Year’s Eve

Experience some of the best views of the Ball Drop!!!

AMC is the premiere movie and entertainment destination steps from the iconic New Years ball drop. With 3 floors of movie magic fun, it’s LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION all night long! Grab your drinks (at designated areas), favorite concession stand snacks and watch the latest Hollywood movies in the state of the art theaters all night long. Then take a break from your movie marathon and hit the dance floor as the celebrity DJ plays the best in top 40, hip hop, house and rock! With 3 different areas to choose from, this family-friendly event has something for the movie star in all of us!

RATED #1 PARTY IN TIMES SQUARE WITH 6 FLOORS

New Years Eve AMC 42

AMC 42 New Years Eve

New Year’s Eve celebrations always bring special magic to the air. This year, why not step out of the cold and onto the red carpet to enjoy the magic of the latest Hollywood films at the AMC Times Square!New Years Eve at AMC 42nd Street

OPEN BAR GALA – Levels 4 & 5 (For Adults 21+) – Ready to party the night away and ring in 2020 with a high-energy, over-the-top, fist-pumping good time? Welcome to the Open Bar Party! We’re transforming these floors with a surprise twist in velvet-rope nightlife that will make you forget you’re in a grand luxe movie theater! For one night only this theater rocks like an A-list hotspot complete with premium open bar service, a world renowned DJ spinning the best hip-hop, electronic, rock and top 40 hits to keep you grooving all night. Party like a rock star with Ultra VIP and Platinum table and bottle service packages! And it doesn’t stop there – the latest Hollywood hits will also be playing all night long!

  • 5 hour premium open bar
  • Freely mix, mingle, and frolic between two expansive floors – double the pleasure, double the fun!
  • Champagne toast at midnight
  • Live DJ spinning sets of dance, Top 40, hip-hop and all today’s hits
  • Movies playing all night long!
  • Live NYE 2020 Countdown
  • Festive NYE party favors
  • Only Open Bar ticket holders will be granted access to the 4th and 5th floors
  • Absolutely no one under the age of 21 will be permitted on either floor
  • Open Bar ticket holders will NOT have access to the terrace with a Live View of the Ball Drop over Times Square

In order to view the Ball Drop live, you must have a ‘Premiere Terrace Live Ball Drop’ or ‘Best View of the Ball Drop Live’ ticket (see below for details)

Top of the World – Level 6 (For Adults 21+) – Party the night away on the exclusive, VIP ‘Top of the World’ level located on the highest floor of the theater. You’ll enjoy access to the party on the lower levels, as well as this VIP floor! Take your party experience to ultimate level and have the full-on NYC NYE experience with one of our guaranteed view of the Ball Drop LIVE tickets! Treat yourself with a ‘Premiere Terrace Live Ball Drop’ or ‘Best View of the Ball Drop Live’ tickets for a guaranteed view of the World Famous Ball Drop!

  • Step out onto a terrace on either the “Premier Terrace” or “Best View of the Ball Drop” levels
  • Capture the most exciting moment of the night with spectacular views of the crowds of revelers below and best of all, the world famous Waterford crystal Time Square Ball Drop along with the live countdown to 2020!
  • Terraces are reserved strictly for “Premier Terrace Live Ball Drop VIP” or ‘Best View of the Ball Drop Live VIP” ticket holders only.
  • The “Premier Terrace” is the 5th floor
  • “Best View of the Ball Drop Live” terrace is on the 6th floor
  • Location on either terrace is on a first come basis and is standing room only. There is no seating on either one of these terraces.
  • From 5 or 6 stories in the air, viewing the Waterford Crystal Ball down 42nd Street will never have looked so dazzling and bright! It feels like you could almost touch it so set your sights on the hottest ticket of 2020 at AMC Times Square! This is truly a once-in-a-lifetime experience!
  • Enjoy all the amenities listed above on the ‘Open Bar Gala’ levels!

Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth Floor Menu:

  • Chicken Tenders
  • Mini Pizza
  • Potato Croquettes
  • Mini Rice Balls
  • Cocktail Meatballs
  • Penne a la Vodka
  • Hors D’oeuvres Wraps
  • Tortellini Salad
  • Pasta Supreme
  • Fresh Mozzarella & Grape Tomato
  • Fresh Fruit Medley Large
  • Large Cheese Platter
  • Large Crudite Platter
  • Brownies
  • Cookies

Sixth Floor Mezzanine Menu:

  • Bow-tie pasta w/ tomato and basil
  • Penne a la Vodka
  • Chicken Francaise
  • Chicken Marsala
  • Mini Rice Balls
  • Potato Croquettes
  • Cocktail Meatballs
  • Hors D’oeuvres wraps
  • Croissant Sandwiches
  • Pasta Supreme
  • Fresh Mozzarella & Grape Tomato
  • Fresh Fruit Medley Large
  • Large Cheese Platter
  • Large Crudite Platter
  • Brownies
  • Cookies

Have a Question? Call (646) 205-7600

*** Pricing is Per Person unless stated in the Ticket Type ***

TICKET Type Price

Open Bar Party General Admission
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Includes

    Ticket Price is PER PERSON and includes the following amenities: 

    • Access to the Open Bar Bar Party on the 4th and 5th floors (21+ only)
    • (5) Hour PREMIUM OPEN BAR from 9:00 PM - 2:00 AM
    • Champagne Toast at Midnight
    • Live DJ Performance
    • Live NYE countdown
    • Movies played throughout the night
    • Complimentary Mini Buffet Stations from 9:00 PM - 11:30 PM
    • Complimentary festive NYE party favors
    • Coat check (provided by and responsibility of venue)


    REQUIRED FOR PURCHASE:

    • General Admission tickets are standing room only - No seating with this ticket type
    • Only guests 21 years of age or older may purchase this ticket and attend the Open Bar Party
    • All guests MUST present a valid form of government issued photo ID to enter the event; Passport, US Drivers License or Canada Drivers License ONLY
    • Guests will NOT be allowed to go to the 3rd Floor (All Ages Party) or the 6th floor
    • The ticket does NOT give you access to the Live Ball Drop view! Smoking on the 5th Floor terrace is permitted, but will NOT have a view of the Ball Drop
    • Your General Admission Ticket gains you access to Times Square on Dec 31st. Please make sure to have your ticket with you upon arrival in Times Square. You will need to show it to any security if needed
    • Please enter event at 41st St and 8th Ave (North) between 7:00PM-11:30PM and 12:15AM-2:00AM (as regulated by the NYPD). Admittance restrictions may be in place during the Ball Drop (11:30PM-12:15AM). Regardless of admittance time to your party, make sure to enter the Times Square area no later than 8:00PM
    • Going outside to smoke is not guaranteed and will be determined by NYPD during the event

Open Bar Party Seated VIP
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Includes

    Ticket price is PER PERSON and includes the following amenities:

    • All Open Bar Party General Admission benefits, plus…
    • Enjoy reserved shared seating on the 4th or 5th floor (GA ticket holders stand)
    • Each Open Bar Party Seated VIP ticket holder shall have a reserved seat on the 4th or 5th floor for the entire event
    • Only persons holding Open Bar Party Seated VIP tickets may use reserved seating
    • Open Bar Party Seated VIP tickets accommodate individuals and any size group (no group minimums – pending availability)
    • Priority admission through separate VIP line

    REQUIRED FOR PURCHASE

    • Only guests 21 years of age or older may purchase this ticket and attend the Open Bar Party.
    • All guests MUST show valid photo ID to enter with this ticket type
    • Guests will NOT be allowed to go to the 3rd Floor (All Ages Party) or the 6th Floor.
    • The ticket does NOT give you access to the Live Ball Drop view! Smoking on the 5th floor terrace is permitted, but will NOT have a view of the Ball Drop.
    • Your AMC ticket gains you access to Time Square on December 31st. Please make sure to have your ticket and ID with you when coming to the event. You will need to present them to security upon request. Without your ticket and ID, you may be denied entrance to the area. 
    • Please enter event at 41st St and 8th ave (North) between 7:00PM–11:30PM and 12:15AM-2:00AM (as regulated by NYPD). Admittance restrictions may be in place during the Ball Drop (11:30PM–12:15AM). Regardless of admittance time to your party, make sure to enter Times Square NO LATER THAN 8:30PM and allow yourself plenty extra time for travel!
Group SizeBottles Included

Open Bar Party Ultra VIP
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Includes

    Ticket price is PER PERSON and includes the following amenities:

    • All Open Bar Party General Admission benefits, plus…
    • Enjoy reserved seating on the 4th or 5th floor (GA ticket holders stand, small groups may share a table with other small groups)
    • For groups of 4 or more people only. (You must be part of a group of 4 or more people in order to purchase this ticket)
    • Bottle service and mixers at your table (quantity depends on group size – please refer to bottle chart for specific information)
    • Bottle service tables will be staffed with servers for bottle service (pending availability). For open bar drinks, please access any of the open bars on the 4th or 5th floors
    • VIP Bottle service gratuity is included in the price of this ticket
    • Each guest at an Ultra VIP table must be an Ultra VIP ticket holder (ticket price is per person)
    • If you do not see a table size that suits your group, please call for more information


    REQUIRED FOR PURCHASE

    • Only guests 21 years of age or older may purchase this ticket and attend the Open Bar Party
    • All guests MUST show valid photo ID to enter with this ticket type
    • Guests will NOT be allowed to go to the 3rd Floor (All Ages Party) or the 6th Floor
    • The ticket does NOT give you access to the Live Ball Drop view! Smoking on the 5th floor terrace is permitted, but will NOT have a view of the Ball Drop
    • Your AMC ticket gains you access to Time Square on December 31st. Please make sure to have your ticket and ID with you when coming to the event. You will need to present them to security upon request. Without your ticket and ID, you may be denied entrance to the area. 

    • Please enter event at 41st St and 8th ave (North) between 7:00PM–11:30PM and 12:15AM-2:00AM (as regulated by NYPD). Admittance restrictions may be in place during the Ball Drop (11:30PM–12:15AM). Regardless of admittance time to your party, make sure to enter Times Square NO LATER THAN 8:30PM and allow yourself plenty extra time for travel!
    Group SizeBottles Included
    4 people
    1 Vodka

    6 people
    1 Vodka
    1 Champagne

    7 people
    1 Vodka
    1 Champagne

    8 people
    1 Vodka
    2 Champagne


    Open Bar Party Platinum VIP
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    Includes

      Ticket price is PER PERSON and includes the following amenities:

      • All Open Bar Party General Admission benefits, plus…
      • Enjoy reserved seating on the 4th or 5th floor (GA ticket holders stand)
      • For groups of 4 or more people only. (You must be part of a group of 4 or more people in order to purchase this ticket)
      • Bottle service and mixers at your table (quantity depends on group size – please refer to bottle chart for specific information)
      • Bottle service tables will be staffed with servers for bottle service (pending availability). For open bar drinks, please access any of the open bars on the 4th or 5th floors
      • VIP Bottle service gratuity is included in the price of this ticket
      • Each guest at a Platinum VIP table must be an Platinum VIP ticket holder (ticket price is per person)
      • If you do not see a table size that suits your group, please call for more information


      REQUIRED FOR PURCHASE

      • Only guests 21 years of age or older may purchase this ticket and attend the Open Bar Party
      • All guests MUST show valid photo ID to enter with this ticket type
      • Guests will NOT be allowed to go to the 3rd Floor (All Ages Party) or the 6th Floor
      • The ticket does NOT give you access to the Live Ball Drop view! Smoking on the 5th floor terrace is permitted, but will NOT have a view of the Ball Drop
      • Your AMC ticket gains you access to Time Square on December 31st. Please make sure to have your ticket and ID with you when coming to the event. You will need to present them to security upon request. Without your ticket and ID, you may be denied entrance to the area 

      • Please enter event at 41st St and 8th ave (North) between 7:00PM–11:30PM and 12:15AM-2:00AM (as regulated by NYPD). Admittance restrictions may be in place during the Ball Drop (11:30PM–12:15AM). Regardless of admittance time to your party, make sure to enter Times Square NO LATER THAN 8:30PM and allow yourself plenty extra time for travel!
      Group SizeBottles Included
      4 people
      1 Vodka
      1 Champagne

      6 people
      1 Vodka
      2 Champagne

      7 people
      2 Vodka
      2 Champagne

      8 people
      2 Vodka
      3 Champagne


      Premier Terrace Live Ball Drop VIP Access
      More Info

      Includes

        Ticket price is PER PERSON and includes the following amenities:

        • All Open Bar Party General Admission benefits, plus…
        • Access to the 5th Floor Premier Terrace with views of the live Ball Drop
        • Location on the terrace for the ball drop is on a first come basis, standing room only
        • Priority admission by separate VIP line


        REQUIRED FOR PURCHASE:

        • Only guests 21 years of age or older may purchase this ticket and attend the Open Bar Party
        • All guests MUST show valid photo ID to enter with this ticket type
        • Guests will NOT be allowed to go to the 3rd Floor (All Ages Party) or the 6th Floor
        • Your AMC ticket gains you access to Time Square on December 31st. Please make sure to have your ticket and ID with you when coming to the event. You will need to present them to security upon request. Without your ticket and ID, you may be denied entrance to the area 
        • Please enter event at 41st St and 8th ave (North) between 7:00PM–11:30PM and 12:15AM-2:00AM (as regulated by NYPD). Admittance restrictions may be in place during the Ball Drop (11:30PM–12:15AM). Regardless of admittance time to your party, make sure to enter Times Square NO LATER THAN 8:30PM and allow yourself plenty extra time for travel!

      Premier Terrace Live Ball Drop Seated VIP
      More Info

      Includes

        Ticket price is PER PERSON and includes the following amenities:

        • All Open Bar Party General Admission benefits, plus…
        • Access to the 5th Floor Premier Terrace with views of the live Ball Drop!
        • Location on the terrace for the ball drop is on a first come basis, standing room only
        • Enjoy reserved seating on the 4th and 5th floor (GA & Access ticket holders stand)
        • Each Seated VIP ticket holder shall have a reserved seat on the 4th or 5th floor for the entire event
        • Seated VIP tickets accommodate individuals and any size group (no group minimums - pending availability)
        • Priority admission by separate VIP line


        REQUIRED FOR PURCHASE:

        • Only guests 21 years of age or older may purchase this ticket and attend the Open Bar Party
        • All guests MUST show valid photo ID to enter with this ticket type
        • Guests will NOT be allowed to go to the 3rd Floor (All Ages Party) or the 6th Floor
        • Your AMC ticket gains you access to Time Square on December 31st. Please make sure to have your ticket and ID with you when coming to the event. You will need to present them to security upon request. Without your ticket and ID, you may be denied entrance to the area 
        • Please enter event at 41st St and 8th ave (North) between 7:00PM–11:30PM and 12:15AM-2:00AM (as regulated by NYPD). Admittance restrictions may be in place during the Ball Drop (11:30PM–12:15AM). Regardless of admittance time to your party, make sure to enter Times Square NO LATER THAN 8:30PM and allow yourself plenty extra time for travel!
      Group SizeBottles Included

      Premier Terrace Live Ball Drop Platinum VIP
      More Info

      Includes

        Ticket price is PER PERSON and includes the following amenities:

        • All Open Bar Party General Admission benefits, plus…
        • Access to the 5th Floor Premier Terrace with views of the live Ball Drop!
        • For groups of 4 or more people only. (You must be part of a group of 4 or more people in order to purchase this ticket)
        • Location on the terrace for the ball drop is on a first-come basis, standing room only
        • Enjoy reserved seating on the 4th and 5th floor (GA & Access ticket holders stand)
        • Bottle service and mixers at your table (quantity depends on group size - please refer to bottle chart for specific information)
        • Bottle service tables will be staffed with servers for bottle service (pending availability). For open bar drinks, please access any of the open bars on the 4th and 5th floors
        • VIP bottle service gratuity is included in the price of the ticket
        • Each guest at an Ultra VIP table must be an Ultra VIP ticket holder (ticket price is per person)
        • If you do not see a table size that suits your group, please call for more information
        • VIP Priority admission by a separate VIP line


      Group SizeBottles Included
      4 people
      1 Vodka
      1 Champagne

      5 people
      1 Vodka
      2 Champagne

      6 people
      1 Vodka
      2 Champagne

      8 people
      2 Vodka
      3 Champagne

      10 people
      3 Vodka
      3 Champagne


      Premier Terrace Champagne Pkg for 2
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      Includes

        • 2 VIP Admission tickets 
        • All General Admission amenities
        • Private Table for Two Guests
        • Access to the 5th Floor Best View Terrace with views of the Ball Drop!
        • 1 Bottle of Champagne
        • Midnight champagne toast
        • VIP priority admission by a separate VIP line
        • Location on the terrace for the ball drop is on a first-come basis, standing room only
        • Mini Buffet stations from 9pm - 11:00pm
        • Movies played throughout the night
        • gratuity is included 
        • tax will be applied at checkout
        • Coat Check provided by the venue (it is an additional charge, not included with ticket)

      Best View of the Live Ball Drop All Access
      More Info

      Includes

        Ticket price is PER PERSON and includes the following amenities:

        • Admission to the Best View Party on the 6th floor only
        • Access to the 6th floor Best View Terrace with views of the live Ball Drop!
        • Location on the terrace for the ball drop is on a first come basis, standing room only
        • (5) hour PREMIUM OPEN BAR from 9:00PM - 2:00AM
        • Complimentary champagne toast at midnight
        • Live DJ playing top hits all night, and a live DJ countdown at midnight!
        • Complimentary Festival NYE party favors 
        • Complimentary Mini Buffet stations from 9:00PM - 11:30PM
        • Movies played throughout the night
        • Coat check (provided by and responsibility of venue - additional charge not included with ticket)
        • Priority admission by separate VIP line


        REQUIRED FOR PURCHASE:

        • Only guests 21 years of age or older may purchase this ticket and attend this event
        • All guests MUST show valid photo ID to enter with this ticket type
        • Guests will NOT be allowed to go to the 3rd Floor (All Ages Party) or to the 4th Floor / 5th Floor (Open Bar Party)
        • Your AMC ticket gains you access to Time Square on December 31st. Please make sure to have your ticket and ID with you when coming to the event. You will need to present them to security upon request. Without your ticket and ID, you may be denied entrance to the area 
        • Please enter event at 41st St and 8th ave (North) between 7:00PM–11:30PM and 12:15AM-2:00AM (as regulated by NYPD). Admittance restrictions may be in place during the Ball Drop (11:30PM–12:15AM). Regardless of admittance time to your party, make sure to enter Times Square NO LATER THAN 8:30PM and allow yourself plenty extra time for travel!

      Best View of the Live Ball Drop Seated VIP
      More Info

      Includes

        Ticket price is PER PERSON and includes the following amenities:

        • Admission to the Best View Party on the 6th floor only
        • Access to the 6th floor Best View Terrace with views of the live Ball Drop!
        • Location on the terrace for the ball drop is on a first come basis, standing room only
        • (5) hour PREMIUM OPEN BAR from 9:00PM - 2:00AM
        • Complimentary champagne toast at midnight
        • Live DJ playing top hits all night, and a live DJ countdown at midnight!
        • Complimentary Festival NYE party favors 
        • Complimentary Mini Buffet stations from 9:00PM - 11:30PM
        • Movies played throughout the night
        • Coat check (provided by and responsibility of venue - additional charge not included with ticket)
        • Enjoy reserved seating on the 6th floor
        • Seated VIP tickets accomodate individuals and any size group (no group minimums - pending availability)
        • Priority admission by seperate VIP line


        REQUIRED FOR PURCHASE:

        • Only guests 21 years of age or older may purchase this ticket and attend this event
        • All guests MUST show valid photo ID to enter with this ticket type
        • Guests will NOT be allowed to go to the 3rd Floor (All Ages Party) or to the 4th Floor / 5th Floor (Open Bar Party)
        • Your AMC ticket gains you access to Time Square on December 31st. Please make sure to have your ticket and ID with you when coming to the event. You will need to present them to security upon request. Without your ticket and ID, you may be denied entrance to the area 
        • Please enter event at 41st St and 8th ave (North) between 7:00PM–11:30PM and 12:15AM-2:00AM (as regulated by NYPD). Admittance restrictions may be in place during the Ball Drop (11:30PM–12:15AM). Regardless of admittance time to your party, make sure to enter Times Square NO LATER THAN 8:30PM and allow yourself plenty extra time for travel!
      Group SizeBottles Included

      Best View of the Live Ball Drop Platinum VIP
      More Info

      Includes

        Ticket price is PER PERSON and includes the following amenities:

        • Admission to the Best View Party on the 6th floor only
        • Access to the 6th floor Best View Terrace with views of the live Ball Drop!
        • For groups of 4 or more people only. (you must be part of a group of 4 or more people in order to purchase this ticket)
        • Location on the terrace for the ball drop is on a first come basis, standing room only
        • (5) hour PREMIUM OPEN BAR from 9:00PM - 2:00AM
        • Complimentary champagne toast at midnight
        • Bottle service tables will be staffed with servers for bottle service (pending availability). For open bar drinks, please access any of the open bars on the 4th or 5th floors
        • VIP Bottle Service gratuity is included in the price of this ticket
        • Live DJ playing top hits all night, and a live DJ countdown at midnight!
        • Complimentary Festival NYE party favors 
        • Complimentary Mini Buffet stations from 9:00PM - 11:30PM
        • Movies played throughout the night
        • Coat check (provided by and responsibility of venue - additional charge not included with ticket)
        • Enjoy reserved seating on the 6th floor
        • Seated VIP tickets accommodate individuals and any size group (no group minimums - pending availability)
        • Priority admission by separate VIP line


        REQUIRED FOR PURCHASE:

        • Only guests 21 years of age or older may purchase this ticket and attend this event
        • All guests MUST show valid photo ID to enter with this ticket type
        • Guests will NOT be allowed to go to the 3rd Floor (All Ages Party) or to the 4th Floor / 5th Floor (Open Bar Party)
        • Your AMC ticket gains you access to Time Square on December 31st. Please make sure to have your ticket and ID with you when coming to the event. You will need to present them to security upon request. Without your ticket and ID, you may be denied entrance to the area 
        • Please enter event at 41st St and 8th ave (North) between 7:00PM–11:30PM and 12:15AM-2:00AM (as regulated by NYPD). Admittance restrictions may be in place during the Ball Drop (11:30PM–12:15AM). Regardless of admittance time to your party, make sure to enter Times Square NO LATER THAN 8:30PM and allow yourself plenty extra time for travel!
      Group SizeBottles Included
      4 people
      1 Vodka
      1 Champagne

      8 people
      2 Vodka
      3 Champagne


      Best View Champagne Package for 2
      More Info

      Includes
        • 2 VIP Admission tickets 
        • All General Admission amenities
        • Private Table for Two Guests
        • Access to the 6th Floor Best View Terrace with views of the Ball Drop!
        • 1 Bottle of Champagne
        • Midnight champagne toast
        • VIP priority admission by a separate VIP line
        • Location on the terrace for the ball drop is on a first-come basis, standing room only
        • Mini Buffet stations from 9pm - 11:00pm
        • Movies played throughout the night
        • gratuity is included 
        • tax will be applied at checkout
        • Coat Check provided by the venue (it is an additional charge, not included with ticket)

      Open Bar Party After 12:30 Admission
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      Includes

        Open Bar Party After 12:30 Admission Includes:

        • Admission after 12:30AM to the Open Bar Party on the 4th and 5th floors (21+ only)
        • Premium Open Bar until 2:00AM
        • Live DJ playing top hits all night
        • Complimentary Festive NYE party favors
        • Movies played throughout the night
        • Movie concessions will be available for purchase at the venue on the night of the event (concession items are not included in ticket price)
        • Coat check (provided by and responsibility of venue - additional charge not included with ticket)

        REQUIRED FOR PURCHASE:

        • Only guests 21 years of age or older may purchase this ticket and attend the Open Bar Party
        • All guests MUST show valid photo ID to enter with this ticket type
        • Guests will NOT be allowed to go to the 3rd Floor (All Ages Party) or the 6th Floor
        • The ticket does NOT give you access to the Live Ball Drop view! Smoking on the 5th floor terrace is permitted, but will NOT have a view of the Ball Drop
        • Your AMC ticket gains you access to Time Square on December 31st. Please make sure to have your ticket and ID with you when coming to the event. You will need to present them to security upon request. Without your ticket and ID, you may be denied entrance to the area 
        • Please enter event at 41st St and 8th ave (North) between 7:00PM–11:30PM and 12:15AM-2:00AM (as regulated by NYPD). Admittance restrictions may be in place during the Ball Drop (11:30PM–12:15AM). Regardless of admittance time to your party, make sure to enter Times Square NO LATER THAN 8:30PM and allow yourself plenty extra time for travel!

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        Price increase warning: New Year's Eve ticket prices often go up significantly (100% +) the closer you get to New Years Eve. Also note that many NYE Events will sell out well in advance of New Years Eve. About your Tickets:  (1) Show up early and help reduce the wait time, (2) Make sure to have your physical ticket on hand because you will need to show it to NYPD and security upon request, (3) You accept the risks and agree to adhere to the NYPD rules and regulations for the evening, (4) If you select shipping as your delivery method, tickets will not be sent out until December, (5) A LIVE VIEW of The Ball Drop is not guaranteed. Large crowds should be expected