Bryant Park

Bryant Park

E 42nd St (btwn 5th & 6th Ave), New York, NY 10018, United States
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    • 8:00 AM–9:00 AM
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    • Noon–8:00 PM
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    • Noon–7:00 PM
  • Mon
    • Noon–9:00 PM

Located in Midtown Manhattan, Bryant Park is visited by over 6 million people each year and is one of the busiest public spaces in the world. Check out everything you can do in the park year round at!


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  • The Wall Street Journal

    Try estimating the percentage of women here. On a recent weekday, it was 53%, according to the park's engineer, who considers that a success. "Women are more discriminating park users," he says. Read more

    The Wall Street Journal · May 25, 2010

    In 1853-54, NY's first world's fair, the Crystal Palace Exhibition, took place here. A huge iron-and-glass structure was erected to house 5,272 exhibitors from 23 foreign nations and across the U.S.

    HISTORY · March 30, 2010
  • VH1

    My first NY Fashion Week was the last one to be held at Bryant Park. Amazing designers in an amazing location. - Terrell, The T.O. Show

    VH1 · July 14, 2010
  • The New Yorker

    “Many of the midday strollers in the park are office workers; they have the subdued mood of prison inmates released into the yard for their daily hour of sunshine and exercise.” —Victor Chen, 1974 Read more

    The New Yorker · September 30, 2010
  • Sony

    If you find a table on a beautiful afternoon, Bryant Park makes for a terrific outdoor office thanks to its complimentary Wi-Fi. – Sony VAIO®

    Sony · December 28, 2010
  • The New York Daily News

    PHOTO: In 1937 a telescope across the street on 42nd gave tourists a look at the heavens. Click "More Info" to see this historic pic! Read more

    The New York Daily News · October 26, 2010
  • Lucky Magazine

    Bring your glue and sewing kit to Bryant Park and have a crafty picnic snacking on tasty 'wichcraft sandwiches by famed Chef Tom Collichio.

    Lucky Magazine · December 1, 2011
  • The New Yorker

    Once infamous, the park is now “a handsome place, with flower beds, pétanque games, a lending library, a carousel, thousands of portable chairs, theatrical performances, and many other inducements." Read more

    The New Yorker · August 3, 2012
  • Penny H.

    the best place to relax for a moment in the concrete jungle

    Penny Huang · October 30, 2009
  • Time Out New York

    The Monday night HBO summer film festival at Bryant Park boasts stellar sound, a massive 40-by-20-foot screen and a relaxed viewing environment—despite being surrounded by the madness of midtown. Read more

    Time Out New York · July 11, 2013
  • Perry Ellis

    Perry Ellis’s New York office sits on the edge of beautiful Bryant Park. Sit and people watch in this beautiful urban area or head into the historic New York Public Library.

    Perry Ellis · October 21, 2010
  • Louis Vuitton

    Take a breather in Bryant Park. Ice skating in the winter, outside movies in the summer, all surrounded by gorgeous architecture and yellow cabs. Enjoy the free wifi!

    Louis Vuitton · May 2, 2012
  • Rachel

    People watching at its finest.

    Rachel · June 24, 2010
  • Geek&Hype

    Free Wi-Fi for everyone!

    Geek&Hype · August 3, 2011
  • Crain's New York Business

    Oren’s cup runneth over in Times SquareOusted from Grand Central, popular home-grown coffee chain shifts west to lower Times Square outpost; the appeal of lots of feet on the sidewalks. Read more

    Crain's New York Business · August 17, 2010
  • SkyMall

    Obviously if you are here you should check out the Southwest Porch brought to you by our friends at Southwest Airlines

    SkyMall · March 17, 2011
  • Gilt City

    The film festival is an amazing way to celebrate the beautiful summer weather and classic American films.

    Gilt City · June 28, 2011
  • The Corcoran Group

    A mecca of fun things to do – outdoor films, ping pong and yoga in the summer, ice skating in the winter and great people watching all year round.

    The Corcoran Group · January 6, 2012
  • Jaunted

    Hook up to free public wifi here, sit under the heat lamps at the Southwest Porch and grab some fresh sushi from Kinokuniya's cafe across the street. Yoga on the lawn in the summer!

    Jaunted · April 13, 2010
  • Christina S.

    Go here during your lunch breaks over the summer and soak up some sun while eating a sandwich or Crumbs cupcake.

    Christina Sees · March 17, 2010
  • Jack B.

    Using the free wifi

    Jack Brody · May 26, 2010
  • Elicia B.

    Best movies in a park (I haven't been to the Brooklyn Bridge movies with a view yet though)

    Elicia Banks-Gabriel · July 20, 2009
  • Showtime Network

    NYC HOMELAND fans: our surveillance van is parked in Midtown on 11/7. Find it and see if you can beat the polygraph. Test your powers of deception!

    Showtime Network · November 3, 2011
  • HBO

    On summer Monday nights, HBO helps bring classic movies back to the big screen. Get here early for a spot on the lawn, New Yorkers fill up the picnic space fast.

    HBO · September 3, 2011

    A lovely, photogenic retreat in the middle of the city’s hurly burly, Bryant Park is perfect for a quiet afternoon stroll or a scenic lunch. It’s also a great spot to settle in with a good book. Read more · April 24, 2012
  • Dave K.

    My favorite new spot in NYC. + Free WIFI!

    Dave Kerpen · June 17, 2010
  • Robert R.

    ...follow Bryant Park on twitter for timely updates -> @BryantParkNYC Read more

    Robert Rowe · May 27, 2010
  • H&M

    It's Fashion's Night Out! Need a ride? Head over to our store on 1328 Broadway & (s)hop on or (s)hop off around town! Enjoy 30% off your favorite item from 6pm - 11pm & other great surprises!

    H&M · September 6, 2012
  • Susan K.

    A midtown place to sit & chill inside. Same table & chairs as at the outside version of Bryant Park plus towering plant sculptures & vines. Excellent people watching.

    Susan Kille · February 25, 2010
  • Rod M.

    Something going on here every single season. Ice skating in the winter, table tennis in the spring, movies in the summer, and fashion in the fall. A NYC must.

    Rod M. · April 28, 2012

    To escape the busy streets of NYC, go here. Whether it’s hanging out at the Great Lawn or having coffee at Bryant Park Café, this place offers a steady atmosphere. Even has free wireless internet. · September 29, 2011
  • Take Back Your Lunch

    Don't think about what you're going to do when you get back to work. Just enjoy lunch...and take your sweet time. Read more

    Take Back Your Lunch · June 14, 2010
  • Jeffrey Z.

    Manhattan's only formal French garden design, ringed by noble architecture including Raymond Hood's American Radiator Building and The New York Public Library. A soothing respite from the hectic city.

    Jeffrey Zeldman · March 16, 2013
  • Steven T.

    Start Googling "Movies in Bryant Park." Magical nights with your friends...pack a great food basket and some good wine. The best.

    Steven Thibodeau · March 6, 2013
  • Best Delegate

    A nice respite from the concrete jungle. If you're looking for a place to eat outside, find a few chairs here.

    Best Delegate · September 6, 2011
  • Charles P.

    great place to have lunch or post work cool out, out door library, yoga classes on the lawn, chess clubs, restaurants and just plain beautiful place to hang.

    Charles Pixley · October 23, 2011
  • Zinio

    Find a spot under a one of the massive trees and hook up to the free WIFI.

    Zinio · October 7, 2011
  • Berkeley College

    Just one block away from the Berkeley College NYC Midtown Campus. This is a great place to relax in the shade with a good book or take advantage for the free WiFi!

    Berkeley College · October 19, 2010
  • matt h.

    just watch the people... sit and watch the people...

    matt haze · April 9, 2010
  • Dave H.

    While the weather is still nice, grab a sandwich and have your lunch in Bryant Park. Alone or with someone else, it's great people watching.

    Dave Hendricks · September 22, 2009
  • Jim M.

    One of the world's quintessential public spaces. The perfect place to see and be seen.

    Jim Malone · July 28, 2009
  • Glen G.

    Nice stop for a lite bite, micro-brew, and a little shopping.

    Glen Gilmore · May 28, 2013
  • New York Habitat

    A lovely place to take a break from bustling Midtown. If you can’t be away from your computer too long note that there’s free WiFi internet too!

    New York Habitat · March 22, 2012
  • Leslie H.

    surely my favorite park in NYC. great lunch spot- especially in the summer(free bocce and ping pong!) best on a summer morning while eating breakfast on the parisian-esq cafe tables. Almost no one is

    Leslie Healey · August 4, 2010
  • Travis W.

    Public restroom here!

    Travis W · May 1, 2010
  • Eleanor M.

    Prettiest, cleanest public bathrooms anywhere in New York City.

    Eleanor Miller · April 12, 2010
  • Cornelius M.

    great place to daydream and people watch...

    Cornelius Minor · August 20, 2009
  • NYC Parks

    Skate, shop and enjoy yummy food at Bryant Park's Winter Village. Read more

    NYC Parks · December 11, 2013
  • Vincent M.

    Try skating in the park

    Vincent McCool · November 8, 2013
  • Ruth B.

    El lugar perfecto para descansar al aire libre, viendo a los neoyorquinos pasear y tomando algo

    Ruth Blanch · May 25, 2010

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