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Union Square Park

Park and Plaza
btwn Broadway & Union Sq E (btwn E 14th & E 17th St), New York, NY 10003, United States
Hours:
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People tend to check in during these times:

  • Today
    • 11:00 AM–8:00 PM
  • Mon
    • Noon–8:00 PM
  • Tue–Thu
    • Noon–9:00 PM
  • Fri
    • Noon–10:00 PM
  • Sat
    • 11:00 AM–9:00 PM
Credit Cards:
No
Wi-Fi:
Yes

With a vibrant mix of cutting-edge businesses, diverse dining options and brilliant entertainment, Union Square is the ideal place to eat, shop and visit.

9.6/10

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  • Alana C.

    Matthew Silver is my hero

    Alana Cadiz · 2 days ago
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  • Saroya F.

    I love the craft vendors and farmer's market. The Jersey Strawberries from Phillips Farms are the best in the city!! Read more

    Saroya Fanniel · 5 days ago
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  • Emilio C.

    Great place to go to hang out in an open space and see a lot of people walk by.

    Emilio C · 1 week ago
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  • Myc A.

    Regal theatre and the ever famous Coffee Shop...old and new memories...great area to create your own.

    Myc Agnew · 3 weeks ago
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  • Ballers' Weekend

    Hungry? Ichabod’s is a cozy little restaurant on the corner of 15th & Irving Place — by Union Square. We strongly suggest that every meal should end with their special ice cream sundae! Read more

    Ballers' Weekend · 3 weeks ago
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  • Renata d.

    Aqui os esquilos são mais atrevidos, haha! Vale a pena a visita... aproveite e visite as lojas em frente, pois os preços são melhores do que lá na Time Square.

    Renata de George · 3 weeks ago
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  • İpek A.

    I love the daily bazaar @ this park.

    İpek A. · March 23
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  • Heejung N.

    Chess players at the union square park south west

    Heejung Nam · March 21
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  • aisha b.

    The street performers are great but going here at night is not a great idea.

    aisha baiocchi · March 12
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  • paipoi

    2015/2/22三重テレビ「俺旅。」佐藤貴史・村井良大訪問。アフリカ・アイボリーコースト出身で少し有名という黒人映画俳優の台本読みに遭遇。台本読み相手はギリシャ出身男性バレエダンサー。

    paipoi · March 11
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  • Daniel K.

    A New York staple filled with all different types of New Yorkers! Stop here to enjoy items from the farmer's market. Always busy but always fun! A good place to people watch or enjoy a cup of coffee

    Daniel Karran · February 3
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  • Glenn M.

    Always the start to any nyc adventure.

    Glenn Mondry · February 1
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  • Dan M.

    Always overcrowded with tourists. But! On weekends you can find nice food-markets here, fair prices and always tasty.

    Dan Mokin · January 23
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  • Arman P.

    Very beautiful !!!

    Arman Pap · January 18
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  • Carlos B.

    Up and Freeze

    Carlos Batlle · January 10
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  • Jevgenia M.

    squirrels are adorable!

    Jevgenia M · January 1
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  • Lily

    Check out the vendors and musicians after you've walked around.

    Lily · December 28, 2014
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  • Arnaud R.

    Nothing extraordinary in an architectural dimension but lots of great bars around. The Christmas market in the winter is quite nice.

    Arnaud Réauté · December 19, 2014
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  • Eunice K.

    I feel as if I always see some unique activity at this park: protests, music troupes, markets...very lively!

    Eunice Kokor · December 3, 2014
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  • Maria s.

    meu deus que lugar maravilhoso pra jente relaxar

    Maria souza · November 29, 2014
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  • Eric R.

    Holiday market really puts you in the holiday cheer.

    Eric Roseman · November 28, 2014
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  • Елена С.

    Тайм сквер место для уличных сумасшедших, игроков в шахматы, кришнаитов, и прочих) здесь забавно всегда от ранней утренней зарядки на ступенях до позднего вечера со светящейся башней Эмпайербилдинга

    Елена Снежкина · November 17, 2014
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  • Rose S.

    It is one of my hang out with friends. Just sit eat some lunch or just coffee. People watching is silly.

    Rose Sanchez · November 6, 2014
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  • Pete W.

    Great Spot for Lunch or People Watching #NYC2014

    Pete Webb · November 3, 2014
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  • Racky R.

    I love to come here to read and watch the diverse social panorama.

    Racky Ross · October 25, 2014
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  • Denisse Lima T.

    Muito bom e interessante!

    Denisse Lima Tim Beta · October 24, 2014
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  • Sadet R.

    😢😢😢😢😢

    Sadet Ramadani · October 23, 2014
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  • J S.

    The atmosphere

    J Santana · October 20, 2014
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  • Natalia B.

    Especially great at night when all corners of New York come together to hang out, dance, play chess, skate, perform...

    Natalia Baker · October 14, 2014
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  • Aniruddha M.

    Enjoy street view at the steps. Or venture into farmers' market. The actual park is also a good place to hang out for chit-chat.

    Aniruddha Mandke · October 12, 2014
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  • Kimmie O.

    Impractical jokers crew often films here

    Kimmie Ohh · October 12, 2014
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  • Nas B.

    Come here on a sunny day and enjoy a vitamin-D infusion while people-watching or having coffee with a friend.

    Nas Benali · October 10, 2014
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  • Michael L.

    Grab something from the market and enjoy it in the shade!

    Michael Lambert · October 8, 2014
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  • ImSo_Brooklyn

    Big park! Free Wi-Fi. Perfect for date nights, nice view also.

    ImSo_Brooklyn · October 7, 2014
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  • Daniel S.

    One of the best public spaces in New York.

    Daniel Shaw · October 7, 2014
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  • Antonio A.

    MUITO BOM RESPIRA AR LIVRE

    Antonio Alexandre [TIM BETA] · September 28, 2014
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  • Hakan E.

    Everything is good in there :))

    Hakan Erdoğan · September 25, 2014
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  • James J.

    Go for the grassy area rather than the southern plaza with the students and performers.

    James J · September 4, 2014
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  • Margot M.

    Beware! There are rats everywhere by the benches and grass. Take it from a native.

    Margot Mazur · August 30, 2014
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  • Amanda J.

    Sometimes a Buddhist will bless you at random - other times you find marijuana articles in a drunk man's suitcase

    Amanda Jabes · August 28, 2014
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  • Thomas M.

    There are always performers here. Or sit down for a game of chess.

    Thomas Mo · August 23, 2014
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  • Victor A.

    People watching is great here lol!

    Victor A · August 22, 2014
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  • Doraly P.

    Just sit and people watch with a Jamba Juice from wholefoods!

    Doraly Pantaleon · August 21, 2014
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  • Willamis B.

    The Union Square brings together many different kinds of people. Between stone staircases and walled gardens, one can find people from various tribes suits taking fresh air at lunchtime,

    Willamis Batista · August 19, 2014
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  • Willamis B.

    Very safe square, with good shops in the vicinity and wifi internet connection totally free. A great place to stop and eat a hotdog while planning the next city tours.

    Willamis Batista · August 19, 2014
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  • Willamis B.

    Great great place to relax in nature.

    Willamis Batista · August 19, 2014
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  • Uwvie O.

    People watching

    Uwvie Obodo · August 18, 2014
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  • Heather P.

    Fresh market is great and the park is always busy. Always something going on there!

    Heather Popil · August 16, 2014
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  • Gloria

    Who can beet this ???

    Gloria · August 13, 2014
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  • N M.

    Always some kind of entertainment right in front

    N Martin · August 13, 2014
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