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New Year’s Eve Times Square Ball Drop Vacation

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There is no better way to ring in the New Year than witnessing this bucket list event!

If you have always wanted to be in Times Square when the famous ball drops - but didn’t want to stand for hours in the crowded street - plan to ring in 2021 with NYCVP’s biggest bash of them all – the New Year’s Eve Times Square Ball Drop Gala above the crowds!

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Have you always wanted to see the NYC Times Square Ball Drop? Well cross this one off your bucket list, because here's the perfect way to experience this great event as we welcome in 2021!

NYCVP hosts an exclusive Insider’s View New Year’s Eve Times Square Ball Drop Party on December 31 in the heart of the Times Square area! There’s an incredible view of all the celebrations and revelry, and we want you to be our guest!

No standing outside in the cold or fighting crowds—our Gala is high above the million or so gathered on 7th Avenue and Broadway with a continuous view of the famed Times Square Waterford Crystal Ball.

You’ll be twenty-three stories up with views of not only the Times Square Ball - but also the fireworks display over Central Park after the ball drops. Oh, and don’t forget the open bar, hors d'oeuvres, buffet stations, desserts and DJ dance music. The best part? Unlike those standing in the street below you will be indoors - not worried about the weather and with full access to restrooms. This event is truly a bucket list item!

We can take care of everything for your perfect New York City New Year’s Eve vacation—from your hotel to any thing else you can think of.

Jut a quick line to say thanks for all you help – apart from a few niggles with the hotel there were no major issues and the New Years party was a blast – looking forward to the photos. We really enjoyed the few days we had, despite the record low temperatures, and were glad we got out of town when we did as it looks like things have turned a lot worse since!
Anyway, thanks to everyone who made the evening so special – we would highly recommend this to anyone looking for a chance of a lifetime to see the New Year in whilst enjoying comfort and great food, with plenty of drink and entertainment thrown in. Even the fireworks in Central Park were easy to see from where we were.
Thanks again. Mike & Gaynor, UK

Your New Year’s Eve Times Square Ball Drop Vacation includes:
  • Accommodations at a Manhattan hotel like the Sheraton New York Times Square, conveniently located inside the New Year's Eve security "lockdown" zone
  • All local and state hotel taxes
  • NYCVP's exclusive New Year’s Eve Times Square Ball Drop Gala party at Convene Conference Center
  • NYPD- and Times Square Alliance-approved lanyard credentials for entering the security zone and navigating the festive crowd
  • Admission to your choice of the American Museum of Natural History, the Museum of the City of New York or the New York Water Taxi Statue of Liberty Flex Pass
  • Admission to your choice of the Empire State Building Observatory, Top of the Rock Observation Deck or the Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Shopping Discounts at Macy's, Bloomingdale's and South Street Seaport
  • Optional Broadway theater tickets, additional sightseeing, museum admissions and dining (at additional cost)
  • And more NYC discounts and inclusions

New Year’s Eve Times Square Ball Drop Gala

New Year's Eve Times Square Ball Drop Gala Sure to be the party of a lifetime! As New Year's Eve Times Square revelers stand in the cold, shoulder to shoulder from 42nd Street all the way up to Central Park, you'll be overlooking them at an exclusive party right in the middle of it all—high above with a view of the city lights, the celebration and of course, the Times Square Ball Drop!

Towering 23 stories above the million or so partiers on 7th Avenue and Broadway below, enjoy an open bar, hors d'oeuvres, buffet stations and desserts, DJ dance music and the view to end all views! At midnight, the ball drop, fireworks and confetti will create the perfect backdrop scenery for welcoming in the New Year in Times Square.

"Excellent night. More that what we had expected. Great venue and event which includes everything you need to ring in the New Year including a view of the ball drop. The food was amazing and the location was equisite. a fantastic night, well worth every penny." Melissa, Windsor, Australia

Your New Year’s Eve Times Square Ball Drop Gala Includes:
  • Exclusive party at Convene December 31 from 8:00pm until 12:30am
  • Hors d’oeuvres from 8:00pm until 9:15pm
  • Buffet Stations from 9:15pm until 11:30pm
  • Dessert stations from 11:30pm until 12:30am
  • Open bar from 8:00pm until 12:30am
  • DJ music for dancing
  • Roving magician
  • Souvenir photo booth
  • Flat screen TVs to view the New Year’s Eve network specials
  • Decorations, favors and souvenirs
  • NYCVP Host

NYC New Year's Eve Accommodations

Sheraton New York Hotel Traditional Room Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel
811 7th Ave at 52nd Street
Located right in the heart of midtown Manhattan and inside the New Year's Eve security "lockdown" zone, the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel is across the street from the New Year's Eve gala party and just steps away from the Broadway theater district, Rockefeller Center, Carnegie Hall, Central Park and 5th and Madison Avenue shopping. Newly renovated, the lobby is both elegant and comfortable. Enjoy 1750 beautifully renovated and decorated guest rooms, all of which feature the ultra comfortable "Sweet Sleeper" bed ensemble, high speed internet access, coffee makers with complimentary coffee and tea, telephones with personalized voice mail, hairdryers, irons with ironing boards, plus terry cloth bathrobes, and cable television with 20 channels as well as on demand movies and video check out. The hotel boasts a fully equipped health club and 24 hour room service.

About Convene Conference Center (Formerly the Sentry Center):
Convene is a conference facility occupying the entire 22nd and 23rd floors of 810 7th Avenue in the heart of the Times Square Theatre District. Convene’s windows wrap on all 4 sides, providing magnificent views of New Year's Eve in Times Square, up and down both Broadway and 7th Avenue. The facility is totally non-smoking.
The New Year’s Eve Gala will be on the 22nd & 23rd floors. DJ music will be provided on only one level.

Convene is located at 810 7th Avenue, between 52nd and 53rd Streets, directly across 7th Avenue from the Sheraton New York Hotel and 10 short blocks from the Ball Drop. Since the facility is located within the Times Square Security Check-Point area, you will be provided with documentation and instructions on how to enter the Times Square area and Convene.

Although there is no dress code for this event, we do suggest you “dress to impress.”

Minimum Age:
There is no minimum age for guests at this event; however New York State laws forbid the consumption of alcohol by anyone under the age of 21.

Important Information for INSIDER'S Functions:
This exclusive event has limited availability. NYCVP cannot guarantee unobstructed views of the Ball Drop; views are "first-come, first-served". In order to provide maximum viewing space there is no table seating at the windows. It is the intention of NYCVP to provide a convivial atmosphere during this special event, including food, drinks, private restroom facilities, warmth and indoor protection from the weather, and admission into the Times Square area. Since streets are closed to traffic and pedestrian movement is limited by the NYPD, NYCVP will provide instructions for admission.

Convene Conference Center is a secure facility. Picture ID is required for admittance to the event. Guests who don’t provide picture ID, or who don’t possess the proper documents issued by NYCVP and/or its affiliates, will be refused admittance. There will be no refunds in such cases.

NYCVP will issue NYPD (New York City Police Department) approved credentials for access into the Times Square Lock-Down Zone. However it is your responsibility to adhere to any and all regulations and restrictions issued by the NYPD.

NYCVP, including its employees and agents, reserves the right to deny access to and/or remove with no refund individuals whom NYCVP deems unruly or disruptive.

NOTE: Photo above is not necessarily a depiction of the view from Convene.

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