Cross this one off your bucket list! You've always wanted to see the New York City Times Square ball drop from an incredible indoor view!
As New Year's Eve Times Square revelers stand 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 New York City New Year's Eve Times Square Ball Drop!
Towering 22 and 23 stories above the million or so partiers on 7th Avenue and Broadway below, the Convene offers a commanding view of the incredible festivities in Times Square and the famous Times Square Waterford Crystal ball itself. You can watch the crowds as they gather in the streets outside while you enjoy ]an open bar, hors d'oeuvres, buffet stations and desserts, DJ dance music and of course, 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.
Specially-priced accommodations are available at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel, directly across 7th Avenue from the New Year's Eve Times Square Ball Drop Gala. Click here
for details on a hotel-inclusive New Year's Eve vacation!
- Exclusive party at Convene December 31 from 8pm until 12:30am
- Hors d’oeuvres from 8pm until 9:15pm
- Buffet Stations from 9:15pm until 11:30pm
- Dessert stations from 11:30pm until 12:30am
- Open bar from 8pm 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
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, 10 short blocks form the site of the Waterford Crystal Ball. Convene’s windows provide magnificent aerial views up and down both Broadway and 7th Avenue. The facility is totally non-smoking.The New Year’s Eve Gala will be on both the 22nd and 23rd floors. DJ music will be provided on only one level. TVs and bars will be on both levels.
Convene is located at 810 7th Avenue, between 52nd and 53rd Streets, directly across 7th Avenue from the Sheraton New York Hotel. 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”.
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 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, 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 may not necessarily be a depiction of the view from Convene.
See photos from the 2012 New Year's Eve
Times Square Ball Drop Gala here