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Bryant Park Visitors Guide

Everything you need to plan your visit to Bryant Park


Bryant Park is located in the heart of Manhattan -- a veritable oasis among the midtown skyscrapers and just outside of the chaos of Times Square. Whether you want to relax on the lawn, catch a free movie screening, play a game of chess or take a ride on Le Carrousel, there is something for everyone to enjoy in Bryant Park. Run by the not-for-profit Bryant Park Corporation, the maintenance and programming of Bryant Park is privately funded for the public benefit.

Official Website: Bryant Park Corporation Website

1. Bryant Park Directions

Bryant Park from the Empire State Building
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Wondering how to get to Bryant Park? An oasis in midtown Manhattan, Bryant Park and the New York Public Library occupy four city blocks.

Bryant Park Boundaries:

  • Fifth Avenue (East)
  • Sixth Avenue (West)
  • 42nd Street (North)
  • 40th Street (South)

    Bryant Park Subway:

    • B, D, F, & M trains to 42nd St/Bryant Park
    • 7 train to 5th Avenue

    2. Bryant Park Map

    Curious about the layout of Bryant Park? This helpful map will show you where things are, whether you're looking for a bathroom or for the New York Public Library.

    3. Bryant Park Concerts and Events

    Broadway in Bryant Park

    Bryant Park hosts a wide variety of different events throughout the year -- particularly in the summer.

    Bryant Park Events:

    4. Things To Do In Bryant Park

    Bryant Park
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    Wondering just what to do when you visit Bryant Park? Here are some of the fun things you can do in Bryant Park:

    5. Eating in Bryant Park

    Bryant Park is a wonderful spot to enjoy lunch or dinner, and there are both casual and formal options, as well as plenty of spots to spread out with a feast you've brought yourself.

    6. Bryant Park Photos

    Bryant Park from the Empire State Building's 103rd Floor
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