THE RITZ-CARLTON NEW YORK, CENTRAL PARK

50 Central Park South, New York, New York 10019 USA
Phone:  +1 (212) 308-9100   •  Map & Directions
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April Phenomenal Femmes Dinner
April 1, 2014
For our April 1st Phenomenal Femmes dinner, we welcome Véronique Drouhin-Boss of Maison Joseph Drouhin and Domaine Drouhin Oregon.

As Head Winemaker in both Burgundy and Oregon, Véronique is the "guardian" of the Joseph Drouhin style. Working alongside her brothers Philippe (Estates Manager), Laurent (Export Director of US Market, and Frederic (President), the fourth generation of Drouhins have become one of the most important negociants, as well as one of the largest landowners, in Burgundy.

On this special occasion, join us for a tasting which will highlight the differences between Old World and New World wine-making technique by showcasing wines from famed Burgundian villages as well as wines from the family's US outpost, Domaine Drouhin Oregon.

A 4-course dinner created by Chef Mark Arnao will be served with wine pairings by Wine Director Marika Vida-Arnold.

A percentage of all proceeds will benefit the Women’s Shelter at Crossroads Community Services at St. Bart’s church in NYC. Tickets are $175 per person and seating is limited.

Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling (212) 521-6125.

Horse Feeding
Daily
The Feeding of the Horses is a noontime ritual, a Moment in Time that celebrates the hotel’s unrivaled location on the Park. The ritual is an opportunity to feed the iconic Central Park Carriage Horses in signature Ritz-Carlton fashion. Details can be coordinated through the concierge.

Central Park Zoo
Staying at The Ritz Carlton New York, Central Park, guests have the opportunity to wake up to breathtaking views of Central Park from their guest rooms. Spend the day at the park and meet the wildlife that live at the Central Park Zoo. Guests can feed penguins and sea lions or explore the programs and tours that are offered for everyone.

The Central Park Zoo is open year round.
 
Summer hours: May 28-September 3. 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Daily
Fall hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Weekends & Holidays
Winter hours: 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Daily
Spring hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Weekends & Holidays

General Admission

Adult: $12
Child (3-12): $7
Senior (65+): $9

Penguin feeding and presentation: 10:30 a.m. & 2:30 p.m. Watch the gentoos, chinstraps, and king penguins feast on fish.

Sea lion feeding and presentation: 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m. & 4 p.m. Whether they’re high-fiving their trainers, showing off their flips, or catching fish on the fly, the charismatic sea lions love to impress a crowd

Meet the keepers: During the feedings, zookeepers demonstrate how they check the sea lions’ bodies, teeth, and vision, and give other routine care.

See the bears from a new perspective: Viewing areas are located at three levels: underwater, at rock-level, and from above.

Youth & Teen, Family, Toddler, Adult Programs & Tours: The Central Park Zoo programs are designed to connect visitors to nature. Programs feature animal encounters, exhibit visits, storytelling and guides led by knowledgeable professionals who provide the visitors with a fun and unique experience

For more information visit www.centralparkzoo.com/plan-your-trip/visitor-rules.aspx  

Carriage Rides
Experience the beauty and history of Central Park in one of the Horse Drawn Carriages that are lined up along Central Park. Our concierge can arrange rides in advance for our guests. During the tour, guests have the opportunity to see The Wollman Rink, Pond, Zoo, Sheep Meadow, Historical statues, the Carousel, and the Dakota. The Horse Drawn Carriages are available all year round and there are a couple of different kinds of rides to choose from. Guests may choose between a walk-ups or pre-arranged carriage rides depending on their needs.

A Standard Carriage Ride costs $50 plus tip for the first 20 minutes (per carriage)
Carriage Capacity: 4 adults per carriage
3 adults & 2 kids under the age 12
1 adult & 4 kids under the age 12
Hours: Mon- Fri rides start at 10 a.m.
Sat & Sun rides start at 9 a.m.
Night rides go until at least 2 a.m.

For more information visit www.centralpark.com/guide/activities/horse-drawn-carriages.html  

MOMA Exhibits
The exhibits at the Museum of Modern Art are always changing so there is always something new and exciting to look forward to. A short 10 minute walk from the hotel, the museum offers a variety of contemporary as well as historical pieces that everyone can enjoy. In fact, admission is free for all visitors during Target Free Friday Nights, held every Friday evening from 4-8 p.m.

Hours
Sunday: 10:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Monday: 10:30a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday: Closed
Open Tuesdays, June 26–September 25, 10:30 a.m.– 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 10:30a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Thursday: 10:30 a.m.– 5:30 p.m.
Open until 8 p.m. Thursdays, July 5–August 30
Friday: 10:30 a.m. – 8  p.m.
Saturday: 10:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

The Museum is closed on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

Admission
Adults: $25
Seniors (65 and over with ID): $18
Students (full time with current ID): $14
Children (16 and under): Free
For more information visit www.moma.org  

Discovery Times Square
Only a 15 minute walk to Times Square, Discovery Times Square is more than a museum; it is a haven for the unique and immersive exhibits that offer a rare experience, which provides a showcase a plethora of history and culture that is located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan. From the artifacts of Titanic’s final resting place to King Tut’s riches, Discovery manifests an exclusive collection of world class history. Tickets may be coordinated through the concierge.

Hours
Sunday - Thursday: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday - Saturday: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

For more information visit www.discoverytsx.com/about

Gondola Ride
April-November, 2013 from 10 a.m. until dusk
Conveniently located across Central Park, our hotel allows guests to freely explore what Mother Nature has to offer. The Classic Venetian Gondola, centrally located within Central Park allows guests to experience a unique perspective of the park. Visitors can rent rowboats or an authentic Venetian gondola as they cruise through the lake at Central Park.

Rowboat Rental: April-November. 4 persons allowed in boat. Weather permitting. 10 a.m. until dusk. Cash only.
$20 Cash Deposit
$12 per first hour
$2.50 per each additional ¼ hour or portion thereof
The Boathouse will provide lifejackets

Gondola: Weather permitting. Up to 6 people
$30 per half hour with host Andres Garcia.
www.thecentralparkboathouse.com/sections/boats.htm  

  
Nourish New York
April 2014 - Available daily (Monday - Friday)
Through programs and a commitment to combating hunger and homelessness, Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen provides the support and respect guests need to become self-sufficient and regain hope for the future. You are invited to join the family of volunteers by serving food at lunchtime, an enriching experience that provides the homeless a gateway to positive change and the capacity for self-help and reconnection to the broader community. Depart from hotel 9:30 a.m., returning 1:30 p.m. A framed photo keepsake will be provided. Reservations: 72 hours advance reservation required. Minimum age: 21yrs.

Complimentary

May Phenomenal Femmes Dinner
May 2014

For our May Phenomenal Femmes dinner, we welcome Stephanie Honig, Owner of Honig Winery in Napa Valley.

The Honig family are leaders in sustainability, both in the vineyard and the winery, and what began as a small “garage” winery has today become a successful family enterprise, with everyone working collaboratively to run an inspiring and socially responsible business. They focus on Cabernet Sauvignon and Sauvignon Blanc. Stephanie travels the globe developing Honig’s international and national presence, and handles the public relations for the family business. She serves on the Public Relations Committee, the Marketing Committee and the International Ambassadors Committee at the Napa Valley Vintners.

A 4-course dinner created by Chef Mark Arnao will be served with wine pairings by Wine Director Marika Vida-Arnold.

A percentage of all proceeds will benefit the Women’s Shelter at Crossroads Community Services at St. Bart’s church in NYC. Tickets are $150 per person and seating is limited.

Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling (212) 521-6125.

Horse Feeding
Daily
The Feeding of the Horses is a noontime ritual, a Moment in Time that celebrates the hotel’s unrivaled location on the Park. The ritual is an opportunity to feed the iconic Central Park Carriage Horses in signature Ritz-Carlton fashion. Details can be coordinated through the concierge.

Central Park Zoo
Staying at The Ritz Carlton New York, Central Park, guests have the opportunity to wake up to breathtaking views of Central Park from their guest rooms. Spend the day at the park and meet the wildlife that live at the Central Park Zoo. Guests can feed penguins and sea lions or explore the programs and tours that are offered for everyone.

The Central Park Zoo is open year round.
 
Summer hours: May 28-September 3. 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Daily
Fall hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Weekends & Holidays
Winter hours: 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Daily
Spring hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Weekends & Holidays

General Admission

Adult: $12
Child (3-12): $7
Senior (65+): $9

Penguin feeding and presentation: 10:30 a.m. & 2:30 p.m. Watch the gentoos, chinstraps, and king penguins feast on fish.

Sea lion feeding and presentation: 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m. & 4 p.m. Whether they’re high-fiving their trainers, showing off their flips, or catching fish on the fly, the charismatic sea lions love to impress a crowd

Meet the keepers: During the feedings, zookeepers demonstrate how they check the sea lions’ bodies, teeth, and vision, and give other routine care.

See the bears from a new perspective: Viewing areas are located at three levels: underwater, at rock-level, and from above.

Youth & Teen, Family, Toddler, Adult Programs & Tours: The Central Park Zoo programs are designed to connect visitors to nature. Programs feature animal encounters, exhibit visits, storytelling and guides led by knowledgeable professionals who provide the visitors with a fun and unique experience

For more information visit www.centralparkzoo.com/plan-your-trip/visitor-rules.aspx  

Carriage Rides
Experience the beauty and history of Central Park in one of the Horse Drawn Carriages that are lined up along Central Park. Our concierge can arrange rides in advance for our guests. During the tour, guests have the opportunity to see The Wollman Rink, Pond, Zoo, Sheep Meadow, Historical statues, the Carousel, and the Dakota. The Horse Drawn Carriages are available all year round and there are a couple of different kinds of rides to choose from. Guests may choose between a walk-ups or pre-arranged carriage rides depending on their needs.

A Standard Carriage Ride costs $50 plus tip for the first 20 minutes (per carriage)
Carriage Capacity: 4 adults per carriage
3 adults & 2 kids under the age 12
1 adult & 4 kids under the age 12
Hours: Mon- Fri rides start at 10 a.m.
Sat & Sun rides start at 9 a.m.
Night rides go until at least 2 a.m.

For more information visit www.centralpark.com/guide/activities/horse-drawn-carriages.html  

MOMA Exhibits
The exhibits at the Museum of Modern Art are always changing so there is always something new and exciting to look forward to. A short 10 minute walk from the hotel, the museum offers a variety of contemporary as well as historical pieces that everyone can enjoy. In fact, admission is free for all visitors during Target Free Friday Nights, held every Friday evening from 4-8 p.m.

Hours
Sunday: 10:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Monday: 10:30a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday: Closed
Open Tuesdays, June 26–September 25, 10:30 a.m.– 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 10:30a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Thursday: 10:30 a.m.– 5:30 p.m.
Open until 8 p.m. Thursdays, July 5–August 30
Friday: 10:30 a.m. – 8  p.m.
Saturday: 10:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

The Museum is closed on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

Admission
Adults: $25
Seniors (65 and over with ID): $18
Students (full time with current ID): $14
Children (16 and under): Free
For more information visit www.moma.org  

Discovery Times Square
Only a 15 minute walk to Times Square, Discovery Times Square is more than a museum; it is a haven for the unique and immersive exhibits that offer a rare experience, which provides a showcase a plethora of history and culture that is located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan. From the artifacts of Titanic’s final resting place to King Tut’s riches, Discovery manifests an exclusive collection of world class history. Tickets may be coordinated through the concierge.

Hours
Sunday - Thursday: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday - Saturday: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

For more information visit www.discoverytsx.com/about

Gondola Ride
April-November, 2013 from 10 a.m. until dusk
Conveniently located across Central Park, our hotel allows guests to freely explore what Mother Nature has to offer. The Classic Venetian Gondola, centrally located within Central Park allows guests to experience a unique perspective of the park. Visitors can rent rowboats or an authentic Venetian gondola as they cruise through the lake at Central Park.

Rowboat Rental: April-November. 4 persons allowed in boat. Weather permitting. 10 a.m. until dusk. Cash only.
$20 Cash Deposit
$12 per first hour
$2.50 per each additional ¼ hour or portion thereof
The Boathouse will provide lifejackets

Gondola: Weather permitting. Up to 6 people
$30 per half hour with host Andres Garcia.
www.thecentralparkboathouse.com/sections/boats.htm  

  
Nourish New York
May 2014 - Available daily (Monday - Friday)
Through programs and a commitment to combating hunger and homelessness, Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen provides the support and respect guests need to become self-sufficient and regain hope for the future. You are invited to join the family of volunteers by serving food at lunchtime, an enriching experience that provides the homeless a gateway to positive change and the capacity for self-help and reconnection to the broader community. Depart from hotel 9:30 a.m., returning 1:30 p.m. A framed photo keepsake will be provided. Reservations: 72 hours advance reservation required. Minimum age: 21yrs.

Complimentary

Horse Feeding
Daily
The Feeding of the Horses is a noontime ritual, a Moment in Time that celebrates the hotel’s unrivaled location on the Park. The ritual is an opportunity to feed the iconic Central Park Carriage Horses in signature Ritz-Carlton fashion. Details can be coordinated through the concierge.

Central Park Zoo
Staying at The Ritz Carlton New York, Central Park, guests have the opportunity to wake up to breathtaking views of Central Park from their guest rooms. Spend the day at the park and meet the wildlife that live at the Central Park Zoo. Guests can feed penguins and sea lions or explore the programs and tours that are offered for everyone.

The Central Park Zoo is open year round.
 
Summer hours: May 28-September 3. 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Daily
Fall hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Weekends & Holidays
Winter hours: 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Daily
Spring hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Weekends & Holidays

General Admission

Adult: $12
Child (3-12): $7
Senior (65+): $9

Penguin feeding and presentation: 10:30 a.m. & 2:30 p.m. Watch the gentoos, chinstraps, and king penguins feast on fish.

Sea lion feeding and presentation: 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m. & 4 p.m. Whether they’re high-fiving their trainers, showing off their flips, or catching fish on the fly, the charismatic sea lions love to impress a crowd

Meet the keepers: During the feedings, zookeepers demonstrate how they check the sea lions’ bodies, teeth, and vision, and give other routine care.

See the bears from a new perspective: Viewing areas are located at three levels: underwater, at rock-level, and from above.

Youth & Teen, Family, Toddler, Adult Programs & Tours: The Central Park Zoo programs are designed to connect visitors to nature. Programs feature animal encounters, exhibit visits, storytelling and guides led by knowledgeable professionals who provide the visitors with a fun and unique experience

For more information visit www.centralparkzoo.com/plan-your-trip/visitor-rules.aspx  

Carriage Rides
Experience the beauty and history of Central Park in one of the Horse Drawn Carriages that are lined up along Central Park. Our concierge can arrange rides in advance for our guests. During the tour, guests have the opportunity to see The Wollman Rink, Pond, Zoo, Sheep Meadow, Historical statues, the Carousel, and the Dakota. The Horse Drawn Carriages are available all year round and there are a couple of different kinds of rides to choose from. Guests may choose between a walk-ups or pre-arranged carriage rides depending on their needs.

A Standard Carriage Ride costs $50 plus tip for the first 20 minutes (per carriage)
Carriage Capacity: 4 adults per carriage
3 adults & 2 kids under the age 12
1 adult & 4 kids under the age 12
Hours: Mon- Fri rides start at 10 a.m.
Sat & Sun rides start at 9 a.m.
Night rides go until at least 2 a.m.

For more information visit www.centralpark.com/guide/activities/horse-drawn-carriages.html  

MOMA Exhibits
The exhibits at the Museum of Modern Art are always changing so there is always something new and exciting to look forward to. A short 10 minute walk from the hotel, the museum offers a variety of contemporary as well as historical pieces that everyone can enjoy. In fact, admission is free for all visitors during Target Free Friday Nights, held every Friday evening from 4-8 p.m.

Hours
Sunday: 10:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Monday: 10:30a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday: Closed
Open Tuesdays, June 26–September 25, 10:30 a.m.– 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 10:30a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Thursday: 10:30 a.m.– 5:30 p.m.
Open until 8 p.m. Thursdays, July 5–August 30
Friday: 10:30 a.m. – 8  p.m.
Saturday: 10:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

The Museum is closed on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

Admission
Adults: $25
Seniors (65 and over with ID): $18
Students (full time with current ID): $14
Children (16 and under): Free
For more information visit www.moma.org  

Discovery Times Square
Only a 15 minute walk to Times Square, Discovery Times Square is more than a museum; it is a haven for the unique and immersive exhibits that offer a rare experience, which provides a showcase a plethora of history and culture that is located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan. From the artifacts of Titanic’s final resting place to King Tut’s riches, Discovery manifests an exclusive collection of world class history. Tickets may be coordinated through the concierge.

Hours
Sunday - Thursday: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday - Saturday: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

For more information visit www.discoverytsx.com/about

Gondola Ride
April-November, 2013 from 10 a.m. until dusk
Conveniently located across Central Park, our hotel allows guests to freely explore what Mother Nature has to offer. The Classic Venetian Gondola, centrally located within Central Park allows guests to experience a unique perspective of the park. Visitors can rent rowboats or an authentic Venetian gondola as they cruise through the lake at Central Park.

Rowboat Rental: April-November. 4 persons allowed in boat. Weather permitting. 10 a.m. until dusk. Cash only.
$20 Cash Deposit
$12 per first hour
$2.50 per each additional ¼ hour or portion thereof
The Boathouse will provide lifejackets

Gondola: Weather permitting. Up to 6 people
$30 per half hour with host Andres Garcia.
www.thecentralparkboathouse.com/sections/boats.htm  

  
Nourish New York
June 2014 - Available daily (Monday - Friday)
Through programs and a commitment to combating hunger and homelessness, Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen provides the support and respect guests need to become self-sufficient and regain hope for the future. You are invited to join the family of volunteers by serving food at lunchtime, an enriching experience that provides the homeless a gateway to positive change and the capacity for self-help and reconnection to the broader community. Depart from hotel 9:30 a.m., returning 1:30 p.m. A framed photo keepsake will be provided. Reservations: 72 hours advance reservation required. Minimum age: 21yrs.

Complimentary

  
Terracotta Warriors
The Terracotta Warriors army recently arrived to Discovery. The New York City Exhibition is called “Terracotta Warriors: Defenders of China’s First Emperor”. Only nine of the estimated 8,000 figures that were entombed at Xian, China have made their way to New York City. This exhibit begins with a four minute documentary and continues with a presentation of the artifacts that were shipped from China.

Admission:
Adults: $27.00
Seniors (65+): $23.50
Kids (4-12): $19.50
For more information visit www.discoverytsx.com/exhibitions/terracotta-warriors  

Radio City Music Hall
Radio City Music Hall is home to the Rockettes and well renowned musical performances. Visitors can go behind the scenes and take an official tour of the incredible acts that are offered at the Radio City Music Hall. Our knowledge professionals at the concierge can arrange tours and performances for your convenience.

Radio City Music Hall Stage Door Tour: Tours Daily 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Performance Schedules vary.


For more information visit www.radiocity.com/tours.html  

Horse Feeding
Daily
The Feeding of the Horses is a noontime ritual, a Moment in Time that celebrates the hotel’s unrivaled location on the Park. The ritual is an opportunity to feed the iconic Central Park Carriage Horses in signature Ritz-Carlton fashion. Details can be coordinated through the concierge.

Central Park Zoo
Staying at The Ritz Carlton New York, Central Park, guests have the opportunity to wake up to breathtaking views of Central Park from their guest rooms. Spend the day at the park and meet the wildlife that live at the Central Park Zoo. Guests can feed penguins and sea lions or explore the programs and tours that are offered for everyone.

The Central Park Zoo is open year round.
 
Summer hours: May 28-September 3. 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Daily
Fall hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Weekends & Holidays
Winter hours: 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Daily
Spring hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Weekends & Holidays

General Admission

Adult: $12
Child (3-12): $7
Senior (65+): $9

Penguin feeding and presentation: 10:30 a.m. & 2:30 p.m. Watch the gentoos, chinstraps, and king penguins feast on fish.

Sea lion feeding and presentation: 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m. & 4 p.m. Whether they’re high-fiving their trainers, showing off their flips, or catching fish on the fly, the charismatic sea lions love to impress a crowd

Meet the keepers: During the feedings, zookeepers demonstrate how they check the sea lions’ bodies, teeth, and vision, and give other routine care.

See the bears from a new perspective: Viewing areas are located at three levels: underwater, at rock-level, and from above.

Youth & Teen, Family, Toddler, Adult Programs & Tours: The Central Park Zoo programs are designed to connect visitors to nature. Programs feature animal encounters, exhibit visits, storytelling and guides led by knowledgeable professionals who provide the visitors with a fun and unique experience

For more information visit www.centralparkzoo.com/plan-your-trip/visitor-rules.aspx  

Carriage Rides
Experience the beauty and history of Central Park in one of the Horse Drawn Carriages that are lined up along Central Park. Our concierge can arrange rides in advance for our guests. During the tour, guests have the opportunity to see The Wollman Rink, Pond, Zoo, Sheep Meadow, Historical statues, the Carousel, and the Dakota. The Horse Drawn Carriages are available all year round and there are a couple of different kinds of rides to choose from. Guests may choose between a walk-ups or pre-arranged carriage rides depending on their needs.

A Standard Carriage Ride costs $50 plus tip for the first 20 minutes (per carriage)
Carriage Capacity: 4 adults per carriage
3 adults & 2 kids under the age 12
1 adult & 4 kids under the age 12
Hours: Mon- Fri rides start at 10 a.m.
Sat & Sun rides start at 9 a.m.
Night rides go until at least 2 a.m.

For more information visit www.centralpark.com/guide/activities/horse-drawn-carriages.html  

MOMA Exhibits
The exhibits at the Museum of Modern Art are always changing so there is always something new and exciting to look forward to. A short 10 minute walk from the hotel, the museum offers a variety of contemporary as well as historical pieces that everyone can enjoy. In fact, admission is free for all visitors during Target Free Friday Nights, held every Friday evening from 4-8 p.m.

Hours
Sunday: 10:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Monday: 10:30a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday: Closed
Open Tuesdays, June 26–September 25, 10:30 a.m.– 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 10:30a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Thursday: 10:30 a.m.– 5:30 p.m.
Open until 8 p.m. Thursdays, July 5–August 30
Friday: 10:30 a.m. – 8  p.m.
Saturday: 10:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

The Museum is closed on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

Admission
Adults: $25
Seniors (65 and over with ID): $18
Students (full time with current ID): $14
Children (16 and under): Free
For more information visit www.moma.org  

Discovery Times Square
Only a 15 minute walk to Times Square, Discovery Times Square is more than a museum; it is a haven for the unique and immersive exhibits that offer a rare experience, which provides a showcase a plethora of history and culture that is located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan. From the artifacts of Titanic’s final resting place to King Tut’s riches, Discovery manifests an exclusive collection of world class history. Tickets may be coordinated through the concierge.

Hours
Sunday - Thursday: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday - Saturday: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

For more information visit www.discoverytsx.com/about

Gondola Ride
April-November, 2013 from 10 a.m. until dusk
Conveniently located across Central Park, our hotel allows guests to freely explore what Mother Nature has to offer. The Classic Venetian Gondola, centrally located within Central Park allows guests to experience a unique perspective of the park. Visitors can rent rowboats or an authentic Venetian gondola as they cruise through the lake at Central Park.

Rowboat Rental: April-November. 4 persons allowed in boat. Weather permitting. 10 a.m. until dusk. Cash only.
$20 Cash Deposit
$12 per first hour
$2.50 per each additional ¼ hour or portion thereof
The Boathouse will provide lifejackets

Gondola: Weather permitting. Up to 6 people
$30 per half hour with host Andres Garcia.
www.thecentralparkboathouse.com/sections/boats.htm  

  
Nourish New York
July 2014 - Available daily (Monday - Friday)
Through programs and a commitment to combating hunger and homelessness, Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen provides the support and respect guests need to become self-sufficient and regain hope for the future. You are invited to join the family of volunteers by serving food at lunchtime, an enriching experience that provides the homeless a gateway to positive change and the capacity for self-help and reconnection to the broader community. Depart from hotel 9:30 a.m., returning 1:30 p.m. A framed photo keepsake will be provided. Reservations: 72 hours advance reservation required. Minimum age: 21yrs.

Complimentary

  
Terracotta Warriors
The Terracotta Warriors army recently arrived to Discovery. The New York City Exhibition is called “Terracotta Warriors: Defenders of China’s First Emperor”. Only nine of the estimated 8,000 figures that were entombed at Xian, China have made their way to New York City. This exhibit begins with a four minute documentary and continues with a presentation of the artifacts that were shipped from China.

Admission:
Adults: $27.00
Seniors (65+): $23.50
Kids (4-12): $19.50
For more information visit www.discoverytsx.com/exhibitions/terracotta-warriors  

Radio City Music Hall
Radio City Music Hall is home to the Rockettes and well renowned musical performances. Visitors can go behind the scenes and take an official tour of the incredible acts that are offered at the Radio City Music Hall. Our knowledge professionals at the concierge can arrange tours and performances for your convenience.

Radio City Music Hall Stage Door Tour: Tours Daily 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Performance Schedules vary.


For more information visit www.radiocity.com/tours.html  

Horse Feeding
Daily
The Feeding of the Horses is a noontime ritual, a Moment in Time that celebrates the hotel’s unrivaled location on the Park. The ritual is an opportunity to feed the iconic Central Park Carriage Horses in signature Ritz-Carlton fashion. Details can be coordinated through the concierge.

Central Park Zoo
Staying at The Ritz Carlton New York, Central Park, guests have the opportunity to wake up to breathtaking views of Central Park from their guest rooms. Spend the day at the park and meet the wildlife that live at the Central Park Zoo. Guests can feed penguins and sea lions or explore the programs and tours that are offered for everyone.

The Central Park Zoo is open year round.
 
Summer hours: May 28-September 3. 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Daily
Fall hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Weekends & Holidays
Winter hours: 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Daily
Spring hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Weekends & Holidays

General Admission

Adult: $12
Child (3-12): $7
Senior (65+): $9

Penguin feeding and presentation: 10:30 a.m. & 2:30 p.m. Watch the gentoos, chinstraps, and king penguins feast on fish.

Sea lion feeding and presentation: 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m. & 4 p.m. Whether they’re high-fiving their trainers, showing off their flips, or catching fish on the fly, the charismatic sea lions love to impress a crowd

Meet the keepers: During the feedings, zookeepers demonstrate how they check the sea lions’ bodies, teeth, and vision, and give other routine care.

See the bears from a new perspective: Viewing areas are located at three levels: underwater, at rock-level, and from above.

Youth & Teen, Family, Toddler, Adult Programs & Tours: The Central Park Zoo programs are designed to connect visitors to nature. Programs feature animal encounters, exhibit visits, storytelling and guides led by knowledgeable professionals who provide the visitors with a fun and unique experience

For more information visit www.centralparkzoo.com/plan-your-trip/visitor-rules.aspx  

Carriage Rides
Experience the beauty and history of Central Park in one of the Horse Drawn Carriages that are lined up along Central Park. Our concierge can arrange rides in advance for our guests. During the tour, guests have the opportunity to see The Wollman Rink, Pond, Zoo, Sheep Meadow, Historical statues, the Carousel, and the Dakota. The Horse Drawn Carriages are available all year round and there are a couple of different kinds of rides to choose from. Guests may choose between a walk-ups or pre-arranged carriage rides depending on their needs.

A Standard Carriage Ride costs $50 plus tip for the first 20 minutes (per carriage)
Carriage Capacity: 4 adults per carriage
3 adults & 2 kids under the age 12
1 adult & 4 kids under the age 12
Hours: Mon- Fri rides start at 10 a.m.
Sat & Sun rides start at 9 a.m.
Night rides go until at least 2 a.m.

For more information visit www.centralpark.com/guide/activities/horse-drawn-carriages.html  

MOMA Exhibits
The exhibits at the Museum of Modern Art are always changing so there is always something new and exciting to look forward to. A short 10 minute walk from the hotel, the museum offers a variety of contemporary as well as historical pieces that everyone can enjoy. In fact, admission is free for all visitors during Target Free Friday Nights, held every Friday evening from 4-8 p.m.

Hours
Sunday: 10:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Monday: 10:30a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday: Closed
Open Tuesdays, June 26–September 25, 10:30 a.m.– 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 10:30a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Thursday: 10:30 a.m.– 5:30 p.m.
Open until 8 p.m. Thursdays, July 5–August 30
Friday: 10:30 a.m. – 8  p.m.
Saturday: 10:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

The Museum is closed on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

Admission
Adults: $25
Seniors (65 and over with ID): $18
Students (full time with current ID): $14
Children (16 and under): Free
For more information visit www.moma.org  

Discovery Times Square
Only a 15 minute walk to Times Square, Discovery Times Square is more than a museum; it is a haven for the unique and immersive exhibits that offer a rare experience, which provides a showcase a plethora of history and culture that is located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan. From the artifacts of Titanic’s final resting place to King Tut’s riches, Discovery manifests an exclusive collection of world class history. Tickets may be coordinated through the concierge.

Hours
Sunday - Thursday: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday - Saturday: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

For more information visit www.discoverytsx.com/about

Gondola Ride
April-November, 2013 from 10 a.m. until dusk
Conveniently located across Central Park, our hotel allows guests to freely explore what Mother Nature has to offer. The Classic Venetian Gondola, centrally located within Central Park allows guests to experience a unique perspective of the park. Visitors can rent rowboats or an authentic Venetian gondola as they cruise through the lake at Central Park.

Rowboat Rental: April-November. 4 persons allowed in boat. Weather permitting. 10 a.m. until dusk. Cash only.
$20 Cash Deposit
$12 per first hour
$2.50 per each additional ¼ hour or portion thereof
The Boathouse will provide lifejackets

Gondola: Weather permitting. Up to 6 people
$30 per half hour with host Andres Garcia.
www.thecentralparkboathouse.com/sections/boats.htm  

  
Nourish New York
August 2014 - Available daily (Monday - Friday)
Through programs and a commitment to combating hunger and homelessness, Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen provides the support and respect guests need to become self-sufficient and regain hope for the future. You are invited to join the family of volunteers by serving food at lunchtime, an enriching experience that provides the homeless a gateway to positive change and the capacity for self-help and reconnection to the broader community. Depart from hotel 9:30 a.m., returning 1:30 p.m. A framed photo keepsake will be provided. Reservations: 72 hours advance reservation required. Minimum age: 21yrs.

Complimentary

Radio City Music Hall
Radio City Music Hall is home to the Rockettes and well renowned musical performances. Visitors can go behind the scenes and take an official tour of the incredible acts that are offered at the Radio City Music Hall. Our knowledge professionals at the concierge can arrange tours and performances for your convenience.

Radio City Music Hall Stage Door Tour: Tours Daily 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Performance Schedules vary.


For more information visit www.radiocity.com/tours.html  

Horse Feeding
Daily
The Feeding of the Horses is a noontime ritual, a Moment in Time that celebrates the hotel’s unrivaled location on the Park. The ritual is an opportunity to feed the iconic Central Park Carriage Horses in signature Ritz-Carlton fashion. Details can be coordinated through the concierge.

Central Park Zoo
Staying at The Ritz Carlton New York, Central Park, guests have the opportunity to wake up to breathtaking views of Central Park from their guest rooms. Spend the day at the park and meet the wildlife that live at the Central Park Zoo. Guests can feed penguins and sea lions or explore the programs and tours that are offered for everyone.

The Central Park Zoo is open year round.
 
Summer hours: May 28-September 3. 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Daily
Fall hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Weekends & Holidays
Winter hours: 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Daily
Spring hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Weekends & Holidays

General Admission

Adult: $12
Child (3-12): $7
Senior (65+): $9

Penguin feeding and presentation: 10:30 a.m. & 2:30 p.m. Watch the gentoos, chinstraps, and king penguins feast on fish.

Sea lion feeding and presentation: 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m. & 4 p.m. Whether they’re high-fiving their trainers, showing off their flips, or catching fish on the fly, the charismatic sea lions love to impress a crowd

Meet the keepers: During the feedings, zookeepers demonstrate how they check the sea lions’ bodies, teeth, and vision, and give other routine care.

See the bears from a new perspective: Viewing areas are located at three levels: underwater, at rock-level, and from above.

Youth & Teen, Family, Toddler, Adult Programs & Tours: The Central Park Zoo programs are designed to connect visitors to nature. Programs feature animal encounters, exhibit visits, storytelling and guides led by knowledgeable professionals who provide the visitors with a fun and unique experience

For more information visit www.centralparkzoo.com/plan-your-trip/visitor-rules.aspx  

Carriage Rides
Experience the beauty and history of Central Park in one of the Horse Drawn Carriages that are lined up along Central Park. Our concierge can arrange rides in advance for our guests. During the tour, guests have the opportunity to see The Wollman Rink, Pond, Zoo, Sheep Meadow, Historical statues, the Carousel, and the Dakota. The Horse Drawn Carriages are available all year round and there are a couple of different kinds of rides to choose from. Guests may choose between a walk-ups or pre-arranged carriage rides depending on their needs.

A Standard Carriage Ride costs $50 plus tip for the first 20 minutes (per carriage)
Carriage Capacity: 4 adults per carriage
3 adults & 2 kids under the age 12
1 adult & 4 kids under the age 12
Hours: Mon- Fri rides start at 10 a.m.
Sat & Sun rides start at 9 a.m.
Night rides go until at least 2 a.m.

For more information visit www.centralpark.com/guide/activities/horse-drawn-carriages.html  

MOMA Exhibits
The exhibits at the Museum of Modern Art are always changing so there is always something new and exciting to look forward to. A short 10 minute walk from the hotel, the museum offers a variety of contemporary as well as historical pieces that everyone can enjoy. In fact, admission is free for all visitors during Target Free Friday Nights, held every Friday evening from 4-8 p.m.

Hours
Sunday: 10:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Monday: 10:30a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday: Closed
Open Tuesdays, June 26–September 25, 10:30 a.m.– 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 10:30a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Thursday: 10:30 a.m.– 5:30 p.m.
Open until 8 p.m. Thursdays, July 5–August 30
Friday: 10:30 a.m. – 8  p.m.
Saturday: 10:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

The Museum is closed on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

Admission
Adults: $25
Seniors (65 and over with ID): $18
Students (full time with current ID): $14
Children (16 and under): Free
For more information visit www.moma.org  

Discovery Times Square
Only a 15 minute walk to Times Square, Discovery Times Square is more than a museum; it is a haven for the unique and immersive exhibits that offer a rare experience, which provides a showcase a plethora of history and culture that is located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan. From the artifacts of Titanic’s final resting place to King Tut’s riches, Discovery manifests an exclusive collection of world class history. Tickets may be coordinated through the concierge.

Hours
Sunday - Thursday: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday - Saturday: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

For more information visit www.discoverytsx.com/about

Gondola Ride
April-November, 2013 from 10 a.m. until dusk
Conveniently located across Central Park, our hotel allows guests to freely explore what Mother Nature has to offer. The Classic Venetian Gondola, centrally located within Central Park allows guests to experience a unique perspective of the park. Visitors can rent rowboats or an authentic Venetian gondola as they cruise through the lake at Central Park.

Rowboat Rental: April-November. 4 persons allowed in boat. Weather permitting. 10 a.m. until dusk. Cash only.
$20 Cash Deposit
$12 per first hour
$2.50 per each additional ¼ hour or portion thereof
The Boathouse will provide lifejackets

Gondola: Weather permitting. Up to 6 people
$30 per half hour with host Andres Garcia.
www.thecentralparkboathouse.com/sections/boats.htm  

  
Nourish New York
September 2014 - Available daily (Monday - Friday)
Through programs and a commitment to combating hunger and homelessness, Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen provides the support and respect guests need to become self-sufficient and regain hope for the future. You are invited to join the family of volunteers by serving food at lunchtime, an enriching experience that provides the homeless a gateway to positive change and the capacity for self-help and reconnection to the broader community. Depart from hotel 9:30 a.m., returning 1:30 p.m. A framed photo keepsake will be provided. Reservations: 72 hours advance reservation required. Minimum age: 21yrs.

Complimentary

Radio City Music Hall
Radio City Music Hall is home to the Rockettes and well renowned musical performances. Visitors can go behind the scenes and take an official tour of the incredible acts that are offered at the Radio City Music Hall. Our knowledge professionals at the concierge can arrange tours and performances for your convenience.

Radio City Music Hall Stage Door Tour: Tours Daily 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Performance Schedules vary.


For more information visit www.radiocity.com/tours.html  

Horse Feeding
Daily
The Feeding of the Horses is a noontime ritual, a Moment in Time that celebrates the hotel’s unrivaled location on the Park. The ritual is an opportunity to feed the iconic Central Park Carriage Horses in signature Ritz-Carlton fashion. Details can be coordinated through the concierge.

Central Park Zoo
Staying at The Ritz Carlton New York, Central Park, guests have the opportunity to wake up to breathtaking views of Central Park from their guest rooms. Spend the day at the park and meet the wildlife that live at the Central Park Zoo. Guests can feed penguins and sea lions or explore the programs and tours that are offered for everyone.

The Central Park Zoo is open year round.
 
Summer hours: May 28-September 3. 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Daily
Fall hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Weekends & Holidays
Winter hours: 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Daily
Spring hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Weekends & Holidays

General Admission

Adult: $12
Child (3-12): $7
Senior (65+): $9

Penguin feeding and presentation: 10:30 a.m. & 2:30 p.m. Watch the gentoos, chinstraps, and king penguins feast on fish.

Sea lion feeding and presentation: 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m. & 4 p.m. Whether they’re high-fiving their trainers, showing off their flips, or catching fish on the fly, the charismatic sea lions love to impress a crowd

Meet the keepers: During the feedings, zookeepers demonstrate how they check the sea lions’ bodies, teeth, and vision, and give other routine care.

See the bears from a new perspective: Viewing areas are located at three levels: underwater, at rock-level, and from above.

Youth & Teen, Family, Toddler, Adult Programs & Tours: The Central Park Zoo programs are designed to connect visitors to nature. Programs feature animal encounters, exhibit visits, storytelling and guides led by knowledgeable professionals who provide the visitors with a fun and unique experience

For more information visit www.centralparkzoo.com/plan-your-trip/visitor-rules.aspx  

Carriage Rides
Experience the beauty and history of Central Park in one of the Horse Drawn Carriages that are lined up along Central Park. Our concierge can arrange rides in advance for our guests. During the tour, guests have the opportunity to see The Wollman Rink, Pond, Zoo, Sheep Meadow, Historical statues, the Carousel, and the Dakota. The Horse Drawn Carriages are available all year round and there are a couple of different kinds of rides to choose from. Guests may choose between a walk-ups or pre-arranged carriage rides depending on their needs.

A Standard Carriage Ride costs $50 plus tip for the first 20 minutes (per carriage)
Carriage Capacity: 4 adults per carriage
3 adults & 2 kids under the age 12
1 adult & 4 kids under the age 12
Hours: Mon- Fri rides start at 10 a.m.
Sat & Sun rides start at 9 a.m.
Night rides go until at least 2 a.m.

For more information visit www.centralpark.com/guide/activities/horse-drawn-carriages.html  

MOMA Exhibits
The exhibits at the Museum of Modern Art are always changing so there is always something new and exciting to look forward to. A short 10 minute walk from the hotel, the museum offers a variety of contemporary as well as historical pieces that everyone can enjoy. In fact, admission is free for all visitors during Target Free Friday Nights, held every Friday evening from 4-8 p.m.

Hours
Sunday: 10:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Monday: 10:30a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday: Closed
Open Tuesdays, June 26–September 25, 10:30 a.m.– 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 10:30a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Thursday: 10:30 a.m.– 5:30 p.m.
Open until 8 p.m. Thursdays, July 5–August 30
Friday: 10:30 a.m. – 8  p.m.
Saturday: 10:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

The Museum is closed on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

Admission
Adults: $25
Seniors (65 and over with ID): $18
Students (full time with current ID): $14
Children (16 and under): Free
For more information visit www.moma.org  

Discovery Times Square
Only a 15 minute walk to Times Square, Discovery Times Square is more than a museum; it is a haven for the unique and immersive exhibits that offer a rare experience, which provides a showcase a plethora of history and culture that is located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan. From the artifacts of Titanic’s final resting place to King Tut’s riches, Discovery manifests an exclusive collection of world class history. Tickets may be coordinated through the concierge.

Hours
Sunday - Thursday: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday - Saturday: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

For more information visit www.discoverytsx.com/about

Gondola Ride
April-November, 2013 from 10 a.m. until dusk
Conveniently located across Central Park, our hotel allows guests to freely explore what Mother Nature has to offer. The Classic Venetian Gondola, centrally located within Central Park allows guests to experience a unique perspective of the park. Visitors can rent rowboats or an authentic Venetian gondola as they cruise through the lake at Central Park.

Rowboat Rental: April-November. 4 persons allowed in boat. Weather permitting. 10 a.m. until dusk. Cash only.
$20 Cash Deposit
$12 per first hour
$2.50 per each additional ¼ hour or portion thereof
The Boathouse will provide lifejackets

Gondola: Weather permitting. Up to 6 people
$30 per half hour with host Andres Garcia.
www.thecentralparkboathouse.com/sections/boats.htm  

  
Nourish New York
October 2014 - Available daily (Monday - Friday)
Through programs and a commitment to combating hunger and homelessness, Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen provides the support and respect guests need to become self-sufficient and regain hope for the future. You are invited to join the family of volunteers by serving food at lunchtime, an enriching experience that provides the homeless a gateway to positive change and the capacity for self-help and reconnection to the broader community. Depart from hotel 9:30 a.m., returning 1:30 p.m. A framed photo keepsake will be provided. Reservations: 72 hours advance reservation required. Minimum age: 21yrs.

Complimentary

Horse Feeding
Daily
The Feeding of the Horses is a noontime ritual, a Moment in Time that celebrates the hotel’s unrivaled location on the Park. The ritual is an opportunity to feed the iconic Central Park Carriage Horses in signature Ritz-Carlton fashion. Details can be coordinated through the concierge.

Central Park Zoo
Staying at The Ritz Carlton New York, Central Park, guests have the opportunity to wake up to breathtaking views of Central Park from their guest rooms. Spend the day at the park and meet the wildlife that live at the Central Park Zoo. Guests can feed penguins and sea lions or explore the programs and tours that are offered for everyone.

The Central Park Zoo is open year round.
 
Summer hours: May 28-September 3. 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Daily
Fall hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Weekends & Holidays
Winter hours: 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Daily
Spring hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Weekends & Holidays

General Admission

Adult: $12
Child (3-12): $7
Senior (65+): $9

Penguin feeding and presentation: 10:30 a.m. & 2:30 p.m. Watch the gentoos, chinstraps, and king penguins feast on fish.

Sea lion feeding and presentation: 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m. & 4 p.m. Whether they’re high-fiving their trainers, showing off their flips, or catching fish on the fly, the charismatic sea lions love to impress a crowd

Meet the keepers: During the feedings, zookeepers demonstrate how they check the sea lions’ bodies, teeth, and vision, and give other routine care.

See the bears from a new perspective: Viewing areas are located at three levels: underwater, at rock-level, and from above.

Youth & Teen, Family, Toddler, Adult Programs & Tours: The Central Park Zoo programs are designed to connect visitors to nature. Programs feature animal encounters, exhibit visits, storytelling and guides led by knowledgeable professionals who provide the visitors with a fun and unique experience

For more information visit www.centralparkzoo.com/plan-your-trip/visitor-rules.aspx  

Carriage Rides
Experience the beauty and history of Central Park in one of the Horse Drawn Carriages that are lined up along Central Park. Our concierge can arrange rides in advance for our guests. During the tour, guests have the opportunity to see The Wollman Rink, Pond, Zoo, Sheep Meadow, Historical statues, the Carousel, and the Dakota. The Horse Drawn Carriages are available all year round and there are a couple of different kinds of rides to choose from. Guests may choose between a walk-ups or pre-arranged carriage rides depending on their needs.

A Standard Carriage Ride costs $50 plus tip for the first 20 minutes (per carriage)
Carriage Capacity: 4 adults per carriage
3 adults & 2 kids under the age 12
1 adult & 4 kids under the age 12
Hours: Mon- Fri rides start at 10 a.m.
Sat & Sun rides start at 9 a.m.
Night rides go until at least 2 a.m.

For more information visit www.centralpark.com/guide/activities/horse-drawn-carriages.html  

MOMA Exhibits
The exhibits at the Museum of Modern Art are always changing so there is always something new and exciting to look forward to. A short 10 minute walk from the hotel, the museum offers a variety of contemporary as well as historical pieces that everyone can enjoy. In fact, admission is free for all visitors during Target Free Friday Nights, held every Friday evening from 4-8 p.m.

Hours
Sunday: 10:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Monday: 10:30a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday: Closed
Open Tuesdays, June 26–September 25, 10:30 a.m.– 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 10:30a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Thursday: 10:30 a.m.– 5:30 p.m.
Open until 8 p.m. Thursdays, July 5–August 30
Friday: 10:30 a.m. – 8  p.m.
Saturday: 10:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

The Museum is closed on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

Admission
Adults: $25
Seniors (65 and over with ID): $18
Students (full time with current ID): $14
Children (16 and under): Free
For more information visit www.moma.org  

Discovery Times Square
Only a 15 minute walk to Times Square, Discovery Times Square is more than a museum; it is a haven for the unique and immersive exhibits that offer a rare experience, which provides a showcase a plethora of history and culture that is located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan. From the artifacts of Titanic’s final resting place to King Tut’s riches, Discovery manifests an exclusive collection of world class history. Tickets may be coordinated through the concierge.

Hours
Sunday - Thursday: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday - Saturday: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

For more information visit www.discoverytsx.com/about

Gondola Ride
April-November, 2013 from 10 a.m. until dusk
Conveniently located across Central Park, our hotel allows guests to freely explore what Mother Nature has to offer. The Classic Venetian Gondola, centrally located within Central Park allows guests to experience a unique perspective of the park. Visitors can rent rowboats or an authentic Venetian gondola as they cruise through the lake at Central Park.

Rowboat Rental: April-November. 4 persons allowed in boat. Weather permitting. 10 a.m. until dusk. Cash only.
$20 Cash Deposit
$12 per first hour
$2.50 per each additional ¼ hour or portion thereof
The Boathouse will provide lifejackets

Gondola: Weather permitting. Up to 6 people
$30 per half hour with host Andres Garcia.
www.thecentralparkboathouse.com/sections/boats.htm  

  
Nourish New York
November 2014 - Available daily (Monday - Friday)
Through programs and a commitment to combating hunger and homelessness, Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen provides the support and respect guests need to become self-sufficient and regain hope for the future. You are invited to join the family of volunteers by serving food at lunchtime, an enriching experience that provides the homeless a gateway to positive change and the capacity for self-help and reconnection to the broader community. Depart from hotel 9:30 a.m., returning 1:30 p.m. A framed photo keepsake will be provided. Reservations: 72 hours advance reservation required. Minimum age: 21yrs.

Complimentary

Horse Feeding
Daily
The Feeding of the Horses is a noontime ritual, a Moment in Time that celebrates the hotel’s unrivaled location on the Park. The ritual is an opportunity to feed the iconic Central Park Carriage Horses in signature Ritz-Carlton fashion. Details can be coordinated through the concierge.

Central Park Zoo
Staying at The Ritz Carlton New York, Central Park, guests have the opportunity to wake up to breathtaking views of Central Park from their guest rooms. Spend the day at the park and meet the wildlife that live at the Central Park Zoo. Guests can feed penguins and sea lions or explore the programs and tours that are offered for everyone.

The Central Park Zoo is open year round.
 
Summer hours: May 28-September 3. 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Daily
Fall hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Weekends & Holidays
Winter hours: 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Daily
Spring hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Weekends & Holidays

General Admission

Adult: $12
Child (3-12): $7
Senior (65+): $9

Penguin feeding and presentation: 10:30 a.m. & 2:30 p.m. Watch the gentoos, chinstraps, and king penguins feast on fish.

Sea lion feeding and presentation: 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m. & 4 p.m. Whether they’re high-fiving their trainers, showing off their flips, or catching fish on the fly, the charismatic sea lions love to impress a crowd

Meet the keepers: During the feedings, zookeepers demonstrate how they check the sea lions’ bodies, teeth, and vision, and give other routine care.

See the bears from a new perspective: Viewing areas are located at three levels: underwater, at rock-level, and from above.

Youth & Teen, Family, Toddler, Adult Programs & Tours: The Central Park Zoo programs are designed to connect visitors to nature. Programs feature animal encounters, exhibit visits, storytelling and guides led by knowledgeable professionals who provide the visitors with a fun and unique experience

For more information visit www.centralparkzoo.com/plan-your-trip/visitor-rules.aspx  

Carriage Rides
Experience the beauty and history of Central Park in one of the Horse Drawn Carriages that are lined up along Central Park. Our concierge can arrange rides in advance for our guests. During the tour, guests have the opportunity to see The Wollman Rink, Pond, Zoo, Sheep Meadow, Historical statues, the Carousel, and the Dakota. The Horse Drawn Carriages are available all year round and there are a couple of different kinds of rides to choose from. Guests may choose between a walk-ups or pre-arranged carriage rides depending on their needs.

A Standard Carriage Ride costs $50 plus tip for the first 20 minutes (per carriage)
Carriage Capacity: 4 adults per carriage
3 adults & 2 kids under the age 12
1 adult & 4 kids under the age 12
Hours: Mon- Fri rides start at 10 a.m.
Sat & Sun rides start at 9 a.m.
Night rides go until at least 2 a.m.

For more information visit www.centralpark.com/guide/activities/horse-drawn-carriages.html  

MOMA Exhibits
The exhibits at the Museum of Modern Art are always changing so there is always something new and exciting to look forward to. A short 10 minute walk from the hotel, the museum offers a variety of contemporary as well as historical pieces that everyone can enjoy. In fact, admission is free for all visitors during Target Free Friday Nights, held every Friday evening from 4-8 p.m.

Hours
Sunday: 10:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Monday: 10:30a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday: Closed
Open Tuesdays, June 26–September 25, 10:30 a.m.– 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 10:30a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Thursday: 10:30 a.m.– 5:30 p.m.
Open until 8 p.m. Thursdays, July 5–August 30
Friday: 10:30 a.m. – 8  p.m.
Saturday: 10:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

The Museum is closed on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

Admission
Adults: $25
Seniors (65 and over with ID): $18
Students (full time with current ID): $14
Children (16 and under): Free
For more information visit www.moma.org  

Discovery Times Square
Only a 15 minute walk to Times Square, Discovery Times Square is more than a museum; it is a haven for the unique and immersive exhibits that offer a rare experience, which provides a showcase a plethora of history and culture that is located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan. From the artifacts of Titanic’s final resting place to King Tut’s riches, Discovery manifests an exclusive collection of world class history. Tickets may be coordinated through the concierge.

Hours
Sunday - Thursday: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday - Saturday: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

For more information visit www.discoverytsx.com/about

  
Nourish New York
December 2014 - Available daily (Monday - Friday)
Through programs and a commitment to combating hunger and homelessness, Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen provides the support and respect guests need to become self-sufficient and regain hope for the future. You are invited to join the family of volunteers by serving food at lunchtime, an enriching experience that provides the homeless a gateway to positive change and the capacity for self-help and reconnection to the broader community. Depart from hotel 9:30 a.m., returning 1:30 p.m. A framed photo keepsake will be provided. Reservations: 72 hours advance reservation required. Minimum age: 21yrs.

Complimentary