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The Ride: Holiday Edition

Cruise through the streets of New York this holiday season in a custom-made, multi-million dollar coach and take in the famous sights and sounds of the Big Apple while enjoying interactive entertainment performances onboard.


  • Explore the city during the holiday season from your fully loaded multi-million dollar motor coach seats and enjoy panoramic views of NYC through the floor-to-ceiling glass windows.
  • Take a 75-minute tour of Midtown Manhattan and Times Square and see the iconic landmarks including Columbus Circle, Times Square, Chrysler Building, Bryant Park and more.
  • Enjoy the interactive entertainment experience with performance artists, passerby’s and more through your journey as performers blend with street life allowing you to have a one-of-a-kind experience.
  • Have an amazing journey through the streets of New York City in the company of two professional comedian hosts who will guide you through ‘The Ride.’
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Why You Shouldn’t Miss This

Now in its 8th critically acclaimed season, The Ride is one activity you need to indulge in if you’re in the city in winter! Your modern-day sleigh ride starts in The Ride’s patented custom-made theater on the bus. With floor-to-ceiling glass with side-facing seating, the streets of New York become the stage for the stunning holiday performances, including ballet, freestyle rap, and hip hop dancing!

Your 4.2-mile journey through the city will be supported by your award-winning comedic hosts, original soundtrack, videos, and some truly wonderful performances against the backdrop of some iconic NYC landmarks like the Chrysler Building, Grand Central Terminal, Columbus Circle, Times Square, and Bryant Park. The Ride: Holiday Edition celebrates New York City during its most festive time of year and has become a key ingredient to its winter magic. It is, undoubtedly, one of the holidays most sought after family events.

Please note that the route does not pass the Rockefeller Center Tree or any Christmas Lights, and may change based on traffic.

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Know Before You Go


Dates: Nov 14, 2019 - Jan 5, 2020

Duration: 1 - 2 hours.

All guests are required to meet at their designated boarding locations fifteen minutes before the show.

Age Restrictions

The Ride is a family-friendly entertainment experience. There are no age restrictions as such but in case children are creating a nuisance and distracting other patrons then you may be asked to exit the vehicle. Additionally, there are no seat belts on the coach which may make it hard for children under 4 years to sit with ease.

Food and Drink Restrictions

No food and drinks are allowed on board apart from a bottle of water.

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Strict cancellation policy

These tickets cannot be canceled, amended or refunded.

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My Tickets

You will receive your The Ride: Holiday Edition tickets via email. No need to print. Simply show the tickets and enter the bus.

Meeting Point

The Ride picks up and drops off at 42nd St. & 8th Ave. at Chevy’s Mexican Restaurant.

Getting There

The tour starts at 584 8th Avenue. You can catch Subway: N, Q, R, W to Times Square - 42nd St, and walk to the meeting point from here.

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