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  2. New York (State)
  3. New York City
  4. Columbus Circle

Experience THE RIDE in New York City

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Experience the RIDE, a unique event in New York that is equal parts theatrical show and immersive tour. See spectacular performances and classic New York City sights, from the comfort of a technologically-advanced moving theater motorcoach.
About this activity
Duration 75 minutes
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Japanese, Spanish
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy an authentic city show-tour featuring Broadway-style entertainment in front of Grand Central, Central Park, 42nd St. and more
  • Celebrate the wonder and magic of the holiday season in New York City with THE RIDE Holiday Edition (running through Jan 5 2020)
  • Go live on-air via the most modern audio and visual technology
  • Experience a New York bus ride that transforms the city into a stage
Full description
When New York entrepreneurs and creative types join forces, ultramodern entertainment in the form of a 45-foot long bus with stadium seats, surround sound, and street performances ensues. Take this interactive 75-minute bus ride and see New York from an entirely unique perspective.

It turns the streets of New York into a stage, bringing entertainment and tourism together to create a city experience that everyone, from tourists to native New Yorkers, can enjoy. The RIDE drives through New York and features performances in front of sights, such as Grand Central, 42nd Street, Central Park, and more. It’s Broadway without the limitations of a stationary theater, and a bus tour with a theatrical twist.

Between November 14, 2019 and January 5, 2020, celebrate New York City during its most festive time of year on THE RIDE: HOLIDAY EDITION. This tour covers all holidays, celebrating the season with Holiday-themed content, costumes, and music. This limited engagement often sells out so be sure to book in advance.

Each of the mobile theaters hold 3 rows of stadium seats, plus the most modern audio and visual technology, including speakers that bring inside sounds out onto the street, enabling RIDErs to go “On Air” and interact with the city.

The RIDE is also available in Japanese on the third Thursday of every month and in Spanish on the first Thursday of every month - both at 7:15 PM and 8:45 PM. While THE RIDE’s performances and videos remain in English, these departures of the RIDE feature one of your two comedic hosts translating in Japanese or Spanish.
Includes
  • 75-minute ride
  • Two comedic hosts
  • Exclusive live performances on the sidewalks of New York City
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pick up and drop off

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