THE RIDE is an one-of-a-kind interactive entertainment experience where the streets of New York City are the stage, and you’ve got front row seats! Let our award-winning comedic hosts welcome you aboard our moving theater which navigates a 75 minute route through Midtown Manhattan and Times Square. Our hilarious hosts are trained in improvisation so that each performance is fresh depending on what’s happening on the street that day.
THE RIDE boards in front of Patrick’s Restaurant (near Five Guys Restaurant) – 42 St and 8th Ave in Midtown Manhattan. Advance reservation required.
*THE RIDE takes a twisted seasonal turn to celebrate the spirit and enchantment of fall in NYC on The 6th Annual THE RIDE in Masquerade! Available October 1, 2019 – October 31, 2019!
*THE RIDE celebrates the wonder and magic of the holiday season in NYC on The 8th Annual THE RIDE: Holiday Edition! Available November 14, 2019 – January 5, 2020!
THE RIDE is our fleet of patented, multi-million dollar motor coaches with floor-to-ceiling glass windows and stadium style seating.
They are fully loaded with the best audio, video, and wireless technology to amp up what’s happening on board while keeping connected to what’s happening outside. From performers to passersby, THE RIDE interacts with everyone and everything it rolls by!
Our performers blend with the street life to become a part of THE RIDE, showing guests an experience they cannot get anywhere else! You won’t be able to tell where the New York City streets begin and the show ends!
Sit back and enjoy THE RIDE’s incredible street performances against the backdrop of some of New York City’s most iconic landmarks including Times Square, Columbus Circle, the Chrysler Building, Grand Central Terminal and Bryant Park. You’ll explore the city in a completely new way through our floor-to-ceiling glass windows and stadium style seating!
You will delight in pop-up presentations along the 4.2-mile route through Midtown and Times Square by THE RIDE’s talented ensemble of actors, singers, dancers, and instrumentalists. THE RIDE is one of the best ways to tour New York City and whether you’re new to the city or a long-time native, you’ll find New York City eternally fresh aboard THE RIDE.
Great for holidays, birthday parties, special occasions, family reunions, Sweet 16’s, Bar and Bat MItzvahs, schools and camps, scout program, senior groups, corporate outings, team building, incentive trips, date nights, or just a fun day with family and friends, our 5-7 street performances make THE RIDE the best choice for your next event!
THE RIDE takes full advantage of the natural excitement of New York City, its eclectic inhabitants and electric atmosphere!