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Family & Kids

Whether you’re visiting from afar or just a few blocks away, Rockefeller Center is one of the most exciting destinations in New York City for children of all ages. From a variety of kid-friendly public programming to Top of the Rock and The Rink, there’s always something fun for families at Rockefeller Center.


What to See

Experience New York City’s top kid-friendly attractions for locals and visitors of any age.

  • Top of the Rock

    Head 70 floors up to Top of the Rock, and snap the perfect family photo with NYC as your backdrop.
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  • Rockefeller Center Tour

    Discover Rockefeller Center’s hidden gems with our new interactive tour, created for children ages 6 to 11.
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  • The Summer Rink at Rockefeller Center

    Summer at The Rink is now open for the season.

Where To Shop

Find the perfect toy or souvenir at some of the city’s biggest stores.

  • FAO Schwarz

    With unique toys from around the world, FAO Schwarz’s three-story emporium is where imagination runs wild.
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  • LEGO

    LEGO’s interactive displays and in-store programming make every visit fun and engaging for the whole family.
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  • McNally Jackson

    Bookworms of all ages can find new reads and old classics at McNally Jackson’s largest bookstore.
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  • Nintendo NY

    Nintendo’s two-level, immersive experience features the latest in games, accessories, and apparel.
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Where To Eat

Please even the pickiest of eaters at one of our many kid-friendly restaurants.

  • 5 Acres

    5 Acres is a nod to chef Greg Baxtrom’s family farm, blending new world tastes with familial traditions.
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  • Ace's Pizza

    Ace's Perfect Pizza is now available on the Rink Level at Rockefeller Center. Serving both Sicilian and Detroit style pizza.
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  • Bill's Bar & Burger

    Fit for families big and small, Bill’s Bar & Burger is known for its hand-pressed burgers, milkshakes, and fries.
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  • Black Seed Bagels

    Black Seed Bagels is an artisan bagel shop that pushes the boundaries of how NYC bagels are made.
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  • Breads Bakery

    Breads isn’t just known for its baked goods; its menu also has quick, easy bites for breakfast and lunch.
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  • Potbelly

    Potbelly’s classic sandwiches and hand-scooped milkshakes make for the ultimate comfort meal.
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  • Puya Tacos de Puebla

    All of Puya’s tacos, burritos, quesadillas, and delicious sides are prepared fresh daily.
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Where to Snack

Satisfy any sweet tooth with our endless array of desserts and confections.

  • Ben & Jerry's

    The widely beloved ice cream shop now serves an ice cream flight, an Under 30 offering unique to Rockefeller Center.
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  • Chip City

    With a rotating selection of 40-plus flavors, Chip City is the place to discover your new favorite cookie.
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  • Dough

    Dough makes its doughnuts in small batches throughout the day to make sure they’re always fresh.
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  • Glace Truck

    The Glace truck at Rockefeller Center is serving up a summer menu of frozen hot chocolate, house-made soft serves and imaginative sundaes.
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  • Magnolia Bakery

    Magnolia Bakery is home to classic American fare like cheesecakes, brownies, and its famous banana pudding.
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  • Van Leeuwen

    Van Leeuwen’s ice cream can also be conveniently found in a traveling cart next to Flipper’s at The Rink.
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Venues: Where to Celebrate

Make life-long memories by hosting your next event — birthday parties, graduations, play dates, and more — at Rockefeller Center.

  • Rainbow Room

    From bar and bat mitzvahs to award shows, the Rainbow Room is where entertainment and elegance meet.
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  • The Summer Rink at Rockefeller Center

    Summer at The Rink is now open for the season.
  • Radio Park

    Radio Park is our newest Rockefeller Center rooftop venue, featuring a half-acre garden that sits atop Radio City Music Hall.
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As Rockefeller Center’s official ambassador (and resident trivia whiz), Roxy the Owl loves welcoming every visitor to campus.

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