Rockefeller Center is located in midtown Manhattan and encompasses the six square blocks between Fifth Avenue and the Avenue of the Americas from 48th -51st Streets. Visit the Maps & Directions page for more information.
No, alcohol is typically not sold and guests are not permitted to bring alcohol to Top of the Rock. The only exception is during special events such as the Starlight Music Series where alcohol may be purchased from designated caterers. Check out What’s Happening for a list of upcoming events.
Top of the Rock is open for regular admission on Independence Day. Though, in years past, visitors to Top of the Rock have enjoyed a view of the fireworks, variables such as weather, location of the fireworks and deck spacing preclude us from guaranteeing a view of the fireworks from the observations decks.
Yes – Rockefeller Center tour times and ticketing information can be found here. Combine your Rockefeller Center tour with a trip to Top of the Rock with a Rock Pass combination ticket. Public tours of NBC Studios and Radio City Music Hall are also available.
The tree will be lit for the first time on Wednesday, November 29 with live performances from 7-9pm, at Rockefeller Plaza, between West 48th and West 51st Streets. The lighting ceremony is a free and open to the public on a first-come, first-served basis. For more details on the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree, click here.