The bright lights of Times Square, the world-famous art institutions, the green expanse of Central Park and exciting events beckon visitors from around the world to New York City each year. December is an exceptionally joyous time in the city filled with holiday activities. Experience the magic of a Broadway show and take in the breathtaking views of our world-famous skyline from the Top of the Rock Observation Deck or the East River Ferry. Visit our renowned museums and galleries, take a bike ride on some of the City’s hundreds of miles of new bike lanes and enjoy countless sumptuous restaurants and stellar shopping experiences. Whatever your taste or interests, New York City truly offers something for everyone.

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Click on the Museum name for more information.

9/11 Memorial & Museum The Metropolitan Museum of Art The Museum of Modern Art - MoMA Museum of Arts and Design
Brooklyn Museum Whitney Museum of American Art American Museum of Natural History Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
New Museum The Museum at FIT Museum of the City of New York Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Museum of the Moving Image The Jewish Museum New York Transit Museum The Morgan Library & Museum


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Dining in New York City is always an exciting, authentic experience, whether it’s a casual brunch, a four-course meal or a late-night snack on the run—after all, the City’s dining scene comprises world-class chefs, experienced mixologists and local hometown cooks who are constantly pushing the culinary boundaries. Celebrity chefs showcase innovative new restaurants, while the City’s many international eateries dish out tastes to intrigue any palate. Whether you are in the mood for traditional coal-oven pizza, fresh hand-pulled Chinese noodles or juicy dry-aged steak, New York City has it all. Check out nycgo’s dining section for more information on where to eat.


While you’re in the City, you’ll certainly want to visit our most famous landmarks, but don’t forget to wander through the boroughs’ historic neighborhoods, such as Greenwich Village, Brooklyn Heights, Coney Island and Astoria. With endless options of places to visit, you’ll have no problem filling all your free time with things to do. Plus, getting around NYC is easy—you can take a cab, rent a bike, hop on a boat or a bus or take the subway to wherever you want to go. Make sure to bring your spouse and children and take advantage of all the family- friendly sights and activities. Click here to find out more.

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NYC is the ultimate shopping destination. Discover one-of-a-kind handcrafted wares on the streets of the West Village and SoHo, savor delicious imported Italian delicacies on Arthur Avenue in the Bronx or explore Queens and Brooklyn boutiques. Head to a museum gift shop and bring home a signature piece of NYC culture or browse designer stores along Fifth Avenue in Midtown. The City is the perfect place to shop till you drop—without dropping all of your hard- earned cash. Click here for more details.

Check in regularly for up-to-the-minute discounts & offers and free in NYC events at nycgo.com.

As time draws closer to the symposium, we will be able to provide you with more time specific specials for your entertainment needs. Until then, please feel free to click on the links below for more information about what New York City has to offer.

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Concierge & Theater Desk


The Sheraton Times Square includes a full-service concierge desk and a theater ticket desk located in the lobby.
Please feel free to call +1 (212) 841-6538 to inquire about dining reservations, sightseeing tours, etc.

Lobby Theater Desk

Make the most of New York’s famed culture scene. The Sheraton Times Square ticket service can help you get seats for the shows you want to see, so you can walk to nearby theaters, Radio City Music Hall, Carnegie Hall and Rockefeller Center with tickets already in hand.