Tickets, Venue Info and Travel

Opening Night Preview: Wednesday, January 23, 2013
6 - 7 pm, by VIP invitation only
7 - 9 pm, Public Preview $75 tickets available online or at the door.

General Admission:
Thursday, January 24 - Sunday, January 27, 2013
Thursday, 11 am - 7 pm
Friday, 11 am - 7 pm
Saturday, 11 am - 7 pm
Sunday, 12 noon - 5:30 pm

Ticket Prices

$15 single-day 
$30 multi-day METROpass 

The Metropolitan Pavilion


Via Subway

  • 1 to 18 Street
  • 2/3 to 14 Street
  • A/C/E to 14 Street
  • F/L/M to 14 Street
  • 4/5/6/N/Q/R to 14 Street–Union Square

Via Bus

  • M20 up 8th Avenue to 17th Street
  • Crosstown M23 on 23rd Street to 7th Avenue
  • Crosstown M14 on 14th Street to 7th Avenue

Via Driving

Via Train

  • - Metro North to Grand Central: 4/5/6 subway downtown to 14 Street–Union Square
  • - New Jersey Transit or Amtrak to Penn Station: A/C/E subway downtown to 14 Street


For vehicle parking nearby, please visit


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We recommend the following hotels in the neighborhood.  Call for rates and availability.  

Affinia Manhattan Hotel 
371 Seventh Avenue (at 31st Street)
Click here to make a reservation online 

Hampton Inn Manhattan-Chelsea 
108 West 24th Street (at 6th Avenue)
212.414.1000 - Mention group code "MSA" to receive group rate or register online at the link below.
Click here to make a reservation online 

Holiday Inn Manhattan 
232 West 29th Street
Book now 

Times Square | Stay AKA Apartments 
123 West 44th Street (between 6th and 7th Avenues)

The Wyndham Gardens Chelsea West 
37 West 24th Street
Book Now

The Maritime Hotel 
363 West 16th Street, Chelsea

W New York Union Square 
201 Park Avenue South

50 Central Park South

Call each hotel directly for rates and availability.

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