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Metropolitan Opera/ABT Rush Tickets

Nathan Gunn as Papageno in Mozart’s “Die Zauberflöte.”  Photo:  Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera

Lincoln Center
65th Street & Broadway
New York, NY

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Suggested Ages: 5 to 14+, Adult Friendly


Get $25 rush tickets online for Metropolitan Opera and American Ballet Theatre performances. Available online, first-come, first-served, same day at for Monday through Friday evening performances, four hours before curtain for matinees and at 2 pm for Saturday evenings.

* Create an account and log on before the tickets go on sale, they go quickly.

*  Specific seat locations are chosen by the Met  – we’ve gotten some amazing seats that would have usually cost hundreds.

* Two tickets available per person, or go solo.

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Take free dance classes with acclaimed local dance troupe  Ballet Hispánico in a lush three-acre green space by a new luxury apartment building.

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Lincoln Center Family Workshops & Shows

Join all-ages music and dance workshops followed by performances by diverse, international musicians and dancers.

The workshop and performance are general admission, first-come first-served. Limited advance reservations will also be available for the performance at 12:00 pm on the Monday before.

Also check out the gorgeous installation GATHER throughout Lincoln Center.

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Columbus Ave Open Streets

Dine on fare from local restaurants and tables set up in car free streets. Enjoy activities for all ages including kids music, artmaking, live music, store discounts, food samples, sidewalk chalk, games and more.

Also look for art installations in storefronts.

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