Experience the RIDE
THE RIDE gives you front row seats to the streets of New York City!
THE RIDE is a theater on wheels with: 49 stadium seats facing out one side of the coach; floor-to-ceiling and side-to-side windows giving a panoramic view of the city; innovative audio technology extending into the streets; and performances around every corner.
From your seat, midtown Manhattan becomes a 4.2-mile stage: New York landmarks and culture come to life as performers highlight sights THE RIDE drives by, including:
- Times Square
- The Chrysler Building
- Grand Central Terminal
- NYC Public Library (Main branch)
- Bryant Park
- The Empire State Building
- 42nd Street
- Radio City Music Hall
- Skyscraper Alley
- Carnegie Hall
- Hearst Tower
- Columbus Circle
- Central Park
- Bryant Park and more!
The RIDE is a fresh New York City experience, designed for visitors and natives alike.
And with THE RIDE’s ability to put you “ON AIR,” you become part of the scene, interacting with everybody on the street – from performers to New Yorkers to tourists, and more!
Each RIDE motor coach holds up to 49 passengers, and four buses can run simultaneously to accommodate up to 196 people.
For more information about THE RIDE, visit http://www.experiencetheride.com
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THE RIDE School Groups Trips
Looking for an educational school trip that won’t bore you and your students? THE RIDE’s for you! With entertaining and interactive performances, THE RIDE presents Manhattan in an exceptionally educational way that you and your students will never forget!
First you enter THE RIDE – a 45-feet long, 13-feet wide, 8-feet tall motor coach with: three rows of stadium seats facing out one side of the coach; 40 screens, 3,000 LED lights, and the latest audio technology; and floor-to-ceiling & side-to-side windows giving a panoramic view of the street.
On-board hosts, Scott and Jackie, welcome you and your group while incorporating facts about your school and even giving shout outs to specific students!
Navigating a 4.2-mile midtown path, actors mesh with native New Yorkers and street-strollers in order to resurrect the city’s history and enliven its landmarks and culture.
Sights are highlighted by interactive street performances including:
A New Years Eve countdown in Times Square
A breakdancing deliveryman by Grand Central
An opera singer auditioning before Carnegie Hall
Ballerinas pirouetting around Columbus Circle
Karaoke contests near Central Park
(Note: Points leading to RIDE prizes are awarded to karaoke champions and students who know the most NYC facts. We’ll provide the facts; you just have to remember them…)
The entire 75-minute RIDE is tailored to your group to give an educational, entertaining, and interactive experience for students and teachers alike!
THE RIDE is perfect for:
- School trips
- Moving-up days
- Scavenger hunts
- Birthday parties
- And more!
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Group Sales Resources
Get On, and Experience the RIDE.
GET YOUR GROUP ON AND EXPERIENCE THE RIDE!
Contact Group Sales to get THE RIDE group tickets (and special discounts!):
Renee Wilson, Associate Director of Marketing and Sales
Phone: 212.244.2551 ext. 155
TICKETS IN PERSON
Visit the THE RIDE Box Office located at:
234 West 42nd Street
New York, NY 10036
Box Office Hours: 10am-8pm
More Info: 212-244-2551 EXT 155
THE RIDE starts and ends at 42nd street and 8th Avenue, in front of Chevy’s Fresh Mex.
(The Schedule for THE RIDE varies day to day. Please Visit their main Calendar page for a complete list of times and availability for more information and times)