COUNTDOWN TO NYE
The information below is for New Year's Eve 2019 and has been left for reference. Check back later this year for updated information about New Year's Eve 2020.
Media with a Times Square Alliance-issued Media Street Access Credential (formerly known as a Temporary Press Credential) may move through the emergency access lanes, subject to NYPD approval.
Interviews may be conducted at the rear or the sidewalk side of each viewing area but not in the emergency access lanes. Interviews/filming may be suspended at any time by the NYPD due to safety concerns.
A NYPD press credential is also sufficient to gain access to the event.
Application Process for New Year's Eve Media Street Access Credentials
Media Street Access Credentials Application Deadline: Dec 5, 2018, 12 pm.
To obtain Times Square Alliance Media Street Access Credentials to cover the Times Square New Year's Eve 2019 celebration, please:
b) Prepare the following two (2) supporting documents and submit them with the official form:
If any of these items is not attached to your form submission, your application will be considered incomplete and will not be processed.
For any additional questions, contact PressCredentials@TimesSquareNYC.org.
Wed, Dec 5, 12 pm: Deadline for submitting complete application for Media Street Access Credentials.
Week of Dec 17: Applicants for Media Street Access Credentials will be given a status update on the application process via email.
Thurs-Fri, Dec 27-28, 9:30 am to 4:30 pm: Media Street Access Credentials available for pick-up at the Times Square Alliance office at 1560 Broadway, Suite 1001 (entrance on 46th Street between 6th Avenue & 7th Avenue). A government-issued photo ID will be required.