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Play Fair NY - February 13 & 14, 2016

The first ever Play Fair comes to the Javits Center on February 13-14 in New York City! Play Fair will feature the best of toys, games, and family entertainment - Comic Con for Kids!

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Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Times Square Presents World's Largest Matchstick Train

The Largest Ripley’s attraction in the US, Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Times Square, proudly welcomes the WORLD’S LARGEST MATCHSTICK MODEL TRAIN ON JULY 29th.

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The Best New Year’s Eve Party In NYC!

Ring in the New Year at Times Square’s most unbelievable Party! For full event details and tickets please visit

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The Best Halloween Party In NYC!

Celebrate the season of scare at Times Square’s most unbelievable attraction! Experience a Halloween party like you never experienced before. Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Times Square’s Halloween Party will be full of mystifying performances, haunting exhibits, delicious food, plenty of drink and dark surprises around every corner.

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Odor-Eaters® National Rotten Sneaker Contest® Turns 40!

The annual contest is the ultimate test of just how offensive shoes can get. Sneakers are judged based on odor, interior and exterior shoe condition, and of course the story of how their sneakers ended up so dirty and smelly. Seven kids, ages 6-15 from across the country, whose sneakers have won in regional contests will compete. But only one child will take home the “coveted” national prize.

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8th Annual Sword Swallowers Day!

The real men and women of steel are back again to celebrate the ancient art of sword swallowing on World Sword Swallowing Day, Saturday, February 28 at Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Odditoriums around the world.

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Don't be a CHEAP DATE

This Valentine’s Day, Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Times Square is encouraging couples to NOT skip the cliché dinner dates. Instead, plan a special dinner for you and your loved one, followed by an out-of-the-ordinary rendezvous filled with curiosity, amazement and awe. Couples willing to prove their love (or extreme like) by showing their dinner receipt (totaling more than $100) from that night at the admissions desk will receive special “buy one, get one free” ticket pricing.

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In advance of DUMB AND DUMBER TO, Lloyd Christmas and Harry Dunne’s shaggy Mutt Cutts Van will arrive in Ripley's Times Square for photo opportunities and to give away prizes to fans.

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New Year's Eve 2015 at Ripley's Times Square

Ring in New Year's Eve 2015 in Times Square, New York with a night of amazing, unbelievable and down-right freaky happenings at Ripley’s Believe It or Not!

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Ripley’s has commissioned Mezco Toyz to create a series of three unique, collectible coins. Each coin will be limited to 300 so get them while they last!

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