Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Times Square is the ideal New York City event location to host a unique event. As New York's newest attraction located in the heart of Times Square, where the world's most remarkable and outrageous collection of curiosities are showcased, we make it possible to host your next event in our movie room showcasing Babe Ruth sports memorabilia or in multiple themed galleries with wild relics and ancient artifacts.

Featuring nearly 18,000 square feet of thoughtfully themed gallery space on two floors and dozens of interactive exhibits, Ripley's offers special event space that gives guests the opportunity to explore the world of Robert Ripley and his amazing adventures. Our goal with each event is to impress and inspire with our off-beat artifacts, delightful displays, and quirky decor.

Immerse yourself in the excitement of Times Square while Ripley’s entertains and fascinates! Whether you are looking for a unique cocktail event space, an inspiring meeting location, or even a wedding party venue, we have event space that can suit your specific needs. Let your imagination create the most memorable and unbelievable event ever!


Special Event Space Options

Babe Ruth Theatre – Up to 50 Guests

Our Babe Ruth Theatre at Ripley's Times Square is the perfect setting to host an intimate cocktail event, a corporate private meeting, engage in team-building activities, and even instructional classes. Set amidst famous sports memorabilia like Babe Ruth's charity baseball uniform and original seats from Yankee Stadium, this theatre comes equipped with a video screen and projector for your exclusive use. You can even add your own music and a Ripley’s entertainer for some added fun!

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Full Event Venue: Up to 600 Guests
Perfect for large scale events like a corporate holiday party, a wedding, a bar/bat mitzvah, product launches, photo shoots and more, this full venue is your own private getaway to the fascinating and bizarre. The sky is the limit as to what type of event you can host in our two full levels of nearly 18,000 square feet of over 500 of the world’s most unusual and amazing artifacts.

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Sideshow Performers

Add some Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Sideshow Performers to your event;

  • Human Blockheads
  • Fire Breathers
  • Sword Swallowers
  • Escape Artists
  • World Record Holders
  • Magicians
  • Contortionists
  • Stilt Walkers


Additional Treats, Activities and Gifts

  • Ripley’s Exclusive, Homemade Dessert Cake
  • Scavenger Hunt Activity
  • Photo Scavenger Hunt Activity
  • Ripley’s Amazing Laser Race
  • Disposable Cameras
  • Souvenir Key Chain
  • Souvenir 5x7 Photo
  • Ripley’s T-Shirts


Amenities Include
*Private Spaces
*Air Conditioning
*Mutually agreed upon outside caterers allowed
*External Music Allowed


All event pricing is based on a four-hour event, with one hour for setup and breakdown. Pricing varies pending date and time of event.


For more information, call our Special Events team at 212-398-3133 or fill out the Special Event Inquiry form and our helpful team will get back to you.



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