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Central Park Fireworks and NYRR Midnight Run

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

10:00 p.m.

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Kick off the new year at the Midnight Run presented by Emerald Nuts.

Countdown the celebration with live music, dancing, fireworks and a costume parade and contest.

The 4-mile unscored run with New York Road Runners begins at the stroke of midnight when the fireworks display blasts in the sky. 

Fireworks display last for 15 minutes. Grab some free snacks from Emerald Nuts!


Naumburg Bandshell in Central Park Accessible
(Nearest entrance at 72nd Street and 5th Avenue)
Directions to this location


Pre-run festivities and fireworks display are free and open to the public. Midnight Runners' prices on the day of the event: NYRR members $60, Non-members $65. Please link on the link below for advance pricing.


New Year's Eve

Directions to Central Park

Know Before You Go

Ice Skating RinksLasker Rink (Temporarily Closed)

Lasker Rink is closed due to a refrigeration malfunction. Parks is trying to repair the rink's concrete slab and valves to identify and fix the source of the leak, in the hope of reopening the rink to the public later this season. In the meantime, the Trump Organization along with NYC Parks will work with the community and other area rinks to try to accommodate hockey and skating groups who call Lasker Rink home. Refunds will also be issued to any organizations who reserved and paid for use of the rink during the time that it will be closed.

Central Park Weather

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    Mostly Sunny
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    Partly Sunny

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