The Times Square Ferris Wheel Opens on August 24th




A rendering of the Ferris wheel. Photo credit Anthony George

It’s a pop-up, so you better hurry! The Times Square Wheel will only be up from August 24th to September 12th. No, it’s not free. Yes, tickets required.

The 110-foot tall giant ferris wheel will be located at the Crossroads of the World in Times Square, where riders will soar 110 feet up through a canyon of spectacular billboards.

Each Gondola can accommodate 1-6 adults. Children under the age of 2 may sit on an adult’s lap. The ride lasts between 9-12 minutes.┬áThe Ferris Wheel will be running rain or shine, unless there is a major storm. Check Facebook Page for real-time updates.

Price varies from General Admission to Skip the Line, and a discount for children between the ages of 2-10.