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The heart of Manhattan, literally and figuratively, midtown Manhattan is a hub of noise, excitement, and energy, home to some of New York City’s most iconic attractions and landmarks. This neighborhood exemplifies the qualities that make this city the city that never sleeps, making it the perfect place for unforgettable evening entertainment and nightlife. From the glamor of Broadway to the chic ambiance of exclusive bars and nightclubs, Midtown is so much more than just a business district.

Located in Midtown East, The Concorde Hotel is the perfect place to stay if you’re in New York City for business or leisure. Join us as we guide you through some of the best things to do on a night out in Midtown.

See a Broadway Show

Indulge in some of the most iconic performances in the world when you attend a Broadway show. All along Broadway, one of New York City’s most famous avenues, are renowned theaters that are home to these iconic shows. For a weekly schedule of everything being shown on Broadway,
check the Playbill website. From Lin Manuel Miranda’s hip musical Hamilton to the classic, long-running Wicked, there’s a Broadway show for everyone to enjoy. It’s the perfect nighttime activity — catch a late showing after an early dinner, then head out to drinks afterward

Grab a Drink

Midtown’s exquisite bars span the range from luxurious rooftop hotspots to beer-focused dive bars, perfect for a range of moods and occasions. Here are some cool bars to check out in the neighborhood:

Bonsaii Tapas & Wine Bar

Located on the first floor of The Concorde, Bonsaii is easily accessible for our guests. A cozy café during the day, Bonsaii transforms in the evening into a chic tapas and wine bar, serving elevated twists on Spanish and Asian flavors. Grab a bite during the day or dine with friends or a date at nighttime at Bonsaii.

Bar Centrale

For a more intimate feel, venture into Bar Centrale, a Broadway favorite located in the area’s so-called “Restaurant Row.” Bar Centrale’s speakeasy atmosphere exudes an old-world charm, making it the perfect place for a date or for after-show drinks.

Bo Peep

Looking for a touch of whimsy and creativity? Bo Peep has you covered, with its playful yet upscale atmosphere. Known for its avant-garde cocktails and exciting decor, this bar makes for a memorable and unique drinking experience.

Pebble Bar

A multi-story space nestled into Rockefeller Center, Pebble Bar is a hidden gem with spectacular views and a great vibe. Known for its high-end cocktails and its equally high-end crowd, Pebble Bar is the perfect place to meet new people, particularly in its standing lounge.

Watch a Concert at Madison Square Garden

The thrill of live music is what you’ll find at world-renowned Madison Square Garden, whether it’s from chart-topping pop idols or legendary bands. This famed venue, located just two miles south of The Concorde, regularly hosts unforgettable performances that music fans must consider seeing. For the schedule of upcoming events at Madison Square Garden, check here

Watch a Live Taping of a TV Show

Do you have a favorite late-night talk show? Become part of its live audience and witness the magic of television production in the heart of Midtown. Many popular shows, from Saturday Night Live to The Late Show with Stephen Colbert to Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, tape in the area, offering an exclusive behind-the-scenes experience for those lucky enough to attend. Here’s a guide to getting tickets to the live tapings of your favorite shows.

Dance the Night Away at a Nightclub

After the sun sets, Midtown transforms into a bustling hub of nightlife, home to some of the world’s most exclusive clubs. Here are some of the best nightclubs to check out if you’re in the area:


The lavish world of Lavo is a place where modern aesthetics meet timeless luxury. Upscale and industrial-chic, Lavo is a delectable Italian restaurant until it nears midnight, when it transforms into a high-energy nightclub. Exclusive, exciting, and inviting, Lavo ensures a night of indulgence in every sense of the word. 


Known for its cutting-edge design and electrifying atmosphere, Marquee is a staple of New York City's nightlife scene, located in Midtown West. Featuring top DJs and a state-of-the-art sound system, it’s the go-to destination for those who appreciate the art of the perfect party.


Transport yourself to an Asian-inspired oasis at Tao, another restaurant-turned-nightclub, that seamlessly blends Eastern aesthetics with modern beats. A hotspot for celebrities, Tao offers an unforgettable experience with its unique ambiance and world-class entertainment.

From Broadway shows to chic bars, live late-night talk show tapings to world-class nightclubs, Midtown has it all. This vibrant tapestry of evening entertainment and nightlife ensures that visitors never run out of things to do. Here, your night will be as unforgettable as the city itself.

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