Bryant Park


The Lawn is Open!

Claim your spot on the grass. #MeetMeOnTheLawn

The lush sod at Bryant Park has been beckoning you since it was installed in March, and you may have wondered: Why can’t we just go on it? Well, it takes over a month for the lawn’s roots to really take hold, and this year’s growth was delayed by the interminable cool weather.

But now the wait is over. Today, May 7, Park Manager Brian Schliessman gave word that The Lawn is open for everyone, including their chairs, tables, and blankets. The Bryant Park mascot Flaubert Frog invited visitors onto the lawn at 12:30pm. Park guests eagerly stepped onto the fresh green grass and jumped into the spring season!

Use the hashtag #MeetMeOnTheLawn on Instagram to share your lawn experience. You'll have a chance to win a Bryant Park Film Festival Blanket and a 20th Anniversary Tote. Come visit Manhattan’s largest expanse of greensward south of Central Park!

More from May 7, 2014


Get your dose of daily exercise with Bryant Park FitClub, a new workout series with instructors from Pilates on Fifth and The Rise NYC, a pop-up boot camp.

Enjoy ragtime, Dixieland, and Tin Pan Alley each weekday beginning May 12.


400 new chairs arrived just in time for the busy season.

Modern sign at 110 West 32nd Street welcomes commuters entering the district from Penn Station.

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