TKTS Ticket Booth at South Street Seaport
South Street Seaport TKTS Ticket Booth Address:
The South Street Seaport TKTS ticket booth is located on Front street, between John and Fulton Street, but close to the corner of John Street. The ticket office door is in the pedestrianized part of Front Street and shares its frontage with many restaurants and stores. This location is close to the Prudential Building at 199 Water Street, making it a favorite of workers located in the Wall Street financial area. The official TDF booth address is:
190 Front St
New York, NY 10038
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Ticket Booth Services At This Location:
Same-Day Discount Broadway Tickets
This is the primary reason most people are here. This booth has the advantage of opening four hours before the Times Square location.
Next-Day Discount Matinee Tickets
What sets this TKTS booth apart from the Times Square location is the fact that you can purchase discounted tickets to the next day matinee shows on Broadway.
Full Price Tickets To Future Perfs
You can purchase full-price tickets to future Broadway show performances at all the TKTS booth's including the one located at The South Street Seaport.
Discount Tickets To Future Perfs:
To buy discount Broadway tickets in advance please visit the Discount Broadway Tickets Overview
The TKTS booth's do not sell discounted tickets to future performances, other than next day matinees that are sold at the South Street Seaport booth.
TKTS Ticket Booth Hours: South Street Seaport Location
For the Same-Day Evening and Next-Day Matinee Performances, the South Street Seaport TKTS booth hours are:
Monday: 11:00am - 6:00pm
Tuesday: 11:00am - 6:00pm
Wednesday: 11:00am - 6:00pm
Thursday: 11:00am - 6:00pm
Friday: 11:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday: 11:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday: 11:00am - 4:00pm
The Length Of The Lines At This Booth:
The South Street Seaport TKTS location does not have long lines. They usually have only one ticket agent open, but the wait at this booth is rarely longer than 15 minutes. This booth opens much earlier than the Times Square location, so it is busier at its opening, with two agents on the ticket windows, but then calms down an hour later. The South Street Seaport TKTS booth is the choice for financial types that work in the Wall Street area and can take a subway or cab uptown to the Broadway theatre district.
Buying Tickets At The South Street Seaport TKTS Booth
There is a purchase limit of six tickets per person at this TKTS booth. This is a per-person, per day limit, that is strictly enforce by the security guards that are stationed there. Often the security detail employed there can be heavy-handed.
Weather Considerations At This Booth
Depending on how long the line is (Usually its quite short at the Seaport) the line for this ticket booth is inside a lobby, so the the red shirt representatives will let you stand inside in extreme hot and cold weather. If it rains, they will cram in as many people as they can. The ticket office lobby inside can accommodate about 25 people, so its always wise to go there in off-peak times, if you want to wait in the comfort of a climate controlled area, that is protected from the elements. Amazing Food Trucks on Front Street
While you are at the South Street Seaport, you may want to try the amazing choices of food trucks that line the pedestrianized road on Front Street, right outside the TKTS Booth. Famous Food trucks that can be found at this location include: Desi Food Truck, Snowday Food Truck, Sweet Chili NYC, Mausam, Wafels & Dinges, Mamu Thai Noodle, Kimchi Taco, DiSO'S Italian Sandwich and Domo Tacos
TKTS Patron Services Reps
Similar to the Times Square location, there are helpful TKTS Patron Services Representatives wearing red shirts at the booth. These helpers will help you choose the right show for you, advise you about ticket availability and pricing, manage the line, make recommendations and steer you in the right direction on anything to do with Broadway and seeing the shows. These representatives have seen every show from every angle, so they are big fans of Broadway, perfect to give you advice. TKTS 7-Day Fast Pass
The TDF TKTS Fast Pass
The TDF TKTS Fast Pass allows TKTS patrons to return to the South Street ticket booth within 7 days of their TKTS purchase and walk right up to window #1 with their TKTS ticket stub, thereby avoiding any line. As the lines at the Seaport booth are not very long, it seems pointless to cut the line at this booth, but people still do.
Hawkers, Pitchers and Other Distractions at The South Street Seaport TDF TKTS Booth
As the booth is located in the financial area, there are very few tourists at this booth. Ticket buyers are not accosted by hawkers like they are at the Times Square location. There are however, some great restaurants and some great high, high-end food trucks littered on Front Street, that are a wonderful distraction and should not be missed.
You can get to the South Street Seaport TKTS ticket booth in the following ways:
By Subway: J, Z, 2, 3, 4, 5 to Fulton Street
A, C to Broadway-Nassau and walk 4 blocks East and 3 blocks South
By Bus: Take M15 downtown on 2nd Avenue to South Street Seaport
By Cab: Ask the cab driver to go to John Street, at the corner of Front Street.
TDF Gift Certificates and Gift Cards
The Theatre Development Fund (TDF) sells gift certificates that you can use at any of the ticket booths in New York City.
The certificates can be used for same-day discount tickets, same-day full price tickets and future full-price tickets.TKTS gift certificates are available in denominations of $25, $50 and $100. You can order gift certificates by phone or in person at the booth. TDF Gift Certificates and Gift Cards
Order Gift Certificates By Phone:
Call 212-912-9770, ext. 374
Mastercard, Visa and American Express accepted.
Order Gift Certificates In Person:
Visit the South Street Seaport TKTS booth on Front Street during normal hours of operation to purchase gift certificates and gift cards
Mastercard, Visa and American Express accepted at this booth for gift cards and gift certificates
Ticket Payment Options
The South Street Seaport TKTS ticket booth now accepts the following forms of payment:
- All Major Credit Cards - Mastercard, Visa & AMEX
- TDF Gift Certificates
- Travelers Checks
Recently the TKTS booth started accepting Bitcoin, as a service to the financial market clients and companies that are close by.
Parking For The South Street Seaport TKTS Booth:
The closest parking garages for the South Street Seaport TKTS ticket booth are located at: Edison Parking
2 Peck Slip
New York, NY 10038
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243 Pearl Street
New York, NY 10038
Due to its proximity to Wall Street and the rest of the financial area in downtown Manhattan, the South Street Seaport location is often crowded and difficult to find parking on the street. Making matters worse, the TKTS booth is actually on Front Street, which is a pedestrianized street, not allowing any vehicles in. In New York City, the subway is the ideal way to get around, but the South Street Seaport area does not have subway stations that far East and the nearest one is at Fulton Street, some 7 blocks away.