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Rules & Regulations

You are welcome...

    ○ to enjoy the park, including the lawn, when open
    ○ to spread blankets on the lawn, but not plastic material or tarpaulins
    ○ to enjoy the fountains and gardens – without entering flowerbeds or fountains, or picking flowers
    ○ to use a park chair or one seat on a bench designed for sharing
    ○ to walk your dog – on a leash and not on the grass – if you clean up after it
    ○ to take souvenir photos – commercial photography by Bryant Park Corporation (BPC) permit only
    ○ to deposit garbage in our trash receptacles, but rummaging is prohibited
    ○ to play in our free activity areas, but organized ballgames are not allowed
    ○ to use our designated bike racks - not park furniture - to secure your bicycles, skateboards, rollerblades, or scooters

Park guidelines prohibit...

    ○ smoking or vaping
    ○ alcohol use outside the Bryant Park Grill, Bryant Park Café, and L'OR Porch
    ○ disorderly behavior, unreasonable noise, or personal amplified music
    ○ sitting or standing on balustrades
    ○ performances, parades, or demonstrations, except by BPC permit
    ○ panhandling
    ○ feeding pigeons
    ○ commercial activity or selling goods, except by BPC permit
    ○ obstructing park entrances or pathways
    ○ riding bicycles, skateboards, rollerblades, or scooters
    ○ personal property such as carts, furniture, tents, or other structures
    ○ drug use
    ○ open flames, as well as cooking and grilling
    ○ Patrons of Bryant Park are subject to the rules and regulations of the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation