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Non-commercial activities at Grand Central Terminal

Updated Sep 6, 2023
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About the space

Metro-North Railroad has designated a space in the Graybar Passage for Non-Commercial Activities, including Freedom of Speech. This space is managed by MNR Station Operations/Grand Central Terminal Events.  

This space may be used for non-commercial activities only, such as: public speaking and/or the advancement of a charitable or religious cause.  

Other activities, such as artistic performances, etc., will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis for consideration/approval.

Information and application

For more information on Grand Central Terminal's non-commercial activity space, you can:

  • Send an email.
  • Contact us by postal mail: Metro-North Railroad, 420 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY, 10017 Attention: EVENTS TEAM.

Download the permit application and return it by email or by mail to the address above.

Musical performances

For musical performances we partner with MTA MUSIC (Music Under New York). All MUSIC performers who wish to use our performance spaces on a recurring basis must apply with MTA MUSIC.

To obtain more information on MTA MUSIC, please send an email.