Entertainment Discounts

Entertainment Discounts

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IDNYC Entertainment Deals

With the IDNYC card, you will have access to exclusive entertainment discounts in New York City and nationwide.
Entertainment discounts include:

  • Movie Tickets as low as $8.00
  • Sporting Events
  • Nationwide Theme Parks
  • Cirque du Soleil Shows
  • Broadway Shows
  • Las Vegas Shows
  • Ski Tickets
  • Attractions & Tours

To get these great discounts, you simply need the unique ID number on the front of your IDNYC card and your email address. Enter your name and ID number and browse all of the discounts available to you. This program is powered by the Entertainment Benefits Group. Access all of the great benefits online.

IDNYC Entertainment Collage featuring amusement parks, ball parks, and cultural venues

The Africa Center

The Africa Center logo

The Africa Center is transforming the world's understanding of Africa, its Diaspora, and the role of people of African descent in the world. Serving as the hub for the exchange of ideas related to the continent, and in the spirit of collaboration with individuals and institutions who share our values, The Africa Center inspires enthusiasm, advances thought, and empowers action around Africa's global impact on our collective futures.

The Africa Center welcomes IDNYC cardholders to enjoy 30% off our exhibition admission and program fees, as well as free access to all exhibits and programs that are free to the public. Booking tickets in advance is recommended.

Chelsea Film Festival

Chelsea Film Festival (CFF) logo

Chelsea Film Festival and IDNYC have partnered to bring more opportunities to New York City residents.
CFF is now extending to all IDNYC cardholders a discount of:

  • fifty percent (50%) off on CFF Supporter and VIP Memberships
  • thirty percent (30%) off on VIP Industry and Festival Passes

Hornblower Cruises and Events

Hornblower Cruises and Events logo

A Hornblower Cruise is the best way to see NYC's most iconic landmarks and awe-inspiring skyline. Enjoy sophisticated dining aboard the glass-enclosed Bateaux New York as you cruise in a unique space with views no other venues can offer. Try a Sunday brunch cruise and enjoy fresh fare and first-class service, go for a casual narrated sightseeing adventure with out-of-town guests, or experience the fun and festive dining aboard Spirit Cruises. No matter which experience you choose, Hornblower promises picture-perfect photo ops you won't find anywhere on land. Departures from Pier 15, Pier 61, and Pier 78 are available year-round.

IDNYC cardholders can receive 20% off on all standard dining cruises. Valid for up to nineteen (19) tickets per reservation. Discount may not be combined with any other offer, and does not apply to previously purchased tickets, specialty cruises, or holiday cruises. Hornblower Cruises and Events is offering IDNYC cardholders a twenty percent (20%) discount on up to nineteen (19) tickets per Hornblower Cruises and Events reservation. The discount may not be combined with any other offer, and does not apply to previously purchased tickets; cruises scheduled during blackout dates; or specialty cruises. Cruise tickets cannot be returned for exchange or refund

To purchase tickets online enter code IDNYC20 at checkout.

The Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark

The Kartrite logo

The Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark is offering IDNYC cardholders a discount of 15% off for 1 night stays and 25% off for 2+ night stays at the resort. To take advantage of the discount, IDNYC cardholders will be required to book the reservation at www.thekartrite.com by selecting "Rate Access/Corporate Code" from the dropdown and entering special rate code "IDNYC" or by calling 844-527-8748 and referencing the IDNYC special. Upon arrival at the Kartrite the IDNYC cardholder will be required to present their IDNYC card to validate the special booked. The IDNYC offer cannot be combined with other packages or specials and is based on availability at time of booking.

New York Theatre Ballet and Ballet School NY

New York Theatre Ballet and Ballet School NY logo

Your IDNYC card entitles you to an exciting package of discounts and benefits at the New York Theatre Ballet and the NYTB School. This package includes:

  • 10% discount for New York Theatre Ballet's Gift Shop at Once Upon a Ballet (Children's Series) performances
  • 10% discount for adult tickets to all New York Theatre Ballet performances
  • 10% discount for NYTB School's Adult 10-Class Card (Value $120. With discount, $110)
  • $2 discount for NYTB School's Adult Single Class (Value $14. With discount, $12)
  • $5 discount for New York Theatre Ballet's in-house events. (Limited seating, first come first serve.)

Queens Botanical Garden

Queens Botanical Garden Logo

Queens Botanical Garden (QBG) is the place where people, plants, and cultures meet! QBG provides environmental education programs for schoolchildren; workshops in composting, horticulture, and art for adults; training for teachers to bring nature into the classroom; opportunities for volunteers to get their hands dirty; and music, dance, art, and cultural programming for everybody! Located in downtown Flushing, QBG is an oasis in midst of a bustling neighborhood with flowers, trees, and garden displays in every season.

IDNYC Cardholders receive free admission all day on Wednesdays by showing their card at Garden entrances. Restrictions may apply.

SoHo Playhouse

SoHo Playhouse Logo

The SoHo Playhouse is an historic 199-seat Off-Broadway theatre at 15 Vandam Street in the Hudson Square area of Manhattan. IDNYC cardholders receive a 20% discount on tickets to all performances at SoHo Playhouse

To redeem the discount online, enter IDNYC as the discount code when purchasing tickets on the SoHo Playhouse website. You can also redeem the discount in person by showing your IDNYC card at the theater Box Office.

Sporting Events: Baseball, Basketball, Soccer and Hockey

With your IDNYC you can save on sporting event tickets to

  • Select events at Barclays Center including, Brooklyn Nets games, World Championship Boxing, and college basketball games
  • New York City Football Club soccer matches at Yankee Stadium
  • Yankees, Mets, NY Liberty and more, through IDNYC Entertainment Discounts

Whitney Museum of American Art

Whitney Museum of American Art

As the preeminent institution devoted to the art of the United States, the Whitney Museum of American Art presents the full range of twentieth-century and contemporary American art. The Museum features a collection of unparalleled masterpieces by Edward Hopper, Georgia O'Keeffe, Jacob Lawrence, and many others.

The Whitney welcomes IDNYC cardholders to enjoy free admission on April 25, June 24, September 30 and November 2. All tickets must be booked in advance online.

Wollman Rink NYC

Skaters on ice at Wollman Rink in Central Park at dusk
  • For more than 70 years, Wollman Rink has served as a unique skating and welcoming venue for New York City. Located in the heart of Central Park, the rink is dedicated to advancing all communities through connection and cultural celebration. During the winter season, present your IDNYC Card at Wollman Rink NYC and receive a $14 admission, skate rental and a hot chocolate. During the spring/summer season, present your IDNYC card for roller skate admission at the following prices, excluding skate rental: $12 on weekdays, $17 on weekends, $20 evenings and $39 for special event nights. The program is limited to one access per person per month.
  • Offer can be redeemed at the Wollman Rink NYC box office. Visit their website: www.wollmanrinknyc.com. Wollman Rink is located near the southeast corner of Central Park, New York City. Entrance at 59th Street and 6th Avenue.