September 11 memorial events in New York City

Find out where to pay your respects with our guide to September 11 memorial events in NYC, and a guide to 9/11 memorials.

The 9/11 Memorial

The 9/11 Memorial Photograph: Beth Levendis

On the occasion of the 12th anniversary of 9/11, we've gathered a list of September 11 memorial events around New York City. You can also learn about the 9/11 Memorial (and how to reserve tickets to visit the site), as well as other September 11 memorials throughout the five boroughs.


September 11 memorial events

Tribute in Light

  • Critics choice
  • Free

Six months after the September 11 attacks, the Municipal Art Society of New York debuted its illuminated memorial made up of 88 7,000-watt bulbs. The lights create two beams that mimic the shape and

  1. Location TBA
  2. Until Thu Sep 12
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Ground Zero Museum Workshop Tour

  • Price band: 2/4

This museum tour is offered by Viator, a Time Out partner.Gary Marlon Suson, one of the only photographers to be granted full access to the recovery effort at Ground Zero, is behind this

  1. The 9/11 Memorial and Museum Enter at Albany and Greenwich Sts
  2. Until Sat Apr 26
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Viator VIP: Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty and 9/11 Memorial tour

  • Price band: 4/4

This tour is offered by Viator, a Time Out partner. This tourist-orientated multi-stop tour of iconic New York attractions begins with first or skip-the-line access to the viewing platform of the

  1. Empire State Building 350 Fifth Ave, between 33rd and 34th Sts
  2. Until Tue Dec 31
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Walking Tour of Ground Zero with Optional 9/11 Memorial Admission

  • Price band: 2/4

This tour is offered by Viator, a Time Out partner.This walking tour in the Financial District of Manhattan covers historic buildings including Federal Hall and the New York Stock Exchange, as well

  1. The 9/11 Memorial and Museum Enter at Albany and Greenwich Sts
  2. Until Thu Oct 24
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