Game Time In New York

Just because the air is getting colder, doesn’t mean the fun ends! Sporting events bring game time in New York to an electrifying level.

It doesn’t matter if you’re cheering for the home team, visiting team, or no team. The fact is, catching a football, basketball, or hockey game in NYC is a ton of fun.

If you’d like to know where to go and who to watch, read on for some game time in New York action!


New York is home to the Giants (Big Blue) and the Jets (Gang Green). And it’s a very divisive preference! Their home games are both played at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ. But don’t worry, they list transportation options on their site. If you’re interested in seeing either team play, you can order your tickets online.

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to see a college football bowl game played at the iconic Yankee Stadium? Competing college rivals will take the field for The Pinstripe Bowl on December 29, 2021.


If you prefer basketball, then we’ve got the NBA’s NY Knicks and the WNBA’s NY LibertyBasketball games in New York are so much fun, and you just may spot a celeb sitting courtside!

You can catch a Knicks game at Madison Square Garden (MSG) and order your tickets ahead of time here. And if you’d like to see the WNBA’s Liberty team play at the Barclays Center, purchase your tickets here.

[Source: NY Liberty on Instagram]


Of course, if you prefer a sport that’s constantly moving and a bit more aggressive, then you definitely need to get to a hockey game! That is to say, game time in New York goes to a whole new level at hockey games.

And as a matter of fact, we have two teams for this sport as well! One is the NY Rangers, the other is the Islanders. You can purchase your NY Rangers tickets for a home game at MSG here. But if you’d prefer to see the Islanders at UBS Arena, you can get your tickets here.

All in all, you can’t go wrong with an action-packed hockey game!

[Source: NY Rangers]

Game Time – Redefined

Then again, maybe you’re looking for something a little different. Perhaps you’re looking for a different kind of game time in New York to participate in.

There are Trivia Leagues that you can join, or form a team yourself. You can learn more about them here.

Or, maybe you like roller derby! If that’s the case, then there’s the Gotham Roller Derby team. At the time of this writing, they are looking to secure new practice space and hope to be back up and rolling soon! You can follow for updates on their Instagram page and their website.

[Source: Gotham Roller Derby on Instagram]

Game Time In New York

In short, game time in New York is whatever you make of it! Whether it’s a sporting event or a trivia night with a group of friends from Webster, it’s bound to be fun.

We hope our guide helped you find some entertaining events to go to as the weather gets colder. You can see a broad range of events with tickets for sale on nyc.com’s site. Enjoy!

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