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KIPS BAY DECORATOR Show House NEW YORK
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What are the Dates and Times of the Show House?

The Show House is open from May 2nd till May 28th. The Show House is open from 10AM until 4PM on Monday's, Wednesday's, Friday's, Saturday's & Sunday's and Tuesday's and Thursdays from 10AM until 8PM. Last entry is 30 minutes prior to closing time. 

How much does the Show House cost to attend?

A Show House ticket is $50 when purchased in advance plus a processing fee. If purchasing more than 10 tickets at a time in advance, the ticket price is $45. There are no coupon codes available for discounted tickets. If you wish to purchase tickets day of at the Show House, those tickets are $60 and subject to availability. 

How do I get to the Show House?

The Show House and all its events is located at 125 East 65th Street, New York, NY 10065 

I am interested in buying a ticket for the Show House, what are the details?

  • Tickets to the Show House are $50 and can be purchased in advance. Those tickets can only be used on the day/time that you have selected the house is open.

  • Depending on availability, a limited number of tickets can be purchased at the door. When purchased at the door, tickets are $60.

  • Once tickets are purchased, they can only be used once on the specific day/time you have chosen. 

  • Tickets are non-refundable.

  • No entry 1/2 hour before closing.

  • No children under the age of 6 (including infants) are allowed.

  • No pets allowed.

  • General admission tickets also apply for entry to Kips Bay Show House events occurring on the day of your visit (if applicable).  

 

I bought a ticket, now what?

Upon arrival at the Show House you will need to either show your ticket on a mobile device or print your ticket for entry. Every ticket purchased is date and time specific. Attendees are allowed to enter the house at any time during each time session window, but need to exit by the conclusion of the session. The first session will be from 10:00AM till 11:30AM, the second session will be from 11:30AM till 1:00PM, the third session will be from 1:00PM till 2:30PM and the fourth session 2:30PM till 4:00PM. Only on Tuesdays and Thursdays we have two additional sessions with a fifth session from 4:00PM till 6:00PM and a sixth session from 6:00PM till 8:00PM You are allowed to enter the house at any time during each time slot.

What comes with my ticket?

Entry to the Show House along with a Show House Journal (subject to availability).

 

I lost my ticket, ticket confirmation or have a ticketing question.

Please email events@kipsbay.org and we will try to respond within one business day.

 

Where should I park?

With doing an event in New York City street parking is extremely limited around the Show House. We encourage the use of a car share service. However, the nearest parking garages are 112 E 65th Street and 181 E 65th Street(MPG). 

Where is the nearest public transit?

By Subway, the nearest stops on the 4,5,6 Train are 59th Street and for just the 6 train is 68 Street - Hunter College. If traveling by Bus, East 67th/Lexington Avenue and East 65th and Lexington Avenue  are your closest stops.

Is there a place on-site to purchase food or drinks?

Unfortunately, food and drink are not allowed in the Show House and are not available on-site. There are plenty of restaurants and cafes less than a five minute walk from the Show House.

Is there a dress code?

Come as you are.

Are Bathrooms available for Show House guests?

Yes, there is one on-site bathroom for paid attendees.

How long will it take to tour the Show House?

At a leisurely pace, the self-guided tour shouldn’t take more than an hour.

Is there an elevator at the house?

No working elevator is available at the Show House. With four floors and a garden level, guests must use the stairs to view these spaces. Please note this when purchasing a ticket, as no refunds will be given. 

Other Show House Restrictions?

There’s no wheelchair access due to stairs, no high heels (to protect the floors), no pets allowed, no children under 6 or infants in arms allowed and no sitting on or touching the furniture or accessories in the house.

Are items in the rooms of the show house available for purchase?

Most items are available for purchase and need to be purchased directly from the designer.

I have a question that isn’t addressed by the information above. 

Please email events@kipsbay.org and we will try to respond as soon as possible! 

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