4 Pennsylvania Plaza
Midtown, NY 10001
Description: The 137th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show will take place on Monday, February 11 and Tuesday, February 12 and will feature over 3,200 dogs accounting for 187 different breeds. For the first time in history, the event will take place at two landmark New York venues to accommodate its growing pool of dogs, handlers, vendors and spectators. The Group competitions will take place Monday and Tuesday nights at Madison Square Garden, leading to the crowning of the Best In Show winner. During the days, breed judging will take place at Piers 92 and 94, which offers an additional 200,000 square feet of space to make room for the return of benching, which allows spectators to find a favorite breed or individual dog that they want to see up close and personal.
Venue Description: Known as "The World?s Most Famous Arena," Madison Square Garden holds a variety of sporting events, concerts, and theater performances.
Tours: Daily, every half-hour from 11am-3pm. $17; $12 for children; group and student rates available. Check thegarden.com/tour/all-access-tour for updates.
Madison Square Garden is located on Seventh Avenue between 31st and 33rd Streets, near Penn Station in Midtown Manhattan. Tickets to events at Madison Square Garden are available at the Garden's Box Office and through Ticketmaster. For more information: 212-465-MSG1 (6741) or thegarden.com.
Upcoming Events at Madison Square Garden: