In 1962, Marilyn Monroe sang "Happy Birthday" to President John F. Kennedy from Madison Square Garden. In 1971, boxers Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier took to the ring there for a history-making fight. Love, war, serenading, sporting: this stage has seen it all.
Even if you consider yourself well-versed in all things MSG, we promise there's more to learn when you take an official tour. Let your expert guide show you exclusive, behind-the-scenes parts of The Garden. Plus, you'll get a first-hand glimpse into the excitement of attending a Garden event thanks to innovative virtual reality technology.
The arena is the official home of the New York Knicks and the New York Rangers; it also hosts professional boxing, college basketball, and many more sporting events. And when it comes to the top music acts, who hasn't played at MSG? Elvis Presley, John Lennon, Rolling Stones, Stevie Wonder, The Who, Madonna and Bruce Springsteen are just a few on the list. Some of music's most iconic moments happened here. Madison Square Garden was where Frank Sinatra held his "Main Event" concert and where several benefit concerts have broken records.
With so much going on inside Madison Square Garden, there is always an element of surprise to the tour. Will you see the hardwood or the ice? A stage being built? A rehearsal? There's only one way to find out!