Halloween 2021 Health and Safety


To ensure the safety of our staff and guests, all guests are required to show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination and a negative COVID-19 test.

These policies are subject to change, based on CDC guidelines.

Below are answers to some frequently asked questions. For any other questions relating to our health and safety policies, please contact [email protected].

Are guests required to be vaccinated to attend the event?
Yes, all guests must present a valid photo ID along with proof of full vaccination in the form of a physical or digital COVID-19 Vaccination Card. Guests are required to have received their final COVID-19 vaccine dose fourteen days prior to their reservation.

Is a negative COVID-19 test required for entry?
Yes. Guests must present a negative COVID-19 test within 24 hours prior to the event. The test results must include a time and date. For fast check-in we recommend uploading your rapid test results to the NYC COVID SAFE app prior to arrival. The app can be downloaded on Appleā€™s App Store or on Google Play, and is available guests based inside and outside of NYC.

Where can I get a rapid COVID-19 test in New York City?
Please click here our recommended list of testing sites in the city. Most are free and do not require appointments. A number of our staff visit a mobile test truck in Times Square Plaza between 44th and 45th Streets, open daily beginning at 9am.

Will The McKittrick Hotel be offering on-site rapid COVID-19 testing?
Yes, however we recommend acquiring a test prior to arrival in order to make sure you can enter the hotel promptly at your time of reservation. Onsite testing will come at a fee, and will be available one hour prior to doors opening.

What happens if I test positive for COVID-19?
Guests who test positive to COVID-19 will be unable to enter the hotel. These guests are encouraged to contact [email protected] to book a future event at The McKittrick Hotel.

Are guests required to wear masks?
No, however guests are welcome to if they prefer.