Oct 1: All-Day Anniversary Celebrations

Celebrate the 20th anniversary of Grand Central’s retail redevelopment with throwback pricing & special events!

All-day Anniversary Celebrations with Grand Central Terminal

Join us on Monday, October 1st as we celebrate 20 years renewed with 1998 prices at Grand Central’s shops and restaurants, free Grand Central Rubik’s Cube® giveaways, and a music series featuring ’90s cover bands during your morning commute. BYO nostalgia!

Pick up a free Grand Central Rubik’s Cube®

Starting at 7:30am at one of the following locations:

  • Vanderbilt Hall
  • Station Master’s Office, near Track 37
  • Graybar Passage, near Track 11
  • Lexington Passage, near the subway entrance and Moleskine
  • 42nd Street Passage, near Track 19
  • 42nd Street Passage, near the subway entrance and Financier Patisserie

While supplies last. Limit one per person.

Enter to Win a Grand Central Prize Pack!

Sign up for our weekly email and be entered to win a Grand Central Prize Pack! Visit a Grand Central Rubik’s Cube® giveaways location (listed above) to enter!

Prize pack includes:

1998 Pricing from Participating Merchants

Enjoy throwback pricing from 1998 (discounted approximately 35%)!

Café Grumpy

12 oz cup of brewed coffee: $1.75

The Campbell Bar

Cosmopolitan, Old Fashioned, Gin Martini, Margarita: $11.70

Central Cellars

Red Wine 2014 Chateau Bonadona Ventoux Rhone Valley France
Red Blend: $13.96 (originally $19.94)

White Wine 2014 Cambria Santa Maria California
Chardonnay: $13.96 (originally $19.94)

Sparkling Masottina Prosecco from Italy: $17.46 (originally $24.94)

Central Market

BLT: $5+tax (originally $7.95)

Central Watch

$9.95 batteries (up to $25 value)

Ceriello Fine Foods

USDA Prime Dry Aged NY Strip Steaks: $18.99/lb
(originally $28.99/lb)


Free 10ml fragrances to the first 20 customers (store opens at 8 am)

Doughnut Plant

Yeast doughnut seasonal specials: Apple Cinnamon and
Banana Pecan: $2 each

In 1998, Doughnut Plant had only been in business for 4 years and only making yeast doughnuts. They were the first to mix fresh fruit and nuts in a doughnut glaze.

Frankies Dogs On The Go

New Yorker: $2.75+tax (originally $4.45)

All beef hot dog with caramelized onions, sauerkraut, and brown mustard on a potato bun

Grand Central Oyster Bar & Restaurant

New York Cheesecake slice: $5.50

Hale and Hearty Soups

Small soup for 98¢ with any purchase

Leather Spa

Shoe Shines: $3 (+ gratuity)

Li-Lac Chocolates

Legendary Fudge: $2.44 per piece (originally $3.75)


New York City Notebook: $13.37 (originally $19.95)

Murray’s Cheese

Brillat Savarin French Triple-Creme cheese: $18.99/lb
(originally $26.99/lb)

Neuhaus Belgian Chocolate

Complimentary 1/4lb. ballotin box of assorted Belgian chocolate pralines to the first 20 customers ($16.50 value; store opens at 8 am)

Pescatore Seafood Co.

Canadian Salmon Fillet: $12.99/lb (originally $21.99/lb)


Scented Macaron Zippered Coin Purses, Assorted Flavors: $2.99 (originally $8.95)

Shiro of Japan

30% off Chirashi Bowls, California Rolls, and Crazy Rolls

Zaro’s Family Bakery

Zaro’s Chocolate Chip Cookie: $2.44 (originally $3.75)

1990s Cover Bands

Live music provided by MTA Music 7:30 am–9:30 am:

  • Vanderbilt Hall: Receta Secreta playing 1990s Ska & Pop on sax, guitar, and cajon
  • Graybar Passage (near Track 11): West Village Quartet playing 1990s Pop on strings
  • Lower Level Info Booth: Gabriel Aldort playing 1990s Pop on keyboard and vocals

Visit the “Saving Grand Central Terminal” Exhibit

Open through Friday, October 5th in Vanderbilt Hall


Event details subject to change. While supplies last. Limit 1 per person. Check this page for the most up-to-date information on the event.

Rubik’s Cube® used by permission of Rubik’s Brand Ltd www.rubiks.com

Event Date

Monday, October 1, 2018

Event Location

Grand Central Shops & Restaurants
Grand Central Terminal
89 E 42nd Street
New York, NY 10017

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