Southwest Porch

Sip, smile, stay for a while.

Southwest Porch, located near the southern end of the Fountain Terrace, offers all visitors the perfect spot to relax and recharge. Equipped with swings and lounge furniture, The Porch houses a full bar and restaurant with burgers, salads and more. Southwest Airlines® is giving all of New York an al fresco lounge to celebrate its service out of LaGuardia and Newark Airports. No purchase is necessary to partake in the ambiance and comfort.

Plus, stop by The Porch with your laptop, iPod, or cell phone for a different type of refueling – power outlets are available to keep all of your devices going.

Bring your lunch, your book, your friend, or just yourself. It’s a fantastic new way to enjoy NY’s most beautiful park.

Southwest Porch

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Hours

  • Daily – 11:00am - Park Closing

Upcoming Events at the Southwest Porch

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Bringing you the latest country music out of Nashville courtesy of the Grand Ole Opry.

Kelsea Ballerini recently celebrated her GoldŽ certified debut No. 1 single “Love Me Like You Mean It” becoming the first debut single by a female artist in nine years to top the country charts. Newly crowned one of CMT’s “Next Women of Country,” she has been featured on “ones to watch” lists for 2015 including Billboard, Rolling Stone Country, The Huffington Post, Country Weekly and Spotify. Ballerini made her Grand Ole Opry debut in 2015 and is co-headlining CMT’s “Next Women of Country” Tour.

Full Schedule
September 9: Kelsea Ballerini
September 28: Chase Bryant 

Presented by Southwest Airlines.

 
Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Southwest Porch will be closed to the public from 3:30pm until 8pm for a private event.

Public hours will resume at 8pm.

 
Monday, September 28, 2015

Bringing you the latest country music out of Nashville courtesy of the Grand Ole Opry.

Chase Bryant is included on the OPRY 9.0, Vol I: Discoveries from the Circle, the first volume of the Grand Ole Opry’s artist discovery series. The Orange Grove, TX native is one of the most celebrated new artists in today’s Country music landscape with his Top 10 debut single “Take It On Back” reaching 2 MILLION combined views on YouTube/ VEVO. The single spent 15 consecutive weeks on the CMT Hot 20 Countdown and seven weeks on the GAC Top 20 Country Countdown

Full Schedule
September 9: Kelsea Ballerini
September 28: Chase Bryant 

Presented by Southwest Airlines.