Bravocon 2022
NYC
OCT 14-16
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Health & Safety
Do I need to be vaccinated against COVID-19 to attend BravoCon?

The safety of our Guests and Team Members is always our top priority. BravoCon has events happening at two different locations and while our policies are similar for both, there are a few differences based on the rules of the venue. Click here to read more about our COVID-19 guidelines. 

The Javits Center (BravoCon and Bravopaloozas): We recommend being vaccinated against COVID-19, but proof of vaccination is not required to enter the Javits Center.

The Manhattan Center (Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen and WWHL Presents: Andy's Legends Ball): Guests must be fully vaccinated to enter the Manhattan Center. Full vaccination means 14 days must have passed from your second dose of the Pfizer-BioNtech or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine (or other COVID-19 vaccinations approved by the CDC or WHO).

Everyone attending any events at the Manhattan Center must have their Add-On Experience ticket and, upon entry, show one of the following: proof of vaccination via a paper form, a digital application, or through New York State’s Excelsior Pass along with your ID for verification.

No one will be admitted to the Manhattan Center without proof of vaccination.

We ask that you not attend any BravoCon 2022 events if any of the following is true for you or anyone in your party:

  • Within 14 days before attending the event you have tested positive, or been exposed to someone who has tested positive for, COVID-19;

  • Within 48 hours prior to attending the event, you have experienced symptoms of COVID-19 (e.g., a fever of 100.4F or higher, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, chills, repeated shaking muscle pain/achiness, headache, sore throat, loss of taste or smell, nasal congestion, runny nose, vomiting, diarrhea, fatigue or any other symptoms associated with COVID-19 identified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention); 

  • Within 14 days prior to attending the event, you have travelled to any international territory identified by federal or applicable state or local governments as being subject to travel or quarantine advisories due to COVID-19.

We continue to monitor the health and safety situation in addition to local government requirements and we will communicate any updates or changes to our health and safety policies to all registered attendees.

Will I need to wear a mask?

As of today, masks are recommended by the CDC in any area where you cannot physically distance from other Guests or employees, but they are not required for Guests.

Will BravoCon be socially distanced?

We do encourage physical distancing whenever possible. In places where physical distancing is not possible, we recommend wearing a mask.

What safety precautions is BravoCon taking?

In addition to abiding by the state legal requirements and venue’s policies, all attendees, production staff and exhibitors are not allowed to attend BravoCon if any of the following are true for them or anyone in their party:

  • Within 14 days before attending the event you have tested positive for COVID-19

  • Within 5 days before attending you are unvaccinated and have close contact (as defined by the CDC) with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19

  • Within 48 hours prior to attending, you have experienced symptoms of COVID-19 (e.g., a fever of 100.4F or higher, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, chills, repeated shaking muscle pain/achiness, headache, sore throat, loss of taste or smell, nasal congestion, runny nose, vomiting, diarrhea, fatigue or any other symptoms associated with COVID-19 identified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

The Javits Center and the Manhattan Center have taken specific steps focused on safety to protect all attendees including following the highest standards for cleaning and sanitization and High-Efficiency Particulate Air (HEPA) filters to improve filtration.

I was potentially exposed to COVID-19, can I still come to BravoCon?

We ask that you not attend if any of the following is true for you or anyone in your party:

  • Within 14 days before attending the event you have tested positive for COVID-19;

  • Within 5 days before attending you are unvaccinated and have close contact (as defined by the CDC) with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19;

  • Within 48 hours prior to attending, you have experienced symptoms of COVID-19 (e.g., a fever of 100.4F or higher, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, chills, repeated shaking muscle pain/achiness, headache, sore throat, loss of taste or smell, nasal congestion, runny nose, vomiting, diarrhea, fatigue or any other symptoms associated with COVID-19 identified by the CDC).

General
What is BravoCon?

BravoCon is a 3-day event designed for the Bravosphere, where Bravoholics can come together to celebrate their fandom, while also sipping the hottest Bravolebrity tea. Spend the weekend enjoying Bravolebrity photo ops, once in a lifetime live panels, Instagram-worthy moments, interactive exhibits, and shows like never before. It's the biggest Bravo reunion of all time!

When is the BravoCon schedule coming out?

We aren't ready to spill that tea just yet. The full programming schedule and what to expect will be posted on BravoCon2022.com later this Fall.

Is BravoCon all ages?

BravoCon is an exclusive 18+ only event. At both the Javits Center and the Manhattan Center, please be prepared to show your ID to prove you are 21+ if you plan on drinking alcohol at our themed bars and at Bravopaloozas!

Is photography and video allowed?

Yes! We encourage you to take as many photos as you like on your personal devices — whoop it up and don’t forget to tag @bravotv and use #BravoCon! We will have staff ready to assist at photo ops throughout the Javits Center so you will be able to get photos with everyone in your group. Please note that no professional cameras or recording equipment will be allowed.

What payment forms are accepted at BravoCon?
While Money Can't Buy You Class, both the Javits Center and the Manhattan Center accept cash and all major credit cards.
Is BravoCon accessible?

Yes, we want all Guests to feel welcome and comfortable at BravoCon! If there is anything that we can do to assist in making your visit more comfortable, please let us know either, in advance through email or let any Team Member in a BravoCon staff shirt at the event know, and we will be happy to help!

Will there be a lactation room to pump at BravoCon?
Yes! There will be a Lactation Room at both the Javits Center and the Manhattan Center.
If I am breastfeeding, can I bring my baby to BravoCon?

Unfortunately, BravoCon is an 18+ only event, however we will have a Lactation Room available for any needs you may have throughout the weekend.

What are the event hours at the Javits Center each day?

GA Attendees- 9:30 a.m.- 6:00 p.m. 

SVIP and VIP Attendees- 9:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m. 


New York City has plenty to offer, but the best events in the city will be happening at our Add-On Experiences over at the Manhattan Center each night! Only BravoCon ticket holders have the opportunity to purchase tickets to these exclusive events - so don't miss your chance.

Ticketing & Wristbands
How do I get my tickets?

All BravoCon tickets will be mailed as RFID wristbands ahead of the event. Wristbands are non-transferable and cannot be removed throughout the duration of the event or the weekend if you are attending multiple days.

Add-On Experiences are available as an additional purchase. Tickets available via QR codes will be emailed directly, and can be added to your smart phone wallet.

If you have not received a shipment notification by the week of the event, please get in touch with Front Gate Tickets customer support.

Who should I contact with questions about my ticket?

Please visit this link for assistance with any questions about your ticket.

Can I share my wristband with another fan?

Wristbands are non-transferrable to other fans. Please do not remove your wristband until you are ready to fully conclude your BravoCon experience.

I bought tickets from a "friend"/scalper/third party. How can I verify this ticket is legitimate?
Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferrable, any ticket you got from a third party is most likely not legitimate. We can only guarantee ticket validity for purchases made through our official vendor via the tickets page of our website.
Can I refund or exchange my ticket?
Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferrable. The ticket purchaser must be present with their party and have a photo ID for entry.
Food & Beverage
Will there be food at BravoCon?

Absolutely - the Javits Center will have a packed menu with plenty of options (gluten-free, vegan, vegetarian, dairy free options included). Please note that the Manhattan Center will have snacks and drinks, but not full meals. We recommend eating in advance if you managed to snag a ticket for one of the amazing events at this venue.

Will there be vegetarian/vegan options?

Absolutely! We want every Guest to feel comfortable and welcome so we'll be sure to have you covered with: gluten-free, vegan, vegetarian, dairy free, kosher and Halal options.

Will there be alcohol?

Of course! All Guests will be required to show ID to purchase alcohol and must be 21+ to partake. Pursuant to New York state law, we accept only the following forms of ID:

  • State Government Issued

  • ID issued by a Commonwealth, Possession or Territory of the US

  • Provincial Government of Canada Issued

  • Valid Passport

  • Valid US military ID

Bravo Bazaar
Can I sell items/have a booth at the Bravo Bazaar?

Thank you for the interest! For businesses interested in participating in the Bravo Bazaar, click here.

Venue
Is there parking at BravoCon?

We do not have event parking available at the Javits Center or the Manhattan Center, however there are local garages available. We recommend using an app or service to help you find and reserve a parking spot in advance to make it as easy as possible.

What is the bag policy at the venue?

At both the Javits Center and the Manhattan Center, only small bags (no larger than 18 by 18 inches) are allowed. All bags will be searched at the entrance, so we strongly suggest that you travel light.

Will there be a coat check?

Who gon' check me boo? We will provide a designated space to check coats and other personal belongings, however we are not responsible for lost, stolen, or damaged property.


Transportation
How do I get to the Javits Center?

If you are traveling by car and using your GPS (or Taxi, Lyft, Uber, etc.,) please use 429 11th Ave, New York, NY 10001 as the ending address. If you would like to travel by Subway, the Javits Center is conveniently located one block away from the 7 train 34th Street/Hudson Yards Station. You can also get there by taking the 1, 2, 3, A, C, E trains to 34th Street/Penn Station and taking a short walk down 34th Street towards 11th Avenue. Via Metro-North, take the Shuttle from Grand Central Terminal Times Square and transfer downtown to the 1, 2, 3 trains to 34th Street/Penn Station.

How do I get to the Manhattan Center?

If you are traveling from the Javits Center, it is possible to walk to the Manhattan Center (or take a Taxi, Lyft, Uber, etc.) Use the address 311 West 34th St., New York, NY 10001. If you're traveling directly to the Manhattan Center, you will want to take the 1, 2, 3, A, C, E train or shuttle train from Grand Central to 34th Street/Penn Station.

Add-On Experiences
What time do doors open for Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen?

There are several different tapings of Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen over the weekend. All doors will open one hour ahead of the show start time.

What talent will be at my Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen taping?

You never know what surprises Andy may have up his sleeve!

Are the Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen shows different at each taping?

Yes, each taping will be a unique show!

What talent will be at the Bravopalooza?

Each Bravopalooza will have a different set of surprise Bravolebs!

How long is each Bravopalooza?

Each Bravopalooza is an hour and fifteen minutes and includes the opportunity to mix and mingle with surprise Bravolebs, enjoy food and drink, and meet fellow Bravo Fans!

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