FRIENDS Pop-Up Experience Heads To New York City


Twenty-five years ago (September 22, 1994), Friends hit the airwaves! To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the worldwide hit Warner Bros is launching New York City Pop-Up Experience in September. 

The nostalgia-packed space offers fans the opportunity to explore the show and capture photos with set re-creations, props, and costumes that have defined 25 years of everyone’s favorite FRIENDS. Stick a turkey on your head, peek through Rachel and Monica’s purple door, relax on Chandler and Joey’s recliner after playing some foosball, or help Ross with the infamous sofa pivot. Learn Monica’s top tidying tips with Method Home Products and surround yourself with Phoebe’s favorite things before heading to the re-created Central Perk for a pic on the legendary orange couch. Could this BE any more exciting?

Peter van Roden, Senior Vice President, Global Themed Entertainment, Warner Bros. Consumer Products released the following statement.

“It’s been nearly 25 years since FRIENDS premiered, but the fascination and universal appeal of the hit TV series lives on with fans of all ages. As we celebrate the show’s milestone anniversary, we are excited to bring the FRIENDS experience to life for our fans in a way that pays homage to the remarkable cast of characters, iconic sets and instantly quotable moments.”

Superfly is equally thrilled about the partnership. Jonathan Mayers, co-founder, Superfly had this to say:

“We’re excited to celebrate 25 years of fandom with the show’s biggest immersive experience to date, The FRIENDS New York City Pop-Up captures the series most memorable moments with the characters, memorabilia, set re-creations and exclusive merchandise.”

Tickets will go on sale Friday, August 2, exclusively at

Additionally, WBTVG is launching an official FRIENDS Giphy channel to celebrate the International Day of FRIENDShip on July 30: