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Event Schedule

Thursday, November 16, 2023

8:00 - 8:30pm | Check-In

  • Check-in will be located on the NW corner of 46th Street and Broadway, near the American Eagle (look for our signs).
  • At check-in, Sleepers will receive a wristband and beanie hat; you must have a wristband to enter the event areas! 

8:00 - 9:00 pm | Sleep Out Village Open

  • After checking in, Sleepers will walk to our Sleep Out Village between 46th-47th Streets for snacks and swag. 
  • A 360° photo booth will also be open on 46th Street between 7th Ave and Broadway. 
  • This is a great time and place to meet up with your teammates, friends, and family! 

9:00 - 9:45pm | Sleep Out Program + Candlelighting

  • The program will take place on our 46th Street stage; Sleepers should check-in before it begins to gain entry to the event area where you can view the program. 
  • Hear from Covenant House alumni and leaders, celebrate fundraising success, and participate in a candle-lighting ceremony. 

9:45 - 10:00pm | Transition to Overnight

  • Staff will guide participants to your designated block for the overnight area; your wristband will determine your location. 
  • Sleepers should enter their assigned block with teammates, friends, and family members to guarantee space together. 
  • A warming tent will be available on each block, staffed by Covenant House throughout the night. Team signs will be available here. 

10:00pm - 5:00am | Sleep Out

  • Porta-johns will be located on 45th and 47th Streets; Sleepers must keep their wristband on to re-enter overnight area and restrooms. 
  • We will not have a bag check or storage area; Sleepers must keep your belongings with you at all times. 
  • Review this list of what to bring (and what not to bring). 
Friday, November 17, 2023

5:30 - 6:00am | Wake Up + Breakfast

  • Coffee and breakfast available in the warming tent on your block. 

6:00 - 6:30am | Morning Reflections

  • Sleepers will gather in small groups with Covenant House staff to reflect on the experience before departing. 

Please note that this schedule is subject to change. Additional details will be shared via email with registered participants. If you have questions, please reach out to our team at [email protected].

Frequently Asked Questions

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