It was the news we waited
months years forever to hear – the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are visiting New York City. The Royal Couple will visit New York City and Washington, D.C. from December 7-9. Royal Watchers had an absolute meltdown and quickly began researching plane, train, and NBA tickets. We listened to all your questions and now we have some answers…
What will they be doing?
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are undertaking 10 engagements in about 48 hours. You can read the full itinerary here.
Can we see them at the airport?
Honestly, no. New York City area airports (Newark, LaGuardia, and JFK) are all extremely high on security and in urban areas. Unless you wish to stand on a highway 1000 yards away from any possibility of seeing them…in the cold…at night…
Can we see them at an event?
Maybe! The best opportunity to see the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will be at the NBA game on Monday evening. Some tickets are still available, although they will cost you! William and Kate will sit in a private box to view the game. You may also be able to see them entering The Barclay Center, so it might be fun to stop by and see! The second event where you might see them is at the St. Andrew’s 600th Anniversary Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, where you can see Their Royal Highnesses arrive in black tie attire (can you say NEW GOWN?!).
What about the other events?
The other events are smaller and more private. The security will be extremely high at these events, and it is very possible that NYC police will close down the streets. That would prevent any royal watchers from staking out the front door of these charities to catch a glimpse of Kate. The locations for these events are also being kept under wraps. If that changes, we’ll let you know!
What do we do if we meet her?
Smile, curtsy, and say hello. Keep your composure. It never hurts to bring flowers, but leave the gifts at home. That would be a moment you’ll never forget, so skip the selfies and pictures. Just enjoy the opportunity to meet the future Queen of England who we all love so dearly.
What will Kate wear?
Coats! Lots of coats! It is cold! We predict she will repeat her Michael Kors coat from the NZ/OZ tour and her DVF coats from previous engagements – both are American designers! We can also expect to see her Aquatalia boots and suede Prada pumps! For formal events, I expect some new outfits to accommodate her pregnancy. What do you think she will wear?
Is Cheeks going?
Is Wills going to wear that navy suit?
Of course he is. ($5 says he wears those trainers we all love to the NBA game. Any takers?)
Where can we find out what Kate wore/did/said?
What time does X event start?
Unfortunately, the times of most events cannot be announced due to security reasons. We can tell you whether it is a morning/afternoon/evening event, and a bit of educated guessing goes a long way!
I have another question…
Fantastic! We love questions! Send us an e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or a tweet at @WWKD_Official!