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New York City Events -- Things To Do In New York City

What's happening in New York? Your guide to interesting events and attractions all over New York City -- from the obvious to the obscure.
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Ice Skating in New York City --- Manhattan's Best Ice Skating Rinks
Go ice skating at New York City's best skating rinks in Rockefeller Center, Central Park, Bryant Park, and more.

New York City Restaurant Week
Dine at New York City's best restaurants for only $24.07 (lunch) or $35.00 (dinner). Participating restaurants include Nobu, Spice Market, and many more.

Most Famous New York Parades
New York parades are the biggest, flashiest, and most exciting. Learn more about famous New York parades including the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, Halloween Parade, St. Patrick's Day Parade, Gay Pride parade, Easter Parade, and more.

New York Oscar Parties
Watch the Oscars in New York City.

Central Park Attractions
Check out the top attractions in New York City's 843-acre backyard, Central Park. Sights include the Central Park Zoo, the Great Lawn, Strawberry Fields, and more.

Labor Day Weekend Events in New York City
Enjoy Labor Day weekend in New York City.

William Shakespeare in the Park -- Shakespeare in Central Park
See Shakespeare's As You Like It or Sondheim's Into the Woods in Central Park this summer.

In Memory of September 11, 2001
In 2011, New York City honors the 10th anniversary of 9/11 with September 11th memorial events, ceremonies, concerts, art and photography exhibits, community gatherings, and more.

Faces of Ground Zero -- Ten Years Later
Shortly after September 11th, 2001, photographer Joe McNally captured the heroes of that day with his giant Polaroid camera and the Faces of Ground Zero exhibit was viewed by more than a million people. Ten years later, a new exhibit at Time Warner Center presents the original Faces of Ground Zero photos, along with images of many of the heroes...

Bastille Day in New York City
Bastille Day in New York City means a celebration of all things French -- wine, cheese, music, culture, and more.

Best Places to Watch the July 4 Fireworks in New York City
Find the best spots to see the Macy's July 4th fireworks in New York City.

NYC Street Fairs
Your guide to NYC street fairs and festivals from April through November.

NYC Gay Pride Guide 2012
You likely know that New York City was the setting for the 1969 Stonewall Riots that sparked the first-ever gay pride marches. But you may not also realize that Gotham boasts, by far, the most local prides of any city in the world. Here's your day-by-day guide to NYC's biggest LGBT pride events this June.

The Pop-Up Chapel
In response to the passage of New York's Marriage Equality Act, The Pop-Up Chapel will marry same-sex New York couples en masse, free of charge, on July 30, 2011. The event will provide all wedding necessities, from the photographer to the officiant to the witnesses, and even the cupcakes. Find out more about this unique event, scheduled to take...

F. Murray Abraham in The Merchant of Venice at Pace University
See F. Murray Abraham as Shylock in Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice at Pace University.

East Village Church Offers Free Gay Weddings
In the afterglow of the passage of New York's Marriage Equality Act, the pastor of Trinity Lower East Side Church in New York's East Village neighborhood has pledged to perform gay weddings for free for the first year of their inception. Find out more about this unique offer and the gracious pastor who made it.

Murray Had a Little Glam
Join downtown sensation Murray Hill for the annual Oscar party at Joe's Pub.

New York City Veterans Day Parade
Get more information about the New York City Veterans Day Parade on Fifth Avenue.

New York City's Best Gay New Year's Eve Clubs for 2011
Your guide to New York City's best gay clubs for New Year's Eve 2011. Find locations and ticket info for the hottest LGBT parties for NYE in NYC.

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Photos
See photos of the famous Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City.

World AIDS Day 2011 - Events in New York City
Locate New York City's most important events in observance of World AIDS Day, December 1, 2010. Find out more about NYC's many World AIDS Day vigils, exhibits and memorial services.

Gay New Year's Day 2011 - New York City's Best Gay Clubs for January 1
Why stop celebrating just because it's a new year? Head to one of these New Year's Day clubs to keep the gay party throbbing throughout the first day of 2011.

The Radio City Christmas Spectacular Featuring the Rockettes
The Radio City Christmas Spectacular featuring the famous Rockettes has been a New York City Christmas tradition for 75 years. Read a review of the new and improved 2007 Radio City Christmas Spectacular show.

Day With(out) Art 2010 in New York City
This year's Day With(out) Art will be marked by an international screening of Ira Sachs's film "Last Address." Find out about where to see the film in New York City on World AIDS Day, December 1, 2010.

Holiday Drag Shows in New York City
Your guide to New York's best holiday-themed drag shows. Find dates and times for 2010's top Christmas shows by legendary NYC drag queens (and a king).

Wintuk Cirque du Soleil Review
See Cirque du Soleil performers in Wintuk.

Rain -- A Tribute to the Beatles on Broadway
It's as close as you'll get to seeing The Beatles perform live. Rain is a Beatles tribute band made up of talented musicians and performers who provide a memorable and uplifting Beatles experience for fans young and old.

New Yorker's Guide to Rockefeller Center -- Radio City Music Hall,...
A New Yorker's guide to New York City's famous Rockefeller Center, home of Radio City Music Hall, the Rockefeller Center ice-skating rink, the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree, the GE Building, NBC Studios, and more.

Spectacular Christmas Shows in New York
This holiday season, why not treat someone you love to Christmas or Hanukkah tickets to a spectacular show. The Rockettes are kicking at Radio City Music Hall. The amazing Beatles tribute band Rain is hosting a party on Broadway. The Cirque du Soleil performers are playing in the snow at Madison Square Garden. Drag legend Justin Bond is...

Feast of San Gennaro
The Feast of San Gennaro is one of New York's oldest and most famous street festivals. Held every September in Little Italy, the San Gennaro festival offers great food (cannolis! sausage and peppers!), parades, live entertainment, and a celebratory mass and procession. Attend the 2011 Feast of San Gennaro this fall and see for yourself.

June Events in New York City
Find summer events and things to do this June in New York City. Check out our June event guide for information on summer street fairs, concerts, festivals, and much more.

July Summer Street Fairs and Festivals in New York City
A schedule of New York City summer street fairs and outdoor festivals for July. Enjoy street fairs in Manhattan this summer.

Midsummer Night Swing
View the schedule for Midsummer Night Swing at Lincoln Center, featuring 25 summer nights of dancing fun -- swing, salsa, tango, disco, and more. Each Midsummer Night Swing begins with an hour long lesson to learn some moves. It's a night of dancing in the streets of Manhattan.

Outdoor Movies in New York CIty
The hey-day of the drive-in movie is over, but New Yorkers can enjoy outdoor "walk-in" movies all over Manhattan this summer. So pack up your beach blanket and your popcorn for a night at the movies under the stars. The HBO Film Festival in Bryant Park has become a summer tradition and inspired other outdoor movie screenings all over...

Central Park SummerStage -- Free Concerts in New York City's Central Park
Information on Central Park Summerstage. See free concerts and performances in New York City's Central Park. Featured performers include Death Cab for Cutie, Elvis Costello, and Lyle Lovett.

Macy's July Fourth Fireworks in New York City: July 4 Macy's Fireworks
View the famous Macy's Fireworks in New York City on July Fourth. July 4 fireworks viewing locations -- including FDR Drive, the Statue of Liberty, Roosevelt Island, and river cruises.

St. John the Divine's Spirit of Pride
Refer to this Spirit of Pride article for more information on St. John's the Divine's Spirit of Pride in New York City. Find useful info for this year's Spirit of Pride event.

Pride Week NYC
New York City's gay community gathers for Pride Week 2008 from June 18-25 to celebrate gay pride, raise their voices for gay liberation and commemorate the anniversary of Stonewall. New York Pride Week 2006 features one of the country's largest gay pride parades

The Center's Garden Party
Refer to this page for information about The Center's Garden Party. Find full event info for the LGBT Center's Garden Party during New York City's Gay Pride Week.

River to River Festival Celebrates Lower Manhattan
The River to River Festival is a series of 500+ free summer events in downtown New York City. There's something for everyone -- music, sports, history, and more. Help support Lower Manhattan at R2R.

Manhattanhenge Photos
See photos of Manhattanhenge, on of two days each year when the sun sets in exact alignment with the Manhattan street grid.

The Amazing New York Race
Now you can run the Amazing Race without leaving New York City. The Amazing New York Race offers all of the challenge and fun of The Amazing Race and the opportunity to explore and tour New York City.

Nelson Mandela Day in New York
Celebrate Nelson Mandela Day in New York at events including an exhbit in Grand Central Terminal and a star-studded Radio City Musical concert featuring Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Alicia Keys, Willi.i.am, and more.

Bryant Park Movies -- New York City Outdoor Film Festival
Schedule for Bryant Park outdoor movies and other Bryant Park events.

July 4th Weekend Events in New York City
Find events, fireworks, and more things to do in New York City this July 4th weekend.

Free New York City Summer Festivals and Concerts
Learn more about free summer festivals and concerts in New York City. Check out the downtown River to River Festival, jazz in Washington Square Park, and more.

Film Festivals in New York City
Each year, New York City theaters and entertainment venues host a wide variety of film festivals featuring a range of works from independent filmmakers, students, and emerging artists.

David Blaine Performances
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Community and Charity Event Calendar -- Manhattan Society
Get involved in community and charity events in Manhattan. The Manhattan Society's calendar offers a wide range of opportunities for giving back to the community and supporting worthy causes.

Craigslist Event Calendar
Craigslist features events posted by readers. You'll find everything and anything here -- singles mixers, art shows, yoga retreats, dance parties, and much more.

Event Calendar -- New York Public Library
Calendar of exhibits, events and classes sponsored by the New York Public Library. Most are free and there are great offerings for adults and kids alike.

NYC Nightlife -- Murph Guide
The Murph Guide calendar lists after-dark options for every night of the week. You'll find happy hour specials, live music, parties, karaoke, pub quizzes, and much more. You can also check out bar reviews and go voyeur in the "Overheard at..." section (read and/or contribute your own eavesdropping stories).

New York Cares Calendar
Interested in volunteering? New York Cares connects volunteers with worthy organizations in New York City. Check this calendar to see what's going on this week or to search the full calendar. You will have to attend a painless one-hour orientation before you volunteer.

Social Circles Event Calendar
Looking to expand your social circle? Social Circles is a NY activity and social club with more than 6,000 members. Members are screened to make sure everyone's on the same page. Activities include pub crawls, movie screenings, French cooking, and volleyball.

Salsa New York -- Events Calendar
Learn to salsa dance, get out and bust a move, or watch the masters. Salsa New York offers a calendar of salsa dancing fun -- salsa nights at clubs all over New York, salsa and mambo parties, and other hot tickets.

Michael Arenella and his Dreamland Orchestra Beach Party
Michael Arenella and his Dreamland Orchestra provided the music for a Jazz Age dance party on Water Taxi Beach. Partygoers came in 1920s costume to dance, drink, and enjoy Manhattan skyline views.

SummerStage in Central Park -- Calendar
Search the SummerStage event calendar to find FREE music, dance, and film performances in Central Park. 2005 is the 20th anniversary of SummerStage -- artists this year include Elvis Costello, Patti Smith, the Blind Boys of Alabama, and many more.

All About July 4th in New York
Find out all about July 4th in New York -- Macy's July 4th fireworks and where to see them, long weekend concerts and events, and more

Fashion's Night Out is a city-wide celebration to kick off New York Fashion...
Kick off New York Fashion Week at Fashion's Night Out events in New York City.

New York Television Festival
New York Television Festival celebrates TV with show premieres, panel discussions, and famous guests including Will Arnett, Mitch Hurwitz, Michael...

Open House New York Weekend
During Open House New York Weekend, you can enjoy free access and tours of 300+ New York City landmarks and architecture and design sites. Go behind the scenes at NYC landmarks including the High Line, the Apollo Theater and Gran Central Terminal. Tour private residences, fashion design and architecture studios, new residential developments,...

Free Outdoor Broadway Concert: Stars in the Alley
On May 21, 2014, catch free musical performances from 20+ Broadway productions at the free "Stars in the Alley" event, in NYC's Theater District.

Harlem Jazz Shrines Festival in NYC
The 4th annual Harlem Jazz Shrines festival brings a weeklong celebration of jazz music to esteemed venues across Harlem.

Rooftop Films Summer Series
Set out for cinema under the stars in NYC with the annual Rooftop Films Summer Series.

Lincoln Center’s Midsummer Night Swing
Lincoln Center’s annual Midsummer Night Swing event brings dancing under the summer sky to Manhattan's Upper West Side.

Free Outdoor Public Pools in NYC
Dive in on summer fun at one of Manhattan's free outdoor public pools, including diving pools, wading pools, Olympic-size pools, mini-pools & more.

NYC Harbor Cruise: Hidden Harbor Tours on Circle Line
Uncover NYC's working harbor on a behind-the-scenes cruise tour with Circle Line's new Hidden Harbor Tours.

A Guide to New York CityPASS
New York CityPASS offers discounts of 40% off on NYC attractions like the Empire State Building, American Museum of Natural History, and more.

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