Macy’s Flower show

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Have you ever been to Brazil? Yes? No? Now’s your chance.  Walk through a lush and beautiful Amazon rainforest right here in NYC. Get swept away by “Macy’s Annual Flower show” (March 25th – Saturday, April 7th…) There’s still time to feel like you’re in South America – perfection. View towering palms, exotic birds, plants you’ve... Read More

Christmas in New York

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Christmas in New York, where dreams are made of…  It’s no wonder why its the most magical time of the year in the city. With 30,0000 lights glittering on the Rockefeller Christmas Tree and Ice Skaters gliding on the magical ice. It’s not surprising New York City is one of the best holiday destinations in the world. You have Holiday Shopping along Fifth Avenue and... Read More

Twelfth Annual Winter’s Eve at Lincoln Square

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Twelfth Annual Winter’s Eve at Lincoln Square will be held on Monday, November 28th, from 5:30 PM until 9:00 PM.  The Lincoln Square Business Improvement District and Sponsor Time Warner Center will be quarterbacking the evening.  The event starts with an elaborate tree lighting ceremony at 63rd St and Broadway followed by food tastings, entertainment and in-store activities... Read More

Halloween Howl and Healthy Hound Fair

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The annual Halloween Howl and Healthy Hound Fair will be held on Sunday, October 23rd, 2011 from 12:00 noon to 3:00PM, at Carl Schurz Park in the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Bring your dog and dress him or her up to enter the Halloween costume competition. There will be booths you can visit to learn all about healthy food, treats and more for your dog’s wellness. Location:... Read More

Harvest Festival in Brooklyn Bridge Park

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The Harvest Festival in Brooklyn Bridge Park will be held on Saturday, October 22nd, 2011 from 10:30am – 1pm, at Pier 6. The Harvest Festival will feature a Halloween parade, musical guests, face painting, storytelling, arts and crafts activities, mask making and pumpkin decorating. This is a family-friendly festival that celebrates the fall harvest season in Brooklyn Bridge... Read More

Pumpkin Festival Central Park

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The Annual Pumpkin Festival in Central Park will be held on Saturday, October 29, from 11:00AM – 3:00PM at the Bandshell. The Pumpkin festival offers a haunted house, pumpkin decorating, arts and crafts, performances by the Puppets, live entertainment and much more.  This is a family-friendly festival that celebrates the fall harvest season in New York City, Central Park. Free... Read More

Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade

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The 21st Annual Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade will be held on Saturday, October 22nd, from 12PM – 3PM.  Dress up your dog and participate in the largest Halloween Dog Parade in the Nation. There will be over 3,000 spectators in Tompkins Square Park to watch hundreds of dogs in Costumes. All proceeds go to the N.Y.C. Department of Parks & Recreation for the upkeep of... Read More

Harvest Festival Tavern on the Green

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The Scene @ Tavern will be presenting a Harvest Festival where you can get ideas on fall cooking and demonstrations, as well as Halloween ideas from master pumpkin carver Hugh McMahon.  Kids can get their faces painted and decorate mini pumpkins. This Event is for Sunday, October 9th between 11:00 AM and 1:15 PM: Checkout other Upcoming Events for this week. Highlights! Fall-themed... Read More

Madison Square Park Fall Festival

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Madison Square Park welcomes children and family for a special fall festival event on Saturday, October 15th from 11AM to 2PM. There will be live music, games, arts and crafts activities, pumpkins, face painting, story time and snacks. Fun free event for the entire family to bring in the Halloween Spirit – Kids can dress up in their halloween costumes and parade around the... Read More

Madison Square Park

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Madison Square Park offers programs and events all year round!  Checkout the Upcoming Events Calendar for this week. Fall Activities: Oct 6 – 2:00pm – 4:30pm Art in the Park: Halloween Bookmarks Oct 7 – 10:00am – 12:30pm Art in the Park: Coffee Filter Butterflies Oct 7 – 2:00pm – 4:30pm Art in the Park: Fruit and Veggie Stamping Oct 8 – 10:00am –... Read More

Annual Pet Parade Hudson River

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The Annual Pet Parade in Hudson River Park will be held on Sunday, October 9th from 1PM to 4PM. Dress up your dog or cat or any type of animal you have and head to Pier 84 at Hudson River Park. Compete for prizes in various categories, such as best dressed pet, most exotic pet and best pet trick. Registration is FREE.  Checkout the Upcoming Events Calendar for more events. To... Read More

Blessing of the Animals

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Feast of St. Francis – first Sunday in October, animals are blessed at the Cathedral of  St. John the Divine.  This impressive Cathedral is said to be the world’s largest Gothic Cathedral and has been a work in progress since 1892. Sunday, October 2, 11 am Service, followed by the Fair at 1 pm   Checkout the Upcoming Events Calendar for more events. Highlight... Read More

Harmony on the Hudson

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The 10th Annual Family Music Festival at Battery Park City, “Harmony on the Hudson” will be held this Sunday, on September 25, from Noon-6pm. Enjoy a great day of music and fun – festivities include the following. Musical performances for the entire family. Lawn games, street games, and art activities Food and beverages are available Tom Chapin & Friends perform... Read More

Feast of San Gennaro

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The 85th Annual Feast of San Gennaro is held Thursday, September 15, through Sunday, September 25, 2011, on the streets of Little Italy. This feast is the biggest religious outdoor festival in New York City - the celebration includes, entertainment on outdoor bandstand, Italian folk songs, rock bands, pop singers, annual cannoli eating competition, live radio broadcasts, pasta... Read More

Italian Culture in Central Park

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Casa Barilla will be presenting a four-day celebration of Italian food and culture in Central Park from September 13-16. Casa Barilla will feature interactive cooking classes, food and culture workshops, children’s activities and more! Checkout the Upcoming Events Calendar for more events available for this week. Casa Barilla opens on Tuesday, September 13 and runs through... Read More

Washington Square Outdoor Art

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This weekend Sept 10th and 11th the Streets around Washington Square Park will be lined up with artists, photographers and craftspeople selling their work. The Washington Square Outdoor Art is schedule every Memorial and Labor day weekend and continues to the following weekend from 12:00PM  to 6PM. Location: The village art show takes place on the sidewalks of University Place... Read More

Dumbo Art Under Bridge

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The 15th annual Dumbo Arts Festival presents more than 500 artists, 150+ studios, 35+ galleries, 40+ arts organizations and live performances – all free of charge in the Dumbo neighborhood on the Brooklyn waterfront, between the Manhattan and Brooklyn bridges. The festival will showcase artwork in and around Dumbo street corners, parks, bridges, galleries, storefronts, performance... Read More

Atlantic Antic Street Festival

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The 37th Annual Atlantic Antic Street Festival will bring one million people to Atlantic Avenue to enjoy free performances and food from around the World, as well as fun activities all day long! The Street fair is along Atlantic Avenue from 4th Avenue in Boerum Hill to Hicks Street in Brooklyn Heights. On this autumn day in Brooklyn come celebrate the day and listen to blues, rock,... Read More

Feast of San Gennaro

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The 85th Annual Feast of San Gennaro is held Thursday, September 15, through Sunday, September 25, 2011, on the streets of Little Italy. This feast is the biggest religious outdoor festival in New York City - the celebration includes, entertainment on outdoor bandstand, Italian folk songs, rock bands, pop singers, annual cannoli eating competition, live radio broadcasts, pasta and... Read More

Brazilian Day

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Come celebrate the 27th anniversary of the Brazilian Day festival in NYC, with the Lavagem da Rua 46 (September 3, Saturday) and Brazilian Day, (September 4, Sunday), at 46th Street, also known as Little Brazil near Times Square. This event takes over 25 blocks surrounding Little Brazil neighborhood – the celebration will include Brazilian music, dance, food and much more. Location between... Read More

Summer HD Festival

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Head to Lincoln Center for the best free opera this summer. The Metropolitan Opera is presenting ten of the best free HD video screening productions of the biggest opera stars. Click here for more details. Free Outdoor Opera Screening at the Met from August 27th until September 5th. Location: Lincoln Center Plaza on Broadway and 64th St.  Read More

Fashion Night Out

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The Fashion Night Out extravaganza is back for a third year in a row – Flock to your favorite store in NYC and see models, celebrities, designers and fashion editors celebrate and kick off to New York Fashion Week. Starts September 8, from 6 to 11PM. Location: Action takes place on the streets of Madison Avenue and on Bergdorf Goodman & Saks fifth avenue on 5th Avenue. Location:Madison... Read More

New York Fringe Festival

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The New York International Fringe Festival is the largest multi-arts festival in North America, with more than 200 companies from all over the world performing for 16 days in more than 20 venues. Click Here for Details. August 12 – August 28, 2011 Location: Click Here  Read More

Harlem Week 2011

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Harlem Week is a two week celebration of Harlem’s rich history and culture in August. Event includes, Outdoor Farmer’s Market & Expo, Jazz, Harlem Summer Stage and much more. Click here for Harlem Week. Location: Harlem Week.  Read More

Great Jazz on the Great Hill

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Great Jazz on the Great Hill will be held on Saturday, July 30, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM. hosted by the Central Park Conservancy and Jazzmobile, Inc. This event includes a swing dance party , Arts and crafts for kids, dance workshop for adults. Bring your picnic blanket and dancing shoes for an afternoon of live jazz, music by The George Gee Swing Orchestra and special guests,... Read More

Harlem Week

Harlem Week

Come join in on Harlem Week on Sunday, July 31st for some food, fun, and music under the stars. For more details go to the official website Harlem Week. This event is free to the public. Schedule for “A GREAT DAY IN HARLEM” 12 Noon – 4 PM: The Family Unity Day 4 PM – 5 PM: The New York Gospel Caravan 5 PM – 6 PM: The Urban Fashion Fusion Showcase 6 PM – 9 PM: “Concert... Read More

Mad Decent Block Party

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The fourth annual Mad Decent Block Party will be held on July 30, 2011, from 12PM until 9PM. Come join in on an afternoon and evening of music, fun, food, and games. The party is open for all ages and features a full lineup of musicians including the Gang Gang Dance, Zeds Dead, Maluca, Claude VonStroke, BAIO (Vampire Weekend) DJ Set, The Hood Internet, Bosco Delrey, PO PO and Trevor... Read More

Bastilla Day

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Come Celebrate Bastilla Day on Sunday, July 10th, 2011, between Fifth and Lexington Avenue on 60th street. Enjoy French Culture from 12PM to 6PM – Activities include, music ,face painting for children, french food, desserts, and much more. Click here for more Details Location: Entrance to Bastille Day on 60th Street and Lexington Avenue – free and open to the public.  Read More

Lincoln Center for the Visual Art

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Portraits in Dramatic Time by David Michalek will be held outside of Lincoln Center, from July 5th through July 31, between 8:45 to 11:45, except July 11th. Free; No tickets required. For more details click here. Location: Lincoln Center (Amsterdam Avenue between West 62nd and West 65th Streets)  Read More

Harlem Meer Festival

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Harlem Meer Performance Festival will be held evey Sunday through the summer from 2PM to 4PM.  Come enjoy free live music by the lakeside in the beautiful northern part of Central Park. July 3, LOS SONEROS DE ORIENTE (CUBAN SALSA) July 10, STEW CUTLER (JAZZ AND BLUES GUITAR BAND) July 17. THE EBONY HILLBILLIES (STRING BAND) July 24 PUCCI AMANDA JHONES WITH THE J.B.E.R. QUARTET... Read More

South Seaport

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The South Seaport and Pier 17 is full of history and culture. It’s located in Lower Manhattan by the waterfront and it’s filled with shops and restuarants. Click here for more details about upcoming events at the Seaport. Sound Bites Series with The Hairs July 3, 2011 – 2:00pm The Wake with Weekend July 8, 2011 – 7:00pm Sound Bites Series with Pow Wow! July... Read More

Macy’s July 4th fireworks

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Come and celebrate the United State’s Independence Day and watch the spectacular Macy’s July 4th fireworks on the Hudson River.  See it live or watch it on NBC, along with special performers like Beyoncé & Brad Paisley, Hosted by Nick Lachey. The show will air on Monday, July 4th from 9-10 p.m. ET. Location: On the Hudson River by the West Side Highway.    Read More

Lincoln Center out of doors

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The Lincoln Center Out of Doors Festival is from July 27th thru August 14th, 2011.   The festival includes free concerts, dancing, music, and spoken word performances near the Lincoln Center. This Event is Free to the public. Click here for Schedule. Sammy enjoying water on the rocks on a hot summer day. Location: Check schedule for various locations.  Read More

Washington Square Festival

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Washington Square Music Festival has been around since 1953. Enjoy free concerts of Orchestra, Opera, Vocals and Jazz Performance every Tuesdays Starting July 12th. For more details go the the official website- Washington Square Music Festival Location: Washington Square Park Past Events: July 12, 2011 Opera in the Park July 19, 2011 The Joy of unfamiliar Music July 26, 2011 Music... Read More

Madison Square Park

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Madison Square Park provides programs and events all year round! For more information go to the official website – Madison Square Park. Checkout the Upcoming Events Calendar for this week. Music Events: UPCOMING EVENTS Sep 17 – 3:00pm – 5:00pm Mad. Sq. Music: Studio Series Sep 24 – 3:00pm – 5:00pm Mad. Sq. Music: Studio Series Oct 1 – 3:00pm – 5:00pm Mad.... Read More

River to River Festival

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The 10th Annual River to River Festival is a performing arts festival with events held from June through September in Lower Manhattan. The festival includes free music, movies, dance, and arts & exhibition events open to the public (Free Admissions). For more details go the the official website River to River For various locations: Go to River to River locations.        Read More

Arts > World Financial Center

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The Winter Garden at the World Financial Center is the main stage for the arts festival in the heart of Battery Park City. The festival includes art from established artists, music, dance, exhibition, film theater and much more. For more details go to the official website for upcoming events. Arts World Financial Center. Location: The Winter Garden in the World Financial Center... Read More

Egg Rolls & Egg Creams Festival

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Head to the Lower East Side/Chinatown neighborhood for the Egg Rolls & Egg Creams Festival. There will be “Chinese opera and acrobatics, klezmer music, Yiddish and Chinese language lessons, mah jongg, scribal arts, food and folk art demos, crafts, synagogue tours, and more.” For more details click Egg Rolls & Egg Creams Festival From 12PM to 4PM. Location: Museum... Read More

American Crafts Festival

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Come join The 35th Annual American Crafts Festival at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, on June 18th and June 19th (Saturday: 12PM-9PM and Sunday: 10AM-9PM) “400 Juried craft displays selected from every region of the United States. Continuous entertainment, craft demonstrations, exotic and natural foods” For more details go to the official website - The 35th... Read More

The Annual Big Apple Barbecue Block Party

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The 9th Annual Big Apple Barbecue Block Party is held on Saturday and Sunday – June 11th and 12th, from 11AM to 6PM at Madison Square Park between 23rd and 26th Street on Madison Avenue.   Location:Madison Avenue between 23rd and 26th Street    Read More

Museum Mile Festival

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Museum Mile Festival is a block party and visual arts celebration for New Yorkers and Visitors. On Tuesday, June 14th , come enjoy live music, entertainers, and see magnificent display of art from cultures from all over the world featuring astonishing number of masterpieces from nine Museums starting from 82nd street all the way up to 104th.  The Streets will be closed for cars... Read More

Yoga in Times Square

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A yoga event in Times Square celebrating sun, summer and madness. This event takes place on Tuesday, June 21, 2011 between 7:30am-7:30pm ADMISSION: FREE Register for free tickets. Click Here Check-in is on Broadway at 48th Street    Read More

Fleet Week

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Fleet Week New York is the City’s celebration of the sea services – celebrating since 1984. Thousands of Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen from U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard ships will be in Manhattan for Fleet Week New York, May 25 – June 1. You can see the military ships and  aircraft carriers parade into New York Harbor and up the hudson river. You can... Read More

Gramercy Park Neighborhood Festival

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Gramercy Park Neighborhood Festival will be held on Sunday, May 15 between 10AM-6PM. There will be more than 200 vendors selling food, art, crafts, antiques and merchandise exhibitors. Over 100 cultural and corporate displays will be on view, plus entertainment. Location:Broadway between 17th and 23rd Streets.  Read More

Hell’s Kitchen – Ninth Avenue International Food Festival

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The 38th Annual Ninth Avenue International Food Festival is on Saturday & Sunday – May 14th and May 15th. Ninth Avenue from 37th street to 57th street. for more details. http://ninthavenuefoodfestival.com/ There’s about a million people that show up to this festival. So much to choose from. Funnel Cake a New York favorite. Sammy won a carebear for being so cute.  Read More

Tribeca Family Festival Street Fair

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On Saturday April 30th come downtown to the Tribeca Family Festival Street Fair. There will be special performances from Broadway shows and fun activities from 10am to 6pm  at Greenwich Street (from Hubert to Chambers Streets)      Read More

Tribeca Film Festival – Elton John Concert

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Cameron Crowe’s new documentary, The Union, the musical collaboration between Elton John and Leon Russell, will open the Tribeca Film Festival 2011 on April 20th, 2011.  After the world premiere film screening,  the legendary Elton John will perform live for the audience. For “The Union” screening get a Tribeca Film Festival wristband starting at 4PM at BMCC, Tribeca... Read More

VEGETARIAN FOOD FESTIVAL

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for those who simply want to find out more about living a healthy, sustainable lifestyle, this is the festival for you! Vegetarian food companies, restaurants, and health and wellness vendors will congregate in New York City to celebrate the delight of vegetarian food. On April 3rd, 2011, from 10AM to 6PM The Altman Buildingn, 135 West 18th Street (Between 6th and 7th Avenues) New... Read More