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February
New York Fashion Week - 13 until 20 February - Event - Bryant Park
New York Fashion Week is a biannual event to showcase the Autumn/Winter collections in February and the Spring/Summer collections in September. Each season world-famous fashion designers unveil their cutting-edge collections to a professional audience of press and buyers who travel from all over the world.

Find out more at the official site for New York's Fashion Week »



March
Antiques at The Piers - 14 and 15 March - Event - Pier 94 - 12 Avenue at 55th Street

Internationally known and a particularly popular event for many New Yorkers, The Pier Antiques Show brings together an outstanding collection of antiques. As the highlight of the midwinter antiques season, Antiques at The Piers includes American and European furniture, silver, art glass and many more coveted items.

Find out more at the official site for Antiques at The Piers »

St. Patrick's Day Parade - 17 March - Parade - Fifth Avenue
The annual parade down Fifth Avenue to honor the patron saint of Ireland is a New York tradition that dates as far back as 1766. The festivities kick off at 44th Street and Fifth Avenue with bagpipers, high school bands, and the ever-present politicians making their way up Fifth Avenue to 86th Street.

Visit the official site for more information on the St. Patrick's Day Parade »



April
Tribeca Film Festival - 22 April until 3 May - Event - Various Cinemas in the Tribeca District
Since 2001, the Tribeca Film Festival has been lighting up lower Manhattan with its sharply curated mix of films, often accompanied by Q&A sessions with directors, cast and crew. Attendees can look forward to premieres from Spike Lee, Steven Soderbergh, and Yojiro Takita, in addition to short films, documentaries, feature-length works and more from up-and-coming directors.

Find out more at the official site for the Tribeca Film Festival »

Major League Baseball - April through the World Series - Sporting Event - Various Stadiums
Nothing signals the arrival of spring more than baseball with a capital B, tightly meshed into American culture with historic firsts, icon performances, record-setting events, and traditions from hot dogs slathered in mustard to unexpected curveballs, and seventh-inning stretches.

Visit the official site for more information on Major League Baseball »



June
JVC Jazz Festival - 15 until 28 June - Event - Various Venues

The king of New York's jazz festivals since 1973, each summer the JVC Jazz Festival draws some of the greatest names in music to the city. Consisting of traditional jazz, R&B and Latin and blues artists from around the world gather in venues ranging from the Carnegie Hall to Bryant Park.

The Belmont Stakes - 6 June - Event - Belmont Park
Named after August Belmont, a financier who made a name and fortune for himself in New York politics and society, the 3-kilometer Belmont Stakes is the third jewel and longest race in Thoroughbred racing's Triple Crown.

Find out more at the official site for the Belmont Stakes »



July
Fourth of July - 4 July - Event - Hudson River
On July 4, New York City activities include tall eye-catching ships sailing up the Hudson River, the world-famous Macy's fireworks extravaganza over the East River and a patriotic flyover courtesy of the US Air Force. Best viewing is along the East River between 23rd and 42nd streets in Manhattan and along the East River south of the Brooklyn Bridge.

Shakespeare in the Park - 10 until 12 July - Event - Central Park
Shakespeare in the Park is an annual theatre festival held in the summer in New York City's Central Park. This summer the festival welcomes Academy Award Nominee Anne Hathaway as she makes her Public Theatre debut playing Viola. This mesmerizing comedy follows the romantic adventures of Viola and her identical twin Sebastian, both shipwrecked in the enchanted dukedom of Illyria. At the helm of this time-honoured story of cross-dressing and mistaken identity is Tony Award winning Director Daniel Sullivan.

Mostly Mozart - 28 July until 22 August - Event - The Lincoln Center
This internationally acclaimed festival draws more than 50 000 people to New York's Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts every summer. More than 50 world-renowned and emerging classical musicians give around 40 concerts of vocal, instrumental and opera music by Mozart, Beethoven and other masters. Also solo recitals, modern dance, world music and at least one free concert.

Visit the official site for more information on Mostly Mozart »



August
U.S. Open Tennis - 31 August until 13 September - Sporting Event - Flushing Meadows, Queens

Attracting tennis fans from all over the world, the U.S. Open is chronologically the fourth and final Grand Slam tennis tournament each year, drawing top competitors for singles, doubles and mixed doubles.

Find out more at the official site for the the U.S. Open Tennis »



September
New York Fashion Week - 6 until 12 September - Event - Bryant Park
New York Fashion Week is a biannual event to showcase the Autumn/Winter collections in February and the Spring/Summer collections in September. Each season world-famous fashion designers unveil their cutting-edge collections to a professional audience of press and buyers who travel from all over the world.

Find out more at the official site for New York's Fashion Week »



November
New York City Marathon - 1 November - Sporting Event - Starting on Staten Island
One of the world's most prestigious marathons, this event draws around 35,000 runners and 2 million spectators. The route goes through all five boroughs: Staten Island, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, and Manhattan. The course united dozens of culturally and ethnically diverse neighborhoods, crossed five bridges, and finished at Tavern on the Green in world-famous Central Park.

Find out more at the official site for the New York City Marathon »



December
Lighting at Rockefeller Center - 3 December - Event - Plaza Center at 50th Street and 5th Avenue
The annual lighting of the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree marks the beginning of the holiday season for many New York City visitors and residents. One of the most famous Christmas trees in the world is illuminated by 8 kilometers of lights during a nationally broadcast ceremony. The two-hour long program features various celebrity appearances and a star-studded musical line-up.

Find out more at the official site for Lighting at Rockefeller Center »

New York National Boat Show - 13 until 21 December - Event - Jacob K. Javits Convention Center
Luxury motor yachts, performance boats and other craft, along with accessories and marine equipment fill the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center.
New models, custom designs, the latest technological advances to clean, maintain, chart a course, reel in a catch or anything water-worthy will be here for a little over a week.

Find out more at the official site for New York National Boat Show »

Times Square New Year’s Eve - 31 December - Event - Times Square
An estimated one million revellers fill Times Square in one of the world's largest New Year's Eve celebrations. Musical pieces, hourly count-downs and ABC’s Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve performances take you up to the highlight of the evening: the midnight “dropping of a ball” decorated with 12,000 rhinestones and lit with 180 bulbs.

Visit the official site for more information on Times Square New Year's Eve »



 


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