NYC Events

NYC EventsNew York City is billed as the city that never sleeps. The events continue around the clock and throughout the year. Many of the events are iconic and known throughout the world. Others are lesser known and commonly only attract local residents and a few visitors with specialized knowledge of the event and its topic.

Start the Year Big
The Time’s Square New Years Eve event is well known because of its television exposure each year. The event draws together tens of thousands of people to ring in the New Year when the giant ball drops. This can be a once in a lifetime experience that makes a memory that lasts forever or an annual excursion.

Be a Good Sport
The New York City sports scene is legendary. No matter what sport you follow, you can find a squad to cheer for in New York. Fans of Major League Baseball can enjoy Yankee and Mets games while basketball fans have both the Knicks and Nets to enjoy. Hockey fans can watch the Rangers skate against the best of the National Hockey League. In addition, one of the premier sporting venues of the world draws sporting events of all types. Madison Square Garden hosts events including college basketball tournaments and indoor track events.

Go to the Dogs
Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show is America’s most prestigious canine events. The dog show draws together the best representatives of all the breeds for a contest for the top dog. Westminster draws dogs and spectators from all around the world.

Make a Run for it
The New York City Marathon attracts runners of all skill levels to the course that leads through all five of the boroughs or neighborhoods of New York. Top competitors consider the race one of the most prestigious in the United States but it also attracts thousands of recreational runners looking to enjoy the city and the event.

Summer in the Park
Central Park hosts a number of festivals and events each year. Enjoy movies? The Central Park Film Festival shows new and classic films in the outdoor venue. SummerStage Festival brings live performances to Central Park. Enjoy the colors of fall and the great scenes of autumn during the Pumpkin Festival. Many of the events in Central Park are free and available for anyone to enjoy. Even when there are no festivals, walking Central Park can serve as an enjoyable excursion for the traveler.