NYC Winter Events!
Top Winter Events in New York City
Dance on Camera Festival, Multiple Locations
The Dance on Camera Festival celebrates the artistry of dance in cinema with premieres, repertory films and little-seen foreign fare, along with panel discussions and Q&A.
Beat Memories, Manhattan
Beat poet Allen Ginsberg’s photo collection includes snapshots of his life and culture, and portraits of friends like Jack Kerouac and William S. Burroughs. At the Grey Art Gallery/NYU.
American Songbook Series, Lincoln Center
Lea Salonga, Kristin Chenoweth, Mavis Staples, Ingrid Michaelson and Cristin Milioti give voice to the American Songbook series at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.
Mama, I Want to Sing: The Next Generation, Manhattan
The true story of R&B star Doris Troy inspired this musical about a young gospel singer’s path to stardom. Starring Sandra Huff, Ahmaya Knoelle, Ahmad Lewis and Bettina Pennon.
NYC Winter Wine Fest, Times Square
Times Square’s Best Buy Theater becomes a winter wine wonderland with 200-plus wines to sample from around the world, hors d’oeuvres, and a VIP Wine Class set to jazz guitar.
Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, Madison Square Garden
The Garden hosts America’s first and foremost champions-only dog show, since 1877 showcasing the most beloved and rarest breeds of man’s best friend.
Lunar New Year Celebration, Chinatown
Chinatown’s Lunar New Year celebration has stunning visuals, tantalizing treats and performances that stretch through lower Manhattan from Little Italy through Chinatown.
Beer Week, Various Locations
Beer Week has grown to ten days this year with hundreds of events at scores of locations throughout the city, and more craft beers than you can shake a stein at.
New York International Children’s Film Festival, Manhattan
The nation’s largest film fest for children shines a light on engaging youth-oriented independent films, from animated shorts to full-length dramas, at various venues.
The Orchid Show, New York Botanical Garden
It’s all about the orchids at this mesmerizing annual event that takes vertical gardens to new heights. Explore the orchid’s mystery in the nation’s largest exhibition.
The Armory Show, Piers 92/94
This world-class modern art fair showcases the most important artworks of the 20th and 21st centuries. View displays from the world’s leading galleries with events and exhibitions.
Motown the Musical, Lunt-Fontanne Theatre
Watch the riveting story of Motown giant Berry Gordy unfold on stage. Learn how an ex-boxer helped create the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson and Stevie Wonder.
Asia Week New York, Multiple Locations
The art and culture of Asia takes over NYC in citywide exhibits at the Brooklyn Museum, Guggenheim, Museum of Chinese in America, Rubin Museum of Art and more.
St. Patrick’s Day Parade, Fifth Avenue
Marching up Fifth Avenue from 44th Street, the parade draws more than 200,000 participants and two million onlookers. All things Irish happening today in all five boroughs.
New York International Auto Show, Jacob Javits Center
See tomorrow’s hottest cars before they hit the streets. This high-octane event unveils the latest concept vehicles, green tech and more. Check out a classic car gallery.
At The Queens Farm Museum’s annual Barnyard Easter Egg Hunt (March 30), “Whiskers” the bunny is ready for photo-ops!
Easter Parade and Easter Bonnet Fest, Fifth Avenue
Show off your Easter bonnet as New York celebrates its festive spring plumage. The parade marches north on Fifth Avenue from 49th Street. Best viewing is near St. Patrick’s Cathedral.
Bird Walks, The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx
Discover the diverse habitats while seeing dozens of species of birds throughout the year. 718-817-8700
Brooklyn Brewery Tour
The borough’s beer-centric past dates back to when German immigrants brought ages-old brewing techniques and opened breweries in droves! See how it is thriving today in NYC. Free tours every Saturday, 1-5pm on the hour.
Butterfly Conservatory at the American Museum of Natural History.
Come celebrate the recreated tropical forest environment filled with more than 500 live butterflies surrounded by lush vegetation and tropical flowers.
March 12 – Ongoing
Evita at the Marquis Theatre
A revival of Andrew Lloyd Weber and Tim Rice’s musical biography of Eva Peron – the second wife of Argentinean president Juan Peron, who became a powerful political leader in her own right. Ricky Martin as Che, Elena Roger as Evita and Michael Cerveris as Juan Peron. 212-398-1900.
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