NYC Living - Events - Periodic - New York, New York, USA

NYC has many annual or special events, ongoing summer concert series, and recurring art or trade shows
  • AIDS Walk: AIDS Walk New York; an annual, 10-kilometer fundraising walkathon
  • Antique: Antiques shows in NYC by Stella; Stella Show Management presents a variety of shows including the Triple Pier Antiques Show, Antiques at the Armory, The Modern Show, Gramercy Garden & Antiques Show
  • Art & Antique: art and antique shows in NYC by Sanford Smith; includes Ifpda print fair, modernism, 20th century art, outsider art (displays of self-taught, naive, and similar art), works on paper, and New York Antiquarian book fair
  • Auto Show: New York International Automobile Show
  • Belmont Stakes: Horse race; final trace of the Triple Crown, held at Long Island's Belmont Park racetrack
  • Bike Month: Celebrates bicycling; includes rides, movies, events, safety
  • Big Apple Circus: Performing-arts circus; classical circus with animals that have a traditional working relationship with people
  • Boat Show: New York National Boat Show; since the world's first boat show in New York in 1905, boats, yachts, and nautical-related stuff has been shown off in this annual event
  • Brasil Summerfest: Brazilian music and arts festival
  • Broadway: free, outdoor Times Square concert; previews new and long-running musicals and Broadway plays; co-produced by the League of American Theatres and Producers and the Times Square Alliance
  • Chinese New Year: Chinatown
  • Circus Amok: Circus-theater company; provides free public art addressing contemporary issues of social justice to the people of New York City
  • Columbus Parade: Columbus Day Parade; Columbus Citizens Foundation founded this parade; site includes information about other activities of the foundation
  • Crafts Festivals: at Lincoln Center for the Performing Art; American Crafts Festival, Autumn Crafts Festival, Craft and Fine Art Festival
  • Dance Parade: and festival down Broadway; free outdoor dance parade and festival; over 70 styles of dance, over 200 dance organizations, and over 10 thousand dancers will dance down Broadway; DanceFest in Tompkins Square Park
  • Dog Show Westminster: The Westminster Kennel Club Annual Dog Show; Madison Square Garden, New York City
  • Fashion Week: Fashion Week; information about the annual display of fashion collections
  • Film Bryant: Bryant Park Summer Film Festival; classic films shown on the lawn behind the NY Public Library
  • Film Festival: NYC Film Festival at Lincoln Center; dedicated to film; New York Film Festival; Film Comment Magazine; Gala Tribute
  • Fireworks Macy's: Macy's Fourth of July Fireworks
  • Fleet Week: Events celebrating the US Navy; parade of ships; ship tours; parades; sponsored by the Commander Navy Region Northeast
  • Fringe Fest: New York International Fringe Festival
  • Harlem Week: music, shows, festivals; celebrates Harlem
  • HK Dragon: Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival in New York
  • Horror Film Fest: New York City Horror Film Festival
  • Horse Show: National Horse Show; New York--The Metropolitan
  • Howl Fest: Howl Festival; celebration of East Village arts, culture, mayhem; fest named after eponymous Ginsberg poem
  • Human Rights/Film: Human Rights Watch International Film Festival; presents fiction, documentary and animated films and videos with a distinctive human rights theme
  • Lincoln Ctr Fest: Lincoln Center Festival; performances and art from around the world at Lincoln Center
  • Marathon: ING New York City Marathon; 42.195 kilometer running race through New York's five boroughs
  • Mermaid Parade: Parade at Coney Island celebrating the opening of the swimming season; includes mermaids, neptunes, sea creatures, antique cars and other oddities flooding Surf Avenue
  • Museum 1.6 km Fest: Annual museum festival; nine museums are open for free along Fifth Avenue from 82nd to 104th streets, known as "Museum Mile" (1.6 km) although it is actually about 2.2 km long
  • Music Washington Sq: Washington Square Music Festival; free outdoor classical and classic jazz concert series
  • Ninth Ave Food Fest: Ninth Avenue International Food Festival; culture and cuisine against the picturesque backdrop of Legendary Times Square
  • Open House: Open House NY; annual program of public access to significant buildings and sites in all five boroughs
  • Out of Doors: Lincoln Center Out of Doors; music, dance, and spoken word to the plazas of Lincoln Center
  • Pride Week: New York City's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender; pride march, rally, dance and pridefest
  • Pulaski Day Parade: Polish-American hero Casimir Pulaski
  • Restaurant Week: New York's restaurants offer special meals for a fixed price
  • River 2 River: River (Hudson) to River (East) Festival; Free Arts festival--music, dance, art, architecture, museums, monuments; takes place over months in lower Manhattan
  • San Gennaro: Feast of San Gennaro; in Little Italy
  • St Pat's Parade: Saint Patrick's Day Parade; up Fifth Avenue, from 44th Street to 86th Street
  • Siren Music: Siren Music Festival; at Coney Island; outdoor indie rock festival
  • SOFA Expo: International Exposition of Sculpture Objects and Functional Art; exhibits of one-of-a-kind three-dimensional works bridging the decorative and fine arts; artwork is for sale
  • Stuben Parade: German American Steuben Parade of New York
  • SummerStage: Central Park SummerStage; a program of the City Park Foundations, presents performances, free of charge, to serve the diverse communities of New York City
  • Thanksgiving Macy's Parade: Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
  • Vision Fest: Vision Festival; multi-arts festival devoted to the presentation of innovative American music and arts from an Afro-American perspective and tradition
  • W Indian Amer Day: West Indian American Day Carnival; parade and carnival; "West Indian" meaning West Indies, Caribbean; popularly known as the Labor Day Parade; weeklong festivities
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