Are you planning to spend Thanksgiving Day in New York City? Then, the iconic Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is an event you absolutely don’t want to miss! It’s the biggest Thanksgiving Parade of the whole USA and it features numerous and colorful floats, giant character balloons, marching bands, and dancers. New York City knows how
Every year, during the early weeks of October straight through to December, The Bank of America hosts ice-skating rinks around New York City. What better way to indulge in the fall festive spirit than by skating in Bryant Park, right in the middle of Manhattan and the only free admission rink in New York City.
Every year between November and December, The New York Botanical Garden exhibits a holiday train show that travels through a miniature crafted display of some of New York City’s famous landscapes built from tree and plant parts. Some of these incredible works include a replica of the World Trade Center, Brooklyn Bridge, Statue of Liberty
Known for its unique shopping experience, New York City’s holiday markets are unlike no other. These outdoor seasonal markets have three famous locations: Union Square, Winter Village at Bryant Park and Columbus Circle. Search through the various handmade décor and items, stop for a festive bite to eat or indulge yourself in a hot drink
At the New York Aquarium, explore the newly placed exhibit that is dedicated especially to different types of sharks. Roam through and even feed some of the other sea animals such as turtles, rays and loads of different fish! Check out their website for more information.
Ready for a night of drag? Held monthly in Gowanus and co-hosted by drag mistress Horrorchata, this party requires you bring your dancing shoes. Located in Brooklyn, Littlefield is an art space and performance venue that hosts nightly events. Their rotating roster includes a multitude of other fun (and queer) events.
Did you come to NYC to dance your butt off? Hot Rabbit is a queer bi-weekly dance party hosted by Man About Word. Located at Drom in the East Village, the party has DJs, performers and go-go dancers. The party tends to skew lesbian and if you stay past 1am, shots are just $1.
The Best of Brooklyn Festival is like the People’s Choice Awards of Brooklyn. It lets the residents decide on the best businesses in Brooklyn. So, if you live in the borough, you can rate your favorite restaurant, your favorite chefs and your favorite breweries. Come ready to drink an unlimited amount of local craft beer.
Walk through this historic museum run by NYC Parks. Gracie Mansion has served as the home of 10 mayors, beginning first with Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia in 1942. Today, Gracie Mansion is currently occupied by the de Blasio family, which has opened its doors in the spirit of the administration’s motto: one city, rising together. For the 75th
The No Pants Subway Ride started in 2002 by the Improv Everywhere’s Charlie Todd. The event was posted on Youtube where the short clip quickly gained a lot of popularity. It has now become one of the improv group’s most anticipated event as thousands of New Yorkers continue to participate in the funny tradition. The attire