Top NYC Events | NYC Visitors Guide

Going to New York has created our NYC Visitors Guide to include a comprehensive list of top NYC Events and exciting Things to do in NYC throughout the year.

Looking for Top NYC Events? Wondering what are some of the top NYC Things to Do? There are literally 1,000's of Things to do in NYC and some of the best options are New York City Events taking place throughout the year. 

No matter when you visit this amazing city, you can be sure that there are a number of interesting NYC Events taking place.

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Bryant Park Winter Village, NYC Event

Bryant Park Winter Village | NYC Events

Date: 
October 29, 2016 to March 5, 2017
Address: 
Bryant Park

If you’re looking for Holiday Events in New York City then consider stopping by the Bryant Park Winter Village...Read more »

Rollings Stones Exhibits, NYC Event

The Rolling Stones Exhibit | NYC Event

Date: 
November 12, 2016 to March 12, 2017
Address: 
Industria | 775 Washington St. New York, NY 10014

True fans of Rock n Roll will add a visit to this NYC Event to their bucket lists. The Rolling Stones Exhibit is not to be missed...Read more »

Holiday Markets, Events in NYC

Holiday Markets | Events in NYC

Date: 
November 14, 2016 to December 24, 2016
Address: 
Various locations

Enjoy a popular Events in NYC and get some holiday shopping done with the unique finds at the city’s Holiday Markets...Read more »

Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting, NY Event

Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting | NY Event

Date: 
November 30, 2016

The Christmas season in the city begins with NYC Events like the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting...Read more »

Broadway Discount Week, NYC Events

Broadway Discount Week | New York City Events

Date: 
January 17, 2017 to February 5, 2017

Theatre lovers anticipate this year’s Broadway Discount Week and the chance to score discounted tickets to their favorite shows...Read more »

New York Times Travel Show, NYC Event

New York Times Travel Show | Events in NYC

Date: 
January 27, 2017 to January 29, 2017
Address: 
Javits Center | 655 W. 34th St. New York, NY 10001

The New York Times Travel Show is a can’t-miss Event in NYC for both travel professionals and travel enthusiasts...Read more »

Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, NYC Events

Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show | NYC Events

Date: 
February 13, 2017 to February 14, 2017
Address: 
Madison Square Garden | 4 Pennsylvania Plaza New York, NY 10001

Both top breeders and casual dog lovers will gather for this annual NYC Events...Read more »

New York Wild Film Festival, Events in NYC

New York Wild Film Festival | Events in NYC

Date: 
February 23, 2017 to February 26, 2017
Address: 
46 East 70th Street New York, NY 10021

This New York City Event draws those who love adventure...Read more »

New York Antiquarian Book Fair, NYC Event

New York Antiquarian Book Fair | NYC Events

Date: 
March 9, 2017 to March 12, 2017
Address: 
643 Park Ave. New York, NY 10065

Add this popular NYC Event to your list of things to do during a March visit to the city...Read more »

New York City Restaurant Week, NY Events

NY Event | New York City Restaurant Week

Date: 
January 18, 2016 to February 5, 2016

NYC Dining is so impressive that some people say the best Restaurants in the world can be found in the City. Both locals and visitors love to explore the dining scene, and trying new places is always a fun adventure. New York City Restaurant Week...Read more »

NYC Events, New York Fashion Week

NYC Events | New York Fashion Week

Date: 
February 11, 2016 to February 19, 2016

The biggest names in the world of fashion will gather in the City for this NYC Event. Models, designers, fashion editors, and fashion-minded celebrities will head to New York to attend fashion shows, parties, dinners, and other special Events in...Read more »

NYC Events, Westminster Dog Show

NYC Events | Westminster Dog Show

Date: 
February 13, 2016 to February 17, 2016
Address: 
Madison Square Garden | 4 Pennsylvania Plaza New York, NY 10001

It’s not easy to earn the right to compete in the Westminster Dog Show. This Event in New York, which first took place in 1877, has very strict standards about what it takes to be worthy of a spot in the show ring. The dogs that do compete are...Read more »

New York City Event | International Restaurant and Food Service Show

New York City Event | International Restaurant and Food Service Show

Date: 
March 6, 2016 to March 8, 2016
Address: 
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center | 655 West 34th Street New York, NY 10001
Phone: 
212.216.2000

Most who work in food service have one thing in common: They have many plates spinning at once, and it can be tough to keep them all moving. Enter the International Restaurant and Food Service Show of New York. This New York City Event is a...Read more »

NYC Event, St. Patrick’s Day Parade

NYC Event | St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Date: 
March 17, 2016

If you’ll be in the City for St. Patrick’s Day then don’t miss the chance to attend the country’s 2nd oldest St. Patrick’s Day Parade! While Boston can brag about holding the first such parade, New York City was just a few years behind, and this...Read more »

NY Event | Architectural Digest Design Show

NY Event | Architectural Digest Design Show

Date: 
March 17, 2016 to March 20, 2016
Address: 
Piers 92/94 | 55th Street at 12th Avenue New York, NY 10019

In 2015, this NY Event set records for attendance, and this year’s Event is sure to be just as popular. Attendees include design professionals and consumers who want the chance to learn how to step up their design game, get some great ideas, meet...Read more »

NYC Events, New York International Auto Show

NYC Events | New York International Auto Show

Date: 
March 25, 2016 to April 3, 2016
Address: 
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center | 655 West 34th Street New York, NY 10001
Phone: 
212.216.2000

The New York International Auto Show is a popular NYC Event. With Activities for all ages, it’s also a fun family day out. You’ll have the chance to see the latest offerings from all the top auto makers, and you’ll also enjoy special exhibits and...Read more »

NYC Events | Book and Ephemera Fair

NYC Events | Book and Ephemera Fair

Date: 
April 9, 2016
Address: 
Wallace Hall | 980 Park Avenue New York, NY 10028

Collecting rare books, antique manuscripts, and other similar items is a fascinating hobby. Whether you are just getting started or have been collecting for years, the Book and Ephemera Fair, held at Wallace Hall is a can’t-miss NYC Event. Read more »

Events in NYC | Tribeca Film Festival

Events in NYC | Tribeca Film Festival

Date: 
April 13, 2016 to April 24, 2016
Address: 
Various venues

It’s not the oldest film festival in the country – in fact it’s rather new on the scene. Still despite being launched a mere 14 years ago, attending the Tribeca Film Festival is a top NYC Thing to Do for both filmmakers and cinephiles. Read more »

New York City Events | Artexpo New York

New York City Events | Artexpo New York

Date: 
April 14, 2016 to April 17, 2016
Address: 
Pier 94 | 711 12th Avenue New York, NY 10019

Artexpo New York is a New York City Event that attracts more than 25,000 attendees. While art enthusiasts looking to see and purchase a new piece are among those who attend, the crowd also includes journalists and professional art buyers. Read more »

Event in NYC | International Vision Expo

Event in NYC | International Vision Expo

Date: 
April 14, 2016 to April 17, 2016
Address: 
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center | 655 West 34th Street New York, NY 10001
Phone: 
212.216.2000

Two times a year, vision industry professionals gather to see the latest in eyewear, learn about medical advances, check on the newest trends, discuss ideas, and network with others who work in the same profession. Read more »

New York City Events | Five Boro Bike Tour

New York City Events | Five Boro Bike Tour

Date: 
May 1, 2016

In some places, biking around New York City can be frustrating as you compete for space on the road with cars. But for one day in May, during the Five Boro Bike Tour, cyclers have the roads all to themselves as they bike through all five boroughs...Read more »

NYC Events | New York Pet Expo

NYC Events | New York Pet Expo

Date: 
May 14, 2016 to May 15, 2016
Address: 
Brooklyn Expo Center | 72 Noble Street Brooklyn, NY 11222

The New York Pet Expo is a fun NYC Event for those who love all things pets. If you’re staying at one of the many pet-friendly NYC Hotels, you won’t have to leave your four-legged family member behind, because pets are welcome this Event!Read more »

NY Events | SoHo International Film Festival

NY Events | SoHo International Film Festival

Date: 
May 19, 2016 to May 25, 2016
Address: 
Village East Cinemas | 181-189 2nd Avenue New York, NY 10003

Submissions come from filmmakers from all around the globe who hope to have their film included in this Event in NYC. Both professionals and novice filmmakers are included, and attendees will see some of the best films in several categories. Read more »

Events in New York City | NYC Popfest

Events in New York City | NYC Popfest

Date: 
May 19, 2016 to May 22, 2016
Address: 
Various locations

Indie pop bands from around the world will come to the City for four days of music and fun. The concerts that take place during this Event in New York City will be held at various venues. Venues at the 2015 NYC Popfest included The Knitting...Read more »

Small Business Expo, Events in NYC

Small Business Expo | New York Event

Date: 
June 9, 2016
Address: 
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center | 655 W 34th St, New York, NY 10001
Phone: 
212.216.2000

Small business owners gather at the Javits Center for this New York Event...Read more »

International Franchise Expo, NY Events

International Franchise Expo | NY Events

Date: 
June 16, 2016 to June 18, 2016
Address: 
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center | 655 W 34th St, New York, NY 10001
Phone: 
212.216.2000

Those thinking about opening a franchise will not want to miss the chance to attend the International Franchise Expo – an NY Event...Read more »

NYC Restaurant Week, NY Event

NYC Restaurant Week | NY Event

Date: 
July 25, 2016 to August 19, 2016
Address: 
Various locations

NYC Restaurant Week is a NY Event that lets you try some of the City’s best Restaurants at a great price...Read more »

Fan Fest, NY Events

Fan Fest | NY Events

Date: 
August 22, 2016
Address: 
Little Italy

When you’re looking for summer Activities in NYC, attending a Yankees game is always a great choice. The NY Event brings together Yankees fans of all ages for a day of baseball-related fun...Read more »

US Open, NY Events

US Open | NY Events

Date: 
August 29, 2016 to September 11, 2016
Address: 
USTA Billie Jean National Tennis Center

The US Open is one of the most prestigious events in the world of tennis. This Event in New York City draws some of the top tennis players from around the globe...Read more »

New York Film Festival, NYC Events

New York Film Festival | NYC Events

Date: 
September 30, 2016 to October 16, 2016

Since 1962, this NYC Event has attracted filmmakers and cinephiles from around the country...Read more »

New York Comic Con, NYC Events

New York Comic Con | NYC Events

Date: 
October 6, 2016 to October 9, 2016
Address: 
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center | 655 West 34th Street New York City, NY 10001

Love all thing sci-fi and comics? Then make plans now to attend New York Comic Con – a hugely popular NYC Event...Read more »

New York City Marathon, NYC Event

New York City Marathon | NYC Event

Date: 
November 6, 2016

The New York City Marathon is a popular NY Event that attracts both elite and novice runners...Read more »

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, NYC Event

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade | NYC Event

Date: 
November 24, 2016

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is an iconic NYC Event that is seen by millions of people each year...Read more »

Rock Center Tree Lighting, Event in NYC

Rock Center Tree Lighting | Event in NYC

Date: 
November 29, 2016 to January 5, 2017

The Rock Center Tree Lighting is an NY Activity that is a perfect way to kick off the holiday season in New York City...Read more »

Times Square New Year’s Eve, NYC Event

Times Square New Year’s Eve | NYC Event

Date: 
December 31, 2016

If you’re looking for NY Activities to celebrate the New Year then consider the Times Square New Year’s Eve Celebration – one of the most popular NYC Events of the year...Read more »