New York City Events

New York City has lots of events going on all the time. On this page we will try to include events which we believe will be of most interest to those planning a visit to the city. We also will include links to other sections of Must See New York which contain other time-sensitive activities for NYC like concerts, Broadway shows, sporting events and others.

   Art Exhibits

   Broadway Shows


   Conventions-Trade Shows

   Music, Art & Culture Festivals

   Film Festivals

   Museum Events


   Sporting Events

   Summer Movies




NYCxDESIGN is the City's official celebration of global design, created by some of the most influential artists, designers and institutions in the world.

A few examples of this year's events:

• Collective Design: May 4–8
• Frieze Art Fair: May 5–8
• Seaport—Downtown Design Festival: May 5–17
• Design Pavilion: May 7–11
• WantedDesign Brooklyn (May 7–17) and Manhattan (May 13–16)
• designjunction + Dwell on Design: May 13–15
• Sight Unseen OFFSITE: May 13–16
• ICFF: May 14–17
• Programming by design schools including FIT, Parsons School of Design and Pratt Institute
• Exhibitions at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum; Museum of Arts and Design; MoMA; The MET, New Museum, Brooklyn Museum

Discovery Times Square Exhibits
  @ 226 West 44th Street
  New York, NY 10036

Star Wars and the Power of Costume: The Exhibition
The Vikings Exhibition
Body Worlds - Pulse

NYC Event Resources Calendar of Best NYC Events by Month
Enjoy the best New York City events, festivals, parades and things to do with this calendar of events. Mileage is from Rockefeller Center in downtown New York City, New York.

The hundreds of events are provided by independent writers who are not affiliated with any events management company, they recommend the best events for all 12 months of the year to help you plan ahead. (Beware of ADS at top and bottom of the pages.)

Jan. | Feb. | Mar. | Apr. | May | Jun. | Jul. | Aug. | Sep. | Oct. | Nov. | Dec.

Alliance for Downtown New York City Calendar of Events
Check out this calendar of what's happening in Lower Manhattan to learn about the upcoming events including: art, charity, dance, exhibits, family, film, food, music, nature, readings, sports, theatre and tours.
Top Events in New York City from
The current month's happenings in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx and Staten Island. Find things-to-do all around New York City. Events include daily and seasonal NYC events from Events Calendar's exhaustive New York City Event Calendar. Events covered include the Arts, Comedy, Dance, Music, Special Events, Sports, Talks & Readings and Theater. Search by event category, date and/or location.

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