Events

Citi Concert Series on Today

Free concerts are performed by some of the music industry’s biggest names on the Today show. For best viewing, which is on a first-come, first-served basis, fans should plan on arriving by 5 am. Performances from 7 am. 

June 22: 5 Seconds of Summer

June 25: Dan + Shay

June 29: Panic at the Disco

July 6: Antebellum

July 13: Maroon 5

July 20: Charlie Puth

July 27: Julia Michaels

Aug. 2: Keith Urban

Columbus Circle Holiday Market

Winter holiday shoppers browse a multitude of vendors, from handmade home items and crafts to jewelry, apparel and candy, all within Columbus Circle and steps away from Central Park.

Feast of San Gennaro

(Sept. 13-23, 2018)

In honor of the patron saint of Naples, for whom this 92nd annual festival is named, Italians celebrate their cultural and religious heritage on the streets of Little Italy, where many of the first Italian immigrants made their home.

Highlights include processions, live music and ethnic food

Festival hours: Su-Th 11:30 am-11 pm, F-Sa 11:30 am-midnight

Governors Island Art Fair

During every full weekend in September, art lovers explore an abandoned military barracks, featuring 100 rooms filled with paintings, photography and sculpture, as well as video, sound and performance art. Live music and food stands on the surrounding lawns. Sat & Sun 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Free.

IFPDA Fine Art Print Fair

(Oct. 25-28, 2018)

This annual fair, presented by members of the International Fine Print Dealers Association (IFPDA), features 81 international art dealers showcasing prints from old master to modern to contemporary editions.

Th-Sa noon-8 p.m, Su noon-6 pm

Independent Art Book Fair 2018

(Sept. 21-23, 2018)

The third annual fair provides an immersive environment in which American and international contemporary artists, galleries and publishers present their projects, editions and publications to each other and the public.

Daily 11 am-7 pm

Free

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

(Nov. 22, 2018)

Almost 3 million people line the streets for the annual event, which features giant balloons, marching bands, celebrities riding on elaborate floats and performances from Broadway shows and pop sensations.

The parade kicks off at 9 am at W. 77th St. & Central Park West and continues south to Columbus Circle, where it turns east onto Central Park South, marches to Sixth Ave., where it heads south to W. 34th St. and ends at noon at Macy’s Herald Square.

New York City Wine & Food Festival

(Oct. 11-14, 2018)

Food lovers enjoy more than 80 walk-around tastings, intimate chef and winemaker dinners, culinary demonstrations, interactive cooking lessons and other events at the annual feast, with 100 percent of the net proceeds benefiting Food Bank for New York City and the No Kid Hungry campaign.

New York Comedy Festival

(Nov. 5-11, 2018)

Up-and-coming comedians, as well as seasoned veterans perform in various venues around town. Highlights:

Nov. 5: Stand Up for Heroes, a benefit for the Bob Woodruff Foundation, featuring perofrmances by Jimmy Carr, Eric Church, Jim Gaffigan, Seth Meyers, Bruce Springsteen and Jon Stewart (Carolines on Broadway)

Nov. 6: Jay Mewes (Carolines on Broadway)

Nov. 6: Jimmy Carr (Town Hall)

Nov. 7: Bill Burr (Madison Square Garden)

New York Comic Con

(Oct. 4-7, 2018)

Comic books, graphic novels, anime, video games, movies, TV shows and more are on display at this pop-culture convention (the largest in the United States), which also features panels, screenings and autograph sessions.

Hours: Th-Sa 10 am-7 pm, Su 10 am-5 pm

Tickets: Prices vary

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