Activities

Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park

(Oct. 27, 2018-March 3, 2019)

Open free of charge, the outdoor ice-skating rink is the centerpiece of activities, which include holiday shops and The Lodge, a cocktail bar.

Daily 8 am-10 pm, weather permitting

Skate rentals: $20-$30

Skate lessons (30 mins): $60 for 1 student, $80 for 2-3 students, $120 for 4-6 students

 

Barclays Center

Brooklyn’s state-of-the-art entertainment and sports arena is home to the 2018-2019 New York Islanders Brooklyn Nets. Visit team websites for schedules and tickets.

Nov. 25: Harlem Globetrotters

Dec. 6: ALT 92.3 presents “Not So Silent Night, ” featuring Florence + the Machine, Muse, Death Cab for Cutie, AJR, Mike Shinoda, Foster the People, Bastille and Cvrches

Dec. 15: Ghost

Dec. 27: Harlem Globetrotters

Dec. 29 & 31: Post Malone

Barrier Brewing Co.

One of New York's most critically acclaimed breweries offers its signature "Money" IPA alongside specialty and small-batch brews, on tap and in cans, in a space in industrial Oceanside, in Nassau County, Long Island. A food truck with rotating fare on offer parks outside and offers eats to hungry beer-drinkers. 

Bateaux New York

Passengers set sail on glass-domed vessels for lunch, dinner and charter cruises that offer magnificent views of Lower Manhattan, the Statue of Liberty and Empire State Building. Times/prices vary. Cruises depart from

Be More Chill

(Previews begin Feb. 13, 2019, opens March 10, 2019)

(2 hrs 20 mins)

The coming-of-age-in-the-digital-age musical, based on the novel by Ned Vizzini, is the story of Jeremy Heere, a high-school kid from New Jersey who, though he longs to be popular, also wants to remain true to himself. Music and lyrics are by Joe Iconis, and the book is by Joe Tracz.

Schedule: Tu-F 8 pm, Sa 2 & 8 pm, Su 2 & 7:30 pm (No performance March 10 at 2 pm; additional performance March 6 at 2 pm)

Be More Chill

(Previews began July 26, 2018, opened Aug. 9, 2018, closes Sept. 30, 2018)

(2 hrs 30 mins)

The new coming-of-age-in-the-digital-age musical, based on the novel by Ned Vizzini, is the story of Jeremy Heere, an average high-school kid from New Jersey who, though he longs to be popular, also wants to remain true to himself. Music and lyrics are by Joe Iconis, and the book is by Joe Tracz.

Schedule: Tu-F 7:30 pm, Sa 2 & 8 pm, Su 2 & 7:30 pm

Tickets: $80-$160

Beautiful–The Carole King Musical

(2 hrs 20 mins)

The hit musical traces the rise of the singer/songwriter, from her early days as Carole Klein, an aspiring composer from Brooklyn, to her international success as Carole King, chart-topping sensation.

Schedule: Tu, Th & Su 7 pm, F-Sa 8 pm, W, Sa & Su 2 pm

Tickets: $69-$169

Behind the Emerald Curtain Tour

Cast members take visitors behind the scenes of the Broadway show Wicked and through the Behind the Emerald Curtain Museum, which includes an elaborate set model, Susan Hilferty’s costumes and props from the musical. Select Sat & Wed at 10 a.m. $33.

Best of Brooklyn Food and Bus Tour

Brooklyn’s culture is revealed on a four-hour driving/walking tour that shares the history and culinary delicacies that the borough has to offer. Tours begin in Manhattan and head to such areas as DUMBO, Sunset Park, Williamsburg and Greenpoint. Sun, Mon & Fri 11 a.m. $95 (includes food). Tours depart from

Big Apple Circus

(Oct. 20, 2018-Jan. 27, 2019)

NYC’s very own intimate one-ring circus—no seat is more than 50 feet away from the action—marks its 41st anniversary season with a new ringmaster (Stephanie Monseu); The Flying Tunizianis, a trapeze act; Spicy Circus, a trampoline act; Victor Moiseev, a horizontal juggler and more. New this year is the Hall of Wonder entrance, with preshow thrills and culinary treats.

Regular schedule (which can vary): W-F 11 am & 7 pm, Sa 11 am, 3 & 7 pm, Su noon & 4 pm

Tickets: $29-$195

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