Activities

New York Like a Native

Private tours of Brooklyn, such as Brownstone Brooklyn: From Park Slope to Brooklyn Heights, Brooklyn Pizza and Atlantic Yards, give walkers an inside look at the city’s most populous borough. Also offered are tours of Williamsburg, Fort Greene, Clinton Hill, Coney Island and more. Dates/times/prices vary. For reservations, call 718.393.7537.

New York Mets

The Amazin’ Mets chase the National League pennant in their 2019 home-game season.

April 4, 6-7, 2019: Washington Nationals

April 9-10: Minnesota Twins

April 22-24: Philadelphia Phillies

April 26-27: Milwaukee Brewers

April 29-30, May 1-2: Washington Nationals

May 10-12: Miami Marlins

May 20-23: Washington Nationals

May 24-26: Detroit Tigers

June 4-6: San Francisco Giants

New York Philharmonic

The city’s preeminent classical-music orchestra is under the direction of Jaap van Zweden.

New York Public Library Tour

One-hour tours, which explore the elaborate architecture of this historic city landmark on 42nd Street and Fifth Avenue, behind Bryant Park. Meet in Astor Hall M-Sa, 11 am & 2 pm. Free.

New York Rangers

New York’s professional hockey team takes to its home ice at Madison Square Garden during the 2018-2019 season. 

Preseason home games:

Sept. 19: Philadelphia Flyers

Sept. 24: New Jersey Devils

Sept. 26: New York Islanders

2018-2019 regular season:

Oct. 4: Nashville Predators

Oct. 11: San Jose Sharks

Oct. 13: Edmonton Oilers

Oct. 16: Colorado Avalanche

Oct. 21: Calgary Flames

New York Sports Tours

New York Sports Tours’ “New York Game Changers” sports history experience is a luxury tour ride through midtown Manhattan. Guests will be immersed in entertaining, educational stories of how sports-related people, places and events in New York from 1776 to the present have helped shape culture and society in the city, nation and beyond. An English-speaking sports expert leads the tour. Information is also shared through more than 30 exclusive mini-documentaries that play during the ride. Many tours include the option of a meal at Keens Steakhouse hosted by a noted sports figure.

New York Talks and Walks Tours

Dr. Philip E. Schoenberg and his expert guides offer more than 100 educational tours around the city, with popular walks including Haunted and Mysterious New York, American Indian Heritage of Manhattan Island, Theatrical East Village and Literary Haunts in Harlem. Patriotic tours include Alexander Hamilton’s New York, Revolutionary Manhattan and Presidential Promenade. Dates/times/prices vary.

New York Yankees

The Bronx Bombers take on the competition in the 2019 home-game season. 

March 28, 30-31: Baltimore Orioles

April 1-3: Detroit Tigers

April 12-14: Chicago White Sox

April 16-17: Boston Red Sox

April 18-21: Kansas City Royals

May 3-5: Minnesota Twins

May 6-9: Seattle Mariners

May 13-15: Baltimore Orioles

May 17-19: Tampa Bay Rays

New York: The Game, The Scavenger Hunt Tour

Scavenger hunt tours for every occasion, including The Game, in which participants receive challenges on their cellphones and earn points while gallivanting around New York City neighborhoods. Dates/times/prices vary. 877.787.2929.

Ninth Avenue International Food Festival

(May 18-19, 2019)

Over a million spectators and food lovers promenade along this 15-block-long street fair, sampling regional, ethnic and global foods and enjoying live entertainment.

10 am-6 pm each day, rain or shine

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