(Feb. 17, 2019)
Starting on Mott St. in Little Italy at 1 pm, this vibrant parade, celebrating the Year of the Pig, weaves through the streets of Chinatown and features floats, marching bands, musical and cultural performers, and lion and dragon dancers. The parade ends at Sara D. Roosevelt Park at approximately 3 pm, when an outdoor festival presents yet more martial artists and performers.
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.
(Feb. 26, 2019)
During this one-night-only promotion, an annual program of The Broadway League, children 18 and under can experience a participating Broadway show for free, when accompanied by a full-paying adult. A Kids’ Night on Broadway ticket includes in-theater activities (including talkbacks), restaurant discounts, parking discounts, educational programs and more.
Tickets go on sale in December 2018.
(Nov. 28, 2019)
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.