LOVE in Times Square! Join others from around the world in celebrating Valentine’s Day for a “Renewal of the Vows Ceremony” on the glass Red Steps in the heart of Times Square in New York City. Last year, over 100 couples from around the globe came together to renew their vows.
New York City celebrates the Lunar New Year with its annual parade through Little Italy and Chinatown. Festivities start at 1pm. Join in the fun as NYC welcomes in the “Year of the Rooster.”
New York City is one of the most exciting places to visit, especially during the festive Holiday Season. With so many fun things to do and see, it can be overwhelming trying to figure out your itinerary. Here are five must-dos when visiting NYC over the holidays:
The NYC Wine & Food Festival is the only festival in NY to bring together both legendary culinary icons from around the world and the nation’s most beloved TV chefs, including Bobby Flay, Mario Batali, Masaharu Morimoto, Rachel Ray, Michael Symon, Emeril Lagasse, Guy Fieri… to name a few. Educational Wine & Food Seminars and Tastings, Culinary Demos… and more!
Manhattan’s Columbus Day Parade runs along Fifth Avenue from 44th St to 72nd St. The event features 35,000 parade marchers and draws up to one million spectators.
Feast of San Gennaro is NYC’s longest-running, biggest and most revered religious outdoor festival in the nation. The annual Feast takes place in Little Italy (Lower Manhattan) over 11 days and features religious processions, colorful parades, live entertainment, delicious ethnic foods – and a world-famous Cannoli-Eating Competition. Fun for everyone!
Enjoy NYC Summer Streets – an annual celebration where the public can play, run, walk and bike (traffic-free) on nearly seven miles of New York City’s streets. The event takes place on the first three consecutive Saturdays in August. Fun for families and friends!
Summer Streets runs from the Brooklyn Bridge to Central Park, along Park Avenue and connecting streets.