New York Events Near Me
From next-level nightlife to the full spectrum of cultural cuisine, New York City is a vibrant place. Discover world-class art, innovative exhibitions and groundbreaking entertainment.
Sitting where the Hudson and East rivers empty into one of the world’s premier harbours, 5 boroughs make up the most populous and international city in the country.
Whether you’re looking to immerse yourself in history or learn something new, museums in NYC provide an array of art and cultural experiences. The New York Public Library dug through its archives and staged an exhibit filled with cultural artifacts like a first edition of Nella Larsen’s “Passing” and a miniature early 19th century Qur’an. You can check it out for free at the Polonsky Exhibition this fall.
The National Arts Club has an exhibit highlighting American Impressionism this fall with works by Childe Hassam, George Inness and John Sloan. It’s called “In a New Light” and the NAC has 130 pieces for you to enjoy.
The Whitney Museum of American Art in the Meatpacking District showcases a plethora of 20th century art by artists like Jackson Pollock, Edward Hopper and Georgia O’Keeffe and also focuses on living contemporary artists. The exhibits here can be expensive, but you can visit for free on Fridays or during the Museum Mile Festival in June.
New York is a diverse city with many cultures, and festivals are one of the best ways to celebrate them. From food to music, there are plenty of events to choose from, but be sure to check online for event updates before you head out.
The annual Tribeca Film Festival puts the neighborhood at the center of a global conversation about art, technology and culture—with an emphasis on films that wouldn’t otherwise get a chance to debut here. Actor Robert De Niro helped launch the fest in 2002, which has since become a coveted destination for filmmakers and audiences alike.
The festival draws crowds to NYC’s most iconic sites, including the towering skyscrapers and brownstones that give the City its character. This weeklong celebration of architecture and design includes tours, talks and exhibitions.
New York City is a place where people are always on the move, and the city comes alive when night falls. New York has some of the best clubbing and parties in the world, from ’80s mosh pit dance halls to modern hip hop clubs where DJs spin a mix of cool music. There are many things to do in the NYC at night, but be sure to make reservations and arrive early.
NYC’s nightlife is a vital part of our economy, culture, and identity, employing 300,000 people and contributing $10 billion to the City each year. The Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME) is committed to supporting the city’s diverse nightlife community, and ensuring that its establishments are safe and well-managed.
For an unforgettable evening, visit Madison Square Garden and see one of the world’s top musicians live in concert. You can also attend a performance at Lincoln Center, or check out a show at Carnegie Hall.
New York City is known worldwide for its food culture, attracting culinary enthusiasts from all over the globe. The city’s diverse population has infused its cuisine with a unique twist that keeps locals and visitors coming back for more.
Whether you’re looking to get your hands dirty with slime or take in NYC’s skyline from the newly opened rooftop at UNTITLED, there are plenty of eats and treats to try this month. Don’t forget to stop by Union Square Greenmarket to check out the produce that world-class restaurants are using in their dishes.
You’ll find everything from artisanal cheeses and charcuterie to small batch soap, vintage brooches, crochet toys, international handcrafts, and more for sale at this monthly marketplace. Then, see never-before-seen visuals from the James Webb Space Telescope at ARTECHOUSE in Chelsea. This immersive art museum is also hosting a new Halloween-themed experience dubbed Haunted Hues that’s sure to leave you spellbound. Tickets start at $39 and are on sale now.