New York probably celebrates more holidays than any other American city because the eight million people here come from all over the world. Learn more about the big holidays in New York.
New York is famous for shopping and the incredible window displays that many of our larger Department Stores unveil every holiday season. The following list highlights the windows you will not want to miss. We recommend that you start at the first store on the list, Barney's, as ...Fifth and Madison Avenues
The Macy's Fourth of July Fireworks display returned to the East River in 2014 after a longer and contentious sojourn to the Hudson River, to the rejoicing of Brooklyn and Queens and the patently ignorable lamentations of New Jersey! Show starts at 9pm, with best viewing spots...East River
Started by Greenwich Village mask maker and puppeteer Ralph Lee in 1973, the Village Halloween Parade takes place every year on October 31st, at 7PM. Given the size and scope of this parade, it is hard to believe it all began as a simple walk from house to house in Mr. Lee's neig...145 Avenue of the Americas (Spring Street at Sixth Avenue)
Each year, millions of eyes from all over the world are focused on the sparkling Waterford Crystal Times Square New Year's Eve Ball. At 11:59 p.m., the Ball begins its descent as millions of voices unite to count down the final seconds of the year, and celebrate the beginning of ...42nd Street at Broadway
The 89th Annual Rockefeller Christmas Tree lighting ceremony will take place on December 1st, 2021! The Rockefeller Center Tree Lighting ceremony is always a fun event, full of pomp and celebrities, and usually occurs in very late November or early December. Thousands attend ...600 5th Ave (47-51st streets bet. Fifth and Seventh Avenues)
The parade is FREE, so find a spot along the parade route early! In order to get a good viewing spot we suggest you arrive before 8:00am to stake your place along the route. If you are really serious about being in the front row, consider arriving before 7:00am. If you plan to sh...Begins 77th St. and Central Park West<br>Ends at Macys, Herald Square, 34th St. and 6th Ave
The annual St. Patricks Day Parade takes place every year on March 17th, The parade begins at 11am on Fifth Avenue at 44th Street and marches up 5th Avenue to 86th Street. You can plan on it lasting about three hours. Wear green and join the other 150,000 people celebrating our n...530 5th Ave (at 44th Street)
The oldest and most important festival in China is the Spring Festival, more commonly known in the West as Chinese New Year. The date of the festival is determined by the lunar/solar calendar rather than the Western (Gregorian) calendar, so the date of the holiday varies from lat...40 Bowery
A medium-size but subdued parade down Fifth Avenue; definitely appears to a smaller group every year.
New York City's best known and longest running street festival, The Annual Feast of San Gennaro has taken place every September in Little Italy since 1926. The feast began when newly arrived immigrants from Naples continued the tradition they had followed in Italy, celebrating t...Mulberry Street
Valentine's Day in New York City NYC.com, the New York City Experts, offer dozens of suggestions for you to woo your sweetheart and to celebrate in style. Below we offer our recommendations for the sexiest hotels, most romantic restaurants, chocolate stores, concerts, sporting...