Events

The Orchid Show

(Feb. 23-April 28, 2019)

The 17th annual show pays tribute to Singapore, often called the “city in a garden” and one of the world’s great orchid cultures. Thousands of rare orchids displayed in the New York Botanical Garden’s Enid A. Haupt Conservatory attest to Singapore’s innovative garden designs and floral displays. Ancillary events include care demonstrations, classes, music, cocktail evenings and orchids for sale.

Hours: Tu-Su 10 am-6 pm

All-Garden Pass: $23-$30 adults, $20-$28 seniors (65+)/students, $10-$18 children 2-12, age 2 and under free

Times Square Arts

Times Square, the crossroads of the world, showcases contemporary artists on an ongoing basis. Highlight: Midnight Moment, a simultaneous digital display on multiple screens throughout the area, featuring a different artist each month. Every night 11:57 pm-midnight. Free.

Tony Awards

(June 9, 2019)

The 2018–2019 Broadway season culminates in the gala awards ceremony at Radio City Music Hall, during which achievements in acting, writing, direction, sets, costumes, lighting and more are honored. The show is broadcast live on CBS-TV (local Channel 2) 8–11 pm.

To qualify for a 2019 Tony Award, a play or musical must open on or before April 25, 2019. Nominations are announced on April 30, 2019.

Tribeca Film Festival

(April 24-May 5, 2019)

Celebrities and movie lovers alike catch world premieres of foreign, documentary and independent films (as well as an immersive virtual arcade, video games and online work) presented at this esteemed festival, celebrating its 17th year and held at various venues throughout New York City.

Times, venues and prices vary

Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit

(May 25-27, 2019)

(June 1-2, 2019)

(Aug. 31, Sept. 1-2, 7-8, 2019)

A jury of fellow artists select the regional, national and global works displayed in the biannual show, hosted on the streets in and around the celebrated cultural hub/park and featuring such categories as photography, sculpture, crafts and metalwork, as well as graphics, oil and acrylic paintings.

Noon-6 pm, rain or shine

Free

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