Events

Pride March

(June 30, 2019)

The culmination of New York City’s Pride Week celebrations, this colorful, annual parade celebrates the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community and commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising of 1969 and the start of the modern LGBTQ rights movement. Kick off is at noon on Fifth Ave., at 26th St. The march travels south on Fifth Ave. to 8th St., where it turns west to Christopher St. past the Stonewall Inn, then north on Seventh Ave. to 23rd St., where it disperses.

Prudential Center

This multi-purpose indoor arena in Newark, New Jersey is home to the National Hockey League's New Jersey Devils and the NCAA's SEton Hall Pirates men's basketball team. The arena, which seats 16,514 fans for hockey and 18,711 for basketball, is noted for its handsome red and gray exterior (paying homage to the red and black colors of the New Jersey Devils) and its 4,800-square-foot LED display. 

Salon Art + Design

(Nov. 14-18, 2019)

Leading international art and design dealers from 14 different countries (including Brazil and Russia for the first time this year) exhibit vintage, modern and contemporary furniture and decorative arts, as well as fine art from 1890 to the present day. Specialties include Art Deco, Bauhaus, Midcentury Modern and work by young and established contemporary makers.

Th 4-9 pm (preview), F 11 am-8 pm, Sa-Su 11 am-7 pm, M 11 am-5 pm

$30 daily tickets, $150 vernissage party

Taste of Times Square

(June 3, 2019)

Visitors can sample signature dishes from dozens of restaurants in the Theater District neighborhood and watch local entertainment at this outdoor festival.

Time: 5-9 pm, rain or shine

Admission: Free. “Taste” tickets cost $1 each, which can then be redeemed for dishes, which range from $1 to $6 at each restaurant booth. 

TEFAF New York Fall

(Oct. 31-Nov. 5, 2019)

The international art fair, with an emphasis on fine and decorative art and jewelry from antiquity through the early 20th century, features exhibitors from the United States and abroad. Vetted works include furniture, decorations, ceramics, glass, silver, textiles, tapestries, antiquities, paintings, sculptures, books, manuscripts, autographs, arms and armor, and Asian art. 

TEFAF is an acronym for The European Fine Art Foundation.

Opening hours: Th 1-8 pm (VIP preview and reception), F-sa noon-8 pm, Su noon-6 pm, M 11 am-8 pm, Tu 11 am-6 pm

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 7, 2020)

The 2019–2020 Broadway season culminates in the 74th annual 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 2020 Tony Award, a play or musical must open on or before April 23, 2020. Nominations are announced on April 28, 2020.

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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