From games at Madison Square Garden and conventions at the Jacob Javits Center to the city’s best seasonal festivals and concerts, here are our recommendations for things to do in New York City.
New York is a magical place to spend the holiday season. The great news is that you don’t have to wait for Christmas Day or New Year’s Eve to enjoy the celebrations. Take a look at the top events and experiences that signal the beginning of the holidays in New York.
The time of year to celebrate fantasy, mystery and imagination is here. And with it comes a mix of parades, scavenger hunts, creepy history and lots, and lots of candy. Halloween in New York City is an affair to remember. Mark your calendar for these events, both for families and adults.
New Yorkers may be packing away their bathing suits and shorts, but the city isn’t slowing down. Fall is a gorgeous season packed with all types of events. So, without further ado, here is The New Yorker Hotel’s pick of top fall events in NYC.
Winter is coming. But not before the long-awaited 2018 edition of New York Comic Con (NYCC). This is where futurism, fantasy, sci-fi, anime, manga and epics unite. NYCC returns to J.A.R.V.I.S, sorry, Javits Center from October 4-7.
The first Monday of September marks Labor Day, a holiday to pay homage to the creation of the labor movement. And we celebrate it by not working! Labor Day weekend falls on September 1-3, and the city is already buzzing with excitement. If you follow this blog, by now you are more than aware that New York is a mecca for celebratory events, shows, parades, festivals and everything in between.
Everyone knows that addictions are bad. Unless, of course, we are talking about chocolate. In that case, it’s an obligation to roam the world to find the absolute best and most decadent treats. Luckily for you, The New Yorker Hotel will play host to The Big Chocolate Show, the largest chocolate show in New York.
The height of summer in New York is a time to be outdoors. Whether it’s listening to a concert in Central Park or lounging on a chair watching a movie on the deck of a ship, the city is a perfect summer getaway.
Rainbow flags are everywhere in New York, and we all know what that means: NYC Pride is here. This is the time to celebrate diversity and love while paying tribute to the beginning of the Gay Rights movement in 1969.
Manhattanites mark their calendars for annual events and get ready to spend their time outdoors. Join in with the locals this month and take your pick from some of these events.
Whether you observe Passover or Easter, New York caters to everyone. Here’s The New Yorker Hotel’s selection of great events happening around NYC.
There’s always something happening in the city that never sleeps and March is slated to be an exciting month for the corner of 34th St. If you’re planning a stay at The New Yorker Hotel, check out these upcoming events you can’t miss.
From February 10 to 13, Piers 92/94 and Madison Square Garden will roll out the red carpet for a parade of the most breathtaking canine beauty and agility.
When it comes to New Year’s Eve, other cities pale in comparison to New York’s all-night parties, Times Square’s famous countdown, and our illuminating fireworks performances. (We are called the city that never sleeps for a reason!) If you’re lucky enough to pay a visit during the year’s end, review this handy guide to make the most of your celebration.
Each year on Thanksgiving morning, the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade kicks off the holiday season in New York City’s Herald Square. This year is no different—floats, balloons, clowns, and performers will join to celebrate the parade’s 91st march. Here's all the important details to help you prep before you hit the streets and spread holiday cheer.
Halloween in New York City makes for an unforgettable experience for people of all ages—from haunted houses, to pumpkin carving, to costume contests and world-famous parades. We’ve covered five of our favorite attractions and events so you can spend less time researching and more time celebrating.
We’ve only got one month left of summer - and we mean to do it up right. So does the rest of New York City.
Festival season is in full swing come July in New York City. From cultural events to big-name concerts, and art shows, there’s so much going on in this big city that it can be hard to keep up.
Next Tuesday it’s the Fourth of July, aka American Independence Day. This is the day for grilling outdoors, lounging by the pool, and watching fireworks at night.
One of the great things about The New Yorker, A Wyndham Hotel is that it puts you in the heart of New York, just steps from the city’s best events.
The best Memorial Day celebration in the States comes in the form of Fleet Week, in none other than New York City.
The International Vision Expo is mix of designer eyewear, medical advances and educational seminars, as well as your go-to source for all things eyecare and optometry.
The New York National College Fair is just around the corner and quite close to The New Yorker, a Wyndham Hotel, too. Held every year at the Jacob Javits Center, the NACAC New York National College Fair is one of the largest college fairs in the state, with over 350 participating colleges and universities.
The place to be for anyone in the restaurant and foodservice industry, the International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York is happening March 5 -7, 2017 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in Manhattan. Located near The New Yorker, A Wyndham Hotel, the International Restaurant & Foodservice Show is two days of celebrity chef presentations, educational workshops, food and beverage pavilions, and everyone’s favorite, the Annual U.S. Pastry Competition. Here’s some more information on the events we’re looking forward to:
March is a busy month for Madison Square Garden. With March Madness, the 70th anniversary year of the New York Knicks, and the New York Rangers vying for a playoff position, there are plenty of sporting events at The Garden in March 2017. If you’re planning on seeing one of them this month, also plan a trip to the New Yorker, A Wyndham Hotel. We’re a block away from Madison Square Garden, which makes it all the more convenient to stay with us after the game. Here’s what’s happening in March 2017, so you can plan your stay:
Every February the North American International Toy Fair takes over the Javits Center, the busiest neighbor of The New Yorker, A Wyndham Hotel, to exhibit the newest creations by toy tycoons and up-and-coming vendors, alike. It’s 4 days of the best toys money can buy and plenty of playtime. This is where industry buyers come to make kids’ dreams come true - and play some themselves.
The most prestigious dog show in the world, the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show returns to its long-time home, and our next-door neighbor, Madison Square Garden this February. As is tradition, The New Yorker, A Wyndham Hotel is hosting the event-goers and their pets, as a gold-star partner of the Westminster Kennel Club.