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The Best of The Borough's Annual Events

Whether you're into film or fashion, food or fine arts, there's always something happening in New York City that will surprise and delight you. Here, we share a few of our favorites:

January

  • New Year's Day Swim at Coney Island
  • Chinese New Year Parade & Festival
  • Winter Jazz Festival

February

  • New York Fashion Week
  • NYC Restaurant Week

March

  • Saint Patrick's Day Parade
  • The Armory Modern Art Show
  • Pulse Art Fair

April

  • Tribeca Film Festival
  • Easter Parade
  • Brooklyn Botanical Garden’s Sakura Matsuri Cherry Blossom Festival

May

  • Fleet Week New York
  • Electric Daisy Carnival
  • NYC Independent Film Festival

June

  • Gay Pride Week
  • Coney Island Mermaid Parade
  • Governors Ball Music Festival

July

  • Fourth of July Fireworks
  • Shakespeare in the Park
  • Bastille Day

August

  • PotterCon
  • Jazz Age Lawn Party at Governors Island
  • Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival

September

  • Oktoberfest
  • West Indian Day Parade
  • New York Film Festival

October

  • New York Film Festival
  • New York Comic Con
  • Halloween in Central Park

November

  • Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
  • New York City Marathon
  • Union Square Holiday Market

December

  • Radio City Christmas Spectacular
  • Grand Central Holiday Market
  • New Years Eve Times Square