What's Happening in NYC
Check out what’s happening in New York City today with our curated list just for you. From sightseeing to performances we’ve got you covered on your trip to the city that never sleeps!
Check out the wildlife and exotic animals at the Bronx Zoo. With so much outdoor space and exhibitions, you can spend hours exploring.
Discover Little Island located at Pier 55. Little Island is a park that merges nature and art together in the city. Plus enjoy outdoor performances as well in the park.
Located in Central Park, explore this hidden gem tucked away with a spiral staircase to live out your fairy tale fantasies. Kids will love it, plus enjoy breathtaking Central Park and city views from the multiple levels of the castle.
A great spot to relax and catch your breath after exploring Midtown. This park is situated right next to the New York Public Library and close to Grand Central Station. Let your kids ride the famous Carousel and after enjoy a nice walk around the park.
Brighten up your day with a visit the the Color Factory! View exciting exhibitions and immersive experiences in this over the top colorful sensation.
Walk the high line along the west side in New York City. Take in water views of the Hudson River while also immersing yourself in history and art along the way.
Shop to you drop and than enjoy an al fresco lunch or dinner at one of the outdoor restaurants located along the Hudson River. Take in views of the Statue of Liberty while walking the West Side Highway or watch the boats go by.
Play Manhattan’s only outdoor 18-hole mini golf course with the family! Take in city skyline views of downtown NYC and than enjoy lunch or dinner at one of the many restaurants in Tribeca.
Another great zoo to explore in the city. A little bit smaller than the Bronx Zoo, Central Park Zoo is located right in the park with exciting animal exhibitions and a playground for the little ones.
Take a bike ride over the iconic Brooklyn Bridge to the trendy neighborhood of Dumbo. Shop, explore and dine in this urban oasis. Or take your bikes and plan a picnic at Brooklyn Bridge Park and end the day taking in the NYC skyline and sunset.
Explore Museum Mile located on the Upper East Side along 5th Avenue. Discover priceless exhibitions and over 1,000 of paintings, prints, photographs and artifacts. From the Museum of Modern Art, The Guggenheim to the Museum of the City of New York, you will not get bored.
Top of the Rock Observation Deck is full of incredible sights and discoveries. Take in 360-degree spring views of iconic landmarks and the city skyline.
This immersive new public art installation brings colorful light-up platforms to the Brooklyn waterfront park.
On view at the Morgan Library & Museum, this exhibition will be the first to focus on David Hockney’s portraits on paper and one of very few exhibitions to investigate his drawing practice. Featuring about 100 drawings, the exhibition will trace a trajectory from Hockney’s early works as a student, to his Ingres-like portraits of the 1970s, and his return to the sketchbooks in the early 2000s.
Another exciting exhibition that is on view at the Morgan Library & Museum is Conversations in Drawing: Seven Centuries of Art from the Gray Collection. This exhibit celebrates the remarkable collection of drawings assembled by the collecting couple Richard Gray, one of America’s foremost art dealers, and art historian Mary L. Gray. Drawings include works by Rubens, Boucher, Degas, Van Gogh, Seurat, Matisse, Picasso, and Hockney, among others.
“Modern Look: Photography and the American Magazine” explores how photography, graphic design, and popular magazines converged to transform American visual culture from 1930 to 1960.
Contemporary Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama is one of the most popular artists in the world, drawing millions to experience her immersive installations. Exclusively at NYBG, Kusama reveals her lifelong fascination with the natural world, beginning with her childhood spent in the greenhouses and fields of her family’s seed nursery. Her artistic concepts of obliteration, infinity, and eternity are inspired by her intimate engagement with the colors, patterns, and life cycles of plants and flowers.
Celebrate the warmer weather at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden with pop-up music and dance performances.
Travel to the top of The Edge, NYC’s highest outdoor sky deck allowing visitors to take in 360-degree views of the city. Get ready for those insta-worthy shots!
Experience the United States tallest building, One World Trade Center also known as the Freedom Tower and climb all the way to the top of the Observatory Deck to take in draw dropping views of lower Manhattan’s skyline.
Explore the grounds of the iconic Statue of Liberty located on Liberty Island for the day. Ride the ferry over and marvel at this historic landmark.
NYC’s ultimate outdoor dining retreat, The Greens, returns – and things are looking up! This summer deserves its own rooftop moment so come dine on your own socially distanced mini lawn or patio table with unrivaled Lower Manhattan skyline views.
Enjoy world class performances on the lawn! Twenty-five live and in-person music, dance, and theater events will be produced all summer long in partnership with a diverse and storied lineup of New York City’s performing arts institutions.