Lower Manhattan welcomes the world downtown — to the Financial District — and shows that New York's oldest neighborhood is more unified, more vital, and more exciting than ever before. The NYC River to River Festival, features hundreds of cultural, arts, and musical events over f...Lower Manhattan
Started by Greenwich Village mask maker and puppeteer Ralph Lee in 1973, the Village Halloween Parade takes place every year on October 31st, at 7PM. Given the size and scope of this parade, it is hard to believe it all began as a simple walk from house to house in Mr. Lee's neig...145 Avenue of the Americas (Spring Street at Sixth Avenue)
West Indian Americans come out in force to celebrate their history during this five-day carnival. The festivities include a Children's Carnival Parade, costume competitions, music, and of course the huge West Indian American Day Parade. This is New York City's largest parade, and...Eastern Parkway
A medium-size but subdued parade down Fifth Avenue; definitely appears to a smaller group every year.
The parade is FREE, so find a spot along the parade route early! In order to get a good viewing spot we suggest you arrive before 8:00am to stake your place along the route. If you are really serious about being in the front row, consider arriving before 7:00am. If you plan to sh...Begins 77th St. and Central Park West<br>Ends at Macys, Herald Square, 34th St. and 6th Ave
JANUARY Chinese New Year (through Chinatown from Columbus Park) FEBRUARY Frigid Festival (various venues) BAMkids Film Festival (BAM Rose Cinemas) MARCH New York Int'l Independent Film & Video Festival (Village East Cinema, 181 2nd Ave) APRIL Tribeca Film Fest...50 east 42nd Street
New York City's best known and longest running street festival, The Annual Feast of San Gennaro has taken place every September in Little Italy since 1926. The feast began when newly arrived immigrants from Naples continued the tradition they had followed in Italy, celebrating t...Mulberry Street
While some people make it a point to see the Radio City Christmas Spectacular during the holiday season, there's simply no comparison to the amount of people who glide across the frozen rinks of New York City every year. Most famous of all is the Ice Rink at Rockefeller Center, s...600 5th Ave