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8 Must-See Events In NYC You Don’t Want to Miss

New York City is home to thousands of events every year. As a result, there’s always something new happening, and you never know what you’ll discover around the next corner. From art exhibits to wine tastings to live concerts, there are always fresh and exciting options for exploring the city. If you love exploring new cities, you’ll want to add New York City to your travel bucket list.

The Affordable Art Fair in NYC was a mustn’t miss. But what else is on the horizon? Here’s a list of some of the top events you shouldn’t miss when you’re in the Big Apple in the coming year.

  1. Earth Day NYC

On April 22nd, join thousands of New Yorkers for Earth Day NYC. This annual event takes place at Bryant Park and is sponsored by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). There will be multiple panel discussions, exhibits, and more dedicated to the environment. If you’re interested in learning more about sustainability or have questions about how to protect our planet, this is a great event to attend.

  1. Pier 2 Roller Rink

Head to Pier 2 in Brooklyn on May 5th for a spectacular outdoor roller skating rink. Admission is free, but RSVP is required. This event is put on by the Brooklyn Ice Exchange and is meant to bring the community together. See you there!

  1. Shen Yun

This year, there are several chances for you to catch Shen Yun Performing Arts and their outstanding ode to ancient Chinese culture in the Big Apple. This is an immersive Chinese-themed performance that is sure to enchant. So if you’re looking for a cultural experience, mark this in your calendar well ahead of time.

  1. Frieze New York

September 14th through October 11th is Frieze New York, one of the most famous art events in the country. Themed “Empire of the Obscene,” this year’s event will showcase almost 100 emerging and established artists. If you’re in New York City and can visit the galleries, this event is a must.

  1. Governors Ball

On June 1st, Governors Ball Music Festival returns to Randall’s Island for its fourth year. This three-day event will once again showcase some of the biggest names in music. This is not to be missed with headliners like Kid Cudi, Halsey, J. Cole, and Jack Harlow.

  1. Easter Parade

Each Easter, New Yorkers march along Fifth Avenue to showcase their very best bonnets and celebrate the Easter holidays. The parade goes throughout the city, with the best place to watch being St. Patrick’s Cathedral.

  1. Tribeca Film Festival

The film festival created by Robert De Niro is a must-see if you’re into the entertainment scene. The Tribeca Film Festival celebrates film, culture, and music to help bring new life to Lower Manhattan. During its run, the area will completely transform into a hub for glamorous affairs. There’s something for everyone with more than 100 films to choose from.

  1. New York Fashion Week

The Spring/Summer season of fashion kicks off with New York Fashion Week. The star-studded shows are the place to be if you want to know what the latest styles will be in the upcoming season. If you manage to land a spot on the illustrious guest list, you’ll be front and center to see top designers’ collections.

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