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Vacation travel to New York City should be filled with activities, and visits to NYC attractions. Our activity planner will help you plan for your New York vacation, or help you schedule a getaway. Scroll down for ongoing events.

Ongoing

Circle of Dance - National Museum of the American Indian
Through 10/08/2017

Shake Rattle & Roll Dueling Pianos - The Cellar
Through 12/31/2016

Picasso's Le Tricorne - New-York Historical Society
Through 12/31/2020

Connected Worlds - New York Hall of Science
Through 1/31/2020

Some Place Like Home - Rumney Guggenheim
Through 11/11/2025

On The Line: Intrepid & The Vietnam War - Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Through 9/16/2016

Bar None Comedy Show - Bar None NYC
Through 1/03/2017

Nashville-Style Songwriters' Round - The Bitter End
Through 10/01/2815

Masterpieces of Chinese Painting from the Metropolitan Collection - Metropolitan Museum of Art
Through 10/11/2016

The Secret World Inside You - The American Museum of Natural History
Through 8/14/2016

Honoring the Life and Legacy of Thelma Hill - Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts
Through 11/17/2017

Subtle Interchange - NARS Foundation
Through 12/18/2105

The Dining Concourse in Concert - Lower Level Dining Concourse at Grand Central Terminal
Through 12/01/2016

Agitprop! - Brooklyn Museum
Through 8/07/2016

Picturing Prestige: New York Portraits - Museum of the City of New York
Through 10/11/2016

Vikings - Discovery Times Square
Through 9/05/2016

National Parks Adventure - The American Museum of Natural History
Through 12/31/2016

Watson Adventures’ the Cats vs. Dogs Family Scavenger Hunt - Metropolitan Museum of Art
Through 2/19/2019

Bowne Printers 2016 Workshops - Bowne Printers at the South Street Seaport Museum
Through 8/25/2016

POPc - Flowers For All Occasions
Through 2/27/2017

Through 7/31/2016
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Hey! Ho! Let's Go: Ramones and the Birth of Punk Queens Museum
New York City Building, Flushing Meadows Corona Park | 718-592-5555 | www.queensmuseum.org
Released in April 1976, the Ramones' self-titled debut album introduced the world to four unsmiling hoods in ripped jeans and leather jackets, and to the uncompromising attitu... MORE

Through 7/31/2016
5pm Sundays
Free
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Jazz Vespers Church of the Heavenly Rest
90th Street/Fifth Avenue | 212-289-3400 |
Join us for Jazz Vespers this summer which will begin with the summer solstice on Sunday, June 19th at 5 pm. Jazz Vespers will take place every Sunday through the end of July.... MORE

Through 7/28/2016
11:00am-6:00pm
Free
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Color, Culture, and Art in NYC Agora Gallery
530 W. 25th St., Chelsea | 212-226-4151 | http://www.agora-gallery.com/receptionexhibitions/7_14_2016.aspx
Agora Gallery brings three bold group exhibitions with a global perspective to New York this July. Figuratively Speaking is a wide-ranging collection of works that focus on fo... MORE

Through 7/31/2016
11:57PM-Midnight
Free
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Midnight Moment: Voyage Times Square
West 42nd-West 47th | 212-813-9215 |
Times Square Arts brings Beau Stanton’s multi-channel animation Voyage to Times Square’s electronic billboards from 11:57 p.m. to midnight every night in July. This project i... MORE

Through 7/30/2016
6-9pm
Free
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Artifacts and After Effects: Opening Reception Westbeth Gallery
55 Bethune St. | 678-427-0921 |
Artifacts & After Effects looks back at artists and creative practitioners that have developed work through the Fellowship for Utopian Practice at Culture Push over the past f... MORE

Through 7/28/2016
11am-12pm
Free
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Summer Dance National Museum of the American Indian- George Gustav Heye Center
1 Bowling Green | 212-514-3823 |
Join us for storytelling and interactive Native dance sessions Tuesday to Thursday in July. Meet Ty Defoe (Giizhig), a multi-talented Native American artist, who integrates s... MORE

Through 7/31/2016
7pm-11pm
$25-$35
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Strawberry One-Act and Theater Festival Theatre at St. Clement's
423 West 46th Street | 646-623-3488 |
The Riant Theatre (Van Dirk Fisher, Artistic Director and Audelco Award winner), a nonprofit theatre providing a nurturing environment to playwrights and theatremakers of dive... MORE

Through 7/31/2016
8pm
$50-$60
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In Mysterious Ways Theatre at St. Clement's
423 West 46th Street | 646-623-3488 |
The Riant Theatre (Van Dirk Fisher, Artistic Director and Audelco Award winner), a nonprofit theatre providing a nurturing environment to playwrights and theatre makers of div... MORE

Through 7/28/2016
$29.50
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Eh Dah? Questions for My Father The June Havoc Theatre
312 W. 36th St. | 917-562-5670 |
THE NEW YORK MUSICAL FESTIVAL and HYPOKRIT THEATRE COMPANY are pleased to present Eh Dah? Questions for my Father, a new solo musical by Egyptian American performing artist Ay... MORE

Through 7/30/2016
2 hours
Free
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Wonderama Live Taping Baruch College
55 Lexington Ave. | 347-799-5721 | wonderamatv.com/tickets.html
Wonderama, the show that delighted and entertained children for over twenty years is coming back to television!!!! With a mixture of old favorites (Snake in A Can) and brand n... MORE

Through 7/31/2016
Hours vary
$18
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Mr. Toole WorkShop Theater Company
312 West 36th Street | 347-385-5717 |
In this new play inspired by true events, the life of John Kennedy Toole, author of “A Confederacy of Dunces,” is seen through the eyes of one of his students at an all-girl’s... MORE

Through 7/28/2016
2
27.50
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Lisa and Leonardo The Duke on 42nd
229 W 42nd Street (btwn 7th & 8th Ave) | 6464816583 |
Leonardo Da Vinci was commissioned by Lisa del Giocondo’s husband to create a simple wedding portrait, but he never handed it over, rather he continued to work on it for over ... MORE

Through 7/31/2016
8pm
$15
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Sweat & Tears Jack
502 1/2 Waverly Ave. | 917-408-3677 |
M-34 will present the devised physical theatre piece Sweat & Tears, created by Jess Goldschmidt (Tall Women in Clogs at the 2015 Edinburgh Fringe; W.R. Salome at Dixon Place) ... MORE

Through 7/29/2016
1 hour
$27.50
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The Last Word The Duke on 42nd
229 W 42nd Street (btwn 7th & 8th Ave) | 646-481-6583 |
With an eclectic 1970’s groove soundtrack, The Last Word is set in East Cleveland in 1976 and follows Jay, a charismatic slacker living above Paradise, the restaurant his fath... MORE

Through 7/27/2016
8:30PM-10:30PM
Free
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UG! COMEDY SHOW!! Now @ Exile Above 2A: Tuesday July 26th, 2016 ed. Exile Above 2A
25 Ave. A (Corner of 2nd St. & Ave. A) | 212-505-2466 |
UG! COMEDY SHOW!! Tuesday July 26th, 2016 ed. ATTENTION: UG! COMEDY SHOW!! WILL BE MOVING TO EXILE ABOVE 2A (25 Ave A, CORNER OF 2ND & A) ON TUESDAY JULY 26TH!! WE’LL HAVE ... MORE

Through 7/27/2016 Ages: Add to Itinerary

Radiohead Madison Square Garden
4 Pennsylvania Plaza | 212-465-5800 | www.thegarden.com
Tickets go on sale March 18. MORE

Through 7/27/2016
7pm
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Tony Danza Feinstein's/54 Below
254 W. 54th St. | 646-476-3551 | www.54below.com
Tony Danza and his band combine timeless music with wit, charm, storytelling, and a dash of soft shoe and ukulele performances in his Feinstein's/54 Below solo debut. Accompan... MORE

7/27/2016 Ages: AD Add to Itinerary

Bryan Ferry Beacon Theatre
2124 Broadway | 212-465-6225 | www.beacontheatre.com
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7/27/2016
Free
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Writer Holly Black, Lucifer Vol. 1, Book Signing In Bryant Park Bryant Park
Sixth Ave. between 41st and 42nd Street | 845-242-1449 |
Celebrate the upcoming collected edition book release of LUCIFER VOL. 1: COLD HEAVEN (on sale August 17th) with New York Times bestselling fantasy writer Holly Black (The Spid... MORE

7/27/2016
7:30PM-11:00PM
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Jazz Nights - Ida Blue 7/27 The Lambs Club
132 W. 44th St. | 212-988-7705 |
In keeping with The Lambs Club's tradition to promote the arts, they seek out new and emerging musicians and singers to feature weekly. Every Tuesday & Wednesday night in The ... MORE

7/27/2016
6pm-9pm
Free
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Uptown Bounce Museum of The City of New York
1220 Fifth Ave at 103rd St. | 212-534-1672 |
http://www.mcny.org/bounce Uptown Bounce Join the Museum of the City of New York and El Museo del Barrio for our third annual Uptown Bounce series of summer block partie... MORE

7/27/2016
10pm-11:30pm
Free
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Illuminati Showcase: Merrill Davis/ Jennie Sutton/ Brandon Scott Wolf/ Andrew Casertano/ Amy Schiller/ Alan Yaspan Adelina's
159 Greenpoint Ave., Brooklyn | 914-772-3934 |
The Order of the Illuminati is gathering at the Greenpoint in Breuklyn for a night of jovial ribaldry. Each performer on the dockett is a certified 31st-or-above degree Mason ... MORE

7/27/2016 Ages: TE,AD Add to Itinerary

Uptown Bounce: Summer Nights Museum of the City of New York
1220 Fifth Ave. | 212-534-1672 | mcny.org
Join the Museum of the City of New York and El Museo del Barrio for our third annual Uptown Bounce series of summer block parties! On four consecutive Wednesday evenings, samp... MORE

7/27/2016 Ages: All Add to Itinerary

The Brothers Island EcoCruise New York Water Taxi
89 South Street, Pier 16 | 212-742-1969 | www.nywatertaxi.com
This eco-tour will take you close enough to get great views of such birds as the Black-Crowned Night-Heron, Glossy Ibis, Double-Crested Cormorant, Egret, and many more! We off... MORE

7/28/2016 Ages: AD Add to Itinerary

7/28/2016
12:30 pm
Free
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106.7 LITE FM’s Broadway in Bryant Park 2016 Bryant Park
6th Avenue between 40th and 42nd Streets | 212-981-5254 |
Soak up the summer and enjoy hit Broadway musicals for FREE during 106.7 LITE FM’s Broadway in Bryant Park! The 2016 program will present the best of Broadway, free to the pub... MORE

7/28/2016 - 8/13/2016
8pm
Free
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The Merchant of Venice La Plaza
The Clemente Parking Lot, 114 Norfolk St. | 212-924-0496 | www.shakespeareintheparkinglot.com
"THE MERCHANT OF VENICE" IN A LOWER EAST SIDE PARKING LOT Shakespeare's vexing masterpiece offers unique challenges to The Drilling Company's Shakespeare in the Parking Lot a... MORE

7/28/2016
7:30pm
$8-$10
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What Are You Afraid Of? Q.E.D
27-16 23rd Ave., Astoria, NY 11105 | 603-203-3166 |
Death, commitment, sock puppets -- everyone's afraid of something. Laugh at your fears as host Mara Wilson takes you through comedians' and performers' anxieties (and a few of... MORE

7/28/2016
7:30pm-9:00pm
Free
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Daby Touré David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center
61 W. 62nd St. | 212-721-6500 |
With influences ranging from African folk melodies and desert blues to jazz, pop, reggae, funk, and soul, an evening with songwriter, guitarist, and singer Daby Touré is true ... MORE

7/28/2016
3=4:30pm
Free
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Guided Bird Tour & Nature Story Time for Kids in Central Park on July 28th Central Park
72nd Street & Central Park West | 908-202-4528 |
Children in the New York City area will have the opportunity to explore and embrace nature on Thursday, July 28th for a very special event. A bird expert from the NYC Audubon ... MORE

7/28/2016
7-8am
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Special Morning Meatpacking District Sweat Sessions with Journey Meditation Hudson River Park at 14th Street Park
10th Avenue between 14th and 15th streets | 212-827-3765 |
Thursday 7/28 Special Morning Meatpacking District Sweat Sessions with Journey Meditation and Ishta Yoga The Meatpacking District’s Sweat Sessions in Partnership with Samsung... MORE

7/28/2016
8-9am
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Special Morning Meatpacking District Sweat Sessions with Ishta Yoga Hudson River Park at 14th Street Park
10th Avenue between 14th and 15th streets | 212-827-3765 |
The Meatpacking District’s Sweat Sessions in Partnership with Samsung WHAT: The weekly Meatpacking District’s Sweat Sessions has added a onetime only addition to the serie... MORE

7/28/2016
Boards 6:15pm, sails 6:30pm-8pm
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Zephyr Happy Hour On a Boat New York Water Taxi
89 South Street, Pier 16 | 212-742-1969 | www.nywatertaxi.com
Party at NYC's hottest rooftop bar this summer! It's officially sunglass season and the summer's coolest party is on board the ZEPHYR. Enjoy a cash bar of custom made cocktail... MORE

7/29/2016 Ages: AD Add to Itinerary

Bryan Ferry Beacon Theatre
2124 Broadway | 212-465-6225 | www.beacontheatre.com
MORE

7/29/2016
7pm-11:30pm
$40
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Todd Terje & The Olsens, Lindstrøm, Jaga Jazzist :: Jukely Sound Projects Studio E
1260 Atlantic Ave. | 800-936-3126 |
Jukely Sound Projects is a new music event series, handcrafted with love from the team that brought you the Jukely concert subscription platform. From sounds of deep funk t... MORE

7/29/2016
11:30pm-4:30am
$45
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Excision, Brillz, Ghastly :: Jukely Sound Projects Studio E
1260 Atlantic Ave. | 800-936-3126 |
Jukely Sound Projects is a new music event series, handcrafted with love from the team that brought you the Jukely concert subscription platform. Enjoy the sounds of bass h... MORE

7/29/2016
12pm
Free with museum admission
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Conservator’s Eye Tour: Moholy-Nagy: Future Present Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 5th Ave | 212-423-3500 | www.guggenheim.org/moholy-programs
Gallery tour of Moholy-Nagy: Future Present led by Julie Barten, Senior Conservator, Collections and Exhibitions, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. MORE

7/29/2016 Ages: AD Add to Itinerary

Rose Summer Friday Beautique
8 W. 58th St. | 212-753-1200 | www.beautiquedining.com/
Every Friday enjoy rose tasting flights, featuring four types of rose from France, Italy, and Greece ($20). "Yes Way Rose Cocktails" are $10. MORE

7/29/2016 - 7/30/2016
7pm Friday; 6pm, 8pm Saturday
$50
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Lucky Cheng’s Takes Over Stage 48 Every Friday & Saturday Stage 48
605 W. 48th St. | 212-995-5500 | www.stage48.com
Lucky Cheng’s, the infamous drag cabaret restaurant, has found a new home at Stage 48 “Level3” within the club every Friday and Saturday. Just steps from the bright lights and... MORE

7/29/2016
5pm
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Summer Fest Howl at the Moon
240 W. 52nd St. | 212-399-4695 | www.howlatthemoon.com
Your favorite songs by our favorite band! Chance to win $100 cash in dance contest. $3 Shandy cans, $5 Deep Eddy Lemonade cocktails, $25 Summer Fling buckets, and more.... MORE

7/29/2016
6PM-11PM
FREE
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Rooftop Films Presents THE BEST OF NEW YORK NONFICTION Waterfront Plaza at Brookfield Place
230 Vesey Street | 7184177362 |
To celebrate our 20th anniversary, we look back on some of the greatest hits of one of our greatest programs: New York Non-Fiction. These short documentaries remind us that ou... MORE

7/29/2016
7:30PM
$10
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Camille Harris Album Release Show (& 30th Birthday Bash!) Littlefield
622 Degraw St. | 603-203-3166 |
Camille Harris announces the release of her upcoming EP Where I Go, out on July 29th on all digital platforms. Harris will be celebrating with an album release show at Littlef... MORE

7/29/2016
$10
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Outdoor Zumba Class with Emily Naim Lotte New York Palace
455 Madison Ave. | 212-303-7777 |
Lotte New York Palace is hosting an outdoor Zumba class with instructor Emily Naim on July 29 at 7pm. For $10 attendees can work up a sweat in the hotel’s expansive Courtyard ... MORE

7/29/2016
12-1:30pm
Free
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Broadway in the Boros Flushing Meadows-Corona Park
Grand Central Pkwy., Whitestone Exwy. between 111 St. & College Point Blvd., Park Drive E. | 646-472-6230 |
The NYC Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME), in partnership with iHeartMedia’s 106.7 LITE FM, is bringing ‘Broadway in the Boros’ FREE to Flushing Meadows – Coron... MORE

7/30/2016
10:30am
$18-$22
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Watson Adventures’ Grand Central Scramble Family Scavenger Hunt Grand Central Terminal
100 East 42nd Street | 877-946-4868 |
Join Watson Adventures on a unique scavenger hunt for adults and kids 7 & up! Kids and adults work together to uncover the secrets of this amazing train station. To win, you’l... MORE

7/30/2016
7pm-11:30pm
$35
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Boys Noize (live), HEALTH, POLIÇA (duo) :: Jukely Sound Projects Studio E
1260 Atlantic Ave. | 800-936-3126 |
Jukely Sound Projects is a new music event series, handcrafted with love from the team that brought you the Jukely concert subscription platform. Boys Noize are joined by H... MORE

7/30/2016
9:30pm
$20
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Fly, You Fools! The Peoples Improv Theater
123 E. 24th St. | 603-203-3166 |
Saturday 7/23 and 7/30 From the team that brought you Hold On To Your Butts... Including the Director of Kapowi-Go-Go and Puffs... Three actors and a foley artist band ... MORE

7/30/2016
3pm-9pm
$18 advance, $20 day of show
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Warm Up 2016 MoMA PS1
22-25 Jackson Ave. | 718-784-2084 | momaps1.org
MoMA PS1 presents Warm Up 2016, taking place every Saturday this summer through Aug. 27. A New York summer staple now in its 19th year, MoMA PS1's highly anticipated Warm Up o... MORE

7/30/2016
6:00-
FREE
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Rooftop Films Screening: In Pursuit of Silence Waterfront Plaza at Brookfield Place
230 VESEY STREET | 718-417-7362 |
IN PURSUIT OF SILENCE (Patrick Shen | USA | 81 min.) Beginning with an ode to John Cage’s seminal silent composition 4’33”, the sights and sounds of this film delicately inte... MORE

7/30/2016
9:30am-2pm
Free
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Rally Health and comedian Kevin Hart to Host Rally HealthFest at Nelson A. Rockefeller Park Nelson A. Rockefeller Park
Battery Park City, lower Manhattan River Terrace & Warren Street | N/A |
Join Rally Health? and comedian, actor and Rally Health Ambassador Kevin Hart on Saturday, July 30 at Rally HealthFest, an outdoor health festival designed to inspire you to m... MORE

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