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.

Through 9/30/2016

Three-Course Lunch Prix-Fixe Loi Estiatorio
132 W. 58th St. | 212-713-0015 |
Chef Maria Loi’s Loi Estiatorio will be offering a three course prix-fixe lunch menu that celebrates the flavors and hospitality of Greece. The popular NYC restaurant is a Med... MORE

Through 9/26/2016

Battery Dance Announces The Adel Euro Campaign for Dancers Seeking Refuge Battery Dance
380 Broadway # 5, New York, NY 10013 | 646-765-4773 |
Battery Dance Announces The Adel Euro Campaign for Dancers Seeking Refuge Campaign serves as tribute to Iraqi dancer who was recently killed in Baghdad bombing; will reloca... MORE

Through 10/01/2016

53 Christopher St. | 603-203-3166 |
Performances are from Wednesday to Saturday at 7PM. Please note: no shows on Thursday September 8th and September 9th. In the last five years, Bunny's performed two sold... MORE

Through 9/30/2016

Tantris (Young Tristan) Times Square Billboards
Times Square | 212-843-9215 |
In partnership with the Metropolitan Opera and Gallery Met Shorts, Times Square Arts brings Elizabeth Peyton and Kristian Emdal’s Tantris (Young Tristan) to Times Square’s ele... MORE

Through 9/30/2016

Richard Avedon – Moving Image Presented by Visionaire and The Richard Avedon Foundation The Gallery at Cadillac House
330 Hudson St. | 212-418-3477 |
Check out the next installment in the Visionaire-curated gallery space at Cadillac House (330 Hudson Street, NYC) entitled "Richard Avedon - Moving Image,” which will be open ... MORE

Through 10/01/2016

Landscape I Classes at PhotoManhattan PhotoManhattan
51W 14th Street, Suite 3R | 212-929-3302 |
Photography Classes NYC - We provide solid training in digital and film photography, Free seminars, evening and weekend classes, street photo workshops, private classes, as ... MORE

Through 10/01/2016

Outside/Inside by Jenny Seidelman Ivy Theatre Company
150 W. 30th St., 14th Fl. | |
Outside/Inside by Jenny Seidelman Directed by Audrey Alford Tickets $20 at Should people adopt children outside of their race... MORE

Through 10/02/2016

The Master: Philip Seymour Hoffman Film Retrospective Museum of the Moving Image
36-01 35 Ave. | 718-777-6888 |
Philip Seymour Hoffman was a singular talent, an actor and director whose performances were always immersive and electrifying. He was beloved in the film and theater world, an... MORE

6:00 PM

Nantucket Lightship Lecture: The Challenge of Rising Sea Levels and Extreme Storms Pier 6, Brooklyn Bridge Park
Atlantic Avenue & Furman Street | 718-222-9939 |
Join guest speakers for free public lectures aboard the Nantucket Lightship, a historic floating lighthouse docked at Brooklyn Bridge Park. The triple threat of rising sea le... MORE


Adele Madison Square Garden
4 Pennsylvania Plaza | 212-465-5800 |
Tickets go on sale Dec. 17 at 10am. MORE


Fresh Fifteen: 100% Organic Comedy Show The Experiment Comedy Gallery
272 Grand St, Basement Level - Brooklyn, NY 11211 | 646-479-2619 |
Join your host, Benel Germosen and Amy Jans, as they present some of the fiercest, fearless and funny people they know to entertain you for fifteen minutes at a time. It's the... MORE


“Are You At Risk for Ovarian Cancer? What Every Woman Should Know” Seminar NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens, Lang Auditorium
56-45 Main St., Flushing, Queens | 212-843-9352 |
Dr. David A. Fishman, a leading cancer surgeon and researcher from NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens will present the seminar, “Are You At Risk for Ovarian Cancer? What Every Woman ... MORE


FABxAlpha Omega Fall 2016 Dance Block Salon Alpha Omega Theatrical Dance Company
70 E. 4th Street (Basement) | 917-741-5408 |
Fourth Arts Block (FABnyc) partners with Alpha Omega Theatrical Dance Company for the Fall 2016 Dance Block Salon — and a timely way to welcome & celebrate Alpha Omega’s retur... MORE

2 hours

Himan Brown Symposium on Advances in Senior Health Allison and Howard Lutnick Theater at the Intrepid, Air and Space Museum
W 46th St & 12th Ave | 212-870-5053 |
The New Jewish Home’s fourth annual Himan Brown Symposium on Advances in Senior Health presents Joseph F. Coughlin, PhD, Founder and Director of MIT’s AgeLab, who will speak a... MORE

$40-$50 per ticket

Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian Hosts FOOD TALK Series at 92nd Street Y with Neil Patrick Harris & David Burtka 92Y's Kaufmann Concert Hall
1395 Lexington Ave. | 212-415-5500 |
On September 26th, join Celebrity Chef Geoffrey Zakarian as he brings his acclaimed FOOD TALK series to the 92nd Street Y in New York City with some major star power. Hosting ... MORE


Works & Process at The Guggenheim announces Steppenwolf Theatre Company’s The Fundamentals by Erika Sheffer The Peter B. Lewis Theater at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Ave. | 212-423-3575 |
Works & Process at The Guggenheim announces Steppenwolf Theatre Company’s The Fundamentals by Erika Sheffer Monday, September 26, 2016, 7:30 PM On Monday, September 26,... MORE

9/26/2016 - 9/30/2016

Advertising Week New York Times Square hub (The Town Hall, The Times Center, Liberty Theater, Thomson Reuters, B.B. King Blues Club & Grill, and NASDAQ MarketSite, among others)
| 212-691-2800 |
Since its creation in 2004, Advertising Week has drawn more than 2.5 million participants from around the world to New York City, London and Tokyo for a weeklong hybrid of tho... MORE


Lisa Biales 'Blues Meets Jazz in a Cabaret' Metropolitan Room
34 W. 22nd St., between 5th & 6th Aves, Nearest Subways: 23rd Street Station on 1, 2, N, Q, R, F, M, PATH | 212-206-0440 |
Dubbed the “Belle of the Blues” for her crystal pure voice and charming stage presence, Biales has released eight albums to date, and her latest, aptly named “Belle of the Blu... MORE

Prices vary

#JusticeIsBlinds Capitale
130 Bowery | 646-452-5637 |
Justice is Blinds is a night of poker & fun, plus spectacular food and cocktails, attended by some of the biggest names in poker, celebrities from the worlds of sports, tv, an... MORE


Remembering Theo The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College
68th Street between Park and Lexington Avenues | 212-242-4500 |
WHAT: Musicians and friends of Theodore Bikel to gather September 27 for "Remembering Theo," a memorial concert in New York at Kaye Playhouse. WHERE AND WHEN: Tuesday, Se... MORE

2 hours

The Golden Record Remastered The Greene Space
44 Charlton St. (corner of Varick St.) | 866-811-4111 |
• An evening of art, science, and exploration with the anticipation of the 40th anniversary of the Golden Record. • Feature performances by the Ulysses Quartet and Tenth Inte... MORE


Tromba Tequila Dinner Dos Caminos Times Square
1567 Broadway | 212-545-7803 |
Join Executive Chef Ivy Stark and founder and CEO of Tequila Tromba, Eric Brass, for an intimate tequila dinner at Dos Caminos Times Square (1567 Broadway, New York, NY 10036)... MORE

2 hours

Wild Women of Planet Wongo Parkside Lounge
317 E. Houston St. | 646-481-6583 |
New York: The 60s sci-fi immersive musical comedy Wild Women of Planet Wongo, a wacky B-movie inspired sci-fi comedy about two astronauts that land on a planet of beautiful wa... MORE

9/28/2016 - 10/02/2016

The Affordable Art Fair The Metropolitan Pavilion
25 West 18th Street (between 6th & 7th Avenues) | 212-255-2003 |
The Affordable Art Fair NYC will once again gather a dynamic group of galleries to delight your art-curious mind with emerging and established artworks. From September 28 – Oc... MORE


“Mahmoud Hamadani: Endless Roads” Adelphi University
1 South Ave. | 516-877-3126 |
GARDEN CITY, NY, SEPTEMBER 2016—The Adelphi University Exhibitions Program is pleased to present a captivating exhibition featuring the work of artist Mahmoud Hamadani: Endles... MORE

5:00 PM

Keep Up with the Kardashian's....Lady Parts Dr. Yael Halaas
120 E. 56th Street, #800 | 212-688-5955 |
Keep up with the Kardashian’s vaginas…no….seriously! The Kardashian sisters have been raving about their vaginal rejuvenation and we invite you to learn more about it, too. ... MORE


AMNH Presents | Book Lecture: The Madhouse Effect American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West & 79th Street | 212-769-5100 |
The award-winning climate scientist Michael E. Mann and the Pulitzer Prize–winning political cartoonist Tom Toles have fought at the frontlines of climate-change denialism for... MORE

9:30 pm

Problem Cat: A Love Story The Metropolitan Room
34 W. 22nd St. | 917-628-3938 |
Problem Cat: A Love Story “Moving, Hilarious, so riveting!” LocalTheatreNY.Com “Cerna has so much energy that at times it seems as though he has a full crowd on stage wi... MORE


The Growlers Music Hall of Williamsburg
66 North 6th St. | |

9/29/2016 - 10/30/2016

My Name Is Gideon: I’m Probably Going To Die, Eventually Walkerspace
46 Walker St. | 866-811-4111 |
My Name Is Gideon: I’m Probably Going To Die, Eventually is a new one-man show by Gideon Irving, an unconventional theatrical couchsurfing troubadour. Gideon Irving has be... MORE


Mad Meg Album Release Show DROM
85 Avenue A (between 5th St & 6th St) | 212-777-1157 |
Join us for a special night in honor of Mad Meg's debut full length album, Puberty Tales! Fronted by Moscow-born singer-songwriter, Ilya Popenko, polka punk-inspired artist Ma... MORE

2 hours

Building Healthier Communities: Environment, Energy and the Role of Women New York Law School
185 West Broadway | 212-329-1429 |
When it comes to environmental issues that affect their families, women are often the driving forces of change. With growing concerns about our continuing reliance on fossil ... MORE

9/29/2016 - 10/02/2016
$30 advance, $35 day of show

New York Burlesque Festival B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
237 W. 42nd St. | 212-997-4144 |
Celebrating over a Decade, of Glitter and Glamour in Gotham with over 100 performers from around the Globe! The Annual New York Burlesque Festival is the largest and most ... MORE


Free-Fridays Program South Street Seaport Museum
12 Fulton St. | 212-748-8600 |
South Street Seaport Museum announces Free-Fridays Program August 26, September 30, & October 28, 2016 from 3pm-7pm South Street Seaport Museum announces its Free-Frida... MORE


Infertile UCB Chelsea
307 W. 26th St. | 603-203-3166 |
Wonder what it takes to pregnant? This show has all the answers. Learn how to handle doctors, pregnant couples, and God himself. Based on the real-life experiences of UCB perf... MORE

9/30/2016 - 10/02/2016
1 hr 15 min

Wild Child In The City Theaterlab
357 W 36th St., 3rd Floor | 212-929-2545 |
AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD WINNER, TSD 46th - 46th Week of Slovenian Drama Theaterlab opens its 2016 Fall in Love with Solo season with Tjasa Ferme's one-woman show Wild Child In T... MORE


Hypercube Presents: Infinite Dimensions Bloomingdale School of Music
323 W. 108th St. | 212-663-6021 |
Join HYPERCUBE, a quartet of saxophone, electric guitar, piano, and percussion for a concert combining chamber music and straight up rock-n-roll. Andrea Lodge - Piano and A... MORE


Anna Bolena Metropolitan Opera
Metropolitan Opera House, Amsterdam Ave. & 64th St. | 212-362-6000 |
Soprano Sondra Radvanovsky embarks on her quest to vocally conquer all three of Donizetti's historic Tudor queen operas in the same season, here as a young royal grasping at p... MORE

$20 adults, $15 seniors, kids 12 and under, free

Chile Pepper Festival 2016 Brooklyn Botanic Garden
900 Washington Ave. | 718-623-7200 |
The annual event will feature dozens of fiery food artisans, 52 acres of glorious gardens, 22 years of spicy cultures, seven hours of chocolate debauchery, six bands, two fire... MORE

10/01/2016 - 10/02/2016
From $230 GA

The Meadows Music and Arts Festival Citi Field
123-01 Roosevelt Avenue | |
Kanye West, the Weekend, Chance the Rapper and Kygo are set to headline the first-ever Meadows Music & Arts Festival to be held at Citi Field in Queens, New York, Oct. 1-2. ... MORE


Elvis Costello & Larkin Poe The Town Hall
123 W. 43rd St. | 212-997-1003 |

3 hours

Vieux Farka Touré w/ D.j. Henri (Le) Poisson Rouge
158 Bleecker St. | 212-545-7536 |
World Music Institute Presents: Vieux Farka Touré with D.j. Henri Often referred to as “The Hendrix of the Sahara”, Vieux Farka Touré is the son of Malian Desert Blues lege... MORE

6 hours

The 2016 New York Colon Cancer Challenge Randall's Island
| 914-305-6674 |
2016 marks the 13th year of our signature event - the Colon Cancer Challenge. Across the United States, teams of families, friends, co-workers and local and national corporati... MORE

10/01/2016 - 12/31/2016

Ben Arnon 'RIO' Exhibit Chelsea Market
75 Ninth Ave. | 212-402-3481 |
From October 1 - December 31, Ben Arnon, a New York City-based visual journalist, will be bringing his most recent work, entitled “RIO,” to New York’s Chelsea Market. Arnon, w... MORE

10/01/2016 - 10/02/2016
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
$11 - $30 Free (Kids 12 and under) $11 (Children ages 13-17) $20 (18 and up) $30 (two day pass for 18 and up)

IAMART*NYC Industry City
220 36th St., Brooklyn | 888-896-1118 |
IAMART*NYC, presented by Microsoft will host its inaugural two-day event at Brooklyn’s hottest indoor/outdoor venue, Industry City located on the waterfront in Sunset Park. Th... MORE


NEW YORK THEATRE BALLET and The Schimmel Center present Once Upon A Ballet Schimmel Center at Pace University
3 Spruce St. | 212-346-1715 |
NEW YORK THEATRE BALLET and The Schimmel Center present Once Upon A Ballet October 1, 2016 at Schimmel Center New York Theatre Ballet (NYTB) presents the Once Upon a B... MORE

10/01/2016 - 5/06/2017
Free for Members or with Museum Admission

AMNH Presents: Celebrate Pacific Northwest Cultures American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street | 212-769-5100 |
First Saturdays, October 1, 2016 – May 6, 2017 Noon – 4 pm Free for Members or with Museum admission Visitors are invited to experience the cultures represented in the i... MORE

$24.50 (plus $10 cash for food)

Watson Adventures’ Munch Around the Village Scavenger Hunt Washington Square Park
1 Washington Square Park East | 877-946-4868 |
Discover the gourmet delights of Greenwich Village while collecting treats and answers along the way. Starring some of the best pizza, kebab, cheese, cannoli, paratha, gelato ... MORE

3 hours

Big Blss Cake Shop
152 Ludlow St. | 212-253-0036 |
Brooklyn-based post-punk band Big Bliss, plays Cake Shop on Saturday, October 1st. The band released their debut EP, Keep Near, via Exit Stencil Recordings on August 18th. Pun... MORE

$30.50-$42.50 (includes museum admission)

Watson Adventures’ Whodunnit Family Scavenger Hunt Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave. | 877-946-4868 |
Join Watson Adventures on a unique murder mystery scavenger hunt for kids! A killer is on the loose at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and it’s up to you to stop him! The k... MORE

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