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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

Gateway to Himalayan Art - The Rubin Museum
Through 1/06/2016

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

Boutique R&B Artist Chaz Langley - Shrine
Through 2/20/3014

Marvel's AVENGERS S.T.A.T.I.O.N. - Discovery Times Square
Through 9/07/2015

David Yarrow Exhibit - Rotella Gallery
Through 10/07/2015

Brooklyn Bridge and DUMBO Tour - City Sites NY
Through 10/13/2015

Hubble @ 25 - Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum
Through 1/10/2016

Arms and Armor: Notable Acquisitions, 2003-2014 - Metropolitan Museum of Art
Through 12/06/2015

Glittering World: Navajo Jewelry of the Yazzie Family - National Museum of the American Indian
Through 1/10/2016

Making Music Modern: Design for Ear and Eye - Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Through 11/15/2015

Nature's Fury: The Science of Natural Disasters - American Museum of Natural History
Through 11/15/2015

Warriors and Mothers: Epic Mbembe Art - Metropolitan Museum of Art
Through 9/07/2015

Voyage to the Virtual: Nordic Digital Art - Scandinavia House: The Nordic Center in America
Through 1/02/2016

The Velveteen Rabbit - New Victory Theater
Through 1/31/2016

Duet Brasserie Happy Hour - Duet Brasserie
Through 12/31/2015

Pre and Post Theater Dinner Menu at Limani - Limani
Through 12/30/2015

Richard Estes: Painting New York City - Museum of Arts & Design
Through 3/10/2016

Matthew Weiner's Mad Men - Museum of the Moving Image
Through 9/06/2015

Judy and Liza Together Again - Don't Tell Mama
Through 1/01/2016

The Triumphal Return of Taddeo Gaddi's Maesta Conserved - New-York Historical Society
Through 10/04/2015

Through 9/07/2015 Ages: All

Marvel's AVENGERS S.T.A.T.I.O.N. Discovery Times Square
226 W. 44th St. | 866-987-9692 | www.discoverytsx.com/exhibitions/avengers
A completely immersive experience that brings visitors into the world of The AVENGERS. Visitors of all ages are granted S.H.I.E.L.D. access to the official S.T.A.T.I.O.N. head... MORE

Through 9/07/2015 Ages: All

Warriors and Mothers: Epic Mbembe Art Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave. | 212-535-7710 | www.metmuseum.org
The figures created by Mbembe master carvers from southeastern Nigeria are among the earliest and most visually dramatic wood sculptures preserved from sub-Saharan Africa. Cre... MORE

Through 9/06/2015 Ages: AD

Matthew Weiner's Mad Men Museum of the Moving Image
36-01 35 Ave. | 718-777-6888 | www.movingimage.us
Mad Men, one of the most acclaimed television series of all time, will be the subject of a major new exhibition opening at Museum of the Moving Image on March 14, 2015. Just d... MORE

Through 9/06/2015 Ages: All

Film: Living in the Ages of Airplanes New York Hall of Science
47-01 111th St. | 718-699-0005 | www.nysci.org
Through June 4, 2015; Monday – Friday, 1 pm; Saturday & Sunday, noon June 5 – 30, 2015; Monday – Friday, 1 pm; Saturday & Sunday, noon & 3 pm July 1 – August 31, 2015; Monda... MORE

Through 9/07/2015 Ages: All

China: Through the Looking Glass Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave. | 212-535-7710 | www.metmuseum.org
This exhibition, organized by The Costume Institute in collaboration with the Department of Asian Art, will explore the impact of Chinese aesthetics on Western fashion, and ho... MORE

Through 9/05/2015
10:30 am-7:30 pm
Free with admission
Ages: All

Matthew Barney: The CREMASTER Cycle Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Avenue | 212-423-3500 |
STORYLINES: CONTEMPORARY ART AT THE GUGGENHEIM PROGRAMS Matthew Barney: The CREMASTER Cycle Saturdays, June 6, July 11, August 8, September 5, 10:30 am–7:30 pm Peter B. L... MORE

Through 9/07/2015
5:45-10 pm
Pay What You Wish
Ages: AD

Gerard & Kelly: Timelining Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Avenue | 212-423-3500 |
STORYLINES: CONTEMPORARY ART AT THE GUGGENHEIM PROGRAMS PERFORMANCE Gerard & Kelly: Timelining Mondays, June 8–September 7, 5:45–10 pm Rotunda Floor Artist duo Gerard &... MORE

Through 9/07/2015
5:45pm-10 pm
Pay What You Wish
Ages: AD

Gerard & Kelly: Timelining Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Avenue | 212-423-3500 |
STORYLINES: CONTEMPORARY ART AT THE GUGGENHEIM PROGRAMS PERFORMANCE Gerard & Kelly: Timelining Mondays, June 8–September 7, 5:45–10 pm Rotunda Floor Artist duo Gerard &... MORE

Through 9/06/2015
Tues.-Sat., 10am-6pm; Sun., 11am-5pm
Ages: All

Sir Frederic Leighton's Flaming June Frick Collection
1 E. 70th St. | 212-288-0700 | www.frick.org
This monumental image of a sleeping woman in a brilliant orange gown is a masterpiece of British painting that has not been seen by New York City audiences in 20 years. MORE

Through 9/06/2015 Ages: All

Albert Oehlen: Home and Garden New Museum
265 Bowery | 212-219-1222 | newmuseum.org/
The first major New York exhibition of the work of German artist Albert Oehlen (b. 1954). Surveying the past thirty years of his career and demonstrating his immeasurable infl... MORE

Through 9/07/2015 Ages: All

Zoe Leonard: Analogue Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
11 W. 53rd St. | 212-708-9400 | moma.org
This landmark photographic project - conceived over the course of a decade - documents, in 412 color and black-and-white photographs, the eclipsed texture of 20th-century urba... MORE

Through 9/09/2015
2 pm
Free with reservations
Ages: TE,AD

Mind's Eye Programs Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Avenue | 212-423-3500 | www.guggenheim.org/mindseye
MIND’S EYE PROGRAMS Wednesdays, July 8 and September 9, 2 pm For visitors who are blind or have low vision, tours and workshops focused on the Guggenheim’s summer exhibitio... MORE

Through 9/02/2015
3
0.00
Ages: All

Gotham Jazz Club at URBO in Times Square Bar URBO
11 Times Square | 212-542-8950 |
‘URBO Upstairs’ and Prohibition Productions are proud to present THE GOTHAM JAZZ CLUB in a weekly production of live Swing & Hot Jazz. Held in the vintage-inspired Times Squa... MORE

Through 9/07/2015
2:00 pm, 6:30 pm, 8:00 pm, 9:00 pm
$15
Ages: All

'The Accidental Kiss- Dream Up Festival' Theater for the New City (Cabaret Theater)
155 First Ave | 212-254-1109 | www.dreamupfestival.org
THEATER FOR THE NEW CITY'S DREAM UP FESTIVAL PRESENTS "THE ACCIDENTAL KISS" BY CHIMA CHIKAZUNGA A woman wakes up in an abandoned theater with a complete stranger who claims ... MORE

9/02/2015
All Day
Ticket Lottery
Ages: All

2015 Lolë White Tour Central Park
Between 59-110th | 212-929-7979 |
The 2015 Lolë White Tour is a series of unforgettable yoga events that will take place in major cities around the world. Uniting thousands of people, all dressed in white as a... MORE

9/02/2015 - 9/03/2015 Ages: AD

54 Sings You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown 54 Below
254 W. 54th St. | 646-476-3551 | www.54below.com
Happiness is… 54 Below Sings You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown! 54 Below is proud to present the Grammy-nominated music by Clark Gesner, with additional music from Andrew Lippa... MORE

9/02/2015 - 9/03/2015
8pm
Ages: All

Peking Opera: Legend of the White Snake & The Jewelry Purse Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
10 Lincoln Center Plaza | 212-721-6500 | www.lincolncenter.org
The China Arts and Entertainment Group (CAEG) will present two new Peking opera productions at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center, September 2 and 3, 2015. The two pr... MORE

9/03/2015 - 9/06/2015 Ages: All

Tyler Perry's Madea On the Run Beacon Theatre
2124 Broadway | 212-465-6225 | www.beacontheatre.com
Madea is at it again in Tyler Perry's most outrageously funny stage play ever. In trouble with the local authorities, Mabel Simmons, notoriously known as Madea, is on the run ... MORE

9/03/2015 - 9/05/2015
8pm
$25-$35 ($10 students)
Ages: AD

Satellite Collective BAM Fishman Space
321 Ashland Place | (718) 636-4100 | www.bam.org
Satellite Collective presents cutting edge, interdisciplinary works at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Fishman Space, 321 Ashland Place, Brooklyn, NY, from September 3-5, 2015 ... MORE

9/03/2015
7pm
$15
Ages: AD

Honey Island Swamp Band Cutting Room
44 East 32nd Street | 212-643-0428 |
General Admission: $15 in advance, $20 day of show This is a First Come First Seated Show plus Standing Room MORE

9/03/2015 - 9/06/2015 Ages: AD

Damon Wayans Carolines on Broadway
1626 Broadway | 212-757-4100 | www.carolines.com
MORE

9/03/2015
7 pm
22.50
Ages: AD

'Bring In The Spring!' Metropolitan Room
34 22nd St | 212-206-0440 |
Abigail Rockwell, granddaughter of American illustrator, Norman Rockwell, continues with her NYC jazz debut at Metropolitan Room on Thursday, September 3rd at 7 pm. Directed b... MORE

9/03/2015
Boards 6:15pm, sails 6:30pm-8pm.
Ages: AD

Zephyr Happy Hour 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

9/03/2015
8pm
Ages: AD

The Fixx B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
237 W. 42nd St. | 212-997-4144 | www.bbkingblues.com
Not sixty seconds into Beautiful Friction and it is clear; the haunting guitar of Jamie West-Oram, expressive synth of Rupert Greenall, pounding bass of Dan K. Brown, steady b... MORE

9/03/2015
11:30pm
Ages: AD

Clue at 54 54 Below
254 W. 54th St. | 646-476-3551 | www.54below.com
Come for an unforgettable (and unauthorized) celebration of Clue the movie with some of Broadway and TV's funniest talent. Like you, they know the cult classic word for word. ... MORE

9/04/2015
7:30pm
Ages: AD

Ramin Karimloo B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
237 W. 42nd St. | 212-997-4144 | www.bbkingblues.com
In the world of theatrical performers Ramin Karimloo is known as one of the most formidable talents in the industry. Heralded for his portrayal of leading roles Jean Valjean i... MORE

9/04/2015
6pm
Free
Ages: All

Barefoot Shakespeare Company presents 'Much Ado About Nothing' Summit Rock, Central Park
Enter park at 81st and Central Park West | (561) 843-5581 |
Barefoot Shakespeare Company Presents Much Ado About Nothing Barefoot Shakespeare Company is pleased to present William Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing" for FREE in C... MORE

9/04/2015
6pm-8pm
$9
Ages: All

Who Wants to Be a Millennial?: Young Writers Reading Cornelia Street Cafe
29 Cornelia Street | 212-989-9313 |
Three Rooms Press presents a celebration of young writers and the much-maligned Millennial with WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLENNIAL: Young Writers Reading. Doors open 5:45 p.m., show... MORE

9/04/2015 - 9/06/2015
Three day general admission pass, $299
Ages: TE,AD

ELECTRIC ZOO 2015 Randall's Island
One Randall's Island, Under RFK Bridge | | http://electriczoofestival.com/lineup/
Electric Zoo is New York City’s premier electronic music festival. Founded in 2009 and taking place in the beautiful Randall’s Island Park each Labor Day Weekend, Electric Zoo... MORE

9/04/2015 Ages: TE,AD

Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival: Aziz Ansari & Amy Schumer Jones Beach
Bay Parkway | | jonesbeach.com
Funny or Die: Anthony Jeselnik, Ashley Barnhill, Bridget Everett, Dave Attell, Donnell Rawlings, Jay Pharoah, Jeff Ross, Jim Norton, John Mulaney, Michael Che, Nick Kroll, Nic... MORE

9/04/2015 - 9/20/2015
free
Ages: TE,AD

The Taming of the Shrew Bryant Park
41 W 40th St, New York, NY 10018 | 212-873-9050 |
Sometimes the battle of the sexes is not enough. The Drilling Company reads turf wars and class consciousness into its production of "The Taming of the Shrew," to be presente... MORE

9/04/2015
Boards 9:15pm, sails 9:45pm-12am (midnight)
Ages: AD

House on the Hudson New York Water Taxi
89 South Street, Pier 16 | 212-742-1969 | www.nywatertaxi.com
Feel the heat aboard our stylish dance party infused with live celebrity DJs, bottle service, and the hottest views of the glittering city. Ignite your weekend and experience ... MORE

9/04/2015 - 9/06/2015
Starting $51.90
Ages: All

Labor Day Weekend Cruises Spirit Cruises
Chelsea Piers, 23rd St. & the Hudson River | 866-483-3866 | www.spiritcruises.com
9/4 Dinner Cruise, boards 6:30pm, sails 7pm-10pm 9/5 Labor Day Statue of Liberty Lunch Cruise boards 11:30am, sails noon-2pm Lunch Cruise with Gospel Option, boards 11:... MORE

9/05/2015
7:30pm
Ages: AD

Ramin Karimloo B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
237 W. 42nd St. | 212-997-4144 | www.bbkingblues.com
In the world of theatrical performers Ramin Karimloo is known as one of the most formidable talents in the industry. Heralded for his portrayal of leading roles Jean Valjean i... MORE

9/05/2015
3pm-9pm
$18 advance, $20 day of show
Ages: TE,AD

Warm Up 2015 MoMA PS1
22-25 Jackson Ave. | 718-784-2084 | momaps1.org
MoMA PS1 presents Warm Up 2015, beginning June 27 and taking place every Saturday this summer through September 5. A New York summer staple now in its 18th year, MoMA PS1's hi... MORE

9/05/2015
6pm
Free
Ages: All

Barefoot Shakespeare Company presents 'Much Ado About Nothing' Summit Rock, Central Park
Enter park at 81st and Central Park West | 561-843-5581 |
Barefoot Shakespeare Company Presents Much Ado About Nothing Barefoot Shakespeare Company is pleased to present William Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing" for FREE in C... MORE

9/05/2015 Ages: AD

Wasabassco Kong 76 Bell House
149 7th St. | 718-643-6510 | www.thebellhouseny.com
On September 5 Wasabassco proudly presents a one-night return engagement of the most ambitious production in our 11 year history: our full theatrical burlesque tribute to one ... MORE

9/05/2015 - 1/03/2016 Ages:

Transmissions: Art in Eastern Europe and Latin America, 1960-1980 Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
11 W. 53rd St. | 212-708-9400 | www.moma.org
Transmissions: Art in Eastern Europe and Latin America, 1960–1980 focuses on the parallels and connections among an international scene of artists working in—and in reference ... MORE

9/05/2015 - 9/06/2015 Ages:

Steve White Gotham Comedy Club
208 W. 23rd St. | 212-367-9000 | gothamcomedyclub.com
Unpredictability and liveliness are to be expected of any showcase headlined by Steve White. Steve's loud voice and vibrant personality assail crowds and dare them to keep up ... MORE

9/05/2015 - 9/06/2015
3pm-4am
Ages: AD

Labor Day Weekend Saturday Day/Sunset Party at Cantina Rooftop Cantina Rooftop
605 West 48th Street | 917-664-268 |
Labor Day Weekend Saturday Day/Sunset Party at Cantina Rooftop Saturday, September 5, 2015 Labor Day Weekend Saturday Day and Sunset Party @ Cantina Rooftop Cantina Rooftop... MORE

9/05/2015
Boards 9pm, sails 9:30pm-12:30am
Ages: AD

Saturday Night Dance Cruise New York Water Taxi
89 South Street, Pier 16 | 212-742-1969 | www.nywatertaxi.com
Absorb the vitality of your Saturday night aboard the ZEPHYR's three-hour cruise boasting a resident DJ, signature cocktails, and three indoor and outdoor levels of pulsating ... MORE

9/05/2015
12pm
Ages: All

Strawberry Fields The Ultimate Beatles Tribute : Brunch B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
237 W. 42nd St. | 212-997-4144 | www.bbkingblues.com
NYC's Longest Running Beatles Show STRAWBERRY FIELDS featuring former members of Broadway's BEATLEMANIA STRAWBERRY FIELDS is a look-a-like, sound-a-like Beatles tribu... MORE

9/05/2015
8pm
Ages: AD

Almost Queen: A Tribute to Queen Highline Ballroom
431 W. 16th St. | 212-414-5994 | www.highlineballroom.com
Almost Queen succeeds in blending the vocal layering and studio precision that is a signature of the band with the energy and spectacle of a live stage production. Elaborate l... MORE

9/05/2015 - 5/29/2016 Ages: All

The Butterfly Conservatory: Tropical Butterflies Alive in Winter! American Museum of Natural History
200 Central Park West | 212-769-5100 | amnh.org
The Butterfly Conservatory: Tropical Butterflies Alive in Winter!, a perennial favorite visited by millions of children and adults, returns to the American Museum of Natural H... MORE

9/06/2015
2pm
Free
Ages: All

Barefoot Shakespeare Company presents 'Much Ado About Nothing' Summit Rock, Central Park
Enter park at 81st and Central Park West | 561- 843-5581 |
Barefoot Shakespeare Company Presents Much Ado About Nothing Barefoot Shakespeare Company is pleased to present William Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing" for FREE in C... MORE

9/06/2015
Doors: 12:30pm - Show: 1:30pm
$40 adv.; $42.50 door
Ages: All

Gospel Brunch B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
237 W. 42nd St. | 212-997-4144 | www.bbkingblues.com
Every Sunday, for the past 9 years, the world famous HARLEM GOSPEL CHOIR has brought their experience of Harlem & the Black Church to BB King's in a foot-stomping, hand-clappi... MORE

9/06/2015
2pm
Ages: AD

Lazer Zoo Highline Ballroom
431 W. 16th St. | 212-414-5994 | www.highlineballroom.com
Laser Zoo: The Wildest Sunday Day Party In New York City combining delicious food, strong drinks, world class DJS, and of course LASER TAG! Every Sunday the massive main fl... MORE

9/06/2015
Boards 6:30pm. Sails 7:30pm-9:30pm
$30 pp
Ages: AD

Gatsby on the Hudson New York Water Taxi
89 South Street, Pier 16 | 212-742-1969 | www.nywatertaxi.com
Grab your feathers and fedoras and join us on our luxury yacht, ZEPHYR! Come celebrate the roaring 20's dressed in your favorite style of the decade and shimmy along to the li... MORE

9/07/2015
7:30pm
free
Ages: AD

The Williamsburg Spelling Bee Pete's Candy Store
709 Lorimer St. | 718-302-3770 | www.petescandystore.com
A real adults-only spelling bee with a kinder and gentler three-strikes-you’re-out policy, and a fun, not-too-competitive environment. Winners receive nerdy prizes and a spot ... MORE

9/07/2015 Ages: AD

Linda Lavin : Starting Over 54 Below
254 W. 54th St. | 646-476-3551 | www.54below.com
Tony and Golden Globe winner Linda Lavin takes the 54 Below stage this summer, performing Broadway favorites, standards, jazz, and even some songs she learned from the great g... MORE

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