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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

Submerged: A New Interactive Submarine Exhibit - Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Through 8/05/2015

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

Painting With Threads: Chinese Tapestry and Embroidery, 12th-19th Century - Metropolitan Museum of Art
Through 8/16/2015

Sumptuous: East Asian Lacquer, 14th-20th Century - Metropolitan Museum of Art
Through 8/16/2015

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

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

Through 8/05/2015 Ages: All

Submerged: A New Interactive Submarine Exhibit Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Pier 86, W. 46th St. & 12th Ave. | 212-245-0072 | www.intrepidmuseum.org
Submerged, a permanent and immersive exhibit makes the history and function of submarines come alive for children and families. MORE

Through 8/02/2015 Ages: AD

The Essential John Ford Museum of the Moving Image
36-01 35 Ave. | 718-777-6888 | www.movingimage.us
Starting fittingly on July Fourth weekend, Museum of the Moving Image will present The Essential John Ford, a tribute to the consummate American filmmaker. Ford made his reput... MORE

Through 8/02/2015
2:15pm
Free
Ages: All

Romeo and Juliet Bryant Park
6th Avenue at 42nd Street | 212-873-9050 |
Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” exquisitely pleads for similar and neighboring peoples to stop killing each other for reasons they no longer remember. The play will be set in... MORE

Through 8/02/2015
10am-7pm
Free
Ages: All

Peru Show Chelsea Market
75 Ninth Ave. | 212-652-2110 |
Experience Peru At Chelsea Market “Peru Show” Pop Up Peruvian Chefs And Artists Create A Unique Week-Long Dining And Shopping Destination Featuring The Cultural Food And ... MORE

Through 8/02/2015
8:00pm--11:00pm
$10 students/$15 general, $15/ $20 at the door
Ages: All

Wombat Theatre Co. presents The History of Henry the Fourth, Part One Franciscan Community Center
214 West 97th Street (between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue) | 978-807-4959 |
Wombat Theatre Co.’s forthcoming production of The History of Henry the Fourth Part One emphasizes the moral ambiguity of Shakespeare’s work with a dystopian vision, setting t... MORE

Through 8/02/2015
$20 - $26
Ages: AD

Godfrey Gotham Comedy Club
208 W. 23rd Street | 212-367-9000 | www.gothamcomedyclub.com
From Fox TV’s hit show “Bullseye” Godfrey headlines Gotham Comedy Club July 31st – August 2nd Check him out on the Fox Summer show “Bullseye” Check out “Bullseye”: htt... MORE

8/01/2015 Ages: All

Marco Antonio Solis and Camila Madison Square Garden
4 Pennsylvania Plaza | 212-465-5800 | www.thegarden.com
MORE

8/01/2015
8pm
Ages: AD

Reggae Jazz Fest: Beres Hammond & Monty Alexander Kings Theatre
1027 Flatbush Avenue | 800-745-3000 | www.kingstheatre.com
MORE

8/01/2015
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

8/01/2015
1pm-3pm
Ages: AD

Adult Batik Workshop Morris-Jumel Mansion Museum
65 Jumel Terrace | 212-923-8008 | www.morrisjumel.org
Learn more about the venerated Indonesian dyeing technique—used by Yinka Shonibare MBE to such amazing effect—and try your hand at making colorful batik patterns. Admission is... MORE

8/01/2015
9am-12pm
$45-$70
Ages: AD

The Chardonnay Run Celebrates with “Wine at the Finish Line” in New York City Hudson River Park’s Pier 26
353 West Street | 213-988-8344 |
The Chardonnay Run, a national 5k wine racing series, will take place on Saturday, August 1, 2015 at Hudson River Park’s Pier 26 in New York City. Enjoy a refreshing morning r... MORE

8/01/2015
8pm
Ages: AD

Reggae Jazz Fest Starring Beres Hammond & Monty Alexander Kings Theatre
1027 Flatbush Avenue | 800-745-3000 | www.kingstheatre.com
MORE

8/01/2015
10am
Ages: All

Children's Potions & Planting Tea Party The McKittrick Hotel
530 W 27th St | 212-904-1883 | www.mckittrickhotel.com
Atop The McKittrick, located in Chelsea near The High Line. Boy and girls aged 6-11, as well as their favorite stuffed animal or teddy bear, are invited to join us in the gar... MORE

8/01/2015 - 9/27/2015
10am-7pm
$22, $11 children ages 5-12, free for children younger than 5
Ages: All

New York Renaissance Faire Sterling Forest
600 Route 17A | 845-351-5171 | renfair.com
Come in costume - or not - to this theatrical interpretation of a 16th Century fair. Kids can enjoy lots of circus-type performances including juggling, tight rope walking, tr... MORE

8/01/2015
9pm
Ages: AD

8/01/2015
1:00pm
$44.00-$49.00 (includes museum admission)
Ages: AD

Watson Adventures’ Murder at the Museum of Natural History Scavenger Hunt Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street | 877-946-4868 | www.watsonadventues.com
Join Watson Adventures on a murder mystery scavenger hunt for adults at the Museum of Natural History! Someone, or something, has been bumping off museum staffers involved... MORE

8/01/2015 - 8/02/2015
6:30pm - 9:30am
$350 ($300 for members)
Ages: AD

American Museum of Natural History Presents: A Night at the Museum Sleepover for Grown-Ups American Museum of Natural History
Central Park W at 79th St. | 212-769-5200 | www.amnh.org
Saturday, August 1, 2015 Friday, October 2, 2015 Saturday, December 19, 2015 All dates: 6:30pm-9am The American Museum of Natural History will again host its wildly pop... MORE

8/01/2015
10am
FREE
Ages: All

Amy Harrison Named Executive Director of RIOULT Dance NY Rioult Dance NY
246 West 38th Street, 11th Floor | 212-398-5901 | www.rioult.org
Critically acclaimed, NYC-based troupe RIOULT Dance NY, announces that it has selected Amy Harrison as its new Executive Director. Ms. Harrison has worked with RIOULT Dance NY... MORE

8/01/2015
2pm-8pm
Ages: AD

PotterCon Bell House
149 7th St. | 718-643-6510 | www.thebellhouseny.com
Join your fellow Pottheads on Saturday, August 1st for PotterCon, the official annual NYC day-drinking and mingling destination for those who enjoy dressing as British schoolc... MORE

8/01/2015
12pm-6pm
Ages: All

Family Bowl Brooklyn Bowl
61 Wythe Ave. | 718-963-3369 | www.brooklynbowl.com
Bowling for kids of all ages. Food by Blue Ribbon, as well as local brews and more. MORE

8/01/2015
5:30m-10pm
Free
Ages: AD

Sunset Saturday 4 Year Anniversary at the Dream Downtown Hotel Dream Downtown Hotel
355 W. 16th Street | 212-981-5259 |
This Saturday (8/1), kick off your weekend the right way for the PH-D Rooftop Lounge’s “Sunset Saturday 4 Year Anniversary party at the Dream Downtown hotel! Celebrate with t... MORE

8/01/2015
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

8/01/2015
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

8/01/2015
8pm
Ages: AD

Hal Ketchum Highline Ballroom
431 W. 16th St. | 212-414-5994 | www.highlineballroom.com
MORE

8/02/2015
2pm-10pm
Cost: Day Pass(2pm-6pm) - 120.00, Night Pass(6pm-10pm) - 120.00, All Day Pass(2pm-10pm) - 200.00, VIP Pass(2pm-10pm) - 300.00
Ages: AD

Secret Summer The Foundry
42-38 Ninth Street | 8017036264 |
Secret Summer is an all-inclusive food and cocktail festival that will showcase inventive mixology and farm-to-table eats. A Mid-Summer Night’s Dream hosted at the historic Fo... MORE

8/02/2015
1pm-5pm
free
Ages: All

International Day of Friendship Cadman Plaza Park
| 7188023981 |
FREE! Day to celebrate cultural diversity in Brooklyn http://brooklyn-usa.org/event/international-day-of-friendship/ The second annual International Day of Friendship cele... MORE

8/02/2015
12pm-6pm
Ages: All

Family Bowl Brooklyn Bowl
61 Wythe Ave. | 718-963-3369 | www.brooklynbowl.com
Bowling for kids of all ages. Food by Blue Ribbon, as well as local brews and more. MORE

8/02/2015
2
$25.00 per dog
Ages: All

The 7th Annual Dog Scavenger Hunt! Naumburg Bandshell, Central Park
Naumburg Bandshell, Central Park | 718-344-8962 | www.pogoevents.com
Join POGO Events with your furry friend for a day of fun out in Central Park! For this scavenger hunt, both you and your dog will go through a series of challenges together... MORE

8/02/2015
6pm-9pm
Ages: All

Jamaica Bay EcoCruise New York Water Taxi
89 South Street, Pier 16 | 212-742-1969 | www.nywatertaxi.com
Visit the New York Harbor and see the many islands of the huge Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge, nesting osprey, and all wading bird species. Birds you may see on this tour include... MORE

8/02/2015
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

8/03/2015
7pm
FREE
Ages: AD

Summerstage: Beautiful: The Carole King Musical: Songs in Concert Central Park
1 Central Park West | | www.summerstage.org
Long before she was Carole King, music legend, she was Carol Klein, Brooklyn girl with passion and a dream. From the back rooms of music factories to the stage of  Carnegie H... MORE

8/03/2015
3pm
FREE
Ages: AD

Summerstage:Dr. John & the Nite Trippers / Amy Helm Central Park
1 Central Park West | 212-310-6600 | www.summerstage.org
The legendary ?Dr. John? is a six­time Grammy Award­winning musician and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame  inductee. Known throughout the world as the embodiment of New Orleans' musi... MORE

8/03/2015 - 8/08/2015
10am-6pm
$500
Ages: AD

RIOULT Dance NY Summer Intensive Marymount Manhattan College
221 East 71st Street | 212-398-5901 |
RIOULT Dance NY, a leading American modern dance company with a classic sensibility, presents its 2015 Summer Intensive from August 3 - 8, 2015 at Marymount Manhattan College ... MORE

8/03/2015
7:30pm
free
Ages: AD

The Williamsburg Spelling Bee Pete's Candy Store
709 Lorimer St. | 718-302-3770 |
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

8/03/2015
8pm
Ages: AD

Coco Montoya & Lil'Ed & The Blues Imperials B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
237 W. 42nd St. | 212-997-4144 | www.bbkingblues.com
Coco Montoya releases his double CD set on RUF Records, Songs From The Road, the next best thing to being there version from this great guitarist and his crushing band. Push p... MORE

8/03/2015 Ages: AD

An Evening with Laura Osnes Birdland
315 W. 44th St. | 212-581-3080 | www.birdlandjazz.com
Laura Osnes makes her Birdland solo concert debut accompanied by Fred Lassen in "An Evening With Laura Osnes." Best known for her Tony-nominated performances in Cinderella and... MORE

8/04/2015 Ages: All

James Taylor Forest Hills Stadium
1 Tennis Place | | www.foresthillsstadium.com
MORE

8/04/2015
6:30 pm
$15 ($13.50 seniors, students) $12 Members
Ages: TE,AD

American Museum of Natural History Presents: Astronomy Live: Superstitions in the Stars American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street | 212-769-5100 | www.amnh.org
Numerous celestial events make the news but what is the science behind them? What’s so special about a Super Moon? Why does the Moon appear red sometimes? What’s the origin of... MORE

8/04/2015
6:30pm
Ages: All

Ramblers and Strugglers: Old Time Music in the Big City Museum of the City of New York
1220 Fifth Ave. | 212-534-1672 | mcny.org
Join the Down Hill Strugglers and the Four o'clock Flowers for a lively evening of old-time blues and gospel music by two outstanding, NYC-based contemporary folk groups. MORE

8/04/2015
8pm
Ages: AD

A Prairie Home Companion: America The Beautiful Tour Beacon Theatre
2124 Broadway | 212-465-6225 | www.beacontheatre.com
The America the Beautiful Tour 2015 with 2 1/2 hours of Sweet Harmony & Garrison Keillor with Piano Master Richard Dworsky and Fred Newman World's Greatest SFX Man & The Radio... MORE

8/04/2015
5pm-6:30pm, 10pm-Close
$55
Ages: All

DOCK ROCKS w/Duran Duran, Wyclef Jean Piers 15 & 16
89 South Street | (212) 748-8600 | www.dockrocks.eventbrite.com
South Street Seaport Museum announces DOCK ROCKS – Party on the Piers, the first annual concert and boat party fundraiser in support of the Museum on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 b... MORE

8/04/2015
7pm
Ages: AD

Chuck Wagner 54 Below
254 W. 54th St. | 646-476-3551 | www.54below.com
Chuck Wagner: Living The Dream takes you on the musical journey of a lifetime. From his introduction to The Great White Way as a young man through his Broadway debut in The Th... MORE

8/05/2015 Ages: AD

American Idol Live! Beacon Theatre
2124 Broadway | 212-465-6225 | www.beacontheatre.com
MORE

8/05/2015
8pm
Ages: AD

Faith No More Madison Square Garden
4 Pennsylvania Plaza | 212-465-5800 | www.thegarden.com
MORE

8/05/2015
7pm
Ages: AD

Incubus Jones Beach
Bay Parkway | | jonesbeach.com
MORE

8/05/2015
6pm-9pm
Ages: All

Uptown Bounce: Summer Nights at 104th and Fifth Museum of the City of New York
1220 Fifth Ave. | 212-534-1672 | mcny.org
Created in conjunction with Museo del Barrio, each week, visitors can enjoy a variety of different music, gallery talks, art workshops, breakdancing, summer drinks, and local ... MORE

8/05/2015
8pm
Ages: AD

8/06/2015 Ages: All

8/06/2015
8pm
Ages: AD

Rob Thomas Beacon Theatre
2124 Broadway | 212-465-6225 | www.beacontheatre.com
MORE

8/06/2015
12:30pm
Ages: All

106.7 Lite FM's Broadway in Bryant Park w/Rich Kaminski, Sylvia, Something Rotten!, Ruthless! Allegiance: A New Musical, A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder Bryant Park
41 W. 40th St. | 212-768-4242 | bryantpark.org
Fans can look forward to seeing performances from current 2015 and past Tony Award-winning musicals, including The King and I (2015 Tony Award Winner), Something Rotten (2015 ... MORE

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