Winter in New York City

New York City is a winter wonderland during the holidays

Paul Winter’s Winter Solstice Celebration

Thu-Sat, Dec 19-21, 2019
Cathedral of St. John the Divine
Welcome back the sun with the Paul Winter Consort jazz band, gospel singer Theresa Thomason and Forces of Nature Dance

Winter Solstice

Sunday, December 22, 2019
The longest night of the year in the northern hemisphere

New Year’s Eve

Tuesday, December 31, 2019
10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1…
Happy New Year!
¡Feliz Año Nuevo!
Feliz Ano Novo!
Felice anno nuovo!
Bonne année!
An Nou Fericit!
E ku odun, eku iyedun!

Manhattanhenge is NYC’s solar alignment

Thu-Fri, January 11-12, 2020
MANHATTAN ~ Winter sunrise aligns with the City’s east-west street grid like a temple to the sun

Martin Luther King Weekend

Fri-Mon, Jan 17-20, 2020
UNITED STATES ~ Latin things to do in New York City over the January long weekend

Black Comic Book Festival 2020

Friday-Saturday, January 17-18, 2020
Harlem, NYC
Help your child discover the superhero inside them

Valentine’s Day

Friday, February 14, 2020
This popular celebration honors a Roman saint who got associated with romantic love in the Middle Ages

Presidents Day Weekend

Fri-Mon, Feb 14-17, 2020
This U.S. holiday commemorates the birthdays of presidents Washington and Lincoln

Thanksgiving Weekend

Thu-Sun, Nov 26-29, 2020
The big U.S. family holiday launches the winter holiday season

Winter’s Eve at Lincoln Square

Monday, November 30, 2020
LINCOLN SQUARE ~ This holiday street fair has entertainment, food tastings, a Christmas tree lighting, and a parade. FREE


December 10-18, 2020
Miracles await those who fill their time with the light of faith, hope and work. Hanukkah Sameach! (Happy Hanukkah)


Wed, December 25, 2019
The world’s most popular Latin holiday
¡Feliz Navidad!
Feliz Natal!
Buon Natale!
Joyeux Noël!
Craciun Fericit!
Merry Christmas!


Sat, Dec 26, 2020 – Fri, Jan 1, 2021
Contemplate seven principles from our communal African heritage in this New York African-American holiday tradition

Three Kings Day ~ Día de Los Reyes

Wednesday, January 6, 2021
The Latin gift-giving day is the traditional end of the Christmas holiday season. Strangers came from afar to pay their respects and were welcomed. That’s the spirit of Three Kings Day.

Winter Village

Daily Oct 31, 2019-Jan 5, 2020
Bryant Park
Family holiday shopping and skating

Black Comic Book Festival 2019

Fri-Sat, Jan 17-18, 2020
Schomburg Center
Buy, sell, learn, watch or show your stuff at this family comic book festival

Mardi Gras

Tuesday, February 25, 2020
NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana
“Fat Tuesday” is the end of Carnival before the pious Catholic fast of Lent

Carnival, Carnaval, Carnevale

Jan 6 – Feb 25, 2020
WEEK Feb 19-25, 2020
This Italian Catholic winter festival spread to France, Spain and Portugal, and then around the Latin world in colonial times

Master Drawings New York 2019 at 30 galleries

UPPER EAST SIDE, Jan 26-Feb 2, 2019 ~ A collaborative exhibition of old master art at 30 international dealers within walking distance of each other.
# old masters drawings art fair

5,000 years at the Winter Antiques Show at the Park Avenue Armory

UPPER EAST SIDE, Opening night Thu, Jan 17, Show Jan 18-27, 2019, daily ~ African, French, Haitian, Italian, Mexican, Puerto Rican and Spanish antiques, art and design. The show benefits East Side House Settlement which provides educational programs to families in the South Bronx and Upper Manhattan.
# antiques fair bronx philanthropy

APAP NYC 2019 brings performing arts showcases to NYC in January

New York Hilton Midtown
Sheraton New York Times Square
Friday – Tuesday
January 4 – 8, 2019

Off-Broadway Week (Winter 2018)

February 12-25, 2018 ~ “El Coronel No Tiene Quien le Escriba,” “Fire and Air,” “Jersey Boys”

14th Winter JazzFest 2018 brings together 10,000 Jazz lovers

Multiple venues in Midtown, Greenwich Village, East Village, Lower East Side, Hudson Square, and SoHo, Manhattan
January 10 – 17, 2018
Friday – Saturday
January 12 – 13, 2018

NYC Restaurant Week Winter 2018

January 8, 2018
January 22 – February 9, 2018

25th PBR (Professional Bull Riders) 2018 Season Opener ~ Go Brazil!

Madison Square Garden
Chelsea, Manhattan
Friday – Sunday
January 5-7, 2018

Winter at Gapstow Bridge in Central Park (Eric Pasquali/Dreamstime)

Winter at Gapstow Bridge in Central Park (Eric Pasquali/Dreamstime)