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
MORNINGSIDE HEIGHTS, NYC ~ The Paul Winter Consort jazz band, gospel singer Theresa Thomason and Forces of Nature Dance welcome back the sun in this spectacular holiday show

Winter Solstice

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


December 22-30, 2019
NEW YORK CITY ~ Miracles await those who fill their time with the light of faith, hope and work. Hanukkah Sameach! (Happy Hanukkah)

Merry Christmas, Navidad, Natal, Natale, Noël, Craciun!

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


Thu-Wed, Dec 26, 2019 – Jan 1, 2020
This African-American holiday tradition contemplates seven principles from our communal African heritage

New Year’s Eve

Tuesday, December 31, 2019
TIMES SQUARE, NYC ~ New Year’s has been celebrated in Times Square since the opening of the New York Times building in 1904. But it was Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rocking Eve that started the party we know today in 1972. Wherever you are: Happy New Year!
¡Feliz Año Nuevo!
Feliz Ano Novo!
Felice anno nuovo!
Bonne année!
An Nou Fericit!

Three Kings Day ~ Día de Los Reyes

Monday, January 6, 2020
NEW YORK CITY ~The gift-giving day in many Latin traditions ends the Christmas holiday season

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

Happy 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

Winter Village holiday shopping, ice skating and dining for the family

Daily Oct 31, 2019-Jan 5, 2020
MIDTOWN, NYC ~ Great place to take your family to do holiday shopping and have some fun in Bryant Park

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

Black Comic Book Festival 2020 at Schomburg Center

Fri-Sat, Jan 17-18, 2020
HARLEM, NYC ~ Harlem becomes Wakanda. Buy, sell, learn, watch or show your stuff at this family festival.

Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday) ends Carnival Season

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

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)