NYC events calendar for 2018

Find the best things to do all year with our NYC events calendar of 2018’s coolest events, including parades, concerts, films and art exhibits

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Want to know what’s happening in New York today, this weekend or in the coming months? Our NYC events calendar for 2018 is your guide for finding the best things to do in summer and during the colder months. Major things to do in fall include the Village Halloween Parade and the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. And we’ve included popular holiday events such as the Rockefeller Center Tree Lighting Ceremony, too. Ready to unleash your inner culture vulture? Peep our top picks for the best art shows and concerts this year. All you need to do is buy the tickets and you're set! 

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Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes

Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes

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The Book of Mormon

The Book of Mormon

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The best comedy shows in NYC this month
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The best comedy shows in NYC this month

Find all the best stand-up, improv, storytelling and sketch-comedy shows in NYC over the next few weeks

The best parties in NYC this month
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The best parties in NYC this month

Have the urge to party but don't know where to go? We've got you covered. 

The best things to do in the fall in NYC
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The best things to do in the fall in NYC

NYC has plenty of events from killer Halloween festivals to places to go leaf peeping

The best NYC concerts in November 2018
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The best NYC concerts in November 2018

November offers a lot more reasons to be thankful than just Thanksgiving turkeys and the best pies. The season of summer music festivals may have passed, but there are plenty of things to do in the fall nonetheless—including a slew of must-see shows. Check out our list of exciting fall concerts, and you’ll see braving the autumnal cold is well worth it. Here's our list of our favorite music highlights for the month. RECOMMENDED: Full guide to the best concerts in NYC

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Things to do in New York today
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Things to do in New York today

The best things to do in NYC today involves free and cheap activities, awesome concerts and more

The best things to do in NYC this week
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The best things to do in NYC this week

Check out the very best things to do in NYC this week including cultural events, fun trivia nights, concerts and more

Things to do in NYC this weekend
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Things to do in NYC this weekend

With so many awesome things to do in NYC this weekend, how will you choose? We whittled it down for you.

101 things to do in New York
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101 things to do in New York

Discover the best things to do in NYC with the ultimate insider’s guide to restaurants, bars, clubs, museums and more

Free things to do in NYC
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Free things to do in NYC

We’ve got the best free events, shows, parties and hundreds of other things to do in town right here—no money down

Best of 2018

The best of 2018
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The best of 2018

Here’s everything you need to make the next 12 months in NYC the wildest, most culture-packed and FOMO-free ever

Put the best concerts of 2018 in your calendar now
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Put the best concerts of 2018 in your calendar now

Here’s our guide to the best NYC concerts happening in 2018 from multi-day festivals to up-and-coming acts not to miss

The 15 movies we’re most excited about in 2018
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The 15 movies we’re most excited about in 2018

We’re going to assume you don’t need reminding about a new Han Solo spinoff—here’s the real gold coming in 2018

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Time Out event recaps

Battle of the Burger 2016
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Battle of the Burger 2016

Close to 2,000 burger lovers showed up to watch the showdown, drink beer, sway to the live performances

Tequila Express brings a wild fiesta to Hell's Kitchen 2016
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Tequila Express brings a wild fiesta to Hell's Kitchen 2016

Tequila Express was nothing short of a full-blown fiesta!

Meatball & Beer Chowdown 2015

Meatball & Beer Chowdown 2015

The winner of Meatball & Beer Chowdown is the Ainsworth!

Mac & Cheese Smackdown 2015

Mac & Cheese Smackdown 2015

We came, we saw, we conquered all the mac and cheese

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