If you’re looking for a fantastic event to attend today, this weekend or in the coming months, look no further than our NYC events calendar for 2016. Our calendars are chock-full of fantastic annual holiday happenings like the Village Halloween Parade, Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, the Radio City Christmas Spectacular and more. If you’re looking to unleash your inner culture vulture, we’ve included our top picks for the best art shows. And, if you want to attend an awesome concert, we have all the best show listings. All you need to do is buy the tickets.
Upcoming NYC events
Join Time Out New York on the rooftop of Greenpoint's Northern Territory to celebrate Oyster Week!
End of Summer Block Party
Time Out will be sending off summer in style with all the best stuff the season has to offer.
Pool Party at The Dream Downtown
Join the fun at the Dream Downtown, where guests will be treated to unlimited Schöfferhofer grapefruit beer and Radeberger pilsner
Sunset Sail Happy Hour
Cruise along the Hudson while taking in unbeatable views of the Manhattan skyline
Rooftop Happy Hour at Hudson Terrace
Join Time Out New York as we visit some of NYC's best sky-high drinking spots in our summer rooftop series.
Rooftop Cinema Club
Check out a classic, sip Champagne and experience a Manhattan or Brooklyn sunset at the sultriest of film series
Month-by-month NYC events calendar
Full NYC events calendar
40 amazing things to do in NYC in August
From dragon boat racing to 3D projections and food trucks, there’s no shortage of things to do in August
The best NYC concerts in August 2016
Check out the best NYC concerts in August, including Neon Indian, Drake and Future
The best new movies on Netflix in August
Stay cool with Netflix’s thoughtful assortment of underrated and underseen titles
The best things to do in the summer in NYC
Summer is in full swing! Discover the essential things to do in the summer to make it unforgettable.
July 2016 events calendar for New York City
Plan your month with the best activities, and our picks from the arts and music
The best NYC concerts in July 2016
Radiohead, Justin Bieber, Guns n' Roses and more exciting acts highlight our recommended NYC concerts in July
Best of 2016
The best songs of 2016 so far
It’s been a great year for new music—here are our picks for the best songs of 2016 thus far, from Rihanna to Tortoise
The best new artists of 2016
From West Coast rap to experimental club music, we count down the best new artists breaking out in 2016
The 15 best movies of 2016 (so far)
From heartwrenching animation and foreign surrealism to Blake Lively fighting a shark, the year is shaping up nicely
The best albums of 2016 so far
It’s been a great year for new music—here are our picks for the best albums of 2016 thus far, from Anohni to Rihanna
The 10 best restaurants in NYC of 2016 so far
From megawatt Indian to high-profile Italian, these are New York’s 10 best restaurants of (the first half of) 2016
The top 10 NYC art events to see in 2016
It's a new year, with plenty of great new art to see
The most anticipated new albums of 2016
It's a new year—time for some new tunes. Resolve to expand your music library with these promising releases set for 2016
The best NYC restaurants opening in 2016
From international imports to hotly-anticipated hometown sequels, ready your bellies for the best spots opening this year
The 16 best exhibits we can’t wait to see in 2016
Fairy-tale fashion, textbook sculptures and medicinal plants all get the exhibit treatment this year
Best things to do in NYC
Things to do in New York today
The day's best things to do in New York—including free and cheap activities, concerts, screenings, shows, parties and more. It's your social emergency savior.
The best things to do this week in NYC
Find the biggest and best events, activities and things to do in New York City this week, as chosen by Time Out's editors
Things to do in NYC this weekend
There are so many things to do in NYC this weekend—these are Time Out's picks of the top parties, concerts, cultural events and more
101 things to do in New York
Who knows New York better than anyone else? New Yorkers, of course! We hit the streets (and social media) and asked you to tell us your favorite things to do in the city, and tell us you did! Below you’ll find the results, a fantastic mix of the best New York restaurants, clubs, shows, parks, bars and anything else you could possibly want to do here. If you needed proof that NYC is the greatest city in the world, this is it.
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 upcoming movies
A complete guide to the best upcoming movies, including this month's new movie releases and our critics' picks of the most exciting movies of the next few months
Time Out event recaps
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
The winner of Meatball & Beer Chowdown is the Ainsworth!
Mac & Cheese Smackdown 2015
We came, we saw, we conquered all the mac and cheese.
Bar Awards 2015
Time Out New York feted the best and brightest of the city’s bar scene.